The biggest question we get from potential cord cutters — and even from those who have already cut the cord — is how to watch live sports without paying for cable. Well, this week we talk about all of the ways that sports fans can access live Major League Baseball, National Basketball Association and National Hockey League games online and even on Internet-connected TVs and other devices.
For many, live sports is one piece of programming that viewers are least likely to want to do without. Luckily for them, almost all the major sports leagues have been pretty aggressive in rolling out online access to their games. The MLB, NBA and NHL all have broadband services for viewing live and on-demand games, and all have moved to make those matches available across a wide range of connected devices.
Spring training games are right around the corner, and MLB is the poster child for making its games viewable online, with all matchups available on PCs, as well as Internet-connected TVs from Samsung and LG, Sony (s SNE) PlayStation 3 game consoles, Roku and Boxee Box set-top boxes, and the iPhone, iPad (s AAPL) and Android (s GOOG) mobile devices. Meanwhile, the NBA and NHL have initiated price cuts for their services now that they are halfway through their seasons.
Are you a big sports fan? If so, check out the video below, and let us know in the comments how you get your sports fix without cable.
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