What to watch in August: Stream sports, live TV shows online, schedule

The Little League World Series airs in August, with international teams returning for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic.

NFL Hall of Fame Preseason Game

Jaguars vs. Raiders

The NFL Preseason Hall of Fame Game is an annual event that marks the near start of the NFL’s preseason and kicks off the annual Pro Football Hall of Fame ceremony in Canton, Ohio. This year, the Jaguars and Raiders will face off in Canton, Ohio at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium.

How to watch

Live coverage of the NFL Preseason Hall of Fame Game will begin on NBC at 8 p.m. on Thursday, August 4.

Television coverage and programming

Date: Thursday, August 4, 8 p.m. (NBC)

Watch NFL games with fuboTV.

NASCAR Cup Series races

The NASCAR Cup Series is the premier racing series in the sport. On the heels of the announcement of a street race in Chicago in 2023, the series heats up in August as the stakes rise before the start of the playoffs in the first week of September.

How to watch

Live coverage of NASCAR playoff races begins August 7 and continues through the end of the month on NBC and in the United States.

Television coverage and programming

Appointment: August 7 to August 28 (US and NBC)

Sunday August 7: FireKeepers Casino 400
Michigan International Speedway (3 p.m.): Watch NASCAR with fuboTV.

Sunday August 14: Federated Auto Parts 400
Richmond Circuit (3 p.m.): Watch NASCAR with fuboTV.

Sunday August 21: Go bowling at the Glen
Watkins Glen International (3 p.m.): Watch NASCAR with fuboTV.

Saturday August 27: Coke Zero Sugar 400
Daytona International Speedway (7 p.m.): Watch NASCAR with fuboTV.

MLB field of dreams Game

Chicago Cubs TKTK take on Cincinnati Reds

How to watch

Live coverage of the field of dreams premieres Thursday, August 11 at 7:15 p.m. on FOX.

Television coverage and programming

Appointment: Thursday, August 11, 7:15 p.m. (FOX)

Watch MLB with fuboTV.

NFL pre-season

Finally, the time has come for NFL games to return once again. The preseason begins in mid-August, with three weeks of action planned to give NFL fans a taste of what’s to come in the regular season this fall.

How to watch

The NFL preseason begins August 11 and lasts three weeks, with coverage on FOX and NFL Network.

Television coverage and programming

Appointment: August 11 to August 28 (FOX, ESPN, CBS & NFL Network)

Watch NFL games with fuboTV.

Week 1: Thursday August 11 to Sunday August 14

New York Giants vs. New England Patriots: Thursday, August 11 at 7 p.m.

Tennessee Titans vs. Baltimore Ravens: Thursday, August 11 at 7:30 p.m.

Atlanta Falcons vs. Detroit Lions: Friday, August 12 at 6 p.m.

Cleveland Browns vs. Jacksonville Jaguars: Friday, August 12 at 7 p.m.

Arizona Cardinals vs. Cincinnati Bengals: Friday, August 12 at 7:30 p.m.

New York Jets vs. Philadelphia Eagles: Friday, August 12 at 7:30 p.m.

Green Bay Packers vs. San Francisco 49ers: Friday, August 12 at 8:30 p.m.

Kansas City Chiefs at Chicago Bears: Saturday, August 13 at 1 p.m.

Carolina Panthers at Washington Commanders: Saturday, August 13 at 1 p.m.

Indianapolis Colts vs. Buffalo Bills: Saturday, August 13 at 4 p.m.

Seattle Seahawks vs. Pittsburgh Steelers: Saturday, August 13 at 7 p.m.

Miami Dolphins vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Saturday, August 13 at 7:30 p.m.

New Orleans Saints vs. Houston Texans: Saturday, August 13 at 8 p.m.

Dallas Cowboys vs. Denver Broncos: Saturday, August 13 at 9 p.m.

Los Angeles Rams vs. Los Angeles Chargers: Saturday, August 13 at 10 p.m.

Minnesota Vikings at Las Vegas Raiders: Sunday, August 14 at 4:25 p.m.

Week 2: Thursday August 18 to Monday August 22

Chicago Bears vs. Seattle Seahawks: Thursday, Aug. 18 at 8 p.m.

Carolina Panthers vs. New England Patriots: Friday, August 19 at 7 p.m.

New Orleans Saints at Green Bay Packers: Friday, August 19 at 8 p.m.

Houston Texans vs. Los Angeles Rams: Friday, August 19 at 10 p.m.

Denver Broncos vs. Buffalo Bills: Saturday, August 20 at 1 p.m.

Detroit Lions vs. Indianapolis Colts: Saturday, August 20 at 1 p.m.

Washington Commanders at Kansas City Chiefs: Saturday, August 20 at 4 p.m.

Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Jacksonville Jaguars: Saturday, August 20 at 7 p.m.

Las Vegas Raiders at Miami Dolphins: Saturday, August 20 at 7 p.m.

San Francisco 49ers vs. Minnesota Vikings: Saturday, August 20 at 7 p.m.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Tennessee Titans: Saturday, August 20 at 7 p.m.

Dallas Cowboys at Los Angeles Chargers: Saturday, August 20 at 10 p.m.

Philadelphia Eagles vs. Cleveland Browns: Sunday, August 21 at 1 p.m.

