My wife and kids love to watch just about anything on TV, but I am a bit more selective. I do watch a good bit of programming myself, but the majority of what I watch is sports and news. That is why when the wife and kids told me they wanted to get satellite TV, I had to check something out before agreeing to it. I wanted to make sure that I would be able to get sports with Direct TV. I already knew that I would be able to get news, as any TV provider has plenty of TV news channels.
However, I needed to make sure that I would still be able to watch hockey, baseball and football. I have favorite teams, mostly local ones, so I had to make sure I would be able to get sports channels as well as my local channels so I would be able to watch any local programming that had to do with one of the teams. I was happy to see that I would be able to get all of my sports programming that I had been watching up to this point, but the good news did not end there. Continue reading