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26 Aug: Best Buy Is The Official Home Entertainment Destination Of NFL Kickoff

In a year unlike any other, football fans across the country are itching to see their favorite NFL teams hit the field.

The NFL season kicks off Sept. 10, and we’re helping fans watch NFL games all season long. This year is better than ever as we’re the Official Home Entertainment Destination of NFL Kickoff.

To celebrate, starting Sept. 4, you can save up to $800 on select Samsung QLED TVs. With this partnership, you’ll also see Best Buy show up across TV commercials, online advertising and more starting now and running now through the end of September.

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01 Feb: Football pro Kyle Rudolph talks tech, family and giving back

The biggest game in football is nearly here! We were able to spend some time with Kyle Rudolph, Minnesota tight end and league Man of the Year nominee inside the Best Buy Tech Zone in Atlanta.

While hanging with Kyle, we learned a bit more about his off-the-field hustle and how technology has a positive impact on nearly all aspects of his life. From practice to game day to being a dad and husband, here’s what Kyle had to say.

BBY:  First off, we’re dying to know… What’s in your bag?

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26 Jan: Best Buy employees share tips for a great Big Game party

When it comes to the biggest football game of the year, Best Buy knows how to make your Big Game gathering even better with the latest tech.

Check out these tips from Blue Shirts and Geek Squad Agents around the country.

What’s the most essential tech item for a great Game Day party?

In today’s world, the most essential tech for a Game Day party would be a large 4K with HDR TV, a 65-inch, 75-inch or even an 82-inch. Everyone wants that first-row seat to a game, and with a larger TV, you can experience that feeling in the comfort of your own home.

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14 Jan: Take a tour of the Tech Zone fan cave [VIDEO]

The Best Buy Tech Zone is on the move, visiting select pro football playoff cities around the U.S. The converted shipping container is full of the latest tech for the ultimate at-home, game-day experience.

Watch this video, starring former pro player Ben Leber and an expert Blue Shirt, to learn more.

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04 Jan: Huddle up, Best Buy’s Tech Zone is on the road

Best Buy is hitting the road for a second year and bringing a game-day tech party to fans celebrating the pro football playoffs.

Starting Jan. 5 in Houston, the Tech Zone – or should we say “fan cave” – will visit select playoff cities around the U.S. Fans will be able to try out some top-notch tech for the ultimate at-home, game-day experience. You can play Madden NFL 19 on Microsoft’s Xbox, learn about getting the best home theater setup with TVs and soundbars, and discover the best kitchen gadgets for game-day food.

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31 Jan: It’s Big Game Time, Is Your TV Ready?

The Big Game is this Sunday, and thanks to today’s technology, you can feel like you’re in the stadium from the comfort of your home.

To show fans what’s possible for enjoying the game, Best Buy brought Tech Zone, a traveling trailer featuring today’s top tech, inside. It’s parked in the Mall of America in Minneapolis, home of this year’s game.

We chatted with former pro linebacker Ben Leber and Geek Squad Chief Inspector Nate Bauer for advice on how to be a pro when it comes to watching football.

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29 Jan: How to Create A Winning Big Game Viewing Experience

You’re having friends over for the Big Game, and you want to make sure everyone has the best seat in the house.

So, before you start the slow cooker, make sure your living room is ready for action. After all, your TV is sure to be the real MVP of the game.

We talked to Greg Hodur, a Best Buy In-Home Advisor in Philadelphia, to get some tips for creating the perfect football viewing experience. 

Is bigger always better?

One of the key factors to consider when choosing a TV is screen size.

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12 Sep: These 4 Stats Matter Most for Football (On TV)

You’re ready for some football, but what about your TV?

With the kickoff of the college and pro seasons, millions of Americans will be spending hours at home watching games. With today’s televisions, there’s no better place to root for the home team.

We talked to Mike Dye, a Magnolia home theater expert at our Best Buy store on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, to get his playbook for how to choose the right TV for catching all the football action this season.

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01 Feb: Pizza and Tech: A Winning Combo For Your Big Game Party

A big game, a big pizza and a big TV. That combination is a party ritual for many Americans when pro football’s top two teams meet for the title.

Technology will make watching the gridiron action (and the ads) this Sunday even better. Millions of us will use phones and other devices to order pizza while enjoying the Big Game on the hottest TVs. We teamed up with Domino’s to help you take your hosting game to the next level.

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01 Sep: High-tech Tailgating Tips from America’s Top College Football Towns

You’re sporting the school colors, you bought charcoal for the grill and you stocked the cooler with beverages for your whole crew. College football season has arrived.

That means it’s tailgating season too. And from slow cookers for keeping your chili hot to wireless speakers for blasting the fight song, a tricked out tailgate needs a tech infusion.

We talked to Best Buy Blue Shirts in some of America’s top college football towns to get tips on choosing the top tech for your tailgate party.

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11 Jun: Watch the World Cup the Right Way: The Soccer Fan’s Tech Playbook

It’s time for the globe’s favorite sport to take center stage again, and you don’t have to be in Rio to drink of the World Cup.

Here’s how to make the most of the month-long tournament that ends with one remaining nation still dancing come July 13’s title match. If the games are half as entertaining as the ads promoting them are, we’re all in for a treat.

Watch about a million ways thanks to ESPN

All 64 matches will be broadcast on ESPN, ESPN2 and ABC in English.