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Sources: Facebook, Amazon, Twitter, YouTube All Bidding To Stream NFL's "TNF" Games

Published 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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10/26/98
MEDIA NOTES

MONDAY NIGHT MADNESS: ABC will unveil the first Bowl Championship Series poll standings during halftime of tonight''s "MNF" telecast and USA TODAY''s Rudy Martzke criticizes ABC for delaying the annou

Tags: ABC, ESPN, NBC, NFL, Media, Walt Disney

10/26/98
NEW YORK STORIES: YANKEES RE-UP WITH WABC; WFAN STAYS AT MSG

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Tags: Cablevision, Madison Square Garden, New York Knicks, New York Rangers, New York Yankees, Media

10/23/98
MEDIA NOTES

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Tags: ABC, CBC, CBS, ESPN, Golden State Warriors, IOC, NBC, NHL, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

10/23/98
WORLD SERIES RATING ALL-TIME LOW; BUT FOX GETS GOOD REVIEWS

Fox''s coverage of Wednesday''s World Series Game Four earned a final rating of 16.6/27, giving the ''98 Series a final national average of 14.1/24, making it the lowest- rated Series of all-time, 14%

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Green Bay Packers, New York Yankees, Oakland Athletics, San Francisco 49ers, Media

10/23/98
RATINGS FOR LAST WEEKEND'S NETWORK SPORTING EVENTS

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Tags: ABC, Anheuser Busch, CBS, MLS, NASCAR, NBC, NCAA, NFL, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

10/22/98
K.C. STAR SUSPENDS COLUMNIST WHITLOCK AFTER FOXBORO INCIDENT

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Tags: Kansas City Chiefs, New England Patriots, NFL, Pittsburgh Steelers, Media

10/22/98
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Tags: ABC, MLB, NBA, New York Yankees, Media, Walt Disney

10/22/98
MEDIA NOTES

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Tags: ABC, Cablevision, CBS, Madison Square Garden, NASCAR, New England Patriots, New York Jets, PepsiCo, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

10/21/98
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10/21/98
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