March Madness In Your Mobile Browser – NCAA Tournament Webapps

The 2013 NCAA College Basketball Championships, better known as March Madness or the Big Dance, is about to begin. Easily the most popular college sports event in the US, March Madness is a pair of three week long long single elimination tournaments that pack 130 games into three weeks on non-stop action. This year’s madness starts March 19th for the men’s teams and March 23rd for the women. Many of the games happen during working hours posing a problem for fans whose employers block sports sites at … Continue reading

Follow the London Olympics With Any Mobile Browser

The 2012 London Olympics start tomorrow July, 27th and run through August 12th.  I expect the Games will dominate online news for the next two and a half weeks. There will be no shortage of ways to follow the Olympics on your mobile phone.  But finding the best Olympics coverage or the results of your favorite obscure sport won’t be so easy. From the Wap Review Mobile Directory’s Sports/Summer Olympics page, here are my top picks for in depth coverage of the 2012 … Continue reading

The Best Sites to Follow the US Open Golf Championships On Your Phone

The big United States Open Golf Championships starts tomorrow at San Francisco’s Olympic Country Club, which is practically in my backyard. The tournament, which features 156 of the top professional and amateur golfers in the world, runs through Sunday, unless regular play ends in a tie which would trigger a fifth round on Monday. This years favorites include Tiger Woods, Lee Westwood, Luke Donald, Rory Macllroy and Phil Mickelson. US Open spectator tickets are sold out but are still available from secondary sources like StubHub starting … Continue reading

March Madness 2012 on the Mobile Web

March Madness has begun. In the US that means the three week long  NCAA College Basketball Championships, an elimination tournament to determine the top US men’s and women’s college basketball teams. It’s an exciting series leading up to the final “Sweet 16”, “Elite 8”,  “Final 4” rounds and the nation championship game. This year the men’s tournament began March 13th  and ends with the national championship on April 2nd. The women’s tourney runs from March 17th to April 1st. March Madness … Continue reading

The Six Best Mobile March Madness Sites

March Madness, the NCAA College Basketball Championships has begun. The men’s tournament started yesterday Mar. 16th and the women’s series begins on Saturday.  Both feature the top 65 US college teams in a 3 week long single elimination tournament. March Madness is easily the most popular college sports event in the country. I think its appeal is due to the large number of teams, which increases the chances of your alma mater participating, and for gamblers, the lure of so … Continue reading

SPEEDtv’s Mobile Site Is a Pleasant Surprise

Speed is a North American cable and satellite TV channel focused on motor racing, especially NASCAR and Forumula 1.  There is also coverage of Moto-GP, WRC, the American Le Mans series and auto and motorcycle racing in general along with features showcasing high performance cars and bikes, both current and vintage. The channel’s web and mobile sites are a nice surprise. A lot of cable channels run their Web sites primarily as a promotional tool for their TV presence with … Continue reading

Fans Get Daily Updates From the New England Patriot’s Mobile Site

The New England Patriots are historically one of the winningest teams in the NFL and their mobile site is pretty good too, at least if you have a fairly capable handset. The attractive and easy to navigate design is by Quattro Wireless. Browser detection is used to optimize image and page sizes to work well with a wide range of phones. The minimum page weight of 32 KB is too large for some low-end feature phones, however. The site features … Continue reading

How To Get The Official Wimbledon Site on Any Mobile

The Championships at Wimbledon, the world’s premiere tennis event started yesterday and will continue through the next two weeks.  This year, the Wimbledon organizers, the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, have commissioned IBM to create a mobile web site and iPhone and Android apps for the event. Sadly there’s a bit of fail with both the mobile site and the Android app. claims that you can point your mobile browser at for the mobile site. And … Continue reading