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January/February 2018: Live Sports Schedule

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*

NFL Playoffs

Divisional Rounds

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

Conference Championships

Sunday, January 21

TBD at 3:05 pm on CBS

TBD at 6:40 pm on FOX

NBA Games

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

Pro Bowl

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.

Winter Olympics

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!