Spring is in the air and college basketball is everywhere. Yes, that’s right, March Madness is finally here! Over the next two weeks, millions of Americans will watch dozens of teams square off in one of the greatest sporting events of our time. However, if you’ve decided to kill the cable bill and cut the cord, you might be feeling a little left out of all the hype.
In these modern times money often means more than love of the game, so naturally cable companies and sports organizations often like to black out big events to anyone that doesn’t have cable; and March Madness is no different.
The vast majority of March Madness will air on cable television; but luckily for us, and unfortunately for Big Cable, you don’t have to miss out on all the action. While cable executives may try to keep you from streaming every game in one convenient location, there are still plenty of ways to watch March Madness without cable and today I’ll tell you how.
Hot Off The Press – You Don’t Need Cable to Watch Your Nightly News
For a lot of would-be cord cutters out there, the biggest reason they’ve yet to kill the cable bill is that they dont want to lose access to their nightly news. This is especially true right now as we are now knee deep in the 2016 Presidential cycle. Presidential elections are like crack for political junkies; and despite the steep price of cable, it’s a price that many see worth paying.
But what if I told you there was a better way to get your news without capitulating to the deep pocketed big-wigs at the cable company? Well guess what? There is and today I’ll show you.
College Sports Live offers over 15,000 Live Events from 75 Schools
One of the reasons why I love college sports is the amount of passion that goes into the game. The athletes on the field are not playing for money or promotions; they’re playing for pride, their school, and themselves. It’s always that much more exciting when you watch the end of close game, because you know how much went into both performances.
If you’re like me and you love college sports, then you might want to check out College Sports Live.
No longer do you need a Cable Subscription to stream Showtime’s Premium Content
Last year the tech world was rocked when HBO announced that it would launch a streaming service that would be accessible without a cable TV subscription. Launched just in time for the newest season of Game of Thrones, HBO Now has been well received by cord cutters and general streaming enthusiasts alike. Continue reading Showtime Streaming Now Available for Cord Cutters→
Cord Cutting Guide to Watching the 2016 NFL Season
At long last football season is finally here. For the next few months; every Sunday, Monday, and Thursday will be its own special holiday filled with tackles, touchdowns, and glorious 1080p HD entertainment. If this is your first football season without cable or you’re thinking about cutting the cord, you’re probably wondering what you’ll have to give up for your cable TV alternative; and in this instance, the answer is nothing.
Here are the 5 ways you can watch NFL Football without cable:
A Cordcutting Guide to Watching Tennis without a Cable Subscription
It’s hard being a cord cutting sports fan, especially when the sport you love isn’t a billion dollar juggernaut like the NFL or Major League Baseball. For tennis fans, that pill has been especially hard to swallow. Gone are the days when tennis tourneys were routinely broadcasted over-the-air. Instead, most tennis fans have been forced into lengthy contracts with cable companies in order to watch most major tennis events; but it doesn’t have to be that way.
Things are rapidly changing in the sports and entertainment world as online streaming continues to change the way we consume media. ESPN and its affiliate networks are finally available to the cord cutting community, CBS is working on bringing live streaming of its NFL broadcasts, and it has never been easier to watch tennis without a cable subscription than it is today.
Is CBS All Access right for you? Maybe. Is it another step in the right direction? YES!
The last six months have been a roller-coaster ride for the cord cutting community. HBO announced it would unbundle from cable, so did Showtime, and everyone was rocked at the announcement of Sling TV at Consumer Electronics Show this year. With all the fuss that’s been made, it has been really easy to not notice that CBS also announced its very own streaming service; and unlike HBO, it’s already on the market.