How to Watch Bally Sports Kansas City Without Cable

Bally Sports Kansas City is a regional sports network available on three live TV streaming services. You can watch Bally Sports Kansas City without cable on DIRECTV STREAM, fuboTV and Bally Sports+.

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Bally Sports Kansas City is a regional sports network available on three live TV streaming services.  

You can watch Bally Sports Kansas City without cable  on:  

Bally Sports Kansas City (formerly FOX Sports Kansas City) carries regular season games of the Kansas City Royals, and produces the pre-game and post-game show Royals Live.

The channel also televises select sporting events from Bally Sports Midwest, including the NHL’s St. Louis Blues, basketball and baseball. Minnesota Timberwolves games that are regularly features on Bally Sports North are available throughout Kansas.

During college football season, you can also watch Kansas Jayhawks and Kansas State Wildcats games. 

Bally Sports Kansas City is only available throughout Kansas, the Kansas City metro area, Iowa, western and central Missouri and eastern Nebraska.

A subscription to any of the streaming services listed below run month to month, and have no long term commitments. 

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How to Watch Bally Sports Kansas City

Sports fans and cord-cutters rely on live TV streaming services to watch in-market MLB, NBA and NHL games.

There are more options to stream local NBA and MLB teams in 2023 than a few years ago. DIRECTV STREAM is no longer the only live TV option for streaming in-market Major League Baseball as in years past.

Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Apple TV and Chromecast with Google TV and many Smart TVs support streaming live TV. Tablets and smartphones running on iOS and Android can stream live TV as well.   

A couple of these services carry popular cable sports networks such as ESPN, ESPN2, NBA TV, and Big Ten Network. 

Bally Sports+, DIRECTV STREAM, and fuboTV are the three options in 2023 for streaming games in your home market.


DIRECTV STREAM (formerly AT&T TV) has ESPNTNTTBS and local channels such as NBC.

The Choice package has more than 105 channels for $99.99 per month. You get unlimited Cloud DVR for recording TV shows and sporting events.

You don’t need a cable or satellite receiver box. And there are no added fees for the regional sports channels. 

DIRECTV STREAM’s Choice bundle has one key advantage over paying for a cable TV bundle. You can subscribe month to month and cancel whenever you want. It has harder-to-find regional sports channels such as MSG NetworkNESN and ROOT Sports Northwest.

You can sign up for a free 5-day trial of DIRECTV STREAM without any obligations.

Subscribers can get three months of HBO Max, Cinemax, Showtime and EPIX for free before the regular rate kicks in. The Choice bundle has a wide variety of sports channels including SEC Network, and MLB Network.

All of your local ABCCBSFOXTelemundo and Univision channels are included. And you get top cable TV channels such as HGTV and History.

DIRECTV STREAM works on Roku, Google Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV devices, Apple TV and Samsung Smart TVs. You can watch live TV on iOS devices, including iPhones and iPads.

You can watch live TV on up to 20 screens at once.

You can look over the different channel lineups before making any decisions. You can also get a DIRECTV STREAM device for streaming live TV.


fuboTV has more than 152 channels in its Pro plan, including Bally Sports Kansas City.  

The Pro plan has a large roster of regional networks and national sports channels for basketball and baseball fans. Bally Sports, AT&T SportsNet and NESN are available to in-market subscribers. 

Subscribers get CBS Sports NetworkESPNUFS1NBA TVNFL NetworkACC NetworkMarquee Sports Network (national feed), and Big Ten Network as well. 

A subscription costs $74.99 per month. You can watch TV or on-demand content on 10 screens at once. fuboTV 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. 

You should look over the channel lineup for your area before signing up.

fuboTV has entertainment channels, including Discovery, FX, Paramount Network, USA Network and Hallmark Channel. Subscribers get 1,000 hours of Cloud DVR for recordings, so you can watch replays of games whenever you like. 

Elite and Premier subscribers can watch some games on FS1 and FOX in upscaled 4K. 

There’s a huge on-demand library of movies and TV shows for when you don’t need live TV. fubo also offers a sports add-on bundle that has NHL Network.

fuboTV works on Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Apple TV (tvOS) and Android TV. Samsung Smart TVs, Vizio SmartCast TVs, Hisense, and TVs running Google TV or Android TV are supported. Gamers can watch fubo on Xbox game consoles. 

