SportsNet New York (SNY) is a regional sports channel that is available on four live TV streaming services.
You can watch SportsNet New York (SNY) without cable on:
SNY airs local, in-market games for the New York Mets, and the New York Jets. Major League baseball fans will also need FOX, TBS and ESPN for out-of-market games played during the regular season.
NFL fans likewise want ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX along with ESPN for comprehensive game coverage.
How to Watch SportsNet New York
Sports fans have turned to cord cutting and live TV streaming services to watch in-market and out-of-market games.
These live TV services essentially stream cable and local channels online, and let you control how long you can subscribe.
Much like with cable TV, you can only watch New York-based sports teams within the home broadcast area. SNY is available in New York, parts of Connecticut, north and Central New Jersey, and Northern Pennsylvania.
You probably already have everything you need to start live streaming SNY without a cable subscription.
You need an internet connection. Streaming devices such as Roku, Apple TV, or Amazon Fire TV Stick support most major streaming services. Smart TVs by Samsung, LG, Sony, TCL, and other major brands support streaming apps for these live tv streaming services.
Gamers can use an Xbox, Nintendo Switch or PlayStation game console to watch live TV. You can watch live TV on an iPhone or iPad (with current iOS software), or computer.
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DIRECTV STREAM (formerly AT&T TV) has SportsNet NY in the Choice plan.
A subscription costs $99.99 per month for 105 live TV channels. You get unlimited Cloud DVR.
The Choice bundle carries all three NY regional sports channels, including MSG and Yes Network for New York Yankees games.
ESPN, TNT, MLB Network, NBA TV and local channels are included in the Choice lineup.
You get unlimited hours of Cloud DVR and a robust library of on-demand movies and shows.
Subscribers can get three months of HBO Max, Showtime, Cinemax and MGM+ for free before the monthly rates kick in. You can watch live TV on unlimited screens within your home.
You can sign up for a free 5-day trial without any obligations.
There are no contracts. You can subscribe month to month and cancel whenever you want.
DIRECTV STREAM works on Roku, Android TV, Fire TV devices, Apple TV and smartphones and tablets. You can look over the different channel lineups before deciding whether to sign up.
fubo (formerly fuboTV) has 152 channels with a channel lineup that is similar to a cable TV package.
ESPN, Big Ten Network, HGTV, MSNBC, Golf Channel, NFL Network and Hallmark channels are part of the standard lineup. You will have local ABC, CBS, NBC, and FOX stations.
fuboTV is the only live TV service that offers select sporting events and entertainment in 4K resolution.
There’s an on-demand library of movies and TV shows. fuboTV includes 1000 hours of Cloud DVR. You can catch up on sporting events that aired in the last 72 hours by using fubo’s “look back” feature.
A subscription costs $74.99 per month. fubo adds a regional sports fee. It costs $10.99 per month for one regional network. It’s $13.99 per month if you have two RSNs in your area.
fubo works on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Fire Stick, Chromecast, Apple TV and Android TV devices. You can also watch live TV on a PC or use a mobile app on iPhone and Android smartphones.
Fubo also has a the Sports Plus add-on bundle with 30 channels, including NFL RedZone, MLB Network, and NBA TV. The Sports Plus add-on costs $10.99 per month.
Look over the fuboTV channel lineup, or get a free trial for 7 days.
Hulu Live TV
Hulu Live TV streams SNY and about 75 other live TV channels.
Local FOX, TBS and ESPN are included in the channel lineup. A&E, Discovery Channel and HGTV are among the entertainment channels.
Subscribers get unlimited Cloud DVR to record games, and unlimited access to Disney+, ESPN+ and Hulu’s on-demand library.
Hulu works on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Google Chromecast, Apple TV and Android TV devices. There are mobile apps for iPhones and Android smartphones. And you can live stream all your channels on a PC or Mac, too.
Hulu + Live TV is the most economical choice if you already subscribe to Hulu’s on-demand service.
A Hulu + Live TV subscription costs $69.99, and now includes Disney+ and ESPN+. Check out what local and regional sports channels are available in your area.
YouTube TV has 128 channels and carries SNY in the New York Mets market.
The service carries local FOX, ABC, NBC and CBS stations. A subscription costs $72.99 per month.
The YouTube TV base plan carries other key sports channels such as TNT, TBS, ESPNU, FS1, and FS2. Unlimited Cloud DVR is included with a subscription. And you can create up to 6 profiles for a household per account.
The service works with Chromecast, Roku, Fire TV, NVIDIA Shield TV, Apple TV and Chromecast. You can get a free 7-day trial. Roku, Apple TV, Fire TV Stick, Google Chromecast and Xbox One are among the supported devices.
How to watch SNY without cable FAQs
These are questions sports fans ask when researching ways to watch SNY without a TV provider.
Can I get SNY on Sling TV?
No. Sling TV does not carry SNY in any of its channel packages. If you want a reliable way to live stream SNY without a cable subscription, you are better off subscribing to DIRECTV STREAM, Hulu with Live TV, fuboTV or YouTube TV.
How can I stream SNY for free?
Mets fans don’t have a long term legal way to stream SNY. But you can take advantage of a 7-day free trial from fubo, a 5-day free trial from DIRECTV STREAM or 7-day trial from YouTube TV. If you keep a subscription beyond the trial date, prices and plans vary.
How to watch SNY on Roku
Subscribers to DIRECTV STREAM, fubo, Hulu Live TV and fuboTV can all live stream SNY within their channel lineups. Just pick a subscription and download the streaming service’s app from the Roku Channel Store.
How to watch SNY on Fire Stick
Fire TV owners can subscribe to DIRECTV STREAM, fubo, Hulu Live TV and fuboTV get SNY without a cable subscription. Amazon has apps for all of these streaming services in the Fire TV’s app store.
Can I watch SNY on my computer?
Yes. You can watch live TV channels, including SNY, with a subscription to DIRECTV STREAM, fubo, Hulu Live TV and fuboTV. You must live within the home broadcast market of SNY to get it included in your channel lineup.
Will SNY have all New York Mets games?
SNY will carry the majority of New York Mets games for the 2023 season. Games will also air on FOX, ESPN and TBS.
What’s the best way to get SNY without cable?
DIRECTV STREAM has a 5-day free trial and a special discount for new subscribers. The Choice plan costs $99.99 per month. Choice subscribers get 105 live TV channels covering sports, local channels, entertainment and news networks. You can watch live TV on unlimited screens.
fuboTV has 152 channels, including ESPN, SNY and MSG. Subscribers get 1,000 hours of Cloud DVR. You can sign up for a free 7-day trial without any contracts or obligations. fuboTV also lets you look at the channel lineup in your area before signing up.
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Note: This article was published on July 27, 2020, and has been updated.
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Peg Taylor says
I’m new to streaming, but is there any way to get UConn women’s basketball games sent up to Maine? There are plenty of UConn fans here and we’re dying to have a tv option to supplement Bob Joyce’s radio play by play. Every link I click says “in market only” What am I missing?