Best Packages for Sports Fanatics

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Sports are a year-round thing that people enjoy to follow, some more than others. Cable providers have created partnerships professional sports because of the large audience that watches the games. For those who just can’t seem to get enough, we have brought you a breakdown of all the best options cable providers can offer for the most popular sports.


Diehard professional football fans can test the waters with DIRECTV’s NFL Sunday Ticket, which is now included free for one year with subscription. With the NFL Sunday Ticket, you will never miss a second of all the best football action. Turn to the Red Zone Channel to see what teams are in scoring position or switch to the Fantasy Zone channel to keep track of your players stats. After the promotion ends, the prices are as follows:

  • NFL Sunday Ticket for one full season is $269.94
  • NFL Sunday Ticket Max for one full season is $359.94


NBA League pass is the best that any provider has to offer for your basketball watching needs. NBA League pass offers full access to all the preseason and regular season games. You can take all the action with you wherever you are on your tablet or smartphone so you never miss a second of the action. There are options to get all the NBA games or just your favorite team:

  • Get full access to your favorite team with the NBA Team Pass for $120 for the season
  • Watch every NBA game with the NBA League Pass for $199.99 for the season


If you are a true baseball fan, you know it is frustrating when your favorite home team travels because baseball games are usually restricted to regional channels. With MLB Extra Innings, you can watch all 2,430 MLB games. There is even a split-screen mode that allows you to watch up to 8 games at the same time.

  • MLB Extra Innings is $28.99/month for a total of $173.94 for the entire 6 month season


NHL Center Ice brings almost any cable subscriber all the hockey coverage they could want. You can purchase the service for $159 per season through your cable provider. If you do not have cable, you can pay the same price to subscribe to NHL GameCenter Live on your tablet or laptop (there is a single team option for $105 for the season)

College Sports

DirecTV’s ESPN Sports Pack is the best option for people looking to keep up with college sports. For $13.99/month, you get 35 additional channels that include:

  • ESPN Buzzer Beater- men and women’s NCAA basketball coverage
  • ESPN Goal Line- football coverage for every conference
  • ESPN Bases Loaded- NCAA Baseball Championship coverage
  • ESPN College Extra- watch up to 8 out-of-market college football and basketball games

Upgrade your cable package today so that you never miss a second of the sports action!