2018 will be a huge year for live sports! The first two months of the year are full of exciting sporting entertainment to tune into from NFL football to NBA basketball games. You can even watch the 2018 Winter Olympics over-the-air on NBC! And the good news for cord cutters is that you can watch all of these events without a cable subscription. In fact, you can enjoy most of these major sporting events completely for free with an HDTV over-the-air antenna.
We’ll break down how you can tune into live sports as a cord cutter.
*All times are Eastern Standard Time*
Saturday, January 13
Atlanta at Philadelphia – 4:35 pm on NBC
Tennessee at New England – 8:15 pm on CBS
Sunday, January 14
Jacksonville at Pittsburgh – 1:05 pm on CBS
New Orleans at Minnesota – 4:40 pm on FOX
Sunday, January 21
TBD at 3:05 pm on CBS
TBD at 6:40 pm on FOX
All NBA games listed are broadcast on ABC live.
Saturday, January 20
Oklahoma City at Cleveland – 3:30 pm
Golden State at Houston – 8:30 pm
Saturday, January 27
Boston at Golden State – 8:30 pm
Saturday, February 3
Houston at Cleveland – 8:30 pm
Sunday, February 4
LA Lakers at Oklahoma City – 2:00 pm
Saturday, February 10
San Antonio at Golden State – 8:30 pm
Sunday, February 11
Cleveland at Boston – 3:30 pm
Saturday, February 24
Oklahoma City at Golden State – 8:30 pm
Sunday, February 25
San Antonio at Cleveland – 3:30 pm
This year, the Pro Bowl will be broadcast on ABC as well as shown on ESPN and ESPN Deportes on Sunday, January 28 at 3:00 pm.
The Big Game
Super Bowl 52 will be held in the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. Although we don’t know what teams will be playing just yet, we do know that Justin Timberlake will be performing at halftime! Watch the Super Bowl Sunday, February 4 at 6:30 pm on NBC.
PyeongChang, South Korea is the host of the 2018 Winter Olympics. Competitions start Thursday, February 8 with the Opening Ceremony on Friday, February 9. The games period runs from February 9 to February 25. You can check out the full schedule here. The Games will be broadcast on NBC and NBC Sports.
There are lots of exciting live sports to watch in the next month! What event are you looking forward to the most? Who are your Super Bowl picks? Let us know in the comments or on social media!