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Navy Midshipmen quarterback Tai Lavatai (1) warms up prior to the 122nd Army/Navy college football game between the Army Black Knights and the Navy Midshipmen on December 11, 2021 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ. 

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As the NCAA college football regular season comes to a close, one game remains. Aptly titled “America’s Game”, today’s game between the Army Black Knights and the Navy Midshipmen is just that. Keep reading for how to watch the Army vs. Navy game, the sole Division 1 college football game of the weekend.


How and when to watch the Army vs. Navy game

It’s America’s Game. The college football game between the Army Black Knights and the Navy Midshipmen be played Saturday, December 9, 2023 at 3:00 p.m. ET (12:00 p.m. PT). 

The game will air on CBS and stream on Paramount+.


How to watch the Army vs. Navy game without cable

While most cable packages include CBS, it’s easy to watch the game if CBS isn’t included in your cable subscription, or if you don’t have cable at all. Your best options for watching are below.

Note: CBS Essentials and Paramount+ are both subsidiaries of Paramount.

Stream the Army vs. Navy game on Paramount+

If you don’t have a cable TV package that includes CBS, one of the easiest ways to catch all live NFL games broadcast on CBS is through a subscription to Paramount+. The streamer offers access to all NFL games locally and nationally televised on CBS on all its subscription tiers. In addition, you can watch top-tier soccer like the Champions League live and SEC college football games as well, plus popular shows such as “Survivor” and “NCIS.” Paramount+ is also the exclusive streaming home to Super Bowl LVIII in 2024.

What you can stream with Paramount+

  • All NFL games airing on CBS locally, plus nationally televised on all its subscription tiers
  • On-demand CBS programming including hit shows like “Survivor” and “NCIS”
  • Paramount+ original programming like “Lawmen Bass Reaves” and “Tulsa King”
  • Professional soccer, including Champions League live
  • SEC college football games

A subscription to Paramount+ is $5.99 per month. Bundle Paramount+ and Showtime for just $11.99 per month.


Get Paramount+ as part of Walmart+

The Walmart+ shopping subscription service includes access to the Paramount+ Essentials tier (with live NFL games such as this one), a $60 per year value. Walmart+ subscribers also get discounts on gasoline at Mobil and Exxon stations, access to special members-only deals, same-day home delivery from your local store and more. 

Walmart+ costs $98 per year. Tap the button below to learn all the benefits of Walmart+, and to start your 30-day free trial.

Why we like Walmart+:

  • Walmart+ members get access to this game through the Paramount+ streaming service.
  • You can get groceries delivered to your home quickly without paying Instacart-like markups.
  • You can make returns from home — Walmart will pick them up for you. (Restrictions apply; must be present for pickup.)

Watch more college football with ESPN+

If you’re a college football fan, you need to know about ESPN+. The streaming service offers incredibly wide access to many college football games. You even get access to games not broadcast nationally on cable TV. ESPN+ also features exclusive sports articles, fantasy football tools, live baseball games, live college basketball games, golf matches, soccer games and more. (Note that ESPN+ does not give you access to the ESPN cable channel.)

You can sign up for ESPN+ for $10.99 per month, or $109.99 per year. You can bundle ESPN+ with Disney+ (with ads) and Hulu (with ads) for $14.99 per month. Tap the button below to learn more about ESPN+ and to sign up to watch today’s game.


Watch the Army vs. Navy game free with FuboTV

You can also catch the game on FuboTV. FuboTV is a sports-centric streaming service that offers access to almost every NFL game of the season. Packages include CBS, Fox Sunday NFC games via “NFL on Fox”, NBC (Sunday Night Football), ESPN (Monday Night Football), NFL Network and more, so you’ll be able to watch more than just today’s games, all without a cable subscription.

To watch the NFL without cable, start a seven-day free trial of Fubo. You can begin watching immediately on your TV, phone, tablet or computer. In addition to NFL football, FuboTV offers MLB, NBA, NHL, MLS and international soccer games. 

FuboTV is running a (rare!) deal. For a limited time, new subscribers can save $40 on Fubo’s Pro, Elite, and Premier plans. (You’ll save $20 off your first and second months.)

Top features of FuboTV Pro Tier:

  • There are no contracts with FuboTV — you can cancel at any time.
  • The Pro tier includes 169 channels, including NFL Network. (You’ll need to upgrade to Ultimate for NFL RedZone.)
  • FuboTV includes all the channels you’ll need to watch college and pro football, including CBS (not available through Sling TV).
  • All tiers come with 1,000 hours of cloud-based DVR recording.
  • Stream on your TV, phone, and other devices.

