5 best apps for live sports streaming

Sports streaming

Sports fans have never had it so good, with streaming apps providing convenient access to live action on a 24/7/365 basis.

There are tons of live streaming apps you can download to mobile devices – some require a subscription to view the content while others are free.

All you require is a suitable digital device and a stable Wi-Fi connection to watch live sports whenever and wherever you want.

If you enjoy wagering on sports, you can access live streams on selected events via many of the leading bookmakers in the industry.

The best betting apps feature a wide range of live sports including horse racing, football, basketball, ice hockey, and many more.

If your chosen sportsbook does not have the event you are looking for, the following apps are your best bets for live sports streaming.

Sky Sports

Sky Sports subscribers can watch live sports on the move by downloading the superb Sky Go app to a wide range of digital devices.

Football fans will be in their element at Sky, with the firm offering fabulous coverage of the Premier League, Championship, Scottish Premiership, Bundesliga, and many more.

With the NFL, NBA, Formula 1, golf, tennis, cricket, and horse racing among many other sports available, the Sky Go app is a must-have service for any sports fan.

YouTube TV

YouTube TV is one of the best streaming apps in the business, particularly if you enjoy watching the major North American sports leagues.

There are loads of channels on the platform including ESPN, NBC Sports Network, CBS Sports Network, ABC, TNT, Fox, and many more.

With MLB Network, NBA TV, and NFL Network also available, every sports fan should download YouTube TV to their digital device.


fuboTV was initially launched as a soccer streaming service but has since evolved to incorporate every major sport on the planet.

Subscribers can access ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, ESPN, FS1, beIN SPORTS, and many more, making this one of the most comprehensive streaming apps around.

With full coverage of major events such as the Super Bowl, World Series, NBA Finals, Stanley Cup, and more, fuboTV is a fantastic live sports streaming app.

Sling TV

If affordability is your primary concern about taking subscribing to a streaming service, Sling TV should be right up your street.

Sling TV’s Orange subscription includes a trio of ESPN channels, while the Blue package adds NBC Sports, NFL Network, beIN SPORTS, and many more.

With no contracts or cancellation fees to contend with, you can use the service during the season and shelve it when the end of your favorite sports.

First Row Sports

Subscribing to streaming services can be an expensive business, which is where platforms such as First Row Sports come in handy.

The First Row Sports mobile app offers easy access to loads of live sports including football, basketball, ice hockey, rugby, cricket, and many more.

Some of the content on First Row is geo-blocked, but you can circumvent this by using reliable Virtual Private Network (VPN) software.