How to Watch Live Sports on Firestick (2023 May)

Do you have a firestick? do you want to watch sports on it? well, if the answer is yes then today you are landed on the very right page. Today I will tell you different methods to watch live sports on Firestick.

Switching from cable TV services to Firestick opens up vast options for you. You can watch movies, news, viral content, videos, and much more. You may be hesitant to switch to the Firestick being a sports enthusiast. 

Don’t get disheartened because there are multiple apps that provide a huge variety of content related to different sports. You can watch it and get entertained and enjoy. 

The amazing thing about these apps is that they give the option of replaying the same videos. We can’t only watch documentaries rather we can rewatch or replay our favorite match highlights and enjoy exciting sports right sitting on our couch.

If you have already made plans to switch and are one of those searching for ways to watch live sports on Firestick. Then you are in the right place, here I am going to share this amazing secret with you simply and understandably. So, that you can implement it easily. Let me share it without wasting any more time.

What are the different ways to watch live sports on Firestick?

Sports on firestick

There are two different ways to do it. The first one is to watch live sports on Firestick via an online streaming website the second one is to watch by using live TV streaming services such as Fubo TV, ESPN+, Hulu, etc

First, I will share details about watching live sports on Firestick via an online streaming website or browser. Earlier Firefox was one of the browsers that supported this feature but they discontinue this in April 2021. Now, they have only one authorized browsers which is Amazon Silk Browser.

Method 1) Steps to watch live sports on Firestick using Amazon Silk Browser

For this method, your firestick device must have any browser installed. There are so many best browsers for Firestick and you can choose any of them.

Let me share steps to follow to watch live sports on Firestick using Amazon Silk Browser: – 

  1. First of all, you need to go to the home screen of your FireStick and then select the “Search” icon in the top left corner of the screen.
  2. Now in the search bar type “Silk Browser” and select Silk Browser once the search results appear.
  3. You need to click the “Download” button if you wish to download and install the Silk Browser on your FireStick.
  4. Launch the Silk Browser on your FireStick and type in this https://daddylivehd.sx/ URL in the address bar of the Silk browser in your FireStick.
    Sports on firestick
  5. Now that website is open in your browser, select the live sports event you want to watch.
  6. Boom! Now you must be able to watch the live stream playing on your FireStick.

daddylivehd.sx is free to use the website, you can stream sports channels on firestick via this website for absolutely free. However, while doing it make sure to use a working VPN. 

Note: –

  1. If you are unable to access it properly or if there are any issues with the video quality, then you can try clearing the cache and cookies of the Amazon Silk Browser.
  2. To clear cache or cookies, go to the “Settings” menu of the Silk Browser and click on “Privacy & Security”.
  3. From there, select “Clear Browsing Data” and choose to clear the cache and cookies.
  4. Once you’ve cleared the cache and cookies, then try reloading the website, and tada! You will now be able to stream the live sports event again.

Before jumping to the second way, now I will make a quick list of websites that you can visit for live streaming of sports. 

  • ESPN
  • Sonyliv
  • Reddit sports
  • Fox Sports
  • 7Plus
  • Bosscast.net
  • Sportsurge
  • Cricfree.tv

Now I will share the second way to watch live sports through different applications providing live streaming of sports events.  Here are a few apps that you can install on your firestick to watch live sports on it are as follow: –

  • ESPN+
  • Hulu
  • Fubo TV
  • Kodi
  • Redbox
  • Lepto
  • Mobdro

Method 2) How to Watch Live Sports on Firestick using Redbox TV

What if I tell you there is completely a free way to watch your favorite sports channel on Firestick? well you read it right, you can watch sports on Firestick using Redbox TV.

If you don’t know what is Redbox TV then let me tell you, it is basically a free live TV application that is available for free to download and install.

By installing Redbox TV on Firestick, you can watch thousands of live TV channels on Firestick, now without wasting any more time let’s install this application on our Firestick.

Before you can install this application you need to first turn on unknown sources on firestick and your firestick must have the “Downloader” application installed.

