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How to watch football on the Internet


I’m not a big football fan, but like almost everyone from the United States, I have my particular favorites—the West Virginia University Mountaineers and the Pittsburgh Steelers–that I want to watch. Unfortunately, while watching even their most obscure games have gotten easier on cable or satellite TV thanks to ESPN, the NFL Network, and DirectTV, it’s not to easy to watch them on the Internet.

There is some coverage available though and here’s what I’ve found so far.

First, on the college side, ESPN3 used to be your go-to place on the Internet to watch live college football. While it still has some live sports—Canadian Football League (CFL) anyone?–Division 1 college football coverage is no longer a given.  Some games are available, while others are blacked out.

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