You can get a 7-day free trial. There are no contracts or obligations. 

Bally Sports+

Bally Sports+ is a new streaming service that offers some key regional sports networks for NBA, MLB and NHL teams.

MLB fans will find some, but not all of their local teams on the service. The service has live games and on-demand programming. 

According to, the service has rights to stream games from the Detroit Tigers, Kansas City Royals, Miami Marlins, Milwaukee Brewers and Tampa Bay Rays. The service had a soft launch in 2022, and continues to work on adding more sports rights to its service. 

You can check to see if your favorite team has been added by entering your zip code.   

Bally Sports+ costs $19.99 per month, or $189.99 per year following a 7-day free trial

If you have satellite or cable TV service, you can still use your account credentials to activate the Bally Sports app. 

How to Watch Bally Sports Kansas City Without Cable FAQs

These are questions that sports fans ask when searching for ways to stream Bally Sports Kansas City without a pay TV provider. 

How can I watch Bally Sports Kansas City without cable?

You can sign up for a live TV streaming service to stream Bally Sports Kansas City without a cable or satellite provider. DIRECTV STREAM and fuboTV carry Bally Sports Kansas City to in-market customers. Bally Sports+, a standalone streaming service, is carrying some, but not all MLB games this season. 

Can I watch Kansas City Royals games on the Bally Sports app?

You can watch Kansas City Royals games and programming highlights on the Bally Sports app by signing up for Bally Sports+. Sports fans can likewise activate the Bally Sports app using a TV provider credentials. You can use a DIRECTV STREAM subscription, or a local cable provider such as Xfinity or Spectrum.

Does YouTube TV have Bally Sports Kansas City?

YouTube TV currently does not have Bally Sports Kansas City. But it does carry live MLB games and other live sports on networks such as FS1, ESPN and FOX.

The streaming service currently does not have a long-term agreement with Sinclair Broadcast Group since the company took ownership of 21 regional Fox Sports networks in 2019. Sinclair renamed FOX Sports networks to Bally Sports shortly after the purchase.

Does Hulu have Bally Sports Kansas City?

Hulu Live TV used to carry FOX Sports South when the network was under different ownership. Hulu currently does not have any of the 19 Bally Sports channels. 

Hulu Live TV has more than 75 live TV channels with coverage of MLB, NHL and NBA. You will find sports coverage through the ESPN networks and local broadcast channels. 

Does Sling TV have Bally Sports Kansas City?

Sling TV has no regional sports networks. You can find national sports networks such as ESPN that carry MLB, NHL, NBA and college football games. 

Does Bally Sports Kansas City have an app?

There is a Bally Sports app that supports most major streaming devices. DIRECTV STREAM and cable TV subscribers can watch highlights and live game coverage from Bally Sports Kansas City.

If you are not a pay TV subscriber, you can still watch some free game highlights. The Bally Sports app is available on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Android TV devices, Google Chromecast. On the web, you can sign in and stream at

Is Bally Sports Kansas City free?

Bally Sports Kansas City is not free to watch. However, DIRECTV STREAM has a free 5-day trial of the Choice plan, which carries Bally Sports Kansas City. fuboTV has a free 7-day trial for new subscribers as well. 

If you cancel before the free trial ends, then you won’t be billed for service.

How can I watch Bally Sports Kansas City?

At $19.99 per month. Bally Sports+ is the cheapest option for the Kansas City Royals this season. You can try out the service with a free 7-day trial

fuboTV has Bally Sports Kansas City, and comprehensive coverage of MLB, NBA and NFL games. The Pro plan has 152 channels, including national sports networks, local channels and regional sports networks. The Pro plan costs $74.99 per month. The regional sports fee is $10.99 or $13.99 per month, depending on whether you get one or two RSNs. 

You can look over fubo’s channel lineups, or get a free 7-day trial

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Note: This article was published on March 24, 2022, and has been updated to reflect new streaming options and prices.

Jim Kimble is a seasoned industry expert with over two decades of journalism experience. He has been at the forefront of the cord-cutting movement since 2016, testing and writing about TV-related products and services. He founded The Cord Cutting Report in 2016, and serves as the editor.

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