New streaming services offer enough to cut cable subscription — for certain TV viewers

SPORTS: Until recently, it’s been difficult to get live sports without a TV subscription. Major League Baseball’s Internet service blocks hometown teams and requires a pay-TV password for national games such as the World Series, for example. Now, both Sling TV and PlayStation Vue offer basketball games through TBS and TNT. PlayStation also offers Golf Channel, CBS, Fox and NBC, as well as regional sports networks, including Comcast SportsNet for Chicago and Philadelphia teams and Yes for New York Yankees and Brooklyn Nets games (sorry, Mets and Knicks fans). You need Sling TV for ESPN. For both services, you’ll pay a combined $95 a month for the higher sports tiers. – Anick Jesdanun, Associated Press via San Jose Mercury News
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