Yahoo Fantasy Sports gains news stream on iPad and other enhancements

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Today, Yahoo pushed a new update to its Fantasy Sports app for iOS. Now bumped to version 5.10, Yahoo Fantasy Football, Baseball, Basketball, and Hockey (that’s the full app name) now serves an all-new news stream on the iPad, with shareable articles keeping you in the loop on the latest in the world of football, baseball, basketball and hockey.

The software allows you to manage your fantasy roster and make trades, draft your team, participate in mock drafts, get breaking player news based on your team with instant scoring updates, set your lineup with expert analysis from Rotoworld and Yahoo fantasy experts and more…

Here’s the full list of changes in this version.

Version 5.10 changelog:

  • Edit team name
  • View league settings
  • Improved player photos on profiles
  • Added iPad news stream with shareable articles
  • Player news added to live draft player profiles
  • Renew your league in two clicks from the sidebar
  • Benched players added to matchups
  • Bug fixes
  • Coming to terms with being snubbed by MLB Commissioner voting committee

The previous August 8 update added Fantasy Football to the experience, with an improved SMS league invite flow, the ability to create or renew leagues, invite friends via email, view commissioner settings and more.

Download the app free in the App Store.

The 41.2MB download works on any iPhone, iPod touch or iPad running iOS 6.0 or later.