By Jim Kimble Editor, Cordcuttingreport.com November 8, 2022
I have subscribed to just about all of them on and off over the years...
Instead, they are judged by:
Channel lineups or live sports
compared to cable TV or satellite TV.
Starts at $40 per month. Sports fans get ESPN, ESPN2 and TNT with the Sling Orange plan.
Cheapest for ESPN, NFL RedZone & PAC-12
Flexible channel bundles
Cloud DVR included
No regional Sports Networks
NFL RedZone costs extra
Local channels are scarce
adds ACC Network, ACCNX, SEC Network, SEC Network+, ESPNU, PAC 12 Network Longhorn Network, beIN Sports, NBA TV, MLB Network, ESPNews, Tennis Channel, NHL Network and MLB Strike Zone'
Starts at $4.99 per month. Subscribers can watch NFL games that air every Sunday on CBS.
NFL budget option
UEFA Champions League games
Bundle with SHOWTIME for a discount
Decent movie library
Sports coverage limited to CBS
SEC football & basketball cost more
Local CBS station under Premium plan
NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship, the PGA TOUR, The PGA Championship, The Masters and Combate Global MMA are on the Premium plan.
For $9.99 per month, ESPN+ carries daily NHL and MLB games and select NBA & NFL games.
Live & on-demand games
Can get a discount with Disney Bundle
"30 for 30" library & ESPN Originals
UFC pay-per-view is pricey
No in-market game coverage
La Liga, MLS, Bundesliga, Dutch Eredivisie, Liga MX and EFL Championship are on ESPN+.
For $4.99 per month, you get Sunday Night Football, Notre Dame football, golf, NASCAR, INDYCAR, and Premier League soccer .
Cheap access to sports on NBC
Sunday Night Football
Interface could be better
Too many commercials
Average movies & TV shows
All subscribers can watch Peacock on three screens at once. Exclusive Sunday morning MLB games debuted in 2022.
ACC Network, Big Ten Network, SEC Network, ESPN, ESPN2, Golf Channel, MLB Network, NBA TV, NFL Network, TBS and TNT are included in the base channel plan.
Best Menu & Interface
Includes local channels
Unlimited Cloud DVR storage
4K Plus Add-on is pricey
Weak Sports Add-on
No NHL Network
YouTube TV has across-the-board coverage for NFL, college basketball in just about every corner of the U.S.
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