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Turner Will Only Stream Soccer Games When It Launches Its OTT Sports Service in '18

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 18 / 17

Turner President David Levy said that viewers should "not expect any games from the other sports for which it owns the rights," such as the NBA or MLB, to appear on its  new OTT sports service  at the outset, according to Kevin Draper of the N.Y. TIMES. Turner unveiled its OTT plans T...

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