Like all the other categories of Android apps, the sports apps available for your Android phone are very different. In my opinion, this particular category may be the most diverse simply because of all the various sports being played all over the world. Of course, with every sport comes hundreds of Android apps.

For example, if you Looking for an app that allows you to keep up with the many European football leagues, you need at least a little help before you start downloading apps. If you go blind, chances are you download ten apps that sound like they would do the trick before you find one that does half of what you want it to do! That's just how it is. I just hope that if you go around finding apps that way, you do it with free apps - otherwise you could be out hundreds of dollars pretty fast.

One last note: I will concentrate on free Android sports apps that are popular now and will be popular in the future. Well, that's obvious, right? Not exactly - many of the apps fly to the top of the rankings because it's a certain time of year, or a giant sporting event takes place (World Cup or Olympics). I also look at the sheer quality of the app and the developer of the app. This way, if you want a great football app (either American football or regular football), you should be pretty happy now and in the future with the one I list ...

While there are many Android sports apps that do many more things than provide sports news, I concentrate on free Android apps for sports fans on this list.

Sporting News Pro Football

If you're a big NFL fan, this app should be on your phone. This is a great app to have for a game day or if you are like me and like to look up in every state for every player! The user interface is classic and not too crowded.

CBS Sports Pro Football

I really shouldn’t have two pro football Android apps on my list, but it's the most popular sport in the US, and after thinking about it, why not have three? Maybe I'm not going that far. This is a great football app for everyone, but it's really aimed at those who play Fantasy Football through CBS Sports. Just log in and you will have full control over your fantasy team!

NBA Game Time Lite 2009-10

This is the official NBA Android app from last season. The upcoming season's app will definitely be even better! It provides all the player and team statistics, real-time results and even TV information so you can find out which channel your favorite team is playing on! If you're an NBA fan and you want an independent pro basketball app, this is your best bet.


Are you a Formula 1 fan? I'm telling you what I honestly am not a huge fan of, but that does not mean I do not love this app. This free Android sports app provides more than just live updates for every F1 race around the world. Simple and straightforward, the graphics and features are fun. If you download this app, you will not be disappointed!

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favorite team is playing on! If you're an NBA fan and you want an independent pro basketball app, this is your best bet.