Regular Price: $450
For those instances when your TV's speakers just aren't loud enough, a soundbar -- like the YSP-1400 -- can make for a quick and easy solution. This option may not meet the audio quality of more expensive options, but it'll do a solid job of giving play-by-play and chase scenes the volume boost you're after.
TiVo Roamio Pro
Regular Price: $600
Engadget Global Score: 84
The TiVo faithful won't need much convincing here. For those that may need a nudge, the Roamio Pro packs six tuners for simultaneous recording, built-in WiFi and a whopping 3TB capacity to store all of those episodes of Game of Thrones. To see how this model matches up with other TiVo offerings, consult our Compare tool.
Regular Price: $599
Perhaps it's time to upgrade the audio in your living room. If that's the case, Onkyo's TX-NR626 receiver is a solid option. The unit packs six HDMI inputs, two HDMI outputs and built-in WiFi and Bluetooth streaming. There are loads of Onkyo receivers in our Product Database, and you can use the Compare tool to see how they stack up with this one.
Western Digital WD TV Play
Regular Price: $70
Engadget Global Score: 81
If you're looking for an alternative to Apple TV and Roku boxes, the WD TV Play could fill the void. Despite missing sports-streaming apps, the device does offer Hulu, Netflix, Pandora and Spotify access alongside sorting your personal media collection in full HD. So, you could opt for Ken Burns' Baseball over live action.