Launches New Smartphone Apps Covering UMass Football

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UMass Football News app

Not only can you find exclusive coverage of the Minutemen from; but you will be able to follow users and Minutemen writers via twitter feeds and interact with Minutemen fans that are at the game in real time. has launched new Android and iPhone smartphone apps covering UMass Minutemen Football News.

UMass Minutemen Football News Android apps and iPhone apps feature the latest news, stats, photos, and videos from Western Massachusetts’ leading news and information properties.

“We are excited to share a great app for our hometown team,” shared Paul Fritz, general manager, “Not only can you find exclusive coverage of the Minutemen from; but you will be able to follow users and Minutemen writers via twitter feeds and interact with Minutemen fans that are at the game in real time.”

The apps are free for consumers to download and use. They provide live stats for the Minutemen and other NCAA Football teams, live Twitter updates from experts and fans, and a tool for fans to submit photos showing their team spirit.

The apps are available for download at no charge from Google Play and the iTunes App Store. They were developed and launched with Advance Digital and Verve Wireless to provide a unique and engaging smartphone app experience for the thousands of Minutemen football fans who visit

PLEASE NOTE: These Apps are developed and published by Advance Digital Inc. and The Apps are not endorsed, licensed or sponsored by The University of Massachusetts or National Collegiate Athletic Association.

Download the UMass Minutemen football app from Google Play.

Download the UMass Minutemen football app from the App Store.

About, an affiliate of Advance Digital, Inc., is the leading local website for news and information throughout Western Massachusetts featuring the latest Western Massachusetts news, business, sports, travel, weather, traffic, shopping and entertainment information. In addition, has a comprehensive business listings directory, as well as local classified listings for jobs, homes, apartment rentals and autos. is powered by The Republican.

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Advance Digital Inc., based in Jersey City, N.J., is a leading creator of digital news and information products that deliver multi-platform solutions for consumers and advertisers in markets across the United States, in partnership with local media companies affiliated with Advance Publications Inc. Embracing new ideas and innovation, Advance Digital is committed to providing engaging digital solutions that inform, connect, empower the communities we serve.

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