Live stream the week’s top sports events with a VPN

Updated: September 25, 2023

Week of September 25 (NFL Week 4, Ryder Cup, Rugby World Cup)

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In this space, you’ll find information on the best sports events streaming each week, get some context for the action, and find out how to stream it all securely and in blazing-fast HD.

NFL: Bills vs. Dolphins

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Have Tua Tagovailoa, Tyreek Hill, and the Dolphins already established themselves as Super Bowl favorites in the AFC? We won’t go that far just yet, even after an astounding 70-point output against the Broncos. It’s clear the undefeated Phins are ready to win their first AFC East title since 2008. Next up in the Dolphins’ path is a road test—and playoff rematch—with Josh Allen and the rival Buffalo Bills. This week also features a Monday Night Football doubleheader and a London duel between the Falcons and Jaguars. Check out our NFL hub page for more info!

Viewing schedule:

Buccaneers vs. Eagles – Monday, September 25, 7:15 p.m. ET / 12:15 a.m. BST

Bengals vs. Rams – Monday, September 25, 8:15 p.m. ET / 1:15 a.m. BST

Packers vs. Lions – Thursday, September 28, 8:15 p.m. ET / 1 a.m. BST

Jaguars vs. Falcons – Sunday, October 1, 2:30 p.m. local time (London) / 9:30 a.m. ET 

Bills vs. Dolphins – Sunday, October 1, 1 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. BST

Our favorite way to watch with a VPN: NFL Game Pass International has moved to DAZN for the 2023 season, and it remains the best option for football fans who want to stream every game without blackouts. Check out our NFL page for more information. Please note the Buccaneers-Eagles game will air on ABC, and the Bengals-Rams showdown will be on ESPN, though both games will air on ESPN+. However, keep in mind that a valid TV subscription, either to a traditional cable company or a cord-cutting service like YouTube TV, is typically required to stream traditional Monday Night Football broadcasts on ESPN+. Also, you can catch Thursday’s Packers-Lions clash live for free on in the United States.

AFL Grand Final

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Collingwood and the Brisbane Lions have been the form teams of the 2023 season and both deserve their spots in this year’s AFL Grand Final. Having suffered a heartbreaking one-point loss to Sydney in last year’s final, Collingwood is out for redemption, but they’ll have to overcome a Lions team built to win now and desperate to list the trophy at Melbourne Cricket Ground on Saturday. 

Viewing schedule:

Collingwood vs. Brisbane Lions – Saturday, September 30, 2:30 p.m. local time / 12:30 a.m. ET

Our favorite way to watch with a VPN: Channel 7 is the official free-to-air broadcaster of the AFL and will air the Grand Final on its streaming service, 7plus.

MLB: Mariners vs. Rangers

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The 2023 MLB regular season has been unforgettable, and the action isn’t quite over yet! Only six teams entered play Monday having clinched a playoff spot, and the American League West remains up for grabs between the Houston Astros, Seattle Mariners, and Texas Rangers; the Rangers opened the week with a 2.5 game division lead over the slumping Astros. Baseball fans are in for a treat this weekend as the Rangers and Mariners clash in a pivotal four-game set to determine playoff seeding—and, potentially, the division champion. Check out our MLB page for a complete guide to the season’s final week.

Viewing schedule:

First pitch on Thursday, September 28, is set for 9:40 p.m. ET / 2:40 a.m. BST; first pitch on Friday, September 29, is set for 10:10 p.m. ET / 3:10 a.m. BST; first pitch on Saturday, September 30, is set for 7:15 p.m. ET / 12:15 a.m. BST; first pitch on Sunday, October 1, is set for 3:10 p.m. ET / 8:10 p.m. BST

Our favorite way to watch with a VPN: MLB.TV International users can live stream the entire 2023 season without blackouts. The service is currently priced at 30 USD for the rest of the season, and offers a seven-day free trial.

Rugby World Cup

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Wales’ 40-6 victory over Australia was a record humiliation for the Wallabies, who face the prospect of a group stage elimination should Fiji secure a bonus-point victory over Georgia on Saturday. Meanwhile, Italy’s victory over Uruguay adds significance to the Pool A showdown between New Zealand vs. Italy on Saturday given the All Blacks determination for a fourth Rugby World Cup. What does the rest of the week have in store for rugby fans? Check out the full Rugby World Cup schedule here.

Viewing schedule:

Fiji vs. Georgia – Saturday, September 30, 5:45 p.m. local time (France) / 11:45 a.m. ET

New Zealand vs. Italy – Saturday, September 30, 9 p.m. local time (France) / 3 p.m. ET

Our favorite way to watch with a VPN: ITVX (formerly ITV Hub) offers both on-demand content and live events, including free streams of every 2023 Rugby World Cup match. Check the schedule before tuning in!

Boxing: Canelo Álvarez vs. Jermell Charlo

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Canelo Álvarez (59-2-2, 39 KOs) and Jermell Charlo (35-1-1, 19 KOs) are ready to meet in the ring. Charlo will fight for the first time since his May 2022 victory over Brian Castaño, which sealed his status as the undisputed light middleweight world champion. Will Álvarez retain his undisputed super middleweight titles at T-Mobile Arena, or can Charlo pull off an incredible upset Saturday night?

Viewing schedule:

Main event begins on Sunday, September 30, at 8 p.m. ET / 1 a.m. BST

Our favorite way to watch with a VPN: You can purchase the Canelo Álvarez vs. Jermell Charlo fight via Showtime PPV for 85 USD.

Ryder Cup

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Reigning FedEx Cup champion Viktor Hovland and the European team look to continue their Ryder Cup dominance when the action kicks off in Rome on Friday. Despite the U.S. team’s victory last time round, Europe has defeated the United States squad (captained this year by former Masters winner Zach Johnson) seven of 10 times since 2002, a narrative that Scottie Scheffler and the Americans hope to rewrite this weekend.

Viewing schedule:

Daily coverage begins Friday, September 29, at 7:30 a.m. local time / 1:30 a.m. ET

Our favorite way to watch with a VPN: YouTube TV offers USA Network and NBC, which will have full coverage of the Ryder Cup, and the subscription costs 73 USD/month. A free trial is available. Alternatively, you can watch the tournament through Peacock, which comes in cheaper at 6 USD/month but does not offer a free trial.

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