Apple started broadcasting exclusive Major League Baseball content earlier this season. Every Friday, two regular season MLB games stream live on Apple TV+ and nowhere else. These games are available to all Apple TV+ subscribers across the US and several additional countries, along with live pre-game and post-game analysis.
Live streaming of every Major League Soccer (MLS) match is coming to the Apple TV app next year. For 10 years starting in 2023, Apple has an agreement with MLS to broadcast every match without any local restrictions or blackouts. MLS matches will not be included in the standard Apple TV+ subscription, but pricing for MLS access has not yet been announced.
The football season kicks off this evening with the defending Super Bowl LII champion Philadelphia Eagles facing the Atlanta Falcons. For fans looking to get their weekly fix of NFL games, the iPhone offers convenient access to live action streaming. Sunday, Monday and Thursday games can be viewed thanks to a variety of different network apps.
The 2018 FIFA World Cup is nearly upon us as 32 football teams (or soccer if you prefer) from around the world convene next week in Russia to compete in the quadrennial championship tournament for the world's most popular sport. The action kicks off on Thursday June 14 with Russia vs. Saudi Arabia; after that there are 63 more games broadcasting from 12 stadiums in 11 different cities across European Russia on just about every day for the next three weeks. The pace slows a bit in the fourth and final week leading up to the championship game on July 15.
The Apple TV app brings content from a wide variety of different networks and apps into one place. One of the highly touted features of the TV app is its coverage of live sports. Sports fans can now watch a variety of events directly on their iPhone, iPad or iPod touch using the TV app. The TV app helps keep track of upcoming games and provides live scores when available.