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ESPN launches new SportsCenter app

While ESPN’s mobile apps have been going gangbusters – with its mobile properties seeing more visitors than its website in September – the sports broadcasting giant has decided to completely overhaul its popular ScoreCenter app for iOS and Android, and give it a new (yet) familiar name: SportsCenter. The new app features a redesign for… Read More

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ESPN mobile properties saw more unique visitors than ESPN.com in September for first time ever

Here’s yet another sign of the movement toward mobile devices: ESPN, for the first time ever, saw more unique visitors on its mobile properties than on ESPN.com in September. According to comScore’s Multi-Platform data, ESPN saw 47.4 million people using its mobile products — just a tad more than the 46.1 million accessing ESPN.com. This marks… Read More

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‘Sports Hack Day’ Diary: Pitching ideas, picking teams and getting started on a football ‘PED or Not’ app

SEATTLE — Ready, set, hack. Just 12 hours after kickoff and we’re well underway at Sports Hack Day. I’m here at the HUB Seattle documenting my first-ever hackathon experience and am already realizing what a melting pot of wicked smart ideas these things are. We got started Friday night with a keynote from Vantage CTO Cameron Tangney and… Read More

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Boeing engineer hopes sports app soars above competition

There is no doubt that the social sports playing field is a crowded one, but one Boeing Flight Deck iPad application engineer is hoping he’s found the right formula. Benjamin Monnig develops the iPad user interface for airplane cockpits during the day, but he’s spent the past five months working evenings and weekends building up… Read More