Although the domination of cable and satellite over TV-viewing customers is slowly depreciating, the sports channels keep the Americans glued to cable. Everyone watches the NBA and NFL and our lives are incomplete without them. To cope with the ever-increasing demand for sports channels, we created a comprehensive guide of all the sports channels in the New York State.
Here are the sports channels for the New Yorkers:
ESPN is the most sought after channel by sports aficionados. It features an in-depth analysis of sports in shows like NFL Primetime, Sunday NFL Countdown, and Get Up! All the important games of baseball, football, NBA, and MLS are broadcasted on this network making it a fan favorite. The show also features sports analysts before different games giving interesting pre-match perspectives. ESPNEWS is a domain of ESPN that focuses on 24-hour coverage of sports-related news and highlights. It hosts various sports debates and entertainment shows working as an overflow network for programming conflicts. If you are a fan of College football, ESPNU has got you covered. The channel covers college athletics and includes popular shows like College Football Live, ESPN Megacast, High School Showcase, and ESPNU Bracketology.
Another popular channel for sports fans is FOX. It airs all the soccer matches of the big leagues such as MLS, La Liga, Cope Libertadores, and Bundesliga UFC mixed martial arts, and a variety of motorsports events such as IMSA, Formula E, and NASCAR. Fox Sports 1 and 2 air daily sports news, sports analysis and discussions, and documentaries. Fox Sports 2 is a domain of Fox Sports, which was founded as Fuel TV in 2003 and dedicated to extreme sports such as Motorcross, surfing, BMX, and snowboarding. It includes UFC Fight Night events and caters overflow coverage of events aired by Fox Sports 1.
Since a large majority of the population in New York is Hispanic, BEIN sports is another channel featuring exclusive coverage of the Spanish League. It airs soccer games from all the major leagues of Europe and all other popular sports.
NBC Sports Network
NBC Sports is dedicated to outdoor adventure programs, hunting, fishing, and outdoor sports.
CBS Sports Network
CBS Sports Network is a premium channel that you can only find in higher-tier packages.
This channel is especially for car lovers and features popular automotive-themed programs. Motor Trend is targeted towards an “upscale male” audience and covers all the motorsports events.
It is a premium channel and you have to pay some extra dollars to get this channel. NFL Network is solely dedicated to American Football and airs NFL-related content including specials, documentaries, and analysis programs.
Like NFL Network, NBA TV is another premium channel and dedicated to basketball. The channel features regular seasons, NBA playoffs, and exhibition matches. It is quite popular among the basketball fans because of the shows like Shaqtin’ a Fool, Beyond the Paint, and The Starters.
Although TNT isn’t a dedicated sports channel but features all of the popular sports like basketball, golf, and the NCAA Division.
Univision is another channel dedicated to Hispanic Americans and includes sitcoms, reality series, sports, and feature films. It airs the European soccer league (UEFA).
This channel features racquet sports such as Tennis, racquetball, and badminton. Tennis Channel provides extensive coverage of the Fed Cup, Davis Cup, US Open, and Wimbledon.
New York Cable TV has a lot to offer and is considered a heaven for the sports fan. You can’t miss any action whether it’s SuperBowl or a NBA Playoff!