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THE PRICE OF SUPERFANDOM

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CUTTING THE CORD? HERE'S WHAT YOU'LL PAY ANNUALLY FOR EVERY SERVICE A DIEHARD NEEDS

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TOTAL: $2,487

BECAUSE YOU'RE A REAL FAN

$780* +

DIRECTV

Everyone needs a TV package, and it needs to be from DirecTV, as long as it retains NFL Sunday Ticket exclusivity (*Estimated cost for choice package with four receivers)

$150

FLOHOOPS

Uber fans use this to follow the prep game and the European scene

+

$116 +

MLB.TV

On a per-game basis, baseball's digital offering is the best pro-league deal

$96 +

UFC FIGHT PASS

Would hate to make those guys mad by not including their streaming service

$50 +

ESPN+

For any true tennis or college sports fan, this is a must

$119 +

AMAZON PRIME

Thursday Night Football is on Amazon, as is All or Nothing, and who knows what's next

$60

NBC'S FIGURE SKATING PASS

The 2022 Games will be here before you know it

$252

+

SiriusXMS

Don't forget about all the times you are away from screens but still need to fill your head with sports

+

+ $50

NBC'S PREMIER LEAGUE PASS

All the best English soccer teams, plus an extensive selection of news and highlights

+ $200

NBA LEAGUE PASS

When football season ends, basketball is there to fill the hole in your heart

+ $140

NHL.TV

1,271 games for this low price? How could you say no?

$80

B/R LIVE

Bleacher Report's streaming service offers all the soccer you could hope for

+

$100

NFL GAMEPASS

But you can't watch every game live, obviously, so you'll need access to replays too

+

+ $294

NFL SUNDAY TICKET

The only way to watch every game live