Realtime NHL and NBA Updates Added to Google Search
Google has recently announced the addition of Realtime NHL and NBA Updates Added to Google Search and Google Play Newsstand. These new features will help people stay up to date with their favorite teams during the NBA and the NHL playoffs.
In Google Search, users will now find new Knowledge Panels with direct information like like highlights, photos or GIFs from the NBA, MLB and NHL teams. In Google Play Newsstand, users will also see top headlines, scores, analysis and videos.
The new feature was originally developed and themed “Posts on Google” for the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign, allowing candidates to post updates directly to Google Search results pages. In March of 2017 however, Google announced that it would allow organizations like museums, sports teams, sports leagues and movie studios, for example, to also make use of the feature.
These features are rolling out globally to all English speaking countries mostly, however, the team information will appear for those in the U.S. and Canada.