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Leading free sports app, theScore, re-launched for Android

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TORONTO, Jan. 29, 2013 /CNW/ - theScore Inc. today announced the re-launch of its flagship mobile product, theScore, for Android devices. Sports fans and fantasy league managers on Android devices will now be able to enjoy a visually richer and more user-friendly experience.

Based on the design of its critically acclaimed iPhone and iPad apps, theScore for Android is completely free to download and has an all-new look and feel including:

  • Completely re-designed interface with an emphasis on fantasy sports, to give you the ultimate mobile sports experience
  • Enriched content: Over 15,000 players, 600 teams and 19 leagues and associations represented, with more leagues to be added in future releases
  • My Score: A rich personalized view to help you track scores and your favorite teams and players in real-time
    • Create a customized scoreboard to track any team or player from any league
    • Organize and follow fantasy teams and players in real-time
    • Deep dive into player card profiles, which offer season stats, photos and the latest fantasy news from RotoWire
    • View favorite teams on one page for quick access to upcoming games, injuries, rosters and team news
  • One-tap social sharing: Tweet or share on Facebook the latest team news, or a high-quality screenshot from any section of the app
  • theScore ticker widget: once you set your favorite team you can conveniently see the scores of your favorite teams on your home screen

"Our large and loyal Android user base has been eagerly anticipating this update to our Android offering and we feel we've really delivered", said Jonathan Savage, VP of Products at theScore Inc. "A sleek user interface based on Android Design Patterns and best practices, along with all the great features our users across platforms have come to expect."

theScore is one of the most popular free sports apps in the world and is used by more than three million people each month. Also available on iPhone, BlackBerry, Windows Phone, iPad and iPad mini, theScore for Android can be downloaded for free from Google Play.

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About theScore Inc.
theScore, Inc. creates, aggregates and distributes sports content via established and emergent digital media assets, including mobile sports applications and its website, theScore.com. theScore's mission is to create the ultimate digital service for sports fans across web and mobile platforms.

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