How to watch live sports on Apple TV

If you're a sports fan who owns an

Apple TV

, you have a new reason to love your little set-top box. The TV app has recently added a dedicated Sports section, which shows games and matches from various sports around the world that are available for live viewing in sport-related apps for the Apple TV.

Games for teams that you follow will even appear in your Up Next cue in the TV app's home screen, with the current score on the carousel card. This way, even if you're not watching the game, you can still stay up-to-date with it.

Here's how you can use the TV app to enjoy live sports on the Apple TV.How to watch live sports on Apple TV

How to watch live sports on Apple TV

How to set up the TV app for your favorite teams on Apple TV

How to remove a favorite team from Apple TV

How to watch live sports in the TV app on Apple TV

While you've always been able to watch live sports on tvOS thanks to a number of third-party apps, the TV app now has a section dedicated to bringing in the various live games available in those apps into a single place.

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Open the

TV appHow to watch live sports on Apple TV

on your Apple TV.

Swipe

up

on your Apple TV remote.

Select the

Sports

tab.

Scroll through availableHow to watch live sports on Apple TV

games

to find one you want to watch.

How to set up the TV app for your favorite teams on Apple TV

You can select your favorite teams and be notified when one of their games is on. Your choices for favorite teams will also sync to the TV app on iPhone and iPad.

Open the

TV app

on your Apple TV.

SwipeHow to watch live sports on Apple TV

up

on your Apple TV remote.

Select the

Sports

tab.

Scroll down and select the

Pick Your Favorite Teams

banner.How to watch live sports on Apple TV How to watch live sports on Apple TV How to watch live sports on Apple TV

Select one of the available

sports

.

Select teams in the

sport

you've chosen.

Choose as many

teamsHow to watch live sports on Apple TV

from as many sports as you want.

Highlight

Favorites

to see all of the teams that you've chosen in one place.

How to remove a favorite team from Apple TV

If you want to stop following a team, you can remove it from your favorites.

Open the

TV appHow to watch live sports on Apple TV

on your Apple TV.

Swipe

up

on your Apple TV remote.

Select the

Sports

tab.

Scroll to the bottom and click on theHow to watch live sports on Apple TV

Pick Your Favorite Teams

banner.

Highlight the

Favorites

section.

Click on the

favorite

that you want to remove.

Click on

Remove

.

Questions

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