The Happyfiit Android SDK by Happyfiit is a library that allows for seamless integration between established mobile fitness applications and the Happyfiit Rewards Server running on the cloud. Happyfiit is a company that distributes rewards to fitness app users for their sports achievements. A sample android application that demonstrates the use of the SDK for managing user workouts and displaying rewards is available at following URL: https://github.com/happyfiit/sample-app
A national hackathon event series focused on the use of sports APIs aims to strengthen the nascent growth of sports applications and technologies. On the heels of the release of recent sports data APIs like NFLData, On Deck Cup offers developers a chance to play with a wide range of sports data APIs, not always available openly.
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.
Here is an interview with Scott Gimpel Founder and CEO of FantasyData.com. The site used to be known as NFLdata.com and provides NFL statistics. The site claims to have almost 25 million API calls /month during football season with over 300 developers working with it's API.