Fast Tips Friday: How to get sports information from Alexa

Post published 6/21/19 – Most Alexa device owners already know Alexa can answer some basic questions about sports, but her capabilities in that area have expanded considerably over the past year. Here are the types of queries you can use to get sports information from Alexa.

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Say the wake word followed by any of the types of questions below.

Give me my sports update.

What are the {league name} standings?

Who is {name of sports figure}?

Who is the {team position name} for the {name of sports team}?

What teams has {name of pro athlete} played for?

Who’s going to win the {name of sports final / playoff / championship event}?

How tall is {name of sports figure}?

What was the score of the {name of sports team} game?

Did the {name of sports team} win?

When do the {name of sports team} play next?

Who won the {name of sports final / playoff / championship event} in {year}?

How many Olympic gold medals does {country name} have?

Where is the next {name of sports team or league} game?

What {sports team or league name} games are on tonight?

What is your favorite {name of pro sport} team?

Who is your favorite {name of pro sport} player?