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How to Watch Akron Zips Football Live Without Cable TV

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Watch today’s Akron Zips football game live without cable on the device of your choice, including iPhone, Apple TV, Roku, Samsung Smart TVs, and more.

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Table of Contents
  1. Important Akron football channels
  2. How to watch this week’s Akron football game
  3. How to watch Akron football: our top picks
  4. More MAC Teams

Important Akron football channels

Based on current TV contracts with CBS Sports Network and ESPN, most MAC games, including Akron games, will air on ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPN+, and CBS Sports Network. Early in the season, when Akron faces an ACC, SEC, Big 10, or PAC-12 opponent, the game will often appear on that conference’s network, such as Big 10 Network or ACC Network. In the channel comparison table below, I have also included the live TV streaming services that carry Bally Sports Great Lakes and Bally Sports Ohio, the regional sports networks that broadcast local MLB, NBA, and NHL action to sports fans in Ohio.

DIRECTV STREAM – ChoiceDIRECTV STREAM – UltimateFuboTV Sports LiteHulu + Live TVOrange & Blue Sports ExtraYouTube TV
ABC ABC
Big 10 Network Big 10 Network
CBS Sports Network CBS Sports Network
ESPN ESPN
ESPN2 ESPN2
ESPNU ESPNU
FS1 FS1
Pac-12 Network Pac-12 Network
Bally Sports Great Lakes Bally Sports Great Lakes
Bally Sports Ohio Bally Sports Ohio
SEC Network SEC Network

How to watch this week’s Akron football game

Looking for a specific Akron football game? We list the televised games, as well as the live TV streaming services that carry each one, in the easy to use table below. Not seeing the game you’re looking for? This table doesn’t include the Zips’ ESPN+ games.

DATEOPPTIMETVVENUE
Sep 2, 2023@ Temple2:00 pmESP+Lincoln Financial Field
Sep 9, 2023vs Morgan St.6:00 pmESP+Summa Field at InfoCision Stadium
Sep 16, 2023@ Kentucky7:00 pmESPUKroger Field
Sep 23, 2023@ IndianaTBAMemorial Stadium
Sep 30, 2023vs BuffaloTBASumma Field at InfoCision Stadium
Oct 7, 2023vs N. Illinois3:30 pmSumma Field at InfoCision Stadium
Oct 14, 2023@ C. Michigan3:30 pmKelly/Shorts Stadium
Oct 21, 2023@ Bowling GreenTBADoyt L. Perry Stadium
Nov 1, 2023vs Kent St.TBASumma Field at InfoCision Stadium
Nov 8, 2023@ Miami-OHTBAFred C. Yager Stadium
Nov 14, 2023@ E. Michigan7:00 pmRynearson Stadium
Nov 24, 2023vs Ohio12:00 pmSumma Field at InfoCision Stadium

How to watch Akron football: our top picks

Watch every Akron football game from one app, plus live stream the Browns on WOIO CBS Channel 19, Cleveland.


Watch most Akron football games (no ESPN+), plus Cleveland and Ohio pro sports in-market, as well as WOIO CBS Channel 19, Cleveland for watching the Browns on Sundays.


Watch most Akron football games (no ESPN+) as well as WOIO CBS Channel 19, Cleveland for watching the Browns on Sundays.


Watch most Akron football games (no ESPN+) as well as WOIO CBS Channel 19, Cleveland for watching the Browns on Sundays.


With ESPN+, Akron football fans get about 4 games per season at a low price. There is good value here, especially if you are a Stipe Miocic and UFC fan.


Sling, with its lack of major local channels in most markets, is not a complete solution for watching the NFL, and will only get Zips fans about half of the team’s games. Sling lacks CBS Sports Network, ABC, CBS, FOX, and NBC in most households. Pair Sling with ESPN+ for better coverage.

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