On Wednesday December 30 at 12:00 p.m. ET, the 10th annual Birmingham Bowl will kick off at the historic Legion Field in Birmingham, Alabama. This year, the game will be a “battle of the Tigers”, with the Auburn Tigers facing off against the Memphis Tigers in their first matchup since 1976. In this guide, we’ll show you how to enjoy the Birmingham Bowl live stream from home – no cable needed!
The Birmingham Bowl will broadcast nationally on ESPN Network. ESPN owns exclusive rights to this broadcast, but thankfully, you no longer need cable to watch ESPN, because Sling TV offers subscribers access to ESPN without a cable subscription. We’ll get into the details of how you can watch the Birmingham Bowl online, but before we begin, let’s take a look at the two teams who will be battling for victory in the 2015 Birmingham Bowl.
Auburn Tigers vs. Memphis Tigers Preview
With both universities located within driving distance of Birmingham, fans from both sides will come out in droves to watch their teams play. We’re surely in for a game to remember – let’s take a look at the contenders.
Auburn University Tigers
The Auburn Tigers finished the 2015 regular season with a record of 6-6, with a 2-5 conference (SEC) record. Auburn has played in 38 bowls in its history, although this will be the first time they will play in the Birmingham Bowl. As one of the largest universities in the state of Alabama, Auburn has a huge fan base in the Birmingham area, so we should be in for an exciting game with fans from both sides cheering their teams on to victory.
University of Memphis Tigers
The Memphis Tigers completed the 2015 regular season with an overall record of 9-3, and a conference record of 5-3. Memphis had a great season, and entered the national spotlight after earning a ranking of #13, which was the highest ranking the school had ever received. With Memphis less than a 4-hour drive from Birmingham, the Tigers expect to have plenty of support from their loyal fanbase.
With two dominant teams battling for victory on this Wednesday afternoon game, the 2015 Birmingham Bowl promises to be a game to remember!
Watch the Birmingham Bowl Live Stream Online with Sling TV (No Cable Needed!)
For those without cable TV, it used to be nearly impossible to watch the Birmingham Bowl or any other sporting event hosted on ESPN. Luckily, that’s no longer the case – today, you can watch the Birmingham Bowl live stream from home, without cable – all you need is Sling TV.
So, what is Sling TV, and how can it help you watch the Birmingham Bowl online? You can read all about it in our full review of the service. For now, here are the basics:
- Sling TV is an online streaming service
- With it, you can watch 20+ channels from cable’s best networks – without a cable subscription!
- Sling TV offers ESPN, ESPN2, TNT, TBS, and many other quality channels
- You can watch the Birmingham Bowl live stream with Sling TV
- Use Sling TV on your TV via a streaming device (Roku, Apple TV, Chromecast, etc.)
- Use Sling TV on the go using a smartphone or tablet, or on your computer
- No need to commit to a contract – Sling TV is month-to-month
- Pay only $20 per month
At only $20 per month, Sling TV is a fantastic deal. It give you access to ESPN, which you can use to watch the Birmingham Bowl online plus countless other live sporting events. Plus, you’ll get access to a TON of awesome TV shows, movies, news and more from some of the best channels cable has to offer. In short, you’ll get all the best features of cable, without the sky-high price or the 12-month contract.
If you’re considering Sling TV, there are two great promotions going on right now: the first gives you a free Roku Streaming Stick which you can use to stream Sling TV on your TV, when you sign up and pre-pay for 3 months of service.
If you’re not ready to commit to 3 months yet, you can try the service out 100% free with a free 7-day trial. This is a great choice for people still on the fence about Sling TV, because it doesn’t cost a dime!
Watch Other College Bowl Games this Week
*Pro Tip: Sling TV is the only service you need to watch all these games, and much more*
- Birmingham Bowl (December 30, 12:00 p.m. ET)
- Music City Bowl (December 30, 7:00 p.m. ET)
- Orange Bowl (December 31, 4:00 p.m. ET
- Cotton Bowl (December 31, 8:00 p.m. ET)
How to Watch College Football Online
In our college football streaming guide, you’ll learn all about the various legal and easy ways to stream college football without cable TV.
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