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Sources: Facebook, Amazon, Twitter, YouTube All Bidding To Stream NFL's "TNF" GamesPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 24 / 17
The NFL is "selling the rights to stream its 'Thursday Night Football' games next season, and at least four big tech companies are interested," according to Kurt Wagner of RE/CODE. Sources said that Facebook, Amazon, Twitter and YouTube have all "submitted proposals to the NFL in the hope ...
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Lifetime Television CEO Doug McCormick, who "is credited with helping turn Lifetime into a household name," is "expected to leave at year end, when his contract expires after more than 16 years with t
CBS Exec Producer Terry Ewert "called an audible" on "The NFL Today" on Sunday, as "information man" Mike Lombardi "took the seat of soft-spoken" George Seifert, who was in San Francisco reporting on
Former Grambling football coach Eddie Robinson has signed with St. Martin''s Press'' Thomas Dunne Books to write his autobiography, tentatively titled "Never Before, Never Again: The Autobiography of
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