Watch the Army vs. Navy game on Hulu + Live TV

You can watch college football with Hulu + Live TV. The bundle features access to 90 channels, including both Fox and FS1. Unlimited DVR storage is also included. Watch every game on every network with Hulu + Live TV, plus catch live NFL preseason games, exclusive live regular season games, popular studio shows (including NFL Total Access and the Emmy-nominated show Good Morning Football) and lots more.

Hulu + Live TV comes bundled with ESPN+ and Disney+. It’s priced at $77 per month for the college football season.


Watch NCAA football live with a digital HDTV antenna

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If you’re cutting the cord to your cable company, you’re not alone; in fact, you are in luck. You can still watch the NFL on TV with an affordable indoor antenna, which pulls in local over-the-air HDYC channels such as CBS, NBC, ABC, Fox, PBS, Univision and more. Here’s the kicker: There’s no monthly charge.

Anyone living in partially blocked-off area (those near mountains or first-floor apartments), a digital TV antenna may not pick up a good signal — or any signal at all. But for many homes, a digital TV antenna provides a seriously inexpensive way to watch college football without paying a cable company. Indoor TV antennas can also provide some much-needed TV backup if a storm knocks out your cable (or your cable company gets in a squabble with a network).

This amplified digital antenna can receive hundreds of HD TV channels, including ABC, CBS, NBC, PBS, FOX, Univision and can filter out cellular and FM signals. It received signals 360 degrees and delivers a high-quality picture in 4K, UHD and 1080 HDTV, top-tier sound and features a 16-foot digital coax cable. This Amazon best selling antenna is currently on sale for $20, reduced from $27.


If you’re waiting for today’s game to begin, now is a great time to check out Amazon’s new Campus Colors Fan Shop. The Amazon college football online shop is stocked with officially licensed fan gear: You’ll find jerseys, team flags, T-shirts, hoodies and more, including tons of great Christmas gifts for the college football fan in your life. There are plenty of great early Christmas deals awaiting you at Amazon, too, including some must-see holiday deals on TVs for watching football.

Tap the button below to head directly to the Campus Colors Fan Shop page on Amazon and select your favorite team.


The 2023 NCAA college football season: Championship week

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Head coach Deion Sanders of the Colorado Buffaloes looks on from the sidelines during the first half of a game against the UCLA Bruins at Rose Bowl Stadium on October 28, 2023 in Pasadena, California.

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Important dates for the 2023 college football season:

  • The 13-week 2023 college football season runs from Aug. 27 through Dec. 9.
  • Two semifinal games, the Rose Bowl Game and the Allstate Sugar Bowl, are scheduled for New Year’s Day (Monday, January 1, 2024).
  • The College Football Playoff National Championship is scheduled for Monday, January 8, 2024 at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas.

It’s Championship Week in NCAA college football. Week 13 of the 2023 NCAA college football season marked the end of the line for top teams like Ohio State and teams with high hopes like UCLA, USC and Oregon State. Week 14 brought eight championship games, with OSO notably absent from the schedule.

The biggest story of the 2023 NCAA college football season was the Colorado Buffaloes, their superstar new head coach Deion Sanders (aka “Coach Prime“) making headlines before his team ever played a snap. For all of Prime’s bravado, and the team’s strong 3-0 start, the Buffaloes season ended with a whimper (and the loss of two top-tier quarterback prospects).  The Buffaloes’ 4-8 record doesn’t bode well, but Prime’s first season in Colorado will be seen as an undeniable success (the Buffaloes were 1-11 in 2022), its ticket sales, school profile and recruiting on the rise.

As the 2023 NCAA college football regular season comes to a close, so does the Pac-12 as we know it. In July 2022, UCLA and USC finally agreed on something. The frenemy rivals would both leave the Pac-12 in favor of the Big Ten in 2024. This summer, Colorado announced it would return to the Big 12. Since then, Arizona, Arizona State and Utah announced an exodus from the Pac-12 to the Big-12 at the end of the 2023 season. University of Washington and University of Oregon are also ditching the Pac-12 for the Big 10. Cal Berkeley and Stanford later announced they’d join the ACC, leaving OSU and WSU remaining. The Pac-2 seems unlikely, but what will become of the former Pac-12 remains to be seen. 


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