  • Open the downloader app on firestick (install the app first from Amazon app store, if you haven’t already).
  • Once the downloader app is installed, you need to open it.
  • After opening the app, you need to enter this https://bit.ly/3ZYJtPu URL inside the box and make sure to type the URL correctly.
    Redbox TV APK on firestick
  • The URL is case-sensitive, so make sure to type the correct URL.
  • The Downloader app will scan the URL and if the URL is correct, your Redbox TV APK will start downloading.
  • Wait for few minutes.
  • Once the Redbox TV APK is downloaded, you will be directly redirected to the installation screen.
  • Now click on the “Install” button to install Redbox TV APK.
  • Wait for a few seconds until the application is installed.
  • I recommend you delete the APK once the application is installed, it will free up some space on firestick that you can utilize further for your own purposes.
  • Done.

Method 3)Watch live sports on Firestick using live streaming apps

For this, you need to buy a subscription from the above-written apps. This will show you live sports matches, events, and many more shows or web series. Before using the app I would say there are a few options that facilitate you to enjoy free live-streaming events. But here you need to be attentive because this may cause legal trouble. 

To save yourself from the trouble I would advise you not to reveal your personal identity and keep it secret. For this, you can use any of the reliable VPN services. Make sure it must be secure enough to safeguard your IP to be accessed or shown at any cost.

There is an option to get the movies, and sports by buying these or on rent. The few paid options for live sports on Firestick are:

ESPN+

This is the most likely option to pick for viewers who are sports lovers. You can see wide options here to enjoy sports events. You can enjoy live sports events like MLB, NBA, NHL, and many more.

If you love to see college sports matches then this can be an exclusive option for you. Also, you can replay the events that you missed earlier. There is paid subscription available for it however, ESPN+ gives a free trial option to its users too. 

You can directly visit their website and sign up there to get the free trial. Or you can subscribe to it for $9.99 per month or save over 15% with an ESPN+ Annual Plan at $99.99 per year.

Hulu with Live TV

To get access to both the live and replay shows this is the holistic option for you to get. Hulu gives a live TV option which is great.

Multiple live sports events you can watch on Hulu with the Live TV app. Also, if you have missed some sports live events, you can watch that too on your timings.

Hulu with Live TV also gives the option of a free trial on their website. You can direct to their website and sign up there. With this, you can further download the Hulu app on Firestick and can begin with live sports events.

The subscription cost for Hulu Live TV with the ad-supported plan is just $7.99/month (or $79.99/year). For a no-ads pack, you need to pay $14.99/per month. However, there are a few shows that will be excluded from this package as those can only be seen with ad play before and after it.

There is one more pack available for students that will cost you Hulu (ad-supported) for $1.99/month. But there are additional terms and conditions to get this pack and eligibility is you must be able to present your student identity card.

Fubo TV

This app is famous for soccer matches. By using this you can watch live matches and can access a wide variety of sports events. By using Fubo TV app you can see the vast variety of sports events like MLS, UEFA, Champions League, and much more.

Fubo TV also provides different media content. The initial reason for its launch was soccer games. Then after it started giving the line of other sports events. It gives 100 plus channels in additional packages.

In the United States, there are so many channels to check stream live events on Fubo TV live sports events on Firestick.

FuboTV offers three plans: 

  • Pro (130+ channels, 1,000 hr. cloud DVR) for $74.99 a month.
  • Elite (190+ channels, 1,000 hr. cloud DVR) for $84.99 a month. 
  • Ultimate (230+ channels, 1,000 hr. cloud DVR) for $94.99 a month.

Bottom Line

I am sure you are a sports lover, that’s why your interest leads you here.

To watch the live stream sports you may go for the paid or free options as well. Free apps like the IPTV app you may sideload on your FireStick app. There are two ways to enjoy live sports on FireStick.

The first one is the Official app and the other way is to install the unverified third-party app.  Here the one thing you can see is the unverified apps are ad-supported. You can install the app which calls out to you and Go ahead!

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