CBS SPORTS MOBILE ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF OFFICIAL CBS SPORTS IPHONE APPLICATION
Live Scores, Breaking News & Updates Across All Major Pro & College Sports With Complete Control of CBSSports.com Fantasy Leagues
LOS ANGELES, CA, March 16, 2009 - CBS Sports Mobile today announced the launch of the CBS Sports iPhone application allowing iPhone sports fanatics everywhere the chance to access the best of CBS Sports content including live scores, breaking news, updates and headlines from all major professional and college sports, teams and leagues. Sponsored by Audi, the CBS Sports Mobile iPhone application is available for free download in the iTunes application store www.itunes.com/appstore/.
Additionally, just in time for Fantasy Baseball season, CBSSports.com Fantasy players can utilize the CBS Sports Mobile iPhone application for full control of their Fantasy leagues, from the ability to set your lineup, accept/deny trades, view all roster trends, and add/drop players. CBSSports.com Fantasy players using the CBS Sports Mobile iPhone application will have access to real-time fantasy scoring updates, breaking news on "My Player" and exclusive fantasy advice from CBSSports.com fantasy experts.
The CBS Sports Mobile iPhone application will also allow access to the CBSSports.com Fantasy News site. CBSSports.com Fantasy News provides information and analysis from the entire team of award-winning CBSSports.com fantasy sports writers as well as from CBSSports.com national columnists and senior writers giving fantasy players around the world open access to the most coveted analysis and data in the business, regardless of what fantasy sports provider they use.
Finally, the CBS Sports Mobile iPhone application will allow viewers to watch an array of original CBSSports.com video productions, from game previews and recaps to fantasy sports analysis programs. Hosted by Jason Horowitz and Lauren Shehadi, the original CBSSports.com video productions will give iPhone users compelling sports video throughout the year.
The CBS Sports Mobile iPhone Application was built by July Systems and is available for free download in the iTunes application store.
"The CBS Sports iPhone app will give fans free access to all the scores, stats, news and award-winning CBS Sports content whenever and wherever they are," said Jeff Sellinger, Executive Vice President and General Manager, CBS Mobile. "Fantasy sports enthusiasts can also utilize this app for all the real time scores and analysis they crave, as well as full ability to manage their CBSSports.com Fantasy teams and leagues."
The launch of the CBS Sports iPhone application comes on the heels of the announcement last week (3/12) of the NCAA March Madness on Demand application for the iPhone and iPod touch that will provide fans live streaming video and audio from the 2009 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship over a Wi-Fi connection.
The NCAA March Madness on Demand iPhone and iPod touch application will provide live video of all 63 games from the tournament through the semifinal and final games of the Men's Final Four®, as well as access to tournament brackets updated in real-time with up-to-the minute scores, and the ability to click directly from brackets into live video.
During live game action, NCAA March Madness on Demand application users can access in-game box scores and player stats - even as an overlay on top of the video. Following each game, they can also view a full tournament scoreboard, including game recaps, player and team stats and video highlights of every tournament game. All games from the Final Four will also be available for $1.99 each on Apple's iTunes Store the day after they are completed.
At the conclusion of the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship, NCAA March Madness on Demand application users on the iPhone will have the opportunity to convert the app to the free CBS Sports iPhone application.
The NCAA March Madness on Demand application is now available for $4.99 from Apple's App Store on iPhone and iPod touch or at www.itunes.com/appstore/.
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