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Is there any way I can watch the Gator games other than on ESPN??

Discussion in 'RayGator's Swamp Gas' started by dadx4, Sep 7, 2020.

  1. dadx4

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    I am just not a fan of them and haven't been for years now.
     
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  2. wiskgator71

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    Last year I stared watching the game on mute and syncing the broadcast with Mick on the tunenin app. Much more enjoyable
     
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  3. camp1

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    You can go to the games.
    You can get streaming services but will be through a Disney owned company.
    You can wait several days when a condensed version of the game comes to YouTube.

    But ESPN provides a tremendous amount of money, public relations, and support to UF and has a network specific to our conference. I know it’s the popular thing to say how much ESPN sucks but they help UF. There is no other legitimate option.
     
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  4. GatorSean

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    Other than in-person, any source you watch it from live (cable, satellite, legal stream, illegal stream) is going to be an ESPN broadcast. I guess with an illegal stream ESPN won't be getting the subscriber fee though so if the goal is to stick it to them, that's probably the route to take.
     
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  5. lizardbreath

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    I may have to watch espn out of necessity, but I don't have to like it.
     
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  6. crescent_beach

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    You could physically attend the game in person...
     
  7. BLING

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    Illegal stream is...illegal.

    It’s like saying you are going to hijack your neighbors cable to “stick it to the cable company”. Nah, that just means you are a common criminal stealing cable service.
     
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  8. BillyBall89

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    If you have an amazon echo device, you can install the WRUF/AM-850 app and use it to listen to the games with good sound without having to pull out a radio. That's what I do to have the radio broadcast going in the entire house during the game.
     
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  9. gatorcloud

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    ESPN is trash. I agree with the above recommendations of syncing the games with the radio broadcast. Also you will get more knowledgeable insight from the radio broadcast.
     
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  10. dadx4

    dadx4 GC Hall of Fame

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    I would love to be at the game but I currently live in California. I will just mute it and sync Mick.
     
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    Yeah, that's why I called it illegal.
     
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  12. GATOR_4Life

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    No way around ESPN if you want to watch. You could go to a bar and watch, but that has it's own risk/reward these days.

    Like others have said, sync with Mick if you can. There are a few ESPN announcers that are good, but even those aren't as fun as Mick.
     
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    Is there still a delay on the radio broadcast?
     
  14. etennant

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    Would you mind explaining how you get the audio to sync with the video on the TV?

    Thank You
     
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  15. StrengthAndHonor

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    ESPN died for me when some genius decided it would be a good idea to interject politics into a sports platform.
     
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  16. BillyBall89

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    The echo broadcasts seem to the same as the radio, no delay. Of course, the radio/echo is always ahead of the game by 2-3 seconds as the TV broadcast has a delay over the radio.
     
  17. BillyBall89

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    https://www. amazon.com/ESPN-98-1-FM-850-WRUF/dp/B07BZYTZB4
    Leaving the amazon echo AM850 app link here for anyone who wants it (remove the space)
     
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  18. tilly

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    Everyone's delay/lack of is different. I have learned to pause and play the TuneIn app and the TV until it lines up perfect. It is pretty easy.
     
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  19. tilly

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    Use the TuneIn app and pause the radio for 3 seconds.
     
  20. INGATORSWETRUST

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    We are stuck with SEC Network and ESPN for as long as they are willing to pay $45 million per school a year for TV rights.
     
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