Essential Chrome extensions for Sports Lovers

Anish Sharma Anish Sharma
Dec 7, 2022 7 min read
Essential Chrome extensions for Sports Lovers

โ€ŒSports embark thrill and suspense within us. Sports news is the best discussion topic, people used to talk with their family and friends. If you are also a sports lover, no matter what game you love to watch, we have shortlisted the best essential chrome extensions for you.

โ€Œโ€ŒSo to keep you up to date with every aspect of your favorite game, Here is the list of chrome extensions you must have.

ESPNCricinfo
365Scores
Are You Watching This?!
FUTBIN
LiveScore.BZ
Basketball Box Scores
Streamio
Flickcall
Open Tab, Map
Sports Social Feed

ESPNCricinfo

Rating: 4.5/5

Best for: Cricket updates and news

โ€Œโ€ŒDid you know cricket is the 2nd most famous sport globally with a fan base of more than 2.5 billion? ESPNCricinfo chrome extension is wholly dedicated to cricket lovers.

โ€Œโ€ŒESPNCricinfo is a very popular chrome extension that provides live scores of ongoing cricket matches. It also provides details of the upcoming matches which include team details and match timing with different time zones.

โ€Œโ€ŒThere is a section of the latest news that gives you a brief overview of cricket news. If you are interested in the news mentioned in this section, then you can read the whole article just by clicking on the heading. You need not worry about the authenticity of the news because every piece of news is published on this trusted website.

365Scores

Rating: 4.5/5

Best for: Personalised Sports News and updates

If you are the kind of person interested in all or some of the major sports games, then this chrome extension will best suit you. 365Scores contains all the popular sports games including football, cricket, basketball, tennis, baseball, rugby, association football, volleyball, hockey, and handball.

โ€Œโ€ŒCustomizing the interface as per the interest in different games is very easy. You only need to click on the team/league tab and select the teams and leagues you want to follow. Once done, you can see all the leagues you selected along with your favorite team on the main screen.

โ€Œโ€ŒAlthough there are 45 different languages available to choose from, It is recommended to select English as your language to see all the latest news about the league you've selected.

โ€Œโ€ŒThe notification setting of this extension is top-notch. No matter what sport you've selected, you can turn on the notifications for different events that occur in the game. For example, In cricket, we can turn on notifications when a wicket falls, or when a batsman hits a half-century or century.

Are You Watching This?!

Rating: 4.1/5

Best for: Sports Scores & TV Listings

Many times we don't want to miss any exciting ongoing matches. Excitement to watch an interesting game live is the next-level experience. So, this chrome extension is a boon for the sports lover who never wants to miss any exciting match of their favorite game.

โ€Œโ€ŒThe algorithm of this extension is designed in such a way that it reflects the excitement level by giving them a tag of ok, good, hot, and epic. Here epic means, the match is very interesting and you must watch it. This extension doesn't support all the sports leagues but the most famous ones, like NBA, NHL, MLB, NFL, soccer, etc.

โ€Œโ€ŒThis extension has a feature to show the live score in the toolbar when the match is in progress. You only need to turn on this feature from the setting tab. In the setting, you can also select the league which you want to see on the home screen.

โ€Œโ€ŒIf you want to get a notification whenever any ongoing game is epic, hot, or good to watch, then you can simply turn on the notification individually for each one. The suggestions given by this extension are magnificent, thanks to its strong algorithm.

FUTBIN

Rating: 4/5

Best for: FIFA news

FUTBIN is not a new name for FIFA Lovers, it's a FUT-dedicated website. FUT is the name used for the FIFA Ultimate team, which is played by millions of people around the world. FUTBIN helps their users to keep them updated about the latest player price, top goal scorers, top assists, most profitable players, biggest loss on players, and much more.

โ€Œโ€ŒThe squad building feature and player statistics feature of FUTBIN is most appreciated by users. By using their chrome extension, users can easily import all its FIFA Ultimate Club data just by logging in to their account.

