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Hockey is back, and theScore app is on hand to keep you on top of all the NHL action from your mobile device this season. We’ve got you covered with:

The best mobile-first news: The latest stories, tweets, GIFs and videos from across the NHL, each presented in perfectly mobile-optimized “snackable” bites that track each development, stacking each update on top of the last so you can follow the evolution of every story in real time.

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TORONTO, September 18 2013 – theScore, Inc. (TSX Venture: SCR) (“theScore”) today released a fully optimized iOS 7 experience for its iPhone and iPad app to deliver even faster news, scores and stats along with a stylish new design.

theScore users with devices running iOS 7 will benefit from an attractive new user interface, adopting the eye-catching layers, animations and translucency of Apple’s most powerful mobile operating system ever. theScore also utilizes iOS 7’s powerful multitasking capabilities to deliver sports content faster than ever before.

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“theScore has taken full advantage of the power of iOS 7 to give sports fans a stunning visual experience and instantaneous access to all the news and scores they care about,” said John Levy, Chairman and CEO of theScore. “iOS 7 truly unleashes the full potential of the theScore to deliver the ultimate, personalized mobile sports experience.”

Because iOS 7 learns what time of day users are most active on certain apps, it is able to predict when they want access to certain content. This allows theScore to be updated in the background, so content has already loaded by the time a user opens it.

This, coupled with the increased speed of the A7 chip in Apple’s new iPhone 5S device, enables theScore to deliver the fastest mobile sports content possible, with users also able to easily share news articles using Airdrop.

This is theScore’s second major update for iOS devices in less than a month and follows the transformation of its news offering to provide a truly mobile-first, comprehensive, curated real-time experience for sports fans. News sections across all leagues were completely revamped to deliver up-to-the-minute content, presented in “snackable bites” delivered by theScore’s in-house Content Team.

theScore is available on iOS, Android, BlackBerry and Windows Phone devices and its mobile platforms are used by an average of 4.5 million users a month.

For more information:

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

About theScore Inc.
theScore is dedicated to providing the ultimate, personalized mobile sports experience. We connect sports fans to what they love, dispensing real-time sports news, scores, fantasy information and alerts while creating and curating mobile-first content that is comprehensive, customizable and seamlessly shareable.

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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.

– Huge iOS update gives fans the most comprehensive, curated news in real time                                                                                                                                 

TORONTO, August 29 2013 – theScore, Inc. (TSX Venture: SCR) (“theScore”) today announced a major update to its app for iPhone and iPad, transforming its news offering to provide a truly mobile-first, comprehensive, curated and real-time experience for sports fans.

The news sections across every league on theScore will now deliver up-to-the-minute content, presented in “snackable bites” that break down the biggest stories into the most important elements – stacking each update on top of the last, accompanied by richer visuals and multimedia, including videos and tweets.

“Fans want a unique experience when it comes to following the stories, leagues, teams and players that matter to them on their mobile devices,” said John Levy, Chairman and CEO of theScore. “They’re looking for quick, bite-sized bursts of information, updated as soon as something happens. So that’s what theScore now gives them 24/7.”

In preparing for one of the biggest updates since its App Store debut in 2008, theScore has built a 35-strong mobile-first newsroom, powered by an in-house, custom-designed Content Management System (CMS) that allows writers and editors to deliver mobile news to the user quicker than ever.

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theScore’s latest update has also made it easier to follow teams, leagues and players, as well as adding Player Alerts for NFL and MLB – plus a brand new tool to compare fantasy league picks. Updated features include:

The best mobile sports news: Real time – all the time. theScore now delivers the most comprehensive mobile sports news available, with content created and curated from the most trusted sources and updated in real time by theScore’s in-house Content Team.

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Top News & Hot Games: With Top News, theScore gathers all the biggest sports stories in one place, making it easy to stay up-to-date. Want to know what games to keep an eye on? Hot Games gathers all the most popular events, showing what’s trending at that moment and what’s coming-up, so sports fans won’t miss a thing.

NFL and MLB Player Alerts: Already available for NHL and NBA, Player Alerts now arrive for MLB and NFL. Users are notified in real-time when a player they’re following makes a major scoring play or is involved in breaking news – a perfect tool for fantasy league players.

Follow via Star: theScore’s made it even simpler to follow what matters to sports fans. Just tap the star in the top right corner of the screen to instantly follow the league, team, game or player currently being viewed.

Breaking News Alerts for Every League, Team, and Player: Subscribe to Breaking News Alerts for any league, team or player in the app and theScore sends them straight to the user’s mobile device as soon as a major story breaks.

