How to use the BlueSky TV Sports app

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Learn how to use the sports app that comes with your BlueSky TV cable box. Including how to watch games via the app as well as getting your sports information quickly and easily. The Sports App provides you with fast access to live games, scores and schedules. You can even watch TV and access the Sports app at the same time!

 

 

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Schedules and scores are only available for NASCAR, MLB, NHL, NBA, NFL and NCAA basketball and football, as well as professional soccer, when in season. Professional soccer leagues (Barclays Premier League, MLS, Liga MX and more) are located under the Soccer tab in the Sports app. You can filter professional soccer and NCAA basketball and football games by leagues and conferences. You can add and remove your favourite teams.

         

 

How to use the BlueSky TV Sports App

Using the Sports app with BlueSky TV allows you to get quick access to live games, scores and schedules. When activated, the Sports app will launch on the right-hand side of your TV screen.

 

There are two ways to access the Sports app on BlueSky TV:

 

  • While watching full-screen TV (not using the guide), press the C button on your remote to open the Sports app.
  • You can access the Sports App by simply saying "Sports App" into the Voice Remote.

 

Or you can access the Sports app by the following steps:

 

  1. Press the Shaw button on your remote control.
  2. Use the right arrow or left arrow keys to navigate to Apps and press OK.

    BlueSky TV > Menu > Apps
  3. Highlight the Sports app tile in the Daily Life row. Press the OK button.


  4. The app will launch on the right-hand side of the screen. You will still be able to view the current live TV channel on the left-hand side of the screen.

    BlueSky Sports App
  5. Press Exit once to return to the Apps menu (you can also press the Last button to return to the Apps menu), or press Exit twice to return to standard TV viewing.

Learn more about using the Sports App in BlueSky TV with this video.

 

Did You Know

 

With the BlueSky TV Sports App, you can view specific team and player details. This includes team leaders, game leaders, and even individual stats of a player.  

         

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Access live games using the Sports App

You can use the Sports app on BlueSky TV to get quick access to live games on TV. To watch a game using the Sports app:

 

  1. Press the Shaw button on your remote control.
  2. Use the right arrow or left arrow keys to navigate to Apps and press OK.

    BlueSky TV > Menu > Apps
  3. Highlight the Sports app tile in the Daily Life row. Press the OK button.


  4. The app will launch on the right-hand side of the screen. For professional soccer and NCAA football and basketball (when in season), you can filter the games pictured by On Today or by conference or league, such as the Barclays Premier League (BPL).

    BlueSky Sports NCAA
  5. Use the right and left arrow buttons to navigate between scores for professional soccer (select leagues), MLB, NHL, NBA, NFL, NCAA football and basketball, and NASCAR.

    BlueSky Sports App
  6. Highlight a game being currently played and press the OK button. This allows you to view an interactive version of the game, including scores, statistics and the current play.

    sports app
  7. If the current game is part of your subscription service, highlight Watch and press the OK button to view the game. The Watch action is only available for live sporting events that are airing in your channel lineup (as signified by the TV icon at the top right of each sporting event). If multiple live viewing options are available, you'll be able to choose your preferred option before tuning to a network. Options include Watch, Extras (if available), Record and Favourite.

    BlueSky TV > Sports App > Watch
  8. If you would like to record this game, highlight Record and press OK to set a recording. You will receive a confirmation that your game is scheduled to record.

    BlueSky TV > Sports App > Record
  9. Press Exit to return to standard TV viewing.

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