THE COUNTDOWN BEGINS



  • 4 DAYS UNTIL TIPOFF. I LOVE the smell of a national championship in the morning…



  • @KUSTEVE I am so ready. in lucky for me I won’t be able to watch either of the exhibitions and 4 of the non con’s, as I have dish and not cox. Of course ESPN 3 is blacked out for us here, BUT really gonna enjoy the rest, let the games begin - - ROCK CHALK ALL DAY LONG BABY



  • @KUSTEVE nothing quite like the smell of a championship!!





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  • @jayballer54 Have you tried a spoofer to hide your location?



  • @jayballer54 try the espn app



  • SI has KU winning the conference by 5 games this year

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  • @Ralph won’t work in Topeka. Blacked out. Phone a friend or go to a bar



  • @Ralph ESPN App? not quite sure what that is my friend - -are you just talking about going I dunno. All I ever do is just try and connect right to ESPN3 - - not the brightest light in the house lol - - ROCK CHALK ALL DAY LONG BABY



  • @Eric-san Sorry but what’s a spoofer? – sorry - - -ROCK CHALK ALL DAY LONG BABY



  • @jayballer54 GOOGLE is a great tool, tells you everything you want to know.

    I use Sling tv so if it’s not on espn or espn2 I use the espn app with my sling account. But Crimsonorblue22 said it wouldn’t work where you are. So my suggestion is change providers or move to missouri.



  • @kjayhawks goosebumps!



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  • @Ralph LOL, ya well guess I struck out on both counts there as I just went to dish recently so under contract and really told old to be moving anymore but thanks for the help. – I’ll be allright I’ll just listen on the ol KU Radio broadxast - -Miss Bob but hey life goes on right - -ROCK CHALK ALL DAY LONG BABY



  • @Ralph moving to MO won’t help. I’m in NW Arkansas and I’m still blacked out.



  • Can’t wait for things to really get going. I’m tired of puff pieces filling the rags and recruiting speculation. Let’s get some action going and get to breaking down X’s & O’s, strategy, players S&W’s, and real results.

    Where are you @HighEliteMajor?



  • @Bwag using the espn app works for me in Mo, that’s how I watched late night



  • @Ralph

    The greater KC Metro area and all of Western Missouri is blocked. If you are in Eastern Missouri might be able to get it. Also, your provider has to offer ESPN3 and it has to be in your cable package since it requires you to sign in.

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  • @JayHawkFanToo I’m in Lees Summit, Mo. I use Sling tv, it shows Texas vs. Kansas at 6:30 PM. Guess I’ll find out then.



  • @Ralph

    TTBONK, Sling TV is not free, so you are paying for something that Kansans should be getting at no cost. Why black out KU games, and it is not men’s basketball only but every program that is doing well, in the State of Kansas only? This agreement sucks and if this is the best Zenger can do, then he he should not have that position; he should go back to his Alma Mater KSU and black out Liberace.



  • @JayHawkFanToo I agree but if we want to pay that’s ok!





  • @Crimsonorblue22

    I have not problem with that. I do pay for the sports tier on my cable package and it includes ESPN3…which blacks out KU games in Kansas; go figure. In my subdivision we have Consolidated, AT&T, Google, Comcast and TWC which just laid cable but will not be connecting for a couple of months, so the only option to get the “KU sport channel” is Comcast; I was told they made it so difficult and prohibitively expensive that none of the other cable providers carry it. I used to have Comcast until about 6 years ago and it was without a question, the worst service/utility of any kind I ever had. Even If I have to miss the entire season, I rather go sit at a sports bar to watch the games than get Comcast. I started with Everest which was fantastic and then it was bought out and became SureWest which was not nearly as good but acceptable and now it is Consolidated Communications which is barely acceptable but still head and shoulder better than Comcast.

    My point is that KU fans living in Kansas should not have to jump thorough hoops to watch KU sports.



  • @JayHawkFanToo 1st I am a Kansan I’m just staying with my daughter and her family while I recover, needed someone to change my diaper and wash me. Like many Jayhawks she lives where her job is.