Player Compare: Sports fans can now select players from almost any league and compare their vital stats side-by-side before making any fantasy league roster moves.

Android versions of these features are slated for the fall. theScore is available on iOS, Android, BlackBerry and Windows Phone devices. Its mobile platforms are used by an average of 4.5 million monthly active users.

For more information:

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

About theScore Inc.
theScore is dedicated to providing the ultimate, personalized mobile sports experience. We connect sports fans to what they love, dispensing real-time sports news, scores, fantasy information and alerts while creating and curating mobile-first content that is comprehensive, customizable and seamlessly shareable.

Forward-looking (safe harbour) statement
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.

By Jonathan Savage
SVP, Product Development

theScore’s latest update for iPhone and iPad has landed in the App Store, and it’s one of our biggest yet – completely overhauling our news offering to give sports fans the very best way to track all the latest real time headlines from their mobile device.

By Joe Ross
Director of Content

With the trophies given out, and many of the players on the golf course or their summer vacation, fans of NHL and NBA will now be focusing on one thing: Free agent frenzy. They’ll be hoping their favorite team will make a quality, free agency signing – maybe one which makes them a contender next season. Or just stops them from stinking the place out.

theScore is dedicated to making following all of the off season signings and trades for NBA and NHL fans as simple as possible with our Off-Season Trackers, which are available in app on iOS and Android and on mobile web across other platforms.

NEW iPhone Free Agency

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The 2011-2012 NHL season got off to a brisk beginning this month. The race for the Stanley Cup delivers fast-paced action, exhilarating goals and the usual amount of turbulence on the ice. These highly rated apps provide everything from scores, stats and video highlights, to game-time sound effects and hockey fighting games.

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CBC Hockey (Free) – Hockey nirvana from Canadian Broadcasting Corp.’s "Hockey Night in Canada," which gives all NHL up-to-the-minute scores, stats, standings and live video. (Mobilewalla Score: 86/100)

The Hockey News (Free) – Offers everything hockey fans need to stay up to date on their favorite team. Customizable alerts for scores, stats, injuries and trades ensure that you will never miss any action. (Score: 84/100)

NHL Gamecenter 2011-2012 ($19.99) – Admittedly a pricey app, but well worth it for hockey buffs, who can now watch any NHL highlight and buy tickets as well. It has up-to-the-minute scores, standings, schedules, stats and breaking news. (Score: 80/100)

Goal Horns ($0.99) – Pick your favorite team’s goal horn, play horns and organ songs from around the league, or turn it into your ringtone. (Score: 84/100)

Glow Hockey (Free) – This space-age spin on air hockey pits you against other online opponents. (Score: 94/100)

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Hockey Fight Lite (Free) – Fight like a real hockey player with this 3-D hockey fighting game. (Score: 85/100)

One Timer (Free) – Test your slap-shot skills against other community members. Speed and power move you up the rankings. (Score: 81/100)

Yahoo Fantasy Hockey (Free) – Manage your fantasy hockey team like a professional with Yahoo’s fantasy platform. Real-time scores, stats and injury reports. (Score: 84/100)

Hockey Nations ($4.99) – Play 6-on-6 hockey in this 3-D arcade-style game against teams from around the world. (Score: 87/100)

ScoreMobile for Android (Free) – For the sports fan who wants live stats on the NHL and every other major sport, this app is a favorite. Sign up for push notifications, too. (Score: 96/100)

Mobilewalla is a search and discovery engine using breakthrough technology to score every app to help consumers navigate the mobile application marketplace. Apps are scored using an algorithm that weighs several characteristics, including user ratings, position within category and staff recommendations. For more app intel, go to www.mobilewalla.com.

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ScoreMobile iPhone Edition Updated with Hockey Push Alerts

Hockey fans with an iPhone in-tow, take note. One of my absolute favorite sports news and scoring apps (ScoreMobile) has been updated with some killer new features with the hockey junkie in mind.

New to the ScoreMobile app for iPhone (as of today!) is support for hockey push alerts. All you have to do is update the app, then pop it open and subscribe to receive notifications for any game or team of your choice. Very cool. You can be notified on game start and end times, the score at the end of each period, and much more.

ScoreMobile does note that there’s more to come (of course), but I really like this development. For a guy that plays the game and follows the NHL quite closely, it’ll be great to get push notifications for teams and games of my choosing.

For more information hit up the iTunes link below. If you already have the app installed on your iPhone, hit up the updates tab and take a look. I guarantee it’ll be there. Update it and you’re on your way to push update goodness.

ScoreMobile iPhone Edition (Free)