The Windows Store has a solid starting line-up for you to keep up with all the comings and goings of the sports world.
These apps deliver the news, scores, standings, stats and rankings to your Windows 10 PC or Mobile device. These sports apps offer a great option for keeping up with the results, especially from your Windows 10 Mobile phone while on the go.
Coverage includes a broad range of sports leagues from the likes of the National Football League, National Basketball League, Major League Baseball, World Cup Soccer, Pro Golf and more.
While the Windows Store has plenty of apps that focus on a specific team or league, this collection concentrates on the core grouping of apps that cover a broad spectrum of events.
If you like to stay in tune with the world of sports, these are your best options.
Updated March 25, 2017: We have made a few changes to this article based on new releases, reader's input, and staff debate. There are some new titles in the mix, as well as those that we continue to view as the best from the Windows Store. Let's take a look at how things have changed!
ESPN rules the roost when it comes to sports information, and the ESPN app is a solid choice to keep up with all the scores, standings and news items. This includes coverage on scores, news, and standings from a vast range of sports leagues that includes the NBA, NFL, MLB, College Sports and more.
Available for Windows 10 PC and Mobile, the free app includes features such as:
- Support for your myESPN account
- Breaking news and real-time scoring alerts
- Live Tile support
- Access to your favorite ESPN Podcast
You also get access to all the scores, stats, and standings for your favorite sports leagues and teams. The ESPN app offers an excellent collective of all your favorite sports under one umbrella.
Onefootball is a Windows 10 sports app for the soccer fan (football to some) in all of us. Available for Windows 10 PC and Mobile, Onefootball delivers the latest news, live scores, results, highlights, statistics, standings and more from the Premiere League, Champions League and all international competitions.
Teams and leagues can be tagged to follow easily, and individual team pages include news on that particular club, season stats and schedules and squad information. When available for matches, streaming video channels are available to avoid missing any of the action.
Onefootball allows you to get up close and personal during matches with minute-by-minute live commentary and push notifications on scoring. If you are following Premier League matches, Onefootball allows you to predict the result of the match with its Oneplayer feature.
While the free Windows 10 app focuses on a singular sport, Onefootball does a spot on job of things. It is a great resource to keep up with the world of football (soccer to some).
SofaScore is a diverse Windows 10 sports app that can appeal to those just looking to catch the latest scoring update to those who want to dig a little deeper with news items or statistical research on their favorite teams.
Available for Windows 10 PC and Mobile, SofaScore covers 17 sports and more than 5,000 leagues, tournaments, and special events. Sports coverage includes soccer, basketball, formula one racing, baseball, cricket and more. The leagues span the globe, and it covers both professional and collegiate games.
For those who want to dig a little deeper with their sports coverage, SofaScore delivers news, statistics and video highlights from a good portion of the sports leagues the app covers. Matches or games can be previewed to offer insight on what each team brings to the table, and you can follow your favorite team with the AttackMomentum feature. There is also support for toast notifications to keep you up to date on live scores.
The free Windows 10 sports app presents itself in a clean, easy to use manner and delivers a ton of sports information. SofaScore makes it easy to stay in touch with the sporting world without having to leave the comfort of your couch.
While the ESPN app is a great source for news, stats, standings and news from the sports world, the WatchESPN app is an excellent way to keep in touch with sporting events as they are being played out.
The free app is available for Windows 10 PC and Mobile and gives you access to ESPN broadcasts. Shows include programming from the ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN3, ESPNU, ESPNews, ESPN Deportes, SEC, Longhorn, ACC, ESPN Goal Line, ESPN Buzzer Beater and ESPN Bases Networks. This gives you fantastic access to NFL, MLB, NBA, PGA and NCAA events.
WatchESPN from your Windows Phone is an excellent option while on the go. The Windows 10 PC gives you the option to watch a second game while your main television is queued up to another game or when a significant other or kids are hogging the set.
Please note that your television provider determines access to the ESPN networks. Providers such as AT&T U-Verse, Charter, Bright House, Comcast, Cox and Time Warner already provide access to ESPN live streams.
What was once known as Bing Sports and then MSN Sports is now known simply as Sports. Available for Windows 10 PC and Mobile, Sports offers a comprehensive look at a wide range of sports leagues such as the NFL, NBA, Major League Baseball, Collegiate sports, and more.
Key features include:
- Get the top headlines from the world of sports
- Access detailed team information from your favorite sports leagues
- Track your favorite leagues and teams
- Video highlights and news clips
- Live Tile support to deliver the latest scores and news to your Windows Start Screen
Sports also provides all the scores, schedules, standings and statistics for your favorite teams and players. Sports is a reliable, free Windows 10 app for keeping up with the world of sports from your PC and Mobile devices.
If you have given any of these Windows 10 sports apps a try, let us know what you think of things in the comments. There are plenty more quality sports apps available in the Windows Store and if we have overlooked your favorite, feel free to toss out your recommendation in the comments as well.