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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, and Sungjae Im, of South Korea, set up to make their putts on the 18th green during the third round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament, Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
March 09, 2020 - 9:49 am
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The PGA Tour announced an expansive media rights deal Monday that brings ESPN back into the fold with its streaming service, joining two networks as part of a package designed to deliver more video content and reach a broader audience. For regular television, the nine...
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The logo for NBCUniversal's upcoming streaming service, Peacock, is displayed on a computer screen on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, in New York. NBCUniversal is expected to unveil the price and other details about Peacock on Thursday. (AP Photo/Jenny Kane)
January 16, 2020 - 7:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — NBCUniversal is launching a new streaming service that will have a large part available for free, an approach it hopes will resonate with people who aren't interested in traditional TV. The service, Peacock, will debut April 15 for customers of Comcast, NBCUniversal's parent company...
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September 30, 2019 - 8:05 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Germany's Bundesliga is moving its U.S. telecasts from Fox to ESPN, which will carry most of the matches on its digital streaming service in the latest switch from traditional broadcast networks. ESPN and the Bundesliga announced Monday they had reached a six-year agreement that...
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April 30, 2018 - 6:42 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — NBC Sports grabbed another piece of motorsports programming with a six-year contract announced Monday to distribute IMSA's SportsCar Championship on its network and cable channels. The deal begins in 2019 and includes digital rights on its app and NBCSports.com for live...
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FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2016, file photo, the AT&T logo is positioned above one of its retail stores in New York. On Monday, March 19, 2018, AT&T squares off against the federal government in a trial that could shape how you get, and how much you pay, for streaming TV and movies. AT&T says it needs to gobble up Time Warner if it’s to have a chance against the likes of Amazon, Netflix and Google in the rapidly evolving world of video entertainment. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
March 16, 2018 - 10:30 am
NEW YORK (AP) — On Monday, AT&T squares off against the federal government in a trial that could shape how you get — and how much you pay for — streaming TV and movies. AT&T says it needs to gobble up Time Warner if it's to have a chance against the likes of Amazon, Netflix and Google in...
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This undated photo provided by Comcast shows Matt Strauss, executive vice president of Comcast’s Xfinity services. Strauss spoke with The Associated Press recently about the Olympic ambitions and the future of television. (Comcast via AP)
February 25, 2018 - 3:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Faced with competition from the internet, Comcast has turned its X1 TV set-top box into something resembling a Roku or Apple TV streaming player, complete with app-like menus and a voice-activated remote. During the Olympics, X1 merged both TV and online videos to give viewers a one...
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FILE- In this Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, file photo, athletes from Japan practice at the Gangneung Oval during a speed skating training session prior to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea. As with past Olympics, NBC is requiring proof of a TV subscription to watch. More than 1,800 hours of online coverage begins Wednesday, Feb. 7, in the U.S. with preliminary curling matches. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)
February 06, 2018 - 5:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Every Olympic event will be streamed live. But to watch online, you'll still need to be a paying cable or satellite subscriber. As with past Olympics, NBC is requiring proof of a subscription. If you've already given up on traditional cable or satellite TV, you can sign up for an...
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FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2017, file photo, The Walt Disney Co. logo appears on a screen above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Disney is buying a large part of the Murdoch family's 21st Century Fox in a $52.4 billion deal, announced Thursday, Dec. 14, including film and television studios, cable and international TV businesses as it tries to meet competition from technology companies in the entertainment business. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
December 14, 2017 - 12:36 pm
BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Disney's deal for large part of Fox (all times local) 7:10 a.m. Rupert Murdoch says selling much of the 21st Century Fox entertainment businesses to Disney allows what remains of his family's business to focus on American news and sports. Murdoch and his sons...
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FILE - In this July 22, 2014, file photo, Mountain West Commissioner Craig Thompson speaks during the Mountain West Conference football media day at the Cosmopolitan hotel-casino in Las Vegas. At Wyoming, the trade-off the Mountain West is making for television is apparent. The Cowboys drew more fans to Memorial Stadium for afternoon games in September against Gardner-Webb and Texas State than they did for the Mountain West opener against Hawaii, which kicked off at 8:15 p.m. Mountain time. Mountain West Commissioner Craig Thompson said the conference is crunching numbers to get a better handle how scheduling for TV affects other revenue sources. (Chase Stevens/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)
November 14, 2017 - 3:34 am
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — At the University of Wyoming, the trade-off the Mountain West is making for television is apparent. The Cowboys drew more fans to Memorial Stadium for each afternoon game in September against nonconference foes Gardner-Webb and Texas State than they did for the conference...
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FILE - This Sept. 29, 2014, file photo shows the Amazon Fire TV, a product for streaming popular video services, apps and games in high-definition, in Decatur, Ga. Amazon begins its foray into live streaming of NFL games Thursday night, Sept. 28, 2017, when the company will air the game between the Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers on its Prime Video service as another option to the traditional broadcasts on CBS and the NFL Network. (AP Photo/Ron Harris, File)
September 27, 2017 - 2:18 am
Amazon begins its foray into live streaming of NFL games Thursday night when it will air a matchup between the Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers on its Prime Video service. It's another option to the traditional broadcasts on CBS and the NFL Network. Amazon will stream 10 Thursday night games and...
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