Kevin Mark expressed a sentiment expressed by many sports fans over the weekend:

“If you’re a fan of a local sports team and like watching them on a regional sports network, cutting the cord is almost never an option.”

He was writing on Twitter in response to our , which suggested that in the wake of price hikes from the cable alternatives YouTube TV, DirectTV Now and Hulu, that Sling TV and Philo were worth checking out due to their lower prices. 

The issue of ditching cable, buying an antenna, or subscribing to one of the many sporting networks touted via streaming devices like Roku or Amazon Fire TV is a big one among sports fans. 

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