How to Watch ESPN Deportes Live Without Cable

You can watch ESPN Deportes live without cable TV or satellite services on a Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV or Smart TV.

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You can watch ESPN Deportes live without cable on a Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV or Smart TV.

ESPN Deportes is available on DIRECTV STREAM, Hulu Live TV, Sling TV (Orange plan), Vidgo and YouTube TV. Here is everything you need to know.

How to Watch ESPN Deportes in the U.S.

ESPN Deportes used to be only available on cable TV and satellite services. So if you wanted to watch a Spanish-language telecast of MLB or Liga MX, then you had to pay the cable man. 

Those days are over. Now if you have an Internet connection, you can start streaming ESPN Deportes live and watch all your favorite teams. 

When you subscribe to a live TV streaming service like the ones listed above, you can also access ESPN Deportes through the ESPN app. 

ESPN Deportes is home to Spanish-language telecasts of MLB, NBA, MLS, Copa Del Rey, Liga MX and boxing. The network also has a number of popular shows including a Spanish-language “SportsCenter,” “Fútbol Picante”, “Ahora o Nunca”, and “A los Golpes.”

Cord cutting has given sports fans a lot more choices to watch live sports. So here are some live TV streaming services to consider instead of cable TV.

Is ESPN Deportes on fubo tv?

Fubo Latino has 47 channels including ESPN Deportes, beIN Sports, TUDN, local Univision stations for $33 per month. 

It’s the cheapest way to watch ESPN Deportes without cable. The Latino bundle has 47 live TV channels, and also gives you access to ESPN Deportes through the ESPN app. 

Subscribers get 250 hours of Cloud DVR, so you can record any soccer, MLB or sporting event if you can’t watch it live.

You can watch live TV on two screens at once. A subscription costs $33 per month. Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Smart TVs all have fuboTV apps so you can watch live sport on TV.

You can try fuboTV free for a week, or look over the channel lineup for your area.

Where is ESPN Deportes on Sling TV?

Sling TV carries ESPN Deportes under the “Best of Spanish TV” bundle.

A subscription is $50 per month. Sling Orange has ESPN, ESPN2 and access to ESPN3. 

The Sling Orange plan also has A&E, History and TNT for $40 per month. Sling Orange has about 31 channels total.40

The “Best of Spanish TV” add-on costs another $10 per month and adds 19 more channels. They include Azteca, beIN Sports, and Sony Cine. Subscribers get 50 hours of Cloud DVR. With Sling Orange, you can watch live TV on one screen at a time.

Sling TV has apps for Roku, Fire TV, Xbox One and AirTV Player. Use your membership to activate the ESPN app.

When you sign up for Sling TV, there are no contracts, or extra fees like cable TV. You can check the latest offer Sling TV is making to new and returning customers.

If you prepay for two months, you can get a free streaming device. There is no obligation to keep your subscription after that.

Does Hulu have ESPN Deportes?

Hulu Live TV includes ESPN Deportes in the Español add-on channel bundle. Subscribers get more than 80 live TV channels and unlimited Cloud DVR for recordings. 

The Español bundle adds seven channels, including:

  • CNN en Español
  • Discovery Channel en Español
  • Discovery Familia
  • ESPN Deportes
  • FOX Deportes
  • History Channel en Español
  • NBC Universo

The Live TV plan with Hulu has local ABC, CBS and NBC stations. Sports channels include ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, and NFL Network.

You can stream live TV on up to two screens at once. A subscription costs to Hulu Live TV is $76.99 per month, and now includes Disney+ and ESPN+. The Español bundle costs another $4.99 per month.

There is currently no free trial for Hulu Live TV.

You can look over the channel lineup to see what locals and regional sports networks are available for your area.

Can I get ESPN Deportes on Vidgo?

Vidgo supports watching ESPN Deportes on all three of its live TV plans. 

The cheapest plan is the Vidgo Mas package. The bundle has more than 45 live TV channels for $39.99 per month. The channel lineup includes FOX Deportes, Discovery Español, and TyC Sports.

Subscribers can stream on up to three screens at once. Vidgo has apps on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV and Android TV devices such as Google Chromecast.

You can look over the channel lineup and plans before deciding whether to sign up.

Does DIRECTV STREAM have ESPN Deportes?

DIRECTV STREAM (formerly AT&T TV) subscribers can get ESPN Deportes through either the Deportes or Español channel bundle.

But first you must pick a main channel bundle. The Entertainment bundle is the entry-level plan. It has over 75 live TV channels for $69.99 per month. 

The Entertainment plan has ESPN, ESPN2 and FS1. You get unlimited Cloud DVR for recording sports and TV shows. There are more than 40,000 on-demand movies and TV shows.

The Deportes add-on costs another $5 per month, and has TUDN, ESPN Deportes, Fox Deportes, TyC Sports and GolTV. 

