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TORONTO, March 13 2014 – Free mobile sports app theScore (TSX Venture: SCR) has basketball fans covered when the top college teams battle it out for the prestigious NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Championship this month.

theScore’s latest iOS and Android updates offer a host of tournament-specific features, delivering fans the best, mobile-first coverage of the year’s biggest college sports event, with the on-court action beginning March 18. Key features include:

  • Upset Tracker: Get alerts when a lower-ranked team is ahead at halftime, with 5:00 minutes left or at the end of a game. Know exactly when a team is about to score a big upset and bust your bracket.
  • Bracket View: Track your team’s path to the final with theScore’s bracket view, which is fully interactive and supported in both portrait and landscape mode.
  • Deep Personalization: Customize theScore to follow every single game, or just the teams and players you really care about. Set-up breaking news alerts for any team or player, as well as alerts for game start, game end, close game or the score at the end of each half.
  • Real Time News: theScore’s content team will deliver the very latest tourney news via its unique mobile-first style that breaks down the biggest stories into the most important elements, tracking each development in real time, accompanied by compelling GIFs, videos and tweets – perfect for consumption on mobile devices.

 

“It’s events like this where theScore really shines,” said John Levy, Chairman and CEO of theScore, Inc. “Whether you’re following your teams through the bracket or just putting down the odd wager with a buddy, theScore’s mobile-first coverage of personalized news, scores and information is your perfect companion.”

For more information:

James Bigg
Manager, Communications
theScore, Inc.
Tel: 416.479.8812 ext. 2366
Email: [email protected]

About theScore Inc.
theScore creates mobile-first sports experiences, connecting fans to what they love through an addictive combination of real-time news, scores, fantasy information and alerts while creating and curating content that is mobile optimized, comprehensive, customizable and seamlessly shareable. theScore is available on iOS, Android, BlackBerry and Windows Phone devices.

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– Leading free mobile sports app launches great new features for March tournament

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TORONTO – March 4th, 2013: Sports fans wont have to miss a dunk when the biggest college basketball tournament in the world gets underway this month, with leading free sports app theScore offering a host of great new features for iOS and Android devices.

The NCAA Men’s Division One Basketball Tournament begins on March 19th, with 68 teams battling it out in the epic single-elimination contest. And theScore will be tracking every second of action all the way to the championship final.

These latest updates complement theScore’s existing NCAA basketball offering, which includes coverage from games taking place now in the Big East, Big 10 and ACC and other major conferences. The new features, which go live in time for the tournament, include:

  • Bracket view, allowing fans to track their favourite teams’ routes to the final.
  • Upset Tracker alerts, notifying fans in real time when an upset is on the cards.
  • All Games alerts, meaning fans wont miss a single scoreline from the tournament.
  • Option to follow specific teams and set-up alerts to track scores, news and stats.

Jonathan Savage, VP of Products at theScore, Inc., said: “For us, the main NCAA action begins now. March is the biggest month for college basketball and theScore already has you covered with wall-to-wall NCAAB conference action right up to the main event. These new features will turbocharge our existing offering and make our app the ultimate destination for basketball fans.”

theScore is one of the most popular free sports apps in the world and used by more than three million people each month. It is available on Android, iPhone, BlackBerry, Windows Phone, iPad and iPad mini.

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For more information:

James Bigg
Manager, Communications
theScore, Inc.
Tel: 416-977-6787 ext. 2366
Email: [email protected]

 

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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.com. theScore’s mission is to create the ultimate digital service for sports fans across web and mobile platforms.

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Statements made in this news release that relate to future plans, events or performances are forward-looking statements.  Any statement containing words such as “may”, “would”, “could”, “will”,  “believes”, “plans”, “anticipates”, “estimates”, “expects” or “intends” and other similar statements which are not historical facts contained in this release are forward-looking, and these statements involve risks and uncertainties and are based on current expectations. Such statements reflect theScore’s current views with respect to future events and are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Many factors could cause the Company’s actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements that may be expressed or implied by such forward looking statements, including among other things, those which are discussed under the heading “Risk Factors” in the Company’s Listing Application as filed with the TSX Venture Exchange and available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and elsewhere in documents that theScore files from time to time with securities regulatory authorities. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should assumptions underlying the forward-looking statements prove incorrect, actual results could differ materially from the expectations expressed in these forward-looking statements. The Company does not intend, and does not assume any obligation, to update these forward-looking statements except as required by applicable law or regulatory requirements.

 

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For all the sports fans out there theScore Mobile has received a decent update today to include full coverage of upcoming ‘March Madness’ from the NCAA College Basketball tournament, breaking news push alerts for your favourite leagues (NHL, NBA, NFL and MLB), easier customization of league ordering, and more. Not much to say here other than to download this if you love sports.

What’s New in Version 3.5.3
• NCAA College Basketball Tournament – full coverage of draw and all games. Turn on Upset Tracker alerts to be notified in real time of any potential upsets! The All Games alert will notify you at the end of every tournament game with the final score.

• Breaking News push alerts for your favorite leagues – We’ve now got breaking news alerts for the biggest trades, injuries and happenings – for NHL, NBA, NFL and MLB. Turn them on when you go into the “News” section for each league. You can turn them off easily in the settings area.

• Customize your league ordering even easier on iPhone – click “More Leagues” and tap the plus / minus buttons.

• Proper team calendar names for full seasons.

• Optimizations to team alerts. Note: If you want to make any changes to your alerts you can customize all alerts under settings now.

• Full coverage of NBA Trade Deadline in the Scores and News sections. Live Feb 18th.

 

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Back in October, ScoreMedia was acquired by Rogers, with the latter also having a 10% stake into ScoreDigital, the maker of theScore.

Click here to download theScore for iOS, it’s free and also a universal app.