A man takes a selfie in front of the Olympic rings in Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro.

A Cord-Cutter's Guide To Watching The 2016 Summer Olympics

If you've already ditched cable or you're thinking about it, you can still catch the Olympics without a subscription.


1:28The Australian women's Rio 2016 Olympic Games water polo team.
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Australia Is Having The Worst Luck At The 2016 Summer Olympics In Rio

0:58The Olympic rings in Rio.
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The Latest Problem In Rio? No 'Pokémon Go'

1:26Former NBA player Charles Barkley looks on prior to the 2016 NCAA Men's Final Four National Championship game.
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Charles Barkley Will Host A New TNT Show About Race, Class And Culture

1:24General view of atmosphere is seen in Olympic Village during Brazilian Rio Olympics 2016.
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Australian Athletes Were Robbed In Rio's Olympic Village

1:35Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump jeers the media in front a crowd of supporters on July 27, 2016.
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NFL: We Never Wrote Donald Trump A Letter Over The Debate Schedule

1:12Skydiver Luke Aikins lands safely after jumping 25,000 feet from an airplane without a parachute or wing suit.
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Skydiver Jumps From A Plane Without A Parachute, Doesn't Go *Splat*

:50Antonio Armstrong
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Teenage Son Charged In The Death Of Former NFL Player And His Wife

3:13An illustration of a workout supplement.
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The Strange, Dangerous Truth About Dietary And Workout Supplements

1:18Pollution floats in Guanabara Bay, site of sailing events for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
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Rio Olympic Athletes 'Will Literally Be Swimming In Human Crap'

1:48A cruise ship coasts along the water.
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The Olympic Village Has A Challenger: Luxury Cruise Ships

1:27Ben Roethlisberger is evaluated for a concussion
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So, Is The NFL Actually Going To Take Concussions Seriously Now?

:33The Dallas Cowboys bus.
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A Dallas Cowboys Bus Collided With A Van In Arizona, Killing 4

2:16Michael Jordan #23 of the Chicago Bulls looks on during the game. Mandatory Credit: Ken Levine /Allsport
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Michael Jordan Breaking His History Of Silence Is A Really Big Deal

1:36A Rio 2016 sign is in the foreground of the Olympic Village with two high-rise buildings in the background
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Rio's Olympic Village Still Isn't Ready, But That's Not Uncommon

1:47A Panthers fan stays in his seat after the end of Super Bowl 50
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Some NFL Season Tickets Come With A Price — Before The Price

1:26The New York Liberty wearing their version of black warmup shirts in support of BlackLivesMatter and Dallas police officers.
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WNBA Players Won't Be Fined For Wearing Protest Shirts After All

0:54Sergey Shubenkov of Russia celebrates after crossing the finish line to win gold in the Men's 110 metres hurdles.
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Russia Won't Be Banned From Competing At The Summer Olympics

1:39Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza, the two newest inductees in the National Baseball Hall of Fame, pose for pictures.
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MLB's Newest Hall Of Famers Became Stars In Completely Different Ways

2:04Newsy's Eugene Daniels race walking in a blue T-shirt
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Olympic Race Walking Is A Lot Harder Than It Looks

:35Former Arizona Cardinals Coach Dennis Green in 2006.
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Former NFL Coach Dennis Green Dies At 67

1:40Michael Jordan holds a jersey signifying Charlotte as the host city for the 2017 All-Star game.
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Bathroom Bill Costs Charlotte, N.C., The $100M NBA All-Star Game

1:35Independent Olympic athletes introduced at the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games.
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A Brief History Of Independent Olympic Teams

1:15Police watch as a new VLT passes on the day the system was inaugurated ahead of the upcoming Rio 2016 Olympics.
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Brazil Arrests 10 Terror Suspects Accused Of Plotting Olympics Attacks

1:37A player for the New York Liberty wears a black T-shirt with #BlackLivesMatter and #Dallas5 while standing before a game.
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The WNBA Is Sending Mixed Messages On Players' Social Activism

1:03Silver medalist Denis Kudryavtsev of Russia celebrates after the Men's 400 metres hurdles.
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Russian Track And Field Athletes Are Still Banned From Rio Olympics

1:45UFC President Dana White (C) looks on as mixed martial artists Brock Lesnar (L) and Mark Hunt (R) face off.
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Brock Lesnar's Second Failed Drug Test Is A Huge Problem For The UFC

1:50Paul Ryan speaks at the Republican National Convention.
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Politicians Pandering To Voters Via Sports Is Often A Swing And A Miss

2:32oe Maloy from United States leads the run leg of the Elite Mixed race during ITU World Triathlon Hamburg on July 17, 2016.
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Competition Doesn't Come Cheap For US Olympians

:59Margarita Goncharova of Russia raects to winning gold in the women's 400m T38 final.
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IOC Is Now Exploring 'Legal Options' To Ban Russia From The Olympics

1:35American athlete Al Oerter (1937 - 2007) competes in the discus throw, circa 1965. (Photo by Getty Images)
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