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The official ESPN app for Xbox 360 has played its final game

ESPN has shut down its official Xbox 360 app, becoming the latest media app for the 11 year old console to close its doors.


343 Industries pulls back the curtain on this year's Halo World Championships

With the Halo World Champion crowed, we took the opportunity to speak with Andy "Bravo" Dudynsky, Community Manager of 343 Industries. Read on for his insights about Halo 5's place in the X Games and Esports in general!


ESPN brings real-time notifications to its Windows Phone app

ESPN has pushed an update to its Windows Phone app, bringing along with it real-time notifications, blog post optimizations and much more. You can grab the latest update from the Windows Phone Store now.


ESPN Hub gets a major makeover to become ESPN App on Windows Phone 8.1

Although official sports apps tend to share the same status as banking apps on Windows Phone – that is, ignored – ESPN is not one of them. This morning version 1.0 of the ESPN App, formerly known as the ESPN Hub, went live in the Store.

The new ESPN App looks to have been completely re-written and ready for Windows Phone 8.1. We last wrote about ESPN Hub back in December, 2013 so this makeover has been a long time in the making.


Microsoft's IE team partners with ESPN for new World Cup 2014 news site

Microsoft's Internet Explorer team has announced a partnership with ESPN for the creation of a new website that will not only cover the upcoming 2014 World Cup soccer tournament but also incorporate the latest web browser programming features.


Dish Network signs deals with ESPN, Disney to enable mobile content streaming

Dish and Disney have reached a distribution deal that will allow subscribers to watch Disney content on their computers and mobile devices.

Using apps found in Apple's App Store, Google Play, the Amazon Appstore and the Windows store, viewers will be able to watch live programming from ABC Family, Disney Channel and Disney XD, as well as live network streams of ABC, which are currently available in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Houston, Fresno, Philadelphia and Raleigh-Durham.


WatchESPN comes to Windows 8, never miss a live game again

We’ve seen the Windows Phone Store fill out with some really nice apps this past year, but the Window Store hasn’t been doing too shabby either. In fact, higher profile apps have been coming to Windows 8.1 on a more frequent basis. Today a highly anticipated app joins the Windows Store. WatchESPN is now available for Windows 8.


Official ESPN Formula One app speeds on to the Windows Phone Store

Should you somehow be unfamiliar with Formula One racing, the sport is extremely popular with some of the fastest circuit cars in the world. Keeping on top of coverage throughout the season can prove to be rather troublesome, should you not be connected to a viable source. This is where the official ESPNF1 (www.espnf1.com) Windows Phone app comes into play. Overtake the break to see what the app is all about.


Rejoice sports fans! ESPN now available for all Windows Phone 8 devices

The ESPN Hub App for Windows Phone 8, which was previously released as an exclusive for Nokia Lumia owners, has made the leap to general availability. Now everyone can enjoy the latest scores, news, and highlights for just about every sport you can imagine with this version for non-Nokia handsets.


ESPNcricinfo updated, looks gorgeous with brand new look and feel

We've received multiple tips that ESPNcricinfo has been updated with a revamped interface. Instead of continuing to sport a rather dull and boring interface, the team behind the app has implemented a brand new design, better reflecting the modern UI that's utilised on Windows Phone and across the Microsoft ecosystem. What's more is the new look also brings the app up to speed with counterparts on iOS and Android.


ESPN Fantasy Football now available for all Windows Phones

The exclusive deal between ESPN and Nokia regarding the Fantasy Football app for Windows Phone has ended. If you own a Windows Phone you'll now be able to download the ESPN Fantasy Football app, regardless whether or not you're rocking a Lumia. The app enables you to manage fantasy teams and monitor performance with real-time FantasyCast scores and news.


ESPN Goals updated, now available for Windows Phone 8

ESPN Goals has been bumped to version 2.2 and is now available on Windows Phone 8 hardware. The app was originally released back in 2011 and has been updated since for Windows Phone 7. Those who have made the leap to the latest hardware have not been able to use the app, but fortunately an update wasn't far off.


