Raines recalls Montreal, roots for Nats; others, maybe not Posted p. So no wonder who he'll cheer for when his old team — albeit now in Washington — plays in its first World Series, a half-century after the franchise debuted far away. Even though they're not the Expos — they are the Nationals, but they wouldn't have been the Nationals without the Expos. Romance bloomed in Parc Jarry in the north end of this French-speaking city in the spring of when its NL expansion team began play as the Expos.
Most cord-cutters have found ways to keep watching their favourite shows, or they simply gorge on movie downloads and streaming services like Netflix.
But the single biggest disadvantage to ditching cable is losing access to sports. Fortunately, there are workarounds for watching sports without a cable subscription.
Unfortunately, some are expensive, inconvenient, unsatisfactory or some combination of all three. Whether you seek pucks, hoops, bats or pigskins, here are some post-cable strategies for keeping up with your favourite teams.
The best-case scenario is living near the U.
There are a ton of variables at play when it comes to antennas — check TVfool. But none of them are particularly cheap, and a complex web of rights-holders means that most come with blackout restrictions that you need to study up on.
There are all kinds of complicated exceptions and restrictions, though, so read the FAQ carefully before signing up. Announced last month, games involving American teams are available to watch live, while matches involving the three Canadian clubs are on a hour delay after they air on TSN.
Venturing even further into grey territory, online pirated sports streams are free and plentiful, and represent a serious and growing problem for broadcasters.
A story in The Guardian reported that more than half of all U. Think of it as a cable booty call between consenting parties.