Instead of the Deportes plan, you could get ESPN Deportes through the Español channel bundle, which costs $15 more per month. The Español channel bundle adds over 60 channels.

You can look over the different channel packages before deciding whether to sign up.

Subscribers can watch live TV on unlimited screens.

If you want to try out DIRECTV STREAM, you can sign up for a 5-day free trial. Just be sure to cancel online if you decide the service isn’t for you.

DIRECTV STREAM works on Roku, Android TV, Fire TV devices, Apple TV and smartphones and tablets. Subscriptions run month to month and so you can cancel whenever you want. 

Does YouTube TV have ESPN Deportes?

YouTube TV does have ESPN Deportes, and you can get it a couple of different ways. 

A YouTube TV Spanish plan costs $34.99 per month, and has more than 28 live TV channels. Antena 3, TyC Sports and Nat Geo Mundo are included in the channel lineup. 

YouTube TV also gives you the option to add a similar bundle called Spanish Plus to a base subscription. The Spanish Plus bundle costs $14.99 per month.

YouTube TV has more than 85 live TV channels in the base plan. You’ll get local NBC, FOX and ABC in many parts of the U.S. Sports channels include ESPN, ESPN2, MLB Network, FS1, TNT and TBS. So you will be covered for football, baseball and basketball season.

A subscription to the base plan is $64.99 per month. You can watch live TV on three screens at once. Subscribers get unlimited Cloud DVR. ACC Network, FS1, and ESPNews are all in the channel lineup. 

YouTube TV has apps for Smart TVs, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV and Google TV. New customers can sign up for a free trial.

ESPN Deportes without cable FAQs

Here are some frequently asked questions people have about watching ESPN Deportes without a cable TV provider.

Is ESPN Deportes part of an ESPN Plus subscription?

ESPN Plus does not include ESPN Deportes.

But ESPN+ MÁS is a section within ESPN Plus that features shows and live sports for Hispanic and Latinx fans. There are more than 1,300 live sporting events, 100 episodes of “30 for 30” and 1,000 hours of studio shows.

ESPN Plus has a variety of live sports in Spanish, including UFC Fight Night En Espanol. La Liga matches, including The Madrid Derby, are on ESPN Plus. Liga MX, MLB and the EFL Championship are all available live on ESPN Plus as well.

MLB “Game of the Day” on ESPN Plus is a national broadcast of a Major League Baseball game in English and in Spanish. You can also watch daily NHL games during the regular season.

An ESPN Plus subscription costs $9.99 per month. ESPN Plus streams live sports and on-demand shows through the ESPN app. Subscribers can watch ESPN Plus on three screens at once.

Subscriptions run month to month so you can easily cancel online whenever you like.

Will UFC be on ESPN Deportes?

Yes. ESPN Deportes regularly airs UFC fights, including UFC main events and UFC Fight Night. You can also watch UFC Fight Night in Spanish through ESPN Plus.

Is ESPN Deportes on Disney Plus?

Disney Plus does not include ESPN Deportes. But subscribers to the Disney Plus Bundle get ESPN Plus, which carries a number of live sporting events with a Spanish telecast, including UFC fights and MLB games. 

A Disney Plus bundle includes Disney Plus and Hulu for $14.99 per month.

How can I get ESPN Deportes and local channels?

DIRECTV STREAM, fuboTV, Hulu Live TV, Vidgo and YouTube TV all allow subscribers to pick a main channel package that has local channels and ESPN Deportes. That might cost you more than just subscribing to standalone Spanish-language bundle.

Why can’t I watch ESPN Deportes on the ESPN app?

The ESPN app (formerly WatchESPN) does let you watch ESPN Deportes, but you need a pay-TV subscription. 

DIRECTV STREAM, Hulu Live TV, Sling TV (Orange plan), Vidgo and YouTube TV all allow you to activate the ESPN app and watch ESPN Deportes.

Comcast, Spectrum and other cable TV subscribers have to do the same to watch ESPN Deportes through the ESPN app.

How to Watch ESPN Deportes on the ESPN app

Whether you are trying to watch ESPN Deportes on a Smart TV or a Roku, these steps for using your pay-TV credentials with the ESPN app are largely the same:

  1. Download the ESPN app to a Smart TV, Amazon Fire TV, Roku or Google Chromecast with Google TV.
  2. Select the settings wheel in the top right corner of the main menu.
  3. Select the Account Information tab.
  4. Click on ‘TV Provider’.
  5. Under the ‘TV provider’ tab, you can select a cable TV or live TV streaming service including DIRECTV STREAM, fuboTV, Hulu Live TV, Sling TV, Vidgo and YouTube TV.
  6. Follow the instructions onscreen and visit 
  7. You will use your username and password from your pay-TV service to activate the app.

ESPN Deportes Schedule

You can check the ESPN Deportes schedule to find out which games and matches are coming today and in the days ahead.

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