ESPN Fantasy Football 2012 app vanishes, taking fantasy teams with it

The ESPN Fantasy Football 2012 app has vanished from the Windows Phone Store and those who have been using the app have seen their teams vanish as well. The app itself has disappeared from the Nokia Collection as well but if you follow this link, you can still find the app's listing.

Unfortunately, the Nokia exclusive is noted (for both Windows Phone 7 and 8) as not being available for your device from your Nokia Lumia Windows Phone.  From the online store, the app is simply listed as "not available online" likely due to the Nokia exclusivity.


Nokia's ESPN app updated, beefs up notifications

While the big news today was definitely the official launch of Windows Phone 8, Nokia was able to slide in an update to their ESPN app over the weekend.  The update mainly deals with increasing how you can be notified on scoring and news updates through the Live tile and toast notifications.

The update adds the ability to save and pin your favorite teams and sports to your Windows Phone Start Screen, customize the Live Tile score updates and you can now receive toast notifications for news and score updates.


Live wallpapers revealed for Windows Phone 8: ESPN, USA Today and Bing

A new image has leaked out tonight revealing for the first time Window Phone 8's new "live" lockscreen wallpaper feature. We have mentioned live lockscreen wallpapers before, specifically when the Windows Phone 8 SDK leaked over the summertime (and we told you about them even before then). The feature is not quite as “live” as Android where things are actually moving around, wasting your battery. Instead, this is truly useful.

The image above, received by the site Nokia Innovation, shows three examples of this Live locksreen wallpaper: Bing, ESPN and USA Today. The former will refresh the lockscreen every day with Bing’s latest background, ESPN can show you sports scores presumably of your favorite team and USA Today highlights news via tile images.


Windows Phone ESPN Radio app promoted on Mike and Mike (Video)

The Windows Phone ESPN Radio app was promoted alongside other platform solutions in a recent Mike & Mike programme episode. The app itself launched on the platform last month for all Windows Phones to download and enjoy, and it's good to see it get recognised on a network programme. 


ESPN Fantasy Football 2012 now live in the Nokia Collection for Windows Phone

We mentioned the ESPN Fantasy Football App for Nokia Windows Phone being available shortly just the other day and today, ESPN FFL 2012 is available for download. The free app will let you manage multiple fantasy football teams, check in on player performance and view news and video highlights from ESPN.

ESPN FFL 2012 also taps into FantasyCast Live Scoring that will deliver real time player and matchup scoring to your Windows Phone.


ESPN Fantasy Football app headed to the Nokia Collection for Windows Phone

NFL season is just around the corner and in just the nick of time, the ESPN Fantasy Football app has passed Marketplace certification and is headed to the Nokia Collection. The fantasy football app will be an exclusive for the Nokia Lumia Windows Phone lineup and should be live on the Marketplace in the next day or two.

ESPN Fantasy Football allows you to manage your fantasy teams and monitor player performance from multiple teams and leagues. You have the capability of following teams on game day with real-time FantasyCast scores and news.


ESPN rebrands Soccernet to ESPNFC, new Windows Phone app launching?

Currently for ESPN football/soccer fans there is the official ESPNSoccernet app that was launched on July 2nd. The app is an extension of Soccernet.com, which ESPN owns but the branding was always confusing. The Windows Phone app has received mediocre reviews with some people noting it still felt like a beta.

Now, ESPN seems to be rebranding their efforts by re-launching Soccernet.com as ESPNFC.com. Going to the former site will now redirect you to the new address and site redesign. Not only that, the new site will feature many more features than the previous Socceernet.com offering and it should keep fellow footballers happy...


ESPN Radio apps lands for all Windows Phones and not just Nokia

We’re not too sure what to make of this but here’s the deal: there’s a seemingly very official ESPN Radio app now in the Windows Phone Marketplace and you can download it to any Windows Phone not just a Nokia.

We mention that because it was only Friday that Nokia came out with the news that an ESPN Radio app should be in the Nokia Marketplace within the next day or two. Well, here we are two days later and there is a very nice ESPN Radio app but it will also load on any Windows Phone. Accident? On purpose? Does Nokia have a ‘special edition’ of the app coming out very soon too? We just don’t know…


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