The iSports Football Java Sample Code demonstrates how to set up a URL connection, parameters, and string to access the API with a Key. Developers can call the iSport API to obtain data in JSON formats.
The ProgrammableWeb directory is a great place to find APIs for creating Sports applications. The directory features hundreds of APIs for hundreds of sports ranging from Auto Racing to Zumba. In this article we highlight ten of our user's favorite APIs in the Sports category.
We had a look at the Ergast Developer API , which basically covers car racing for Formula 1 enthusiasts and an interesting mashup using the Shiny statistical platform for web applications. We also had a look at the ESPN API which covers the Formula 1 sport but also the NASCAR racing.