    I had to look up TTBONK I’m not a big Internet guy. Your right I pay $20 a month no fees no contracts instead of $130 a month for 300 channels that I didn’t watch and a 2 year contract. As far as the blackout goes I blame Texas and the failed Longhorn network, it should be the big 12 network.



  • @Ralph

    The contracts between TWC Sport KC Chanel and KU was negotiated by Zenger. They get exclusive rights to several KU basketball, football and several other sports games and ESPN 3 blacks out all these games in the State of Kansas and areas like the greater KC Metro area. Although we are mostly familiar with the men’s basketball games that get blacked out, several football, women’s basketball, volleyball, soccer and track and field events get blacked out as well. How much money do you think KU gets in return? Nothing, Zero, zippo, zilch…KU gets paid by in-kind programming and features about sports at KU. What do you think the audience for a feature on the women’s rowing team is? Not counting the parents of the athletes probably in the dozens? maybe hundreds? The TV audience for one blacked out men’s basketball is likely several time larger than the combined audience of all the features run in an entire year about all the minor sports combined.

    A large number of die hard KU fans in the Kansas City Metro area have been left with no options and most every body I know around here hates Zenger…even more than I do. LOL.



  • If you can take care of the pop ups and ads, first row sports.com is an option - they have games for all sports across the world. I don’t use it anymore because I have the Cox sports tier, but it worked for me in the past.



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  • @Ralph My sling TV shows it too, hopefully we can watch it. The thing I most hate about the TV deal is it favors big city, Kansas is full of smaller towns like the one I live in. Most think KU fans are only from the big cities but I’m not and know several others aswell, hell I know farmers that are big KU fans.



  • @kjayhawks I looked ahead and it shows Washburn and Emporia State also. We’ll find out in a couple of hours.



  • I use GOatdee.net for sports streaming.
    If you have an ad blocker, this site is hands down the best streaming site that works 99% of the time.



  • @jayballer54 A spoofer will hide your location so you don’t get blacked out. If you’d like, I can PM you on how to get it set up.



  • @KUSTEVE

    PHOF!





  • @JayHawkFanToo well you were correct the volleyball game is blacked out on espn3. But I’m watching it on the watch espn app.



  • @Ralph I’m wondering if the app is so new that the providers are actually allowing some things to be shown now that will eventually get filtered out by sweetheart deals between individual providers & partnering sources, Does that even make sense? I’m sure as hell trying it next & will keep you guys posted.



  • @globaljaybird looked it up the watch espn app launched 25 Oct 2010.

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  • @Ralph weird!



  • @Crimsonorblue22 what’s that



  • @Ralph that you are blacked out on ESPN 3 but get it on the watch ESPN app



  • @Crimsonorblue22 same way I watched late night and a couple other things. I’ve said try the app a couple of times and have been told it won’t work.20161029_192521.jpg



  • @Ralph guess that shows I don’t know shit … I just recently came across it 👀 lookingfor alternatives as I’m now in SW misery on suddenlink & will likely be out of even radio 📻 coverage this season. Am just not a fan of anything espn, ABC, Disney, blah, blah, so I rarely ever look 👀 at anything represented of their networks…



  • After dropping cable and going to sling I had to learn different ways to get what I want. In April I will drop the espn package and get the fox package to watch the Royals.



  • @Ralph glad it works! Don’t understand but glad you can get it



  • @HawkChamp I also use stream2watch.eu. Once I fight through the pop ups it works well



  • I’m watching Ben Mac, Cole, b rush and Wiggs.



  • ESPN 3 was blacked out for me aswell. The thing that I don’t get is if use the watch ESPN app on my phone or tablet connected to my homes WIFI its blacked out as well but if I don’t and use my mobile data it is not blacked out but I only can watch for minutes at a time due to data usage (watched a game LY and was about 2.5gs for it). It makes no sense to me.



  • @kjayhawks I use a roku to stream it with home WiFi, I would rather watch it on a tv than a tablet



  • @Ralph Forgive me for I am not super tech savvy but what is roku



  • @kjayhawks a streaming device. how do you watch sling


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