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.
Next weekend brings Super Bowl 51 to Houston, featuring the Atlanta Falcons (11-5) versus the New England Patriots (14-2). Apple TV owners can watch the entire event free directly on their devices. In fact, anyone with an iOS device such as an iPad or iPhone can also enjoy the Super Bowl anywhere with a Wi-Fi or data connection. So what's the easiest way to watch the game on Sunday, February 5th?
Pay TV subscribers will be able to access all of the NCAA's March Madness coverage across 12 platforms, starting with Selection Sunday on March 10th all the way to the Final Four on Saturday, April 2. The Apple TV version of the NCAA March Madness Live app will feature a Split Screen option where users will be able to view two games side-by-side. Other supported platforms will include Amazon Fire TV, Roku players, Roku TV models, desktop computers, tablets and smartphones. College basketball fans will also be able to access all games aired on CBS without a subscription via their computer, smartphone or tablet, and watch select games on TBS, CBS, TNT and truTV’s digital platforms.