Source: ESPN+

It can be a little tough to figure out which track to take with ESPN+. Do you follow the ridiculous amount of live sports? Or do you focus on all the original content?

Why not both?

We're in the thick of the college football season, which works out well seeing as how ESPN+ has nearly three dozen games on this week's schedule. So there's a decent chance you'll be able to watch your team, even if it's not quite big enough for a prime TV slot. (Hey — we're not judging.)

Or if the NHL is more your thing, there are 14 games on ESPN+ this week. And that includes:

  • Tampa Bay at Boston on Oct. 17
  • Dallas at Pittsburgh on Oct. 18
  • Columbus at Chicago Blackhawks on Oct. 18
  • Dallas at Philadelphia on Oct. 19

Not bad, eh? Plus the Professional Fighting League is doing its playoffs on Oct. 17, the South Africa Cricket Tour of India is still going on, and, of course, there's soccer and boxing and ...

See? There's a lot of live sports.

Plus there's original content like Episode 4 of Sneaker Center, Miles to Go, Peyton's Places, NBA Rooks — and we're bare scratching the surface.

So, yeah. ESPN+ may well be the best $4.99 you spend every month if you're a sports fan.

Here's the full rundown for the next week or so:

Monday, October 14

  • EURO Qualifiers: Bulgaria v England and France v Turkey
  • NHL: Blues @ Islanders and Avalanche @ Capitals
  • Studio: MLS Review, The Fantasy Show, and ESPN FC, and A League Weekly

Tuesday, October 15

  • SneakerCenter Episode 4 Premiere featuring Max Holloway
  • NBA Rooks Episode 5 Premiere
  • EURO Qualifiers: Liechtenstein v Italy
  • NHL: Flyers @ Flames and Predators @ Golden Knights
  • Destined: Reyes vs Weidman Part 1
  • Studio: The Fantasy Show, Lacrosse Weekly, ESPN FC

Wednesday, October 16

  • NHL: Sabres @ Ducks and Hurricanes @ Sharks
  • Studio: PFL 8 Pre-Show, Ariel & The Bad Guy, ESPN FC, and PFL 8 Pre-Show

Thursday, October 17

  • Miles to Go: Les Miles and Kansas Football Episode 11 Premiere
  • PFL 8 (Playoffs)
  • CFB: East Tennessee State @ Chattanooga
  • NHL: Lightning @ Bruins and Senators @ Golden Knights
  • Studio: The Fantasy Show, ESPN FC, PFL 8 Post Show, and UFC Fight Night Pre-Show

Friday, October 18

  • NHL: Stars @ Penguins and Blue Jackets @ Blackhawks
  • India v South Africa Cricket 3rd Test - Day 1
  • Top Rank Boxing Undercards
  • Studio: ESPN FC, The Fantasy Show, and UFC Fight Night Post Show

Saturday, October 19

  • 31 College Football Games including Toledo @ Ball State, Louisiana- Monroe @ Appalachian State, and Army @ Georgia State
  • India v South Africa Cricket 3rd Test - Day 2
  • 3 Serie A Matches including Juventus v Bologna
  • NHL: Stars @ Flyers and Flames @ Kings
  • Studio: ESPN FC

Sunday, October 20

  • Peyton's Places Episode 15 Premiere
  • India v South Africa Cricket 3rd Test - Day 3
  • 5 Serie A Matches including AC Milan v Lecce and Sampdoria v Roma
  • NHL: Canadiens @ Wild and Oilers @ Jets
  • Studio: ESPN FC, NFL Primetime on ESPN+, and Serie A Weekly Highlight Show

Monday, October 21

  • NBA Rooks Episode 6 Premiere
  • India v South Africa Cricket 3rd Test - Day 4
  • NHL: Blue Jackets @ Maple Leafs and Avalanche @ Blues
  • Serie A: Brescia v Fiorentina
  • Studio: ESPN FC, MLS Review, and The Fantasy Show

Tuesday, October 22

  • SneakerCenter Episode 5 Premiere featuring Sheryl Swoops (Internal only)
  • India v South Africa Cricket 3rd Test - Day 5
  • NHL: Maple Leafs @ Bruins and Penguins @ Panthers
  • Studio: The Fantasy Show, Lacrosse Weekly, ESPN FC, Serie A Full Impact, and Serie A Weekly Preview Show

Wednesday, October 23

  • Studio: ESPN FC and Ariel and the Bad Guy

Thursday, October 24

  • Miles to Go: Les Miles and Kansas Football Episode 12 Premiere
  • NHL: Sabres @ Rangers and Flyers @ Blackhawks
  • Studio: ESPN FC, In the Crease, and The Fantasy Show

Friday, October 25

  • Detail: From the Mind of Peyton Manning (Planned)
  • Destined: Reyes vs Weidman Part 2
  • NHL: Avalanche @ Golden Knights and Capitals @ Canucks
  • Serie A: Hellas Verona v Sassuolo
  • 2 Guinness Pro14 Rugby Matches
  • Studio: ESPN FC, In the Crease, The Fantasy Show, and UFC Fight Night Pre-Show

Saturday, October 26

  • UFC Fight Night: Demian Maia v Ben Askren
  • Top Rank Boxing: Shakur Stevenson v Joet Gonzalez
  • 22 College Football Games (Additional Games TBC)
  • 3 Serie A Matches including Lecce v Juventus and Inter v Parma
  • NHL: Predators @ Lightning and Penguins @ Stars
  • 5 Guinness Pro14 Rugby Matches
  • Studio: ESPN FC, In the Crease, and UFC Fight Night Post Show

Sunday, October 27

  • Peyton's Places Episode 16 Premiere
  • NHL: Blues @ Red Wings and Sharks @ Senators
  • 5 Serie A Matches including Roma v AC Milan
  • Studio: ESPN FC, In the Crease, NFL Primetime on ESPN+, and Serie A Weekly Highlight

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If you don't have ESPN+, you're missing out on even more live college football, to say nothing of the hockey, basketball, MMA, soccer, cricket, rugby, boxing ... We could go on.

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