theScore on Bixby to provide Live Sports Scores and News to Sports Fans Across the United States

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– Sports content comes to the latest Samsung Galaxy devices via Bixby

TORONTO, July 5 2018 – theScore, Inc. (TSX Venture: SCR) (“theScore”) today announced the launch of theScore on Bixby, which will provide sports fans across the United States with personalized live scores and breaking news throughout the Bixby Home service on select Samsung Galaxy devices, including its Galaxy S9 and S9+.

theScore on Bixby allows fans to quickly view theScore’s sports headlines and live scores for World Cup soccer, NFL Football, NBA Basketball, NHL Hockey, MLB Baseball and EPL Soccer simply by swiping right on their home screen to the Bixby Home service.

“We are happy to provide theScore updates through Bixby,” said John Levy, CEO and Founder of theScore. “This enables us to showcase the features that have made theScore one of the most popular sports apps in North America to a huge audience, delivering sports fans on Bixby Home a highly-customizable experience and access to their scores and news headlines at a glance.”

Users will be able to personalize their sports experience, selecting their favorite teams and leagues to follow through theScore’s onboarding flow in Bixby Home across most carriers, or through the Bixby Home settings. If users want to access more information beyond a score or news headline, they can simply tap on the theScore’s content card on Bixby to be taken to theScore app if already installed on their device, or to a webpage to see more.

Bixby provides news, weather, fitness, plus other information to users within Bixby Home and is now incorporating sports content.

For more information on theScore or Bixby, please go to theScore.com or Samsung.com/bixby.

Contact:
James Bigg
Sr. Manager, Communications
james.bigg@thescore.com
647.638.9281

Elisa Richardson
Manager, Media Relations
elisa.richardson@thescore.com
646.901.8536

theScore Investor Relations
theScore.com

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About theScore Inc.
theScore’s mission is to create highly-engaging digital products and content that empower the sports fan’s experience. Its flagship mobile app ‘theScore’ is one of the most popular multi-sport news and data apps in North America, serving millions of fans a month. The Company also creates innovative digital sports experiences through its web, social and esports platforms.

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  • Marquis Skinner

    Thank you.