The Top 25 Free Sports Streaming Sites
Sometimes it can be hard to find the best sport streaming sites,
as there are not really that many places to go. However, the internet
helps out by giving us free sports streaming. It can take a long time to
find a good site, and this can be annoying if you are a huge sports
fan! Even more so if your cable TV does not offer the sports event due
to potential TV channel restrictions. Sometimes you may even need to pay
extra to be able to watch live sports matches. This is
why I have made an easy list of the best free sports streaming websites
for watching games online. These sites are great to watch live rugby, or football, tennis, and basketball. But you can also stream many other games such as golf, baseball (MLB), or horse racing.
Each site in the table below is ranked based on: the absence of ads & pops-ups, ease of use, sport events quality, and the opinion on forums. Now you have a quick reference to access at any time! A complete description of each site will be available at the end of the table. Tip for experienced users: it's actually now possible to torrent live sport streams. This usually guarantees better quality video and less interruptions for big matches. It basically works by you watching the torrented stream and simultaneously also retransmitting it to others nearby. For more information on setting it up read this p2p sport streaming guide.
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Best live sport sites to watch streams. Description below:
- StreamSports - This has to be the best live sport site out there. It's also a great option to watch live football, rugby, NBA, and NHL streams. The landing page clearly defines different sport streams by present day, following day, and coming weekend. This makes for an easy selection and allows users to check in advance if their match will be streamed. Worry not, most games are indeed available and links are updated regularly. Voted the best sport streaming website by bloggers and users alike. The best feature about this platform is that all NFL streams are ad-free.
- LiveTv - The community feedback shows that most users enjoy the user interface. On the left hand side one can find sports represented by small icon categories. Their large traffic is also due to the many languages on offer. Indeed in just one click users can get everything English, Russian, Spanish, or Italian. A live score tab keeps busybodies up to date on without having to watch the game.
- FirstRowSports - I once read a blog article stating that there are tens of thousands simultaneously connected here. Nevertheless this options remains fast and quite responsive for mobile users. The only annoying part is that some live match links lead to dead-ends. You may well have to go looking else where from time to time. Otherwise, a very wide range of live sports is covered. This is a good place to watch the World Series, UFC, MMA, and the best site to watch sport on mobile phones, tablets, iPad etc.
- StreamsHunter - On first impressions an attractively clean landing page offers a search bar to find live matches. The team behind this platform also suggest they are a top notch option for finding UEFA and Champions League streams. This is a great site to watch the champions league live. It is always nice to see options for getting matches on Android and iOS. However most use the outdated Flash player.
- StreamWoop - Very popular with North American viewers. On the right hand side one can find a list of all the major sport streaming channels to watch live sport streams. This sites has a good following and many recommendations on forums. The social side keeps things fun with a chartroom on the front page.
- Laola1 - For this option I especially like that each sport is grouped by type and league. Specific channels can be watched too, and sometimes high quality matches are recorded for viewing at your own leisure. There is a lot of related discussion on forums about athletics, NFL, or hockey, and supposedly it is the best football streaming site out there.
- Stream2Watch - One of the most noticeable styles here is the dark background which is easy on the eyes for those indoors. A good option for streaming cricket, gymnastics, volleyball, horse racing, field hockey, cycling, and darts.
- Feed2All - Another nice background that goes well in dim-lit rooms. Very popular with European users. A great option for those looking to watch live boxing, tennis, golf, snooker, swimming, handball, or motor sports. Ads are sparse which only adds to the appeal of this website.
- VIPleague - This is my favourite sport streaming site for soccer or baseball - MLB. A must for those that are not too sure what sports to watch. Each is ordered by category. For example winter, water, or motor sports such as Nascar or Formula One. Many links are available for each option.
- SportLive - Yes, I did include a Russian live sport site. And believe it or not, many links are posted here that one may not find elsewhere. There is a language bar on the top, however most navigation is more of a guesswork game for those uninitiated to Russian.