theScore launches its leading sports app on BlackBerry 10 Platform

Feb 05, 2013, 14:02 ET from theScore, Inc.

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TORONTO, Feb. 5, 2013 /CNW/ - theScore, Inc. (TSX Venture: SCR) today announced the launch of its flagship BlackBerry app, which has been completely re-engineered and redesigned for specifically for the BlackBerry 10 platform.

theScore for BlackBerry 10 has the clean look and brand consistency that users of theScore's applications have come to expect, built using BlackBerry 10 development best practices and design patterns. This new experience will keep you in the action like never before. Key features include:

  • Up-to-the-second box scores, player stats, league leaders, betting odds, game previews, recaps, top stories, schedules and league standings.

  • Live coverage of Football (NFL), Basketball (NBA, NCAA Mens), Hockey (NHL), and Soccer (English Premier League, UEFA Champions League), with live coverage of theScore's full slate of professional and collegiate leagues coming soon.

  • Enhanced "My Score" functionality to enable users to customize the app to their needs - follow any team, or player throughout the season to view their performances as they happen, and use Player Grouping to follow your fantasy teams' players in real-time.

  • New "Player Card Profiles", allowing users to do in-depth research with player photos, recent performances, season stats, bios and fantasy news via RotoWire.

"theScore worked closely with BlackBerry to ensure the app took advantage of all the great new features available on BB10," said Jonathan Savage, VP, Products at theScore Inc. "The Best in Class UI and clean  look and feel are something we're particularly proud of."

theScore is one of the most popular free sports apps in the world and is used by more than three million people each month.  Also available on iPhone, iPad, Android, & Windows Phone, theScore app for BlackBerry 10 can be downloaded for free from BlackBerry World.

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About theScore Inc.
theScore, Inc. creates, aggregates and distributes sports content via established and emergent digital media assets, including mobile sports applications and its website, theScore's mission is to create the ultimate digital service for sports fans across web and mobile platforms.

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