โ€Œโ€ŒThis extension helps you to analyze and easily navigate through your club with the conveyance of your homepage.

LiveScore.BZ

Rating: 5/5

Best for: Live Football Scores

โ€Œโ€ŒSometimes it is very frustrating to find all the football leagues related scores in one place. Here is the chrome extension which helps you in this endeavor. LiveScore.BZ is the football dedicated extension that is committed to providing you with all the football-related leagues on a single platform.

โ€Œโ€ŒJust by having a glance at a single page, you get an idea of which league is ongoing, which team is competing in, and what is its score. A simple and easy-to-understand interface is a big plus for this extension.

Basketball Box Scores

Rating: 5/5

Best for: NBA scores & Highlights

NBA (National Basketball Association) is a very popular sport in the United States in terms of the total number of searches over the internet. The basketball Box Scores extension is the one-stop solution for basketball enthusiasts to track scores without navigating different websites.

โ€Œโ€ŒThe home interface is loaded with the details of competing teams with their real-time scores. Just by clicking on it, box scores pop-ups with the details of players of both the teams and their earned points.

โ€Œโ€ŒThe playoff tab gives an insight into round 1, round 2, ECF, WCF, and finals. With this insight, you get a clear-cut idea of which team competed with which one and who won the match.

Streamio

Rating: 4.5/5

Best for: Video content

This chrome extension allows you to see a live contextual overlay stat of the game while watching it or while surfing other web pages. Streamio chrome extension has made this possible. If any sports event is live or about to start, you can see it by clicking on the Streamio icon.

โ€Œโ€ŒWhile watching an ongoing basketball match you can easily set up this overlay stat by clicking on the streamio icon and then on the match you are watching. This extension works perfectly fine with other streaming apps also.

โ€Œโ€ŒThere is no need to configure this stat overlay only while watching it live, but even if you are browsing something on the internet, and at the same time want to see the live scores. The advanced stat feature helps to gauge the impact of the team's performance when any substitution happens. It also provides details of the player that are currently present on the court.

Flickcall

Rating: 4.1/5

Best for: Sports video streaming

Watching our favorite sport with family and friends is enjoyable and gratifying. Sometimes it is not possible to watch it together physically but we can use this chrome extension to watch it together virtually. It supports almost all the major OTT platforms like Netflix, Hotstar, Amazon prime, Hulu, YouTube, HBO max, etc.

โ€Œโ€ŒFor our sports-loving audience, Disney+ Hotstar is the best among all these OTT platforms, which streams all the major sports games. To use this extension effectively we need to pin this on the toolbar. Now we are ready to use this extension by simply clicking on the icon and sharing the link with our friends while watching the match.

โ€Œโ€ŒFlickcall offers features like video chat, which enhance the users watching experience.

Open Tab, Map

Rating: 5/5

Best for: Exploring Maps of Sports Stadiums

Here is the most interactive and interesting chrome extension for sports lovers. This extension transforms your homepage background into the map of your favorite sports stadium.

โ€Œโ€ŒOnce you activate this extension, you can select your favorite sports team stadium from the dropdown. It will show you the stadium you've selected on the homepage. When you select 'randomly show a stadium' it will change the stadium map every time you refresh the page or open a new tab.

Sports Social Feed

Rating: No Ratings Yet

Best for: Discovering city wise sports news

Now we already know so many extensions for reading news and live scores, but what about sports-related social feeds? Here is the chrome extension which makes your browsing experience effortless and comfortable in terms of reading sports social feeds.

โ€Œโ€ŒThis extension provides a sports social feed right on your browser homepage. The sources from which it fetches its data are credible and trusted. It used to show social feeds from reputed sources like NBA, BBC Sports, and U Sports.

Conclusion

Chrome extension has the power to extend the functionality of the chrome browser and these tools have the power to empower you with sports knowledge.

FAQs

Are these extensions free to use?

Yes, the mentioned extensions are free to use.

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