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Fans should be salivating at this $35 a month nearly comprehensive sports package Robin Marchant/Getty Images for ESPN
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 05: TV personality Andi Dorfman attends ESPN The Party on February 5, 2016 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images for ESPN)

YouTube is coming out with a streaming package that could tempt sports fans to cut the chord.

YouTube’s new steaming service, YouTube TV,  will offer a package that includes the heavyweights of sports programming – ESPN and several of its affiliated stations (ESPN 2, 3, U, and News); the SEC and Big 10 Networks; Fox Sports 1 and 2; and the NBC Sports Network.

The news was first reported by Bloomberg.

Sports Illustrated said YouTube doesn’t (yet) have a deal in place with Turner broadcasting, so that means the NBA, NCAA tournament and Major League Baseball games that appear on that network won’t be available.

There are other channels that come with the YouTube service, including CBS, ABC, NBC, Fox, and its affiliated channels.

But for the sports fan, this is an intriguing option.

Ray Marcano About the author:
Ray grew up in the Bronx, New York, so no surprise --- he's a lifelong New York Yankee fan. He's suffered through the last 40 years of bad New York hoops (he's a Knicks fan) and gets occasional giggles from the Rangers (NHL finals last year!).  In addition to his ...Read more
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