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7 best TVs for watching your favorite team play on game day

Vinciane Ngomsi
Yahoo Sports Contributor

A new season of college sports and NFL is upon us, and this year you’ve decided to forgo season tickets and watch your favorite team play from the comfort of your fan cave. A television is the centerpiece to any home entertainment system, but finding one that satisfies all your sports needs can be challenging.

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When deciding on the best TV, you want one that has ample brightness, uniformity, fast motion handling, and wide viewing angles. If you’re still on the hunt for that perfect device, read on to see what we found as the best television for watching sports.

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TCL 55R617 55-Inch 4K Ultra HD Roku Smart LED TV

TCL 55R617 55-Inch 4K Ultra HD Roku Smart LED TV

Voted as one of Amazon’s Choice, this LED smart TV from TCL offers access to thousands of streaming channels with over 500, 000 movies and TV episodes via Roku TV. Plus, it syncs 4K Ultra HD picture clarity with the contrast, color, and detail of Dolby Vision high dynamic range (HDR) for the most lifelike image.

Shop it: $529

Sony 49-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV

Sony 49-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV

If you own an Amazon Alexa device, this might be the TV for you. The Sony 4K Ultra effortlessly syncs with the virtual assistant to change the channel, raise and the volume and several other capabilities. Enjoy vivd colors with TRILUMINOS display and clear on screen action thanks to X-Motion Clarity.

Shop it: $898

LG 55-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV

LG 43-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV

There’s a lot to love about this LED television from LG. In addition to also pairing Alexa and Google Home, virtual surround sound creates a much better listening experience. Hear any and all play calling with even more ease.

Shop it: $447

Sony 55-Inch LED X800E Series Smart TV

Sony 55-Inch LED X800E Series Smart TV

This television features a wide 178° viewing angle that gives a clear picture for fans seated near the side of the screen. Details appear on the field and sidelines become clearer, smoother and more natural with help from 4K X-Reality Pro.

Shop it: $700

LG Electronics 55-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart OLED TV

LG Electronics 55-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart OLED TV

If your budget permits, splurge on this OLED TV from LG. The company considers their α9 Intelligent Processor inside this device equipped with Artificial Intelligence (AI) ThinQ as their most powerful ever feature. Plus, the sound is out of this world. Dolby Atmos, the same audio technology developed for state of the art cinemas, is a big reason why you’ll want this television on game day.

Shop it: $1,449

Samsung 55” Class 4K Ultra HD (2160P) HDR Smart LED TV

Samsung 55” Class 4K Ultra HD (2160P) HDR Smart LED TV

If you’re looking for a curved HDTV that is large without being too large for your space, this 2019 smart model from Samsung is a great pick. Samsung leads the industry in curved UHD TVs right now, and this one is manufactured with energy-efficient LED backlighting. Be one of the first to own this newly-released model today.

Shop it: $548

VIZIO 70” Class V-Series 4K Ultra HD (2160P) HDR Smart TV

VIZIO 70" Class V-Series™ 4K Ultra HD (2160P) HDR Smart TV

This is a super-sized television that won’t make a huge dent in your wallet. The Vizio 4K Ultra HD is equipped with more than eight million pixels and four times the resolution of 1080p full HDTV, so every play is displayed with clarity and detail. Digital sound on this model come from two, large built-in speakers so it’s the perfect starter screen for any home theatre.

Shop it: $698