Free Sports App For Windows 8: Yahoo! Sports

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Yahoo! Sports is a free sports app for Windows 8. As this is the official client app of Yahoo! Sports, therefore as the official Yahoo! Sports website gives all the latest news from the sports world, this app also gives latest news related to NBA, NFL and NCAAF. Using this free sports app for Windows 8, you can follow your favorite team, make a list of your favorite teams, read the play-by-play game description and exclusive blogs taken from Y!Blog. You can also find out the upcoming matches schedules, view team details and their standings on leader-board.

This is a good free Windows 8 app that gives in-depth details of a team, the matches, and allows you to read the news and match recap in article view.

Yahoo! Sports - home screen
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You can get this free sports app for Windows 8 under the Sports category in Windows Store.

Details of this free sports app for Windows 8:

Like I mentioned above, this app basically covers the three famous sports in USA, which includes NBA, NFL, and NCAAF. The app is updated continuously, therefore you’ll get the latest news of the afore mentioned three sports. All the news feeds are in article format. You can read the articles in two modes: regular and full screen. Allowing the readers to read in full screen mode is one good feature of the app.

Besides reading the news you can also find out the upcoming matches schedules. The schedules contain the details about the teams, the placement of players, the venue of match and the countdown for the match day in terms of days. This helps in following your favorite team and a particular player. Using this feature you can also find out whether your favorite player is playing in a match or not.

Yahoo! Sports - favourite team

If you are a die hard fan of a player, then using this free Windows 8 Sports app, you can even know the other details of the players like their age, salary, experience, and the college from where they completed their graduation.

Yahoo! Sports - match result

Another good feature of this free sports app for Windows 8 is that you can view the scores and results of previous matches. This helps in tracking how well a particular team performed in a match. The information of the previous match includes the scoring summary, score stats, game leaders (that is the players who performed well) from both teams. Besides these you can also read play-by-play game description according to game halves, and read the a recap of the game in form of an article.

Yahoo! Sports - game recap

Besides these, the app also allows you to filter a the news and information related to a team by adding a team to your favorites list. Once a team gets added you can simply click on the team and view the news and information related to that team only.

Also check out some similar free sports app for Windows 8 we reviewed earlier: The ESPN AppCricbuzz, and Live Scores Hub

Key features of Yahoo! Sports for Windows 8:

  • Freely available.
  • Good sports app for Windows 8 to get the latest sports news.
  • Gives news related to NFL, NBA, and NCAAF.
  • Option to share a particular news article using Windows 8 Share Charm.
  • Pin an upcoming match information to your start screen.
  • Add teams to you favorites list.

Final Note:

Yahoo!Sports is a good free sports app for Windows 8. Using the app you can easily follow a team and a player. The app works smoothly and has a well designed interface. Navigation is quick and easy. Although the app needs to include more sports. Still the amount of in-depth details that you can get from this free Windows 8 app is quite recommendable. All and all, it’s a quite good free Sports App For Windows 8.

Get Yahoo! Sports here.

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