Cincinnati Bengals vs. New York Giants: Sunday, August 21 at 7 p.m.

Baltimore Ravens vs. Arizona Cardinals: Sunday, August 21 at 8 p.m.

Atlanta Falcons vs. New York Jets: Monday, August 22 at 8 p.m.

Week 3: Thursday August 25 to Sunday August 28

Green Bay Packers vs. Kansas City Chiefs: Thursday, August 25 at 8 p.m.

San Francisco 49ers vs. Houston Texans: Thursday, August 25 at 8:15 p.m.

Buffalo Bills vs. Carolina Panthers: Friday, August 26 at 7 p.m.

Seattle Seahawks vs. Dallas Cowboys: Friday, August 26 at 8 p.m.

Los Angeles Chargers at New Orleans Saints: Friday, August 26 at 8 p.m.

New England Patriots at Las Vegas Raiders: Friday, August 26 at 8:15 p.m.

Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Atlanta Falcons: Saturday, August 27 at 3 p.m.

Los Angeles Rams vs. Cincinnati Bengals: Saturday, August 27 at 6 p.m.

Washington Commanders at Baltimore Ravens: Saturday, August 27 at 7 p.m.

Chicago Bears vs. Cleveland Browns: Saturday, August 27 at 7 p.m.

Philadelphia Eagles vs. Miami Dolphins: Saturday, August 27 at 7 p.m.

Arizona Cardinals vs. Tennessee Titans: Saturday, August 27 at 7 p.m.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Indianapolis Colts: Saturday, August 27 at 7:30 p.m.

Minnesota Vikings vs. Denver Broncos: Saturday, August 27 at 9 p.m.

New York Giants at New York Jets: Sunday, August 28 at 1 p.m.

Detroit Lions vs. Pittsburgh Steelers: Sunday, August 28 at 4:30 p.m.

Tales of the Living Dead

This new opus of Walking Dead universe will premiere in mid-August, the third of its kind to premiere as a spin-off from the hit series.

How to watch

Tales of the Living Dead will premiere on AMC Network on Sunday, August 14 at 9 p.m.

Television coverage and programming

Appointment: Sunday, August 14, 9 p.m. (AMC)

Watch on AMC with fuboTV.

Leonardo

This historical fiction series based on the life of Leonardo da Vinci was a hit in Europe and is finally coming to the United States after being picked up by The CW. The 8-part show was co-created by Steve Thompson, the writer of the hit drama Sherlock.

How to watch

Leonardo will premiere on The CW on Tuesday, August 16 at 8 p.m.

Television coverage and programming

Appointment: Tuesday, August 16, 8 p.m. (The CW)

Watch on The CW with fuboTV.

Little League World Series

There will be 38 games in total in the LLWS, with teams playing in both a winner’s bracket and an elimination bracket. There is also an American slice and an international slice; it is the first year that international teams have returned to the tournament following the COVID-19 pandemic.

How to watch

Live Little League World Series coverage begins on ESPN August 17-28.

Television coverage and programming

Appointment: August 17 to August 28 (ESPN & ABC)

A link to the updated support can be found here.

Watch on ESPN with fuboTV.

Ahead of the first official week of NCAA football, “Week 0” kicks off the last weekend in August. Although most college football program schedules only begin in Week 1, there will be a full slate of games throughout Saturday.

How to watch

NCAA football “Week 0” begins Saturday, August 27. Coverage will range between CBS Sports, ESPN, Big Ten Network and ACC Network.

Television coverage and programming

Date: Saturday August 27 (Various networks)

Watch NCAA football with fuboTV.

Austin Peay vs. WKU: 12 p.m.

Nebraska vs. Northwestern: 12:30 p.m.

Idaho State vs. UNLV: 3:30 p.m.

UConn vs. Utah State: 4 p.m.

Wyoming vs. Illinois: 4 p.m.

Duquesne vs. Florida State: 5 p.m.

Charlotte vs. Florida Atlantic: 7 p.m.

Florida A&M vs. North Carolina: 8:15 p.m.

North Texas vs. UTEP: 9 p.m.

Vanderbilt vs. Hawaii: 10:30 p.m.

Nevada vs New Mexico State: TBD

U.S. Open

The fourth and final tennis Grand Slam of the year kicks off at the end of August, with tennis players from around the world gathering at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens, NY

How to watch

Live coverage of the US Open will begin August 29 and continue in early September on ESPN.

Television coverage and programming

Appointment: August 29 to September 11 (ESPN)

From Monday August 29 to Tuesday August 30
First round: Watch on ESPN with fuboTV.

From Wednesday 31 August to Thursday 1 September
Second turn: Watch on ESPN with fuboTV.

From Friday September 2 to Saturday September 3
Third round: Watch on ESPN with fuboTV.

From Sunday September 4 to Monday September 5
Round of 16: Watch on ESPN with fuboTV.

From Tuesday September 6 to Wednesday September 7
Quarter-finals: Watch on ESPN with fuboTV.

Thursday, September 8
Women’s semi-finals: Watch on ESPN with fuboTV.

friday september 9
Men’s semi-finals: Watch on ESPN with fuboTV.

Saturday September 10
Women’s finals: Watch on ESPN with fuboTV.

Sunday September 11
Men’s Finals: Watch on ESPN with fuboTV.

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