CBS Sports gets a March Madness iPhone app

A new app from CBS Sports will stream the college basketball March Madness showdown to the iPhone or iPod Touch.

CBS Sports March Madness On Demand
CBS Sports\' March Madness app costs $4.99 in the iTunes store. (Credit: CBS Sports)

On Thursday, CBS Sports Mobile released a March Madness On Demand application for the iPhone and iPod Touch. Tracking the NCAA's college basketball tournament, March Madness, CBS Sports' iPhone app will stream videos of the games live over Wi-Fi, and will stream audio commentary if you've got a 3G or EDGE connection.

In addition to video or audio streaming, the March Madness On Demand app will show updated scores of ongoing games, news stories, bracket information, team stats, preview segments, and video recaps of past games in a screen dedicated to highlights.

The app's video and audio streams will cover every game aired live between March 19 and April 6--including the NCAA Sweet 16, Elite 8, Final Four, and National Championship games. CBS Sports NCAA March Madness On Demand is available for $4.99 through the iTunes App Store.

Editors' note: CBS Sports is owned by CNET's parent company, CBS.

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