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How to Watch College Football Bowl Games on Sling TV



In this guide we’ll show you how to watch almost all of the 2018 NCAA College Football Bowl Games on Sling TV or without cable. The college football bowl season is about to begin, and you won’t want to miss any of the action.

While there are several ways to watch sports online, and we’ve detailed a bunch of methods for watching Football without cable, Sling TV remains one of the best options. Plus, with Sling’s new Game Finder, catching the Rose Bowl and College Football Championship is easier than ever.

  • The First College Football Bowl Game is on Saturday, Dec. 15th
  • Other Big Game Days are Saturday, December 29th & Tuesday, January 2nd
  • The College Football National Championship is Monday, January 7th

Now that you know when the College Football Bowl season begins, which days are important, and when to watch the championship game, here’s what you need to know.

Sling TV is just $25 a month and gives you live TV that streams over the internet. You get over 30+ channels including ESPN for one low fee. Then, you can watch other games on FOX, CBS and NBC for free with an antenna. In fact, you can even watch most of the bowl games for free if you sign up for a 7-day trial, although you’ll probably want to keep Sling after the trial ends.

The core package comes with ESPN, and you can add additional channels like ESPN2, FS1, and other college football channels for just $5 more a month. If you get Sling with the sports pack, you’ll be able to watch almost every game. Here’s a list of the most important college football bowl games you can watch on Sling. Or, use the Sling TV Game Finder Tool to catch the game you want.

Where to Watch College Football Bowl Games on Sling

While the list below isn’t every game, they’re some of the most important games from December 29th and beyond as we approach the championship.

Saturday, December 29th

  • Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl
    No. 10 Florida vs. No. 7 Michigan at 12 p.m. ET on ESPN
  • Belk Bowl
    South Carolina vs. Virginia at 12 p.m. ET on ESPN3
  • College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic *
    No. 2 Clemson vs. No. 3 Notre Dame at 4 p.m. ET on ESPN
  • College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Capital One Orange Bowl *
    No. 1 Alabama vs. No. 4 Oklahoma at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN

Monday, December 31st

  • Military Bowl Presented by Northrop Grumman
    Cincinnati vs. Virginia Tech at 12 p.m. on ESPN
  • Redbox Bowl
    Michigan State vs. Oregon at 3 p.m. ET on FOX (Sling Blue, select markets)
  • AutoZone Liberty Bowl
    No. 23 Missouri vs. Oklahoma State at 3:45 p.m. ET on ESPN
  • San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl
    No. 22 Northwestern vs. No. 17 Utah at 7 p.m. ET on FS1 (Sling Blue)
  • TaxSlayer Gator Bowl
    NC State vs. No. 19 Texas A&M at 7:30 p.m. ET on ESPN

Tuesday, January 1st

  • Outback Bowl
    No. 18 Mississippi State vs. Iowa at 12 p.m. ET on ESPN2
  • VRBO Citrus Bowl
    No. 14 Kentucky vs. No. 12 Penn State at 1 p.m. ET on ESPN3
  • PlayStation Fiesta Bowl
    No. 11 LSU vs. No. 8 UCF at 1 p.m. ET on ESPN
  • Rose Bowl Game Presented by Northwestern Mutual
    No. 9 Washington vs. No. 6 Ohio State at 5 p.m. ET on ESPN
  • Allstate Sugar Bowl
    No. 15 Texas vs. No. 5 Georgia at 8:45 p.m. ET on ESPN

Monday, January 7th

  • College Football Playoff National Championship
  • No. 1 Alabama or No. 4 Oklahoma vs. No. 2 Clemson or No. 3 Notre Dame at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN

You can watch almost every game on this list simply by signing up for Sling TV (the orange package) for $25 a month. Select few games are only available on Sling Blue, which is a slightly different plan. Either way, this is one of the easiest ways to enjoy as much college football as possible without cable TV.

And if you’re new to streaming television, here’s our detailed guide on how to cut the cord and ditch cable.

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