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How To Watch The ESPYS Online without Cable

By July 4, 2017 August 2nd, 2017 No Comments

Watch the ESPYS Online

Network: ABC & ESPN3
Live Stream: Sling TV (free 7-day trial)

These days, we have the Grammys, the Oscars, the SAG Awards, the Emmys, and countless other award shows. But when it comes to sports, few events carry as much weight as the ESPYS. The ESPYS are now entering their 25th year of honoring sports legends, players, teams and even coaching staff for excellence in their chosen sport. And now, it’s possible to watch the ESPYS online!

If you no longer have cable TV, you’re probably wondering how to watch the ESPYS without cable. Well, you’re in luck – this year, it’s easier than ever to get the ESPYS live stream. And with an all-star lineup, including host Peyton Manning, you won’t want to miss this event! Below, find your best options for ESPYS streaming this year:


Watch the ESPYS Online via Sling TV

Sling TV is a streaming service that makes it very easy to watch live TV online. It’s also a great way to watch the ESPYS online this year. The service has plans starting from just $20 a month, with no contract required. It gives you access to 30+ channels in the basic package, with over a hundred more available in larger packages.

Sling TV includes ABC in select markets as part of an add-on package, and also includes ESPN3 in the basic package nationwide. ESPN3 will simulcast the ESPYS this year, so you have two ways to watch! Other included channels are ESPN, ESPN2, AMC, HGTV, TBS, TNT, CNN, and much more. See our Sling TV review for the full list.

Need a device to watch on? Right now, you can get a free streaming device from Sling TV if you sign up and prepay for a few months in advance. You can then enjoy Sling on streaming players, smartphones, tablets, computers, and more.

Want to get the ESPYS live stream free? Start Sling TV’s free 7-day trial today!


Get the ESPYS Live Stream on DIRECTV NOW


DIRECTV NOW is another very popular online streaming service, and another good way to stream the ESPYS 2017. DIRECTV NOW has plans starting from $35 a month for 60+ channels. It does not require a contract, and it works on most devices including mobile devices, streaming players, computers and more.

ABC streaming is included in DIRECTV NOW, but only in select areas. Access to ESPN3 is also included, but you must download the separate WatchESPN App and sign in with your DIRECTV NOW credentials. So, you can watch ESPYS online via this service, it’s just a bit roundabout. Check our DIRECTV NOW review for more info.

You can start a free 7-day trial today to get the ESPYS live stream free!


Watch the 2017 ESPYS Online via PlayStation Vue

PlayStation Vue can also be a good way to get the ESPYS 2017 stream. The service offers 45+ channels in the basic package, with rates starting at $30 a month. ABC is included in some markets and in some packages. And ESPN3 can be access through the WatchESPN app, which provides another way to access the ESPYS stream.

Vue works on most devices, so you can watch the ESPYS on Roku, Apple TV, PlayStation consoles, mobile devices, and more. Find out more in our PS Vue review. Or, go ahead and get started with a FREE 5-day trial!


What Channel is the ESPYS On?

Looking for the ESPYS channel? For the 2o17 ESPYS, ABC will be hosting the event. ESPN3 will also simulcast the award show. You can watch ABC online and stream ESPN3 live via Sling TV, which offers a free 7 day trial to new members. Learn more about the event at the official website of the ESPYS.

Austin Meadows

Author Austin Meadows

Austin Meadows is a cord-cutting reporter living in the rainy but beautiful Pacific North West. Disclosure: Streaming Observer is supported by readers. Articles may contain referral links. For more information, see the disclosure at the bottom of the page.

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