Rebuilt Yahoo Sports app now available on the App Store and Google Play

Yahoo Sports App

Yahoo announced today its newly built Sports app for iOS and Android devices. The relaunch comes after other recent Yahoo redesigns for its Home and News apps.

Yahoo Sports includes a new Favorites tab which allows users to receive a personalized news stream based on their favorite teams. The stream includes news articles from around the web, latest scores and videos for all the selected organizations from all the major sports leagues. Users can also receive customizable alerts for their favorite teams, which is collected in the new Alerts tab within the redesigned app.


Katie Couric Joins Yahoo News Digest for the iPad

Yahoo has added several new iPad-related features to its News Digest app. The biggest addition is a weekly video segment featuring the company's new Global Anchor Katie Couric. The new show will be uploaded to the News Digest app every Sunday and feature "a significant story from the week before," according to the Yahoo Tumblr post.

Yahoo News Digest for iPad

The news app has also been optimized for tablets and it now includes the option to customize notification delivery times. Users can choose to receive their morning news updates anytime between 6am to 10am and their late edition news anytime between 5pm to 9pm.

Yahoo Adds New "Minimize Compose" Feature to its iOS Mail App

Yahoo today updated its iOS email client with a new "minimize compose" feature for the iPad. Minimize compose allows you to swipe down on the header bar to minimize the compose email window. This makes it easier for you to access other features, like your inbox, while writing an email. The update brings the Yahoo Mail app to version 3.2.2 and includes a few unnamed bug fixes.

Yahoo Mail

Apple announced a similar feature is coming to its Mail app in iOS 8. Apple's new email compose window will also allow you to swipe down to dock the window at the bottom of your display. This is a great feature for multitasking and writing multiple emails, which will be displayed in trays when more than one has been minimized.

Yahoo Fantasy Football Updated with iPad News Stream

Yahoo today updated its fantasy sports app to version 5.10. The update added the ability to edit team names, view league settings and see players news when drafting. The iPad app also received a news stream with "shareable articles". Other improvements include a faster way to renew your league, benched players added to the matchups screen and other bug fixes.

Yahoo Fantasy Football

The Yahoo Fantasy app allows fantasy sports managers to create and manage teams for all four major sports. Of course the main focus of the app right now is football, since the 2014/15 season is only a few weeks away. The app is a great way for players who compete in a Yahoo league to manage and draft their teams while on the go.

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