Lots of live streaming sports this Memorial Day weekend. The NBA Playoffs continue, plus stream free coverage of the Indy 500, French Open, and more. Netflix has a new original series and they're releasing one episode per week for this one. Whiplash is the 99¢ iTunes movie of the week. The Mad Men series finale is available for purchase on iTunes, Amazon, etc. Also lots of streaming TV news involving Sling TV, Apple television set, and Xbox DVR.
- Between original series, new episodes every Thursday at 11:30pm
- Inglorious Basterds
- Richie Rick S2
- Transporter S1
New last week
- Fruitvale Station
- Duck Dynasty
- American Restoration
- Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown
There are a lot of streaming sports this holiday weekend. NBA Conference Finals games are on every night. All games are available to stream on Sling TV (free 7-day trial available). Cleveland Cavaliers vs Atlanta Hawks can also be streamed free with alternate camera angles from TNTOT, with the full broadcast on TNT. Golden State Warriors vs Houston Rockets is on ESPN.
There are a few big events this weekend. ESPN3 has free in-car cameras from the Indy 500 on Sunday afternoon and free tennis from the French Open beginning at 5am Sunday and Monday.
- Friday: Brewers vs Braves, 7:35pm
- Saturday: Mariners vs Blue Jays, 1:07pm
- Sunday: Twins vs White Sox, 2:10pm
- Monday: Tigers vs Athletics: 4:10pm
There are also several events available with an antenna: NBC has EPL final Sunday, French Open afternoon coverage, F1 Monaco Grand Prix, FOX has Saturday baseball and NASCAR, and ABC has the Indy 500. The NHL conference finals continue every night, but games are on NBCSN and cable is required to stream.
Now streaming free
- Mad Men final season
- Orphan Black S3
- Girls S4
- Turn S2
- Game of Thrones S4
Oscar best picture nominee and supporting actor winner Whiplash is the iTunes 99¢ rental of the week.
Top free streaming movies on Crackle this month:
- Meet the Fockers
- Kung Fu Hustle
Sling TV is now available on the Nexus Player and Android TV devices. Get the Nexus Player 50% off when you prepay for 3 months.
Apple reportedly stopped plans for a 4k TV. See my analysis and what may be next for Apple TV.
The Xbox One TV tuner is now available for $60. It can be used with an antenna to pause live TV and watch TV in split screen while playing a game. Full DVR features are rumored to be in the works.
Hulu will be developing new episodes of the canceled Mindy Project.
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