All posts by Helen Back

I have a passion for simplifying complex problems. Today I am working on helping people rid themselves of the high costs of cable and satellite TV, through writing about simple cost effective alternatives to cable TV.

5 Ways to Watch NFL Football without Cable TV

How to Watch Football Without Cable

NFL Online, OTA, & on Your Mobile Device

Did I say 5 Ways to Watch? Ohh sorry, I meant 13 Ways to Watch Football Without Cable. Sorry if you were expecting the bare minimum.

In an effort to capture the interest of Cord Cutters and Cord Nevers, the NFL has made watching football without a cable TV subscription easier than ever. With new ways to stream local and primetime games online and on your mobile device, 2018 is shaping up to be the best year ever to watch NFL without a cable subscription.

With a multitude of solutions including OTA Antennas, Amazon Prime, Yahoo Sports Mobile App, Twitch, NFL Mobile App, Fubo TV, Sling TV and several more; there is no longer a reason to pay the high price of cable TV. 


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It’s the most wonderful time of the year; the summer heat is slowly gaining, and NFL football has finally returned. For the cord cutting sports fan, it has never been easier to watch your favorite team without having to buy some expensive package from the cable companies.

To make sure you don’t miss a game this season, here’s how you can watch the NFL without cable.

But before we get into all the different ways to watch, I will briefly go over TV channel lineups, our NFL Streaming Matrix, weekly key match-ups,  and the Thursday Night Football schedule.

The Channels You Need to Watch NFL Games Without Cable

When building out your cord-cutting arsenal, the first thing you need to know is what channels NFL games air on in 2018. Once you know what channels you need access too, you can build out a package that plugs all the holes, providing you a complete solution.

Thursday Night Football

TNF airs on a few different channels, depending on the week (NFL Network, FOX, & Amazon Prime (press release). Check out a complete Thursday Night Football TV schedule below. >> 2018 TNF Schedule

In 2017 Amazon Prime streamed 11 TNF games, and in 2016 Twitter streamed 10 games. Neither the NFL or Amazon has announced the streaming rights for the 2018 Thursday Night Football, but some have reported that the first game will Week 4, Sept. 27: Vikings at Rams.

Sunday Football

Sunday Football airs on NBC, CBS, and FOX. Plus you have the NFL RedZone Channel, which offers nonstop coverage of every red zone drive in real time. >> 2018 NFL Schedule

Monday Night Football

MNF airs exclusively on ESPN >> 2018 MNF Schedule

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Cut the Cord but Keep your Fantasy Football Team

How to win your Fantasy Football League Without an Expensive Cable TV Bill

When it comes to the world of football, there are football fans and then there are fantasy football fans. For those of you unfamiliar, fantasy football is essentially a game within a game where fans make virtual rosters of real NFL players and pit them off against other teams using stats from each week of NFL play.

It’s an incredibly addictive way to watch sports; and when you’re in a league of your own, missing a week is simply not an option. If you love fantasy football, but you need a way to cut costs, keep reading because you have come to the right place. 

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How to Watch Baseball Online

No Need for Cable, You Can Watch MLB Games Online & Over-the-Air

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Cut the Cord but Keep Your Baseball

It’s almost summertime: a time for people to have cookouts, go to the beach and enjoy the warm summer sun. For many, however, summer means something completely different.

Summer means that the Major League Baseball season is just warming up.

Watch Baseball Online

Despite the plethora of outdoor activities that people can participate in, the allure of sitting in a well air-conditioned house while cheering on your favorite baseball team on television is all one needs to have a great summer. And now, for baseball fans, there are more ways than ever to watch  MLB without the need for cable.

Today we will be taking a look at the channels that will be bringing you MLB action all summer long as well as the various ways that you can watch baseball both at home or on the go, so you will never miss a game even if you are forced to go to your yearly family reunion.

Channels and Upcoming Games

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How to watch World of X Games 2018 without Cable

Where Cord-cutting Adrenalin Junkies get their X Games Fix

Quick History of the Event

Over two decades since the inaugural games were held in New Port, Rhode Island, the X Games has continued to thrill sports lovers, garnering thousands of spectators yearly. The event is hosted, produced, and broadcast by ESPN, with coverage shown on ABC, its sister network. The passing years have seen new events added to the extreme sports lineup, and every year, participants contend to win gold, silver, and bronze medals, and of course, the prize money. Continue reading How to watch World of X Games 2018 without Cable

How to Watch 2018 NASCAR Without Cable

Love NASCAR but Hate Your Cable Bill?

Speed, action, drama, triumph, and heartbreak. No, we are not talking about the latest Hollywood suspense film. We are talking about one of America’s all-time favorite sports: NASCAR.

As much of the world may already know, NASCAR is a series of competitive races that take place between many individuals driving in stock cars at insane and dangerous speeds. The thrill of seeing fast cars and the inevitable dangers that come with this intense sport is what has kept generations of viewers glued to their televisions every year.

In the coming weeks, some of the biggest races in NASCAR are hitting the airwaves. In this article, we will be looking into some of the events as well as how to watch them on over-the-air antennas for free as well as some other interesting viewing options.

NASCAR TV Schedule

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Can I Watch March Madness Online?

Watch March Madness Without Cable

How to Watch March Madness Without Cable – 2018

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.

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. Continue reading Can I Watch March Madness Online?

Complete Guide to Watching the Olympics Without Cable

How to Watch Live and On-demand Coverage of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games

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The Winter Olympics are a wonderful time where countries from around the world come together to celebrate global friendship and cooperation through sportsmanship and athletics. What’s less than wonderful, however, is the fact that if you want complete Olympic coverage, you have to go through a cable provider to get it… that is, until now.

Watching the Winter Olympics is surprisingly easy and much more simple than you think. Today we’re going to take a look at the Winter Olympics and show you how you can watch it without cable. Let’s dive in! Continue reading Complete Guide to Watching the Olympics Without Cable

What is Stadium? (Previously 120 Sports)

Stadium is a Digital Broadcast Network Dedicated to Sports Commentary and News

“Stadium is a multi-platform sports network that brings together exclusive live games, extensive highlights and daily studio programming. Welcome to the Game.”

StadiumWhen it comes to sports news and highlights, the vast majority of sports fans turn to ESPN for their information, but that’s slowly changing. In the quest for a better cable TV alternative, cord cutters have searched for or created their own apps and services that provide the sports news that you desire.

One such app that’s trying to disrupt that paradigm is Stadium, a digital broadcast network dedicated to sports commentary and news; which officially launched on June 25, 2014. Backed by an amalgam of different companies (Time Inc, Sports Illustrated, MLBAM, the NHL, the PGA TOUR, Campus Insiders and Silver Chalice), Stadium has various deals with the different professional sports leagues; which allows it to have access to the highly copyrighted footage that comes from all of America’s favorite games.

What’s on Stadium

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