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The National Football League has extended its programming partnership with US streaming service Pluto TV in a multiyear deal

Dish Network has taken the NFL Network and NFL RedZone off of the US satellite television service and its over-the-top offering SlingTV, representing the latest carriage battle for the Colorado-based company

The National Football League has struck a three-year contract extension with Amazon in which the ecommerce giant will continue to stream "Thursday Night Football" through the 2022 season

The National Football League continued its strong 2020 Draft viewership momentum, completing the three-day event with its highest average audience ever

With sports fans starved for live content amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the first round of the 2020 National Football League Draft more than delivered on bullish expectations and set a new event…

National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell will reveal the selections of the 2020 NFL Draft first round from his home in Westchester County, New York, as part of a “fully virtual” event. Th

National Football League team owners have voted to approve the expansion of the league's playoffs from 12 to 14 teams for the 2020 season

The National Football League and National Basketball Association announced they will offer free previews of their subscription digital products to fans free of charge amid the absence of any live sports…

Major sports federations have urged the US government to keep Saudi Arabia on its main list of countries that do not adequately protect intellectual property as a result of the widespread piracy of content…
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The Thursday Night Football renewal between US tech and retail giant Amazon and the National Football League makes sense for both parties. But it does not mark a staging post from which Amazon could disrupt the make-up of the NFL’s main media-rights partners in the next cycle, US media experts say.

The NFL League is at a pivotal moment in its distribution of media rights outside the US. Deals in two of the league’s most important overseas territories, the UK and China, are up for renewal. The league is also thought to be looking for a new partner for its rights across Europe.

In the latest interactive monthly data report, SportBusiness Media analyses the media-rights landscape of the National Football League

In the latest interactive monthly data report, SportBusiness Media analyses the media-rights landscape of the National Football League

Fox Sports' broadcast of Super Bowl LIV between the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers averaged 99

Indian online sports platform FanCode has acquired streaming rights for the NFL in a multi-season deal with the American football league

New Zealand telecoms operator Spark has reached an agreement to stream coverage of the NFL until the end of the 2019-20 season

US broadcast network Fox has announced it has already sold out all its advertising inventory for Super Bowl LIV, which is scheduled to take place at Miami's Hard Rock Stadium on February 2, 2020

The Fox network is reportedly charging between $5.5m (€4.9m) and $5.6m for an in-game Super Bowl LIV commercial for the showpiece event at Hard Rock Stadium, Miami, on Sunday, February 2, 2020.

The National Football League has announced it will add its content to a variety of music streaming platforms including Pandora, TuneIn, Tidal, Spotify and SoundCloud in its attempts to expand its digital footