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Spring is a great season to be a sports fan: The NBA Playoffs are happening now, MLB is in full swing and the 2023 PGA Championship is coming next month. But none of it matters if you can't soak in every detail of what's going on in the stadium. Sports nuts know: The TV in your living room or den matters, especially if you can't make it to the bleachers in person. 

Top TVs in this article: 

Roku TV on a budget: 65" TCL Roku 4K smart TV, $368

$368 at Walmart

55" Samsung 'The Frame' smart TV, $1,498

$1,498 at Amazon

The best TVs for sports fans boast not only amazing resolution, but also state-of-the-art speakers, sleek profiles, and easy, plug-and-play interfaces with all the streaming tools that matter. (And yes, OK: Price matters too. If you're on a budget, good news: You don't need to spend a lot to find a terrific TV for watching sports.)

If you want to watch all these games in crystal clear HD resolution, now is an excellent time to upgrade to a new 4K TV -- or even an 8K TV.

Shop our top picks below for the best TVs to watch the NCAA Tournament on in 2023. 

The best TVs for watching sports in 2023

We've found the best TVs for watching March Madness, Major League Baseball and more live sports (based on user reviews), from respected, tried-and-true brands such as SamsungLG, and Sony. Keep reading to see the best deals on TVs you can get in time for the NCAA Championship Game. 

55" Samsung Q70A QLED 4K smart TV: $798 

55" Samsung Q70A QLED 4K smart TV: $800

Here's a deal to get you started: This 55-inch Samsung QLED is on sale.

No matter what stream of the game you're watching, this QLED TV lets you watch in upscaled 4K resolution, thanks to its machine-based learning AI. The smart TV also features apps, streaming services and advanced controls. Even better, it's compatible with most voice assistants, so even if you've got a bowl of queso in one hand and a foam finger on the other, you can still change the channel.

55" Samsung Q70A QLED 4K smart TV, $798 (regularly $848)

$798 at Amazon

Samsung 'The Frame' smart TV


Transform your TV into a piece of art when you're not watching football. Samsung's The Frame smart TV has a built-in motion sensor that activates your device to display your favorite pieces of art in 4K resolution whenever you enter the room. This QLED TV produces 100% color volume in the DCI-P3 color space, which is the format for most cinema screens and HDR movies for television. (Translation: Colors on this TV will be more vivid and true-to-life.)

55" Samsung 'The Frame' smart TV, $1,498

$1,498 at Amazon

75" Samsung 4K smart TV: $948


Watch football stars or diamond dogs battle it out in gorgeous color and luminosity with this 75-inch Samsung LED TV (AU8000). The TV features low lag rates and minimized blur, so you'll always be able to keep up with the plays. The 4K smart device also provides tailored recommendations for streaming and live TV with an on-screen guide.

75" Samsung 4K smart TV (AU8000), $948 

$948 at Amazon

55'' Samsung QN85A 4K Neo QLED: $1,078=


Your TV should sound like you're in the stadium. The Samsung 4K Neo QLED boasts top-of-the-line features, including a premium audio technology called object-tracking sound (OTS). With OTS, your television analyzes the action on-screen and tries to replicate a surround-sound experience without any external speakers. The Samsung 4K Neo QLED also features a built-in Alexa assistant.

55" Samsung QN85A 4K Neo QLED, $1,078

$1,078 at Amazon

LG G2 series OLED evo Gallery Edition smart TV: $2,197

LG G2 series OLED evo Gallery Edition smart TV: $1,997

According to the brand, this LG TV designed to compete with Samsung's "The Frame" features a gallery design that "hugs the wall." This smart TV is meant to blend in seamlessly with any other wall art you might have. 

The OLED TV features 4K-upscaling, a Filmmaker Mode to enhance your viewing experience with Dolby Vision IQ and Dolby Atmos, plus built-in access to Netflix, Prime Video, Apple TV plus, Disney Plus and LG channels.

An Amazon customer called the TV "the best 4K panel I've ever owned." "The panel actually does look like wall art hanging in my viewing room," they commented.

65" LG G2 series OLED evo Gallery Edition smart TV, $2,197

$2,197 at Amazon

65" Sony Bravia XR OLED 4K TV: $1,798


The 65-inch Sony Bravia XR OLED 4K TV features an impressive processor meant to deliver intense contrast with pure blacks, high peak brightness and natural colors. Pluys, thanks to its Acoustic Surface Audio+ technology, the screen is the speaker. This smart TV comes with access to Google TV and works with most voice assistants.

65" Sony Bravia XR OLED 4K TV, $1,798 (reduced from $2,300)

$1,798 at Amazon

75" Amazon Fire TV Omni series 4K smart TV: $800

75" Amazon Fire TV Omni series 4K smart TV: $800

This 75-inch Amazon Fire TV offers a 4K UHD display and enhanced color and clarity thanks to Dolby Vision. The TV also supports voice control with Amazon Alexa. Its high-quality picture quality and large size make this TV a solid choice for football fans -- plus, it's hard to find such a big screen at such a low price.

75" Amazon Fire TV Omni series 4K smart TV, $800 (reduced from $1,100)

$800 at Amazon

65" Samsung QN800A 8K Neo QLED TV: $1,988


This 65-inch Samsung QLED TV features 8K resolution, Quantum Matrix Technology Pro for a colorful and luminous picture and an anti-reflection layer that minimizes glare and reduces unwanted distractions. Plenty of games won't be offered in 8K this season, but owning this TV will make sure you'll be able to catch the first 8K football broadcast, whenever it happens.

You can save more than $1,500 over list on this stunning television at Amazon.

65" Samsung QN800A 8K Neo QLED TV, $1,988 (reduced from $3,500)

$1,988 at Amazon

65" TCL Roku smart TV: $368

65" TCL Roku smart TV

This top-rated TCL Roku TV is an ultra-affordable option that uses the user-friendly Roku interface.

"I bought this TV last week and I'm really impressed with it amazing picture, great sound and easy set up," wrote a Walmart customer. "If you want a TV that's affordable TCL is the way to go. I would buy TVs again from this brand in the near future."

65" TCL Roku 4K smart TV, $368

$368 at Walmart

Amazon Fire 4-Series TV 55" 4K TV with Alexa built in: $340

Amazon Fire 4-Series TV 55" 4K TV with Alexa built in: $360

A mid-size television, 55 to 65 inches along the diagonal, is the ideal size for many living rooms. The best viewing distance for a 55-inch 4K TV, such as this model, is between 4.5 and seven feet. That leaves enough space for people to get up and walk by for more snacks from the gameday spread.

Amazon Fire 4-Series TV 55" 4K TV with Alexa built in, $340 (reduced from $520)

$340 at Amazon

55" Elements 4K outdoor Roku TV: $998

55" Elements 4K outdoor Roku TV: $1,168

This IP55 weatherproof TV with HDR10 is designed for outdoor use in all seasons -- it works in temperatures from -4ºF to 104ºF. It features a tempered, anti-glare screen that's bright enough for use in partial sun.

55" Elements 4K outdoor TV, $998 (reduced from $1,298)

$998 at Walmart

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