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CBS Sports launches impressive American Football iPad app

If you hadn’t realised, Recombu is a British site. Hence, we’re a bit clueless when it comes to American Football, although some of us are savvy enough to know that a.) it’s not wussy to wear all those pads – they’re necessary and b.) The Fridge isn’t quite the Pele-esque titan of gridiron history that we were led to believe back in the 1980s.

Anyway, we still wanted to write about CBS Sports Pro Football for iPad, even though it’s not available on this side of the pond. Mainly because we want someone to make a similar app for ‘our’ football.

The app gives real-time NFL scores and breaking news, including a GameTracker to show plays, scores and stats during matches. And it also ties in CBS’ Fantasy Football game, allowing people to set their lineups and add or drop players, presumably based on analysing the real-world news and stats within the app.

There’s also streaming video previews, recaps and interviews. As you can see from the screenshot, it’s a Statto-fest – we mean that in a good way – that makes good use of the iPad’s large screen to cram in as much detail as possible.

So, Sky, how about it? Make something like this for the Premier League…


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