Gift Guide: Cord Cutting Gifts for Sports Fans

Black Friday is right around the corner and now is the perfect time to give your favorite sports fan the perfect gift to enhance their viewing experience or fandom. Whether it’s a digital service or a physical item, cord cutters have plenty of options for every sports enthusiast on their list, in a range of prices.

Check out our Black Friday page to stay updated on streaming deals as we spot them and to find all of our gift guides in one place as they roll out over the coming weeks.

(Note: Availability and prices below are accurate at the time of posting, but are likely to change throughout the holiday season.)

Here are some of our favorite gifts for sports fans.

ESPN+

ESPN+ is the premier streaming service in the world of sports. From the UFC, MLB, NHL, and thousands of exclusive live events the streaming service is a must-have for any sports fan. The platform is not only home to thousands of sporting events, and many leagues, but ESPN+ subscribers get access to original shows, studio content, and articles on ESPN.com

A one-year subscription can be gifted to new subscribers for $69.99

Prime Membership

Prime is a must-have for any sports fan. With a Prime membership, sports fans get access to 2-day shipping, and free same-day shipping in select cities, to a wide array of streaming devices on the market, but they’ll also get access to Prime Video. Maximize Prime Video by adding subscriptions to sports channels like Paramount+, WNBA and NBA League Pass, MLB.TV, PGA Tour Live, Motortrend, and much more. 

The NBA, NFL, and MLB, UEFA, and NWSL are just some of the leagues that can be found on Prime, subscribers can also watch the Emmy Award-winning docuseries All or Nothing. Beginning in 2022, Prime Video will be the exclusive home of Thursday Night Football, this is the perfect gift to watch the rest of the 2021 TNF games, and get a head start for the season.

The gift of Prime is available for $119 per year, or $39 for a 3-month subscription.

DAZN

After making its launch in 2016, DAZN was the world’s first sports-dedicated streaming service. DAZN is the premier streaming service when it comes to boxing, as the platform offers a new card every week, and flights from GGG, Anthony Joshua, Ryan Garcia, and more. The service includes soccer, extreme sports, bowling, snooker, darts, and more.

Gift subscriptions start at $19.99 for 1 month, or upgrade to a year for $99.99 (a savings of $139.89)

Dribble Up Basketball

Kids that want to improve their basketball skills can use the Dribble Up Basketball virtual training system. A modern twist on classic training, Dribble Up will help improve their confidence, handles, hand-eye coordination, and it can be done inside or outside with only 6 feet of space. The device can be used with any phone or tablet with iOS 11+ or Android 7+.  For $9.99/ month, up to 6 household members can take advantage of the DU Live Membership.

Normally $99.99, it is currently on sale for $59.99 for Black Friday.

Twitch Gift Card

A Twitch gift card is a perfect gift for any esports fan. The gift card be used for bits, subscriptions, and gift subscriptions, which are ways they can support their favorite st

Gift cards range anywhere from $25-$100

MLB.tv

Hit a home run by giving the gift of Major League Baseball. MLB.tv lets fans watch live out-of-market games, and more for an affordable price.

Gift one-month of MLB.TV for $24.99

Paramount+

PGA Tour, NFL, the Super League, UEFA, NSWL, the SEC, and March Madness, are just a few of the many sports leagues and events that can be found on Paramount+. Not only are sports available on the platform, but subscribers can watch thousands of original and classic shows, new movies, and more.

Paramount+ gift cards start at $25

Oculus Quest 2

For anyone who wants to be active and keep up with training during the cold months, the Oculus Quest 2 brings immersive entertainment to the home, with plenty of games for sports fans. Check out MLB Home Run Derby VR, VR Sports Challenge, and the Supernatural Box training to have fun with workouts.

Pricing for the Oculus Quest 2 starts at $299

Sling TV

As one of the most affordable streaming services on the market, Sling TV is the perfect gift for sports fans. With three plans to choose from and a host of add-ons, sports fans can watch the NBA, NFL, MLB, UFC, WWE, and more on ESPN, TNT, USA, FOX, or wherever sports are found.

Sling gift cards start at $25

Hulu

Hulu has live sports, including the NHL. If there is a hockey fan in your life, Hulu streams live NHL games for $6.99 per month. Upgrade to Hulu with Live for $64.99 per month give the gift of the NHL, plus thousands of shows, and movies with live TV.

A Hulu gift card ranges from $25-$100

WWE Network and Peacock

For professional wrestling fans, Peacock is the exclusive home of WWE Network. The streaming service offers WWE originals, access to the promotion’s extensive vault of thousands of matches and content, every WWE live pay-per-view event, including upcoming 2022 shows, and much more.

Peacock is home to Sunday Night Football, Notre Dame football, the Premier League, golf, rugby, and much more. Plus, thousands of TV shows, movies, and new releases. However, since you can’t gift a subscription, you can always pay for the recipient’s subscription and cancel when you’re ready to.

Peacock offers 2 plans. Peacock Premium is $4.99 per month ($49.99 per year), or upgrade to an ad-free experience with Peacock Premium Plus for $9.99 per month (or $99.99 per year)

Fire TV Stick 4K Max

The perfect companion to the streaming services above is the Fire TV Stick 4K Max. This is the ultimate device to stream sports, movies,  and TV shows like you’ve never seen before with crystal clear 4K across 6 devices with next-gen WiFi-6. It’s 40% more powerful than the Fire TV Stick 4K and includes Alexa voice remote, Dolby Atmos audio, Dolby Vision, and HDR 10+.

Get it at its lowest price of $35  

NBA Top Shot

If the sports fan in your life is tired of trading cards and looking for something new, NBA Top Shot is the perfect place. Top Shot is the official marketplace for NBA non-fungible tokens, digital collectibles, where fans can buy and trade highlights and moments from their favorite players. These moments can increase or decrease in value over time similarly to trading cards.

Prices vary