I have two folders of sports-related apps on my iPhone. Lately, however, I find myself frequently using Sports Feed, a free iPhone app that gives me a quick overview of scores and the latest sports news.
To get up and running, you launch the app, and it asks you what you are interested in, MLB, NFL, NHL, NBA. You can select all, none, or any combination. That’s it. When you return to the main app you’ll have the latest news, scores, stats, and videos. They come from the usual sports services, like AP, Reuters, ESPN etc. If you find something you want to share, you can do it via email, Twitter or Facebook.
There’s nothing fancy here, but there is plenty of content. Sadly, you can’t focus on one team, or re-order the results, but if you are looking for a quick smattering of news this is the app for you. As you scroll down, the stories get older, so you won’t miss anything. I think all that’s lacking is a search window, but casual users won’t care. Sports Feed has some very loyal fans, and if you try it you’ll probably become one too.
Gallery: Sports Feed
Sports Feed is not a universal app, but will run on all but the oldest iOS devices. It is optimized for the iPhone 5, and requires iOS 6 or later. The latest update, released today, has speeded the app up, added more sharing options, and improved video quality.