Apple’s New Sports App Brings Real-Time Scores And More To iPhone

Apple has today launched a new Sports app on the iPhone, bringing real-time scores and stats to sports fans in the U.S., the U.K., and Canada.

The new app, which is a free download and available from the App Store today, includes a number of sports and leagues from around the world including the MLS as you might expect given Apple’s MLS Season Pass streaming offering.

Apple Sports gives fans a simple and fast way to stay up to speed on the teams and leagues they love. Users can customize their scoreboards on Apple Sports by following their favorite teams, tournaments, and leagues. Fans can easily navigate between scores and upcoming games; explore play-by-play information, team stats, lineup details, and live betting odds; and tap to go to the Apple TV app to watch live games from Apple and connected streaming apps.2 Apple Sports will also seamlessly sync with favorites selected within the My Sports experience including in the Apple TV app and Apple News.

The list of sports and leagues covered by the Apple Sports app right now includes:

  • MLS
  • NBA
  • NCAA basketball (men’s and women’s)
  • NHL
  • Bundesliga
  • LaLiga
  • Liga MX
  • Ligue 1
  • Premier League
  • Serie A

Apple also confirmed that MLB, NFL, NCAAF, NWSL, and WNBA scores will arrive in time for their upcoming seasons. The Sports app is available for download on all iPhones so long as they are running iOS 17.2 or later, a fact that rules out owners of older models that cannot be updated to iOS 17 or later.

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