How to Watch ESPN Without Paying for Cable TV




If you are a fan of sports ESPN is likely one of the channels you want access to. Rather you are a college football fan or want to watch some of the best games form a long list of posts ESPN is a must have.

Up until a few years ago without a 2-year contract that included hidden fees and regular price hikes watching ESPN not available.  Now thankfully you no longer need a high cable TV bill and long-term contract to watch ESPN.

Here is how you can watch ESPN without a cable TV contract.

ESPN is on almost every live TV streaming service. Sling TV, PlayStation Vue, Hulu, YouTube TVDIRECTV NOW and more all offer it. Yet let’s take a look at some of the cheapest options.

Sling TV:

If you want cheap Sling TV has you covered you can get ESPN and ESPN2 for just $20 a month. Want ESPNNEWS, ESPNU, and SEC Network? Well for extra $5 you can get their posts package to get access to every ESPN Network.

Sling TV offers a 7-day trial allowing you to test it out before you pay for it.


If you already pay for Hulu make sure to check out their new Hulu Live TV beta. They include ESPN and many other popular sports channels. If you already pay for Hulu the live TV option is a great one you should check out.

Other options:

Make sure to check out PlayStation Vue and YouTube TV. Both are great options for ESPN just be aware that YouTube TV is not available in all areas yet.


If you have AT&T unlimited wireless you should check out DIRECTV NOW. For their Unlimited customers, you can get DIRECTV NOW for just $10 a month making this a very cheap way to get ESPN. Not matter what package you want AT&T Unlimited customers can get $25 off to help make it an even better deal.

DIRECTV NOW also offers a free 7-day trial.

Want a full break down of how to watch a long list of channels? Check out our channel guide HERE.

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