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Re: Cutting the Cable... Advice sought on getting rid of Cable TV
« Reply #60 on: April 09, 2019, 01:38:18 PM »
so got rid of TV finally to lower my xfinity bill.
Where do you go to stream/watch sports without subscribing to a membership?
Trying to watch NBA and NHL playoffs. Poked around on some reddit pages but havent seen any links yet.

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Re: Cutting the Cable... Advice sought on getting rid of Cable TV
« Reply #61 on: April 09, 2019, 02:11:06 PM »
so got rid of TV finally to lower my xfinity bill.
Where do you go to stream/watch sports without subscribing to a membership?
Trying to watch NBA and NHL playoffs. Poked around on some reddit pages but havent seen any links yet.

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Re: Cutting the Cable... Advice sought on getting rid of Cable TV
« Reply #62 on: April 09, 2019, 02:33:12 PM »
so got rid of TV finally to lower my xfinity bill.
Where do you go to stream/watch sports without subscribing to a membership?
Trying to watch NBA and NHL playoffs. Poked around on some reddit pages but havent seen any links yet.

https://www.reddit.com/r/NHLStreams

https://www.reddit.com/r/NBAstreams

Haven't used them, but I bookmarked them when I started looking into cutting the cord a year or two ago.
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Re: Cutting the Cable... Advice sought on getting rid of Cable TV
« Reply #63 on: April 09, 2019, 04:55:40 PM »
Plan to cut the cord this month.
I figured it'd be a horrible decision with NBA and NHL playoffs starting this week but this gives me hope.
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Re: Cutting the Cable... Advice sought on getting rid of Cable TV
« Reply #64 on: April 09, 2019, 06:01:01 PM »
Budd if you know anyone with Rogers or Bell TV you can piggyback off their account to stream Sportsnet and TSN.

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Re: Cutting the Cable... Advice sought on getting rid of Cable TV
« Reply #65 on: April 09, 2019, 07:19:43 PM »
PSVUE has been recommended to me as a cable alternative for sports, have not tried it yet though. 
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Re: Cutting the Cable... Advice sought on getting rid of Cable TV
« Reply #66 on: April 09, 2019, 08:16:25 PM »
From what I've gathered over the past few years of having no cable, the only people who seem hesitant about it are sports fans. The rest of us could give a damn. No sportsball, no problem! I have a buddy that can get live sports on his jailbroken FireTv, so I know it's possible. I just don't know how.
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Re: Cutting the Cable... Advice sought on getting rid of Cable TV
« Reply #67 on: April 09, 2019, 11:38:21 PM »
From what I've gathered over the past few years of having no cable, the only people who seem hesitant about it are sports fans. The rest of us could give a damn. No sportsball, no problem! I have a buddy that can get live sports on his jailbroken FireTv, so I know it's possible. I just don't know how.


Very true. I’ve been meaning to invest in one of those. A couple friends know how to jail break them.

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Re: Cutting the Cable... Advice sought on getting rid of Cable TV
« Reply #68 on: April 10, 2019, 05:32:51 AM »
From what I've gathered over the past few years of having no cable, the only people who seem hesitant about it are sports fans. The rest of us could give a damn. No sportsball, no problem! I have a buddy that can get live sports on his jailbroken FireTv, so I know it's possible. I just don't know how.


Very true. I’ve been meaning to invest in one of those. A couple friends know how to jail break them.

I can jailbreak one in a matter of minutes, It's super quick and easy. I just don't know (ie. I've never researched it) how to get live sports on it.
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Re: Cutting the Cable... Advice sought on getting rid of Cable TV
« Reply #69 on: April 18, 2019, 02:03:30 PM »
fyi the reddit threads come through! Watched the playoffs for NBA and NHL and the streams work great.
They post a thread a little before each game and list like 4-5 stream links in there.