Whether you back the Buckeyes or worship the Wolverines, we'll have Big Ten football for you to enjoy this season. 


Check below for details on how to see the most games!

How do I get started with Sling TV so I can watch Big Ten football?


Getting started with Sling is easy! Click here for everything you need to get going with Sling TV so you can start watching your games as quickly as possible.


What channels and services do I need to watch Big Ten football?


If you're new to Sling TV, the easiest way to see the most Big Ten football this season is with our Sling Orange and Sling Blue services. Several channels in both services will broadcast Big Ten football games this season:


Sling Orange


Sling Orange + Sports Extra


  • ESPNU
    • Your Sling Orange + Sports Extra subscription also gets you ESPN Goal line, which features live cut-ins when the action gets close to the end zone, as well as highlights of top plays from around college football


Sling Blue

  • FOX and NBC (available in select markets) Learn more about local channel availability on Sling TV here.
    • If FOX or NBC aren't available with Sling in your area, click here for details on how to get these channels and more for free over the air.

Games will also be shown on Big Ten Network and the CBS Sports Network, however, these channels are not available on Sling TV. CBS is available for free over the air using an antenna. Click here to check availability in your area. Additional channels may add games as the season progresses. Please check back here for what you'll need to see those channels.


If you already have Sling TV, you can add Sports Extra right through your Sling app on select devices. Click here for details. Or, to make changes to your account immediately, click My Account in the top corner of this page.


What devices can I watch Big Ten football on?


Big Ten football games available on Sling TV can be viewed on all compatible devices, including your TV, laptop, smartphone, or tablet. Click here to see a list of all the devices that support Sling TV.


Ready to watch right now? Visit watch.sling.com to start watching right from your Google Chrome browser on PC or MAC!


Note: If you'd like to view college football games on Sling TV from your smartphone, for the best viewing experience, make sure to enable location services:


Enable location services on iOS
Enable location services on Android
  • From the device home screen, tap Settings
  • Select Privacy > Location Services > Sling TV
  • Make sure that While using the app has a check mark next to it
  • Tap the Settings icon
  • Select Location > Google Location Reporting > Location Reporting
  • Toggle the switch to ON


Will Big Ten football games be blacked out?


Due to rights restrictions, the following games will be unavailable on FOX Sports 1 for all Sling TV customers:


Matchup
Date
Time
Indiana @ MichiganSaturday, 11/174:00pm ET


Note that some games may be blacked out due to local blackout rules, or because Sling TV doesn't have the rights to broadcast that game. Impacted subscribers will not be able to watch the game unless it is also on a local broadcast network, available either through your Sling TV subscription or with an over-the-air antenna.


If you receive an on-screen blackout message when trying to watch a game on ESPN, you can find your game on ESPN3, which is included with your Sling Orange subscription. Click here for details on how to find your game on ESPN3.


For more information on blackouts, or if you believe you may be receiving a blackout message in error, click here.


How do I find my Big Ten football games?


The easiest way to find the most Big Ten games on Sling TV is with Game Finder, available here. Or, you can visit our blog for a full schedule of action each week.