The Pan American Games is a major sporting event in the Americas that is held every four years and features summer sports. It is basically the Olympics for the Americas, and thousands of athletes come to participate in various competitions. The United States is always a huge participant and will be participating at the 2015 Pan American Games held in Toronto.
As with many live sporting events, the majority of people turn to cable to catch all the action. However, you don’t need cable to watch the Pan American Games. Online options exist that are both legal and reliable. Learn all about them below in my official Pan American Games live stream guide.
Watch ESPN Coverage of the Pan American Games Online with Sling TV
Sling TV is a streaming service on the internet similar to Hulu and Netflix, except it allows you to stream popular cable channels live and legally. The new streaming service has a contract with the ever-popular sports broadcasting network ESPN, along with ESPN2, TNT, AMC, CNN, HGTV, and more. Notably, Sling TV is the only streaming service that offers ESPN live stream on the internet.
As far as the Pan American Games go, ESPN holds the broadcasting rights here in the US and will broadcast the games across its flagship station as well as ESPN2. That being said, Sling TV is the place to stream if you don’t have cable or are looking to drop cable TV. The service lets you to stream across multiple devices, including your TV is you have a streaming player like the Roku 3.
Sling TV, which is owned by Dish Network, is only $20 a month and can be cancelled at any time. There is no contract, and customers are never locked into the service for more than a month. You can try it for free now with a 7-day trial.
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Can I Watch the Pan American Games Online in Spanish?
Yes, Sling TV also offers ESPN Deportes, which will broadcast the Pan American Games in Spanish. This service only cost $5 more per month when you add on the Deportes Extra package, which also includes Azteca, beIN Sports en Espanol, beIN Sports HD (English), Univision, Univision Deportes, and UniMas. Learn more about Sling TV and their offerings here.
How to Watch the Pan American Games Live Stream in Canada
In Canada, the Pan American Games will be broadcast through CBC. CBC is a Canadian over-the-air channel that can be viewed in some areas using an antenna. I recommend the Mohu Leaf 50, as it seems to work best for most people. I use it personally here in the States and love it.
Learn More about How to Watch Your Favorite Sports without Cable
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