Apple Sports update brings MLB support, NCAA March Madness data, more

NCAA March Madness on Apple Sports app allows users to keep record of both men’s and women’s tournaments
An undated image displays Apple Sports app UI. — Apple
An undated image displays Apple Sports app UI. — Apple

With the latest update of the Apple Sports app, beginning to release from today, Apple has integrated the capability to optimise the NCAA March Madness and now the app supports Major League Baseball (MLB) alongside various new features and improvements falling into existing features.

The latest update of the Apple Sport app, version 1.1, allows users to keep the record of both the men’s and women’s tournaments with the newly added NCAA March Madness. 

The NCAA March Madness tournament is a single-elimination tournament for men's and women's college basketball teams in the United States. It is one of the most popular sporting events in the country, attracting millions of fans each year.

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Upon updating the app, banners will start appearing on the top of the screen, promoting every active tournament. Additionally, users are now also able to tail their favourite MLB teams while following the league as a whole.

As per what Apple claimed, full data of the MLB leagues will be available on the app with the kickoff of Opening Day which is slated for later this month. The recent Apple Sports app update will also keep in sync users' favourite teams with the Apple News and Apple TV apps. 

Provided by Apple, the release notes listed below comprehensively detail all the latest inclusions surfacing with the new Apple Sports app update:

  • Ready for March Madness? Follow the Men’s and Women’s NCAA Basketball Tournaments for real-time updates.
  • Starting with Opening Day, go deep this MLB season with play-by-play updates, betting odds, box scores, and more for all of your favorite teams.
  • Final scores are now sorted by league.

The Apple Sports app is a free app for iPhone designed to provide sports enthusiasts real-time scores, stats, and more. Customisation of scoreboard by following favourite teams, tournaments, and leagues is pretty handy on the app. And since its exclusively an iPhone app, the Apple Sports app can be downloaded from the App Store for free.