Sprint Adds New Football App

Posted by at 11:15 am on August 18, 2010

Football fans can follow their favorite college and pro football teams, manage their fantasy drafts, and keep up with fantasy updates with the new Sprint Football Live app. The new Sprint Football Live app and all content is free to Sprint customers with an Everything Data plan. Sprint Football Live is a comprehensive mobile football application across both pro and college football including:

  • Live game telecasts of college football games from ESPN Mobile TV and all seven Notre Dame Fighting Irish home games on NBC Sports Mobile within the app. Some other carriers charge a fee to watch live TV.
  • Exclusive behind-the-scenes Sprint Football Live video blogs from first-year Detroit defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh titled “The Life of a Rookie,” NBC game analyst Cris Collinsworth, and former NFL general manager and current CBS analyst Charley Casserly.
  • Real-time “Game Center” for every pro and college game, with live game stats, scoring summaries, play-by-play and other updates.
  • Easy, one-click access inside the application to the following:
  • My Team -“ users can customize the app to their favorite pro and college teams so those teams’ information appears first each time a user opens the app.
  • Scores and Schedules -“ for all 32 pro teams and all 120 major college teams.
  • News & Analysis -“ breaking news from the Associated Press, ProFootballTalk.com, and CollegeFootballTalk.com, and analysis from Yahoo Sports, Rivals.com and SB Nation.
  • Team Pages -“ specific to all 32 professional teams and 120 college teams.
  • Standings -“ for specific teams and conferences.
  • Fantasy -“ live Sunday morning fantasy football TV show from ESPN, insights from Yahoo!, CBS Sports.com and Fantasy Sports Ventures (KFFL and Real Time Fantasy Sports), including breaking news, current stats, alerts customizable for specific players, and the ability to manage your team with trades and lineup changes on ESPN.com, Yahoo.com, CBSSports.com and FoxSports.com.
  • Statistics -“ season and game stats for all players and teams, both college and pro.
  • Video & Photos -“ analysis from Yahoo!, CBSSports.com, ESPN and ProFootballTalk.com; exclusive videos from the Indianapolis Colts, Kansas City Chiefs, San Francisco 49ers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Washington Redskins; college football highlights for specific teams from ESPN Mobile TV; and game photos from the Associated Press.
  • Twitter -“ delivers the latest tweets from pro football players, pro and college teams, college coaches, and well-known media who cover football.
  • Odds -“ know the spread and over/under for the football games each week.
  • Alerts -“ customizable for specific team when they score, enter the red zone or updates at quarter, half and end of game. Also can get scoring updates for individual players helpful for fantasy player tracking.
  • Application will be customizable to a fan’s favorite team(s) and players to deliver more in-depth information.

“College and pro football fans have an insatiable appetite for instant information,” said Steve Gaffney, vice president of Corporate Marketing for Sprint. “The Sprint Football Live app is a one-stop location where fans can easily keep up with the latest news, scores and fantasy information from their phone. We’ve made it easy to use and it’s included with our data plans. With Sprint 4G, watching live football games on a phone is unparalleled by any other national carrier.”

Sprint Football Live is available on most Sprint handsets, and all Sprint video-enabled phones that offer Sprint TV. Both are included at no additional charge with Sprint Everything Data plans.   More information is available at www.Sprint.com/football.

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