59097 Best Apps: Sports David Averbach Benjamin Katz iPhone Life 1528-5456 2010-09-23 NovDec2010_BuyersGuide 2 5 66 Apps Sports

imageSports fans will love the apps in this section. You can have the latest scores pushed to your iPhone, track game action live, and access just about any stat you can think of. But these apps aren't just for fans. There are apps that let golfers use the iPhone's GPS capability to pinpoint their position on the golf course and tell then the distance to the pin—and to potential hazards. There are apps that help you improve your performance in various sports, keep score, learn the rules, and find out if weather conditions are favorable. There's over 6,000 titles in this section, so whatever sport you're interested in, you'll probably find an app for it.

Best of the Best

ESPN Radio ($2.99, app2.me/2894) Listen to over 35 ESPN Radio podcasts right from your iPhone or iPod Touch with this app.

Golfshot: Golf GPS ($29.99, app2.me/2684) uses GPS to track your game and can keep score. Golf Shot requires no monthly subscription.

MLB.com At Bat 2010 ($14.99, app2.me/2397) lets you listen live to every regular season and postseason game and watch live streaming games.

Sportacular (Free, app2.me/2681) has simple scores, stats, news, and more, and includes free customizable push notifications.

Fantasy Monster Pro Edition ($2.99, free version available, app2.me/2678) A must-have for any serious fantasy player, it has all the features you need (including the ability to manage teams from multiple sites).

Fantasy Football

ESPN Fantasy Football 2010 ($4.99, app2.me/3032) manage multiple teams and leagues, follow your matchups in real-time, add/drop/trade players, and make last second lineup changes.

Fantasy Football Cheatsheet '10 ($2.99, app2.me/2673) is a great app for those who haven't drafted yet.

RealTime Pro Football '09 (Free, app2.me/2675) lets you view tweets from NFL players—because sometimes you have to hear it straight from the horse's mouth.

Pro Football Live Plus! ($1.99, app2.me/2676) is a great app for football news and stats.

Yahoo Fantasy Football (Free, app2.me/2677) lets you manage your Yahoo team on the go. Did your top RB go down? Pick up the handcuff before your opponents swoop in.

Fantasy Monster Pro Edition (see "Best of the Best")

Sports News

ESPN ScoreCenter (Free, app2.me/2679) brings you scores from hundreds of sports leagues around the world.

Fox Sports Mobile (Free, app2.me/2680) gives you news, scores, video, standings, stats, schedules, team info, and much more.

SportsTap (free, app2.me/3033) access scores and stats from practically every imaginable sport.

Sportacular (see "Best of the Best")

Golf Apps

GolfCard Pro ($9.99, app2.me/2682) You can track your stats, calculate your handicap, and, of course, keep score with this app.

GolfLogix: Golf GPS (Free, app2.me/2683) uses GPS to track your game. It shows you each hole and the distance of each shot. It is free to download but requires a monthly subscription.

Viewti Golf 2010 ($29.99, app2.me/3034) offers rangefinding, shot tracking, handicap calculator and more.

V1 Golf ($9.99, app2.me/3036) record, analyze, compare and improve your golf swing.

Golfshot: Golf GPS (see "Best of the Best")