5 Great Sports Radio Apps for Your iPad

With all of the Olympics hype these past two weeks, we almost forgot about the daily grid of the professional athlete. If you are looking for an iPad app that will satisfy your sporting needs, check out our list of must-have sports radio apps.

MLB.com At Bat (Free) – MLB.com, the official website of Major League Baseball has a comprehensive app that lets subscribers listen to every game of the whole Major League Baseball season. For $9.99, you can have access to the entire 2012 season. You can watch the “Free game of the day” or access MLB.TV Premium for even more access. The app offers home and away game radio broadcasts of every game and access to archived games from previous baseball seasons. There are video highlights, breaking news, standings, schedules and push notifications to let you know the score before your annoying co-worker does.


Sports Radio- iPad Edition ($0.99) – This app gives you access to hundreds of local, national and international sports radio channels. If your favorite station isn’t already there, you can manually add it to the app. The list includes radio stations such as WFAN 660 and 670 The score. The app includes the free SHOUTcast sports directory, a huge selection of local, national, Canadian, and international sport channels. You can keep the radio on in the background while you use other apps and stream the games through your iPad and into you massive AirPlay enabled speaker system for a fully immersive experience.


WFO Radio: NASCAR, NHRA, F1, & IndyCar Racing Talk ($1.99) – You won’t find any other app with more racing content then WFO Radio. What every you are into, you’ll find talk shows, interviews and expert analysis on your favorite races. Catch up on episodes of NHRA Nitro with Joe Castello and the Full Throttle Drag Racing Series. See what’s on the menu for NASXAR with recaps from the Sprint Cup Series and previews of the next race. Get lost in the world of racing with stories from IndyCar and Formula 1. Plus you can check out interviews with drivers and learn more about car manufacturing. You can even join the WFO Radio NASCAR fantasy league. The app offers hundreds of hours of racing content from fans that are just like you.


ESPN Radio (Free) – The authority on all things related to sports has made it possible for you to go mobile with all of your teams, players and live, play-by-play action. Currently, the app has a low star rating, but that is because the company recently moved from a paid app to a free app and all customers who downloaded the paid version will have to pay again if they want to continue using the app. If you have never downloaded ESPN Radio before, you won’t have to worry about the injustice. The app includes 80 podcasts from the likes of Bill Simmons, Pardon the Interruption, Around the Horn, Fantasy Focus and more. You’ll get SportCenter updates every 20 minutes and on-demand content that can be listened to offline. For $4.99, you’ll have premium access to custom stations and playlists with searches for thousands of audio clips, over 35 ESPN Radio stations with play-by-play for various college and professional games, including the World Series, College Bowl Games, BCS Championships and more.


Sports Radio 5 in 1: Basketball, Football, Soccer, Baseball, and NASCAR ($0.99) – Get all of your sports radio broadcasts in one convenient app with Sports Radio 5 in 1. It includes live radio, news, scores, and schedules for NBA, soccer, NFL, NASCAR, college basketball and NHL. Please note that there is no MLB information in this app. There are hundreds of stations to choose from, including ESPN Sports Radio, CBS Sports Radio, Yahoo Sports Radio and more. You’ll also have access to your favorite local sports radio stations. The app organizes stations by sport or team and has a schedule of all upcoming games for all sports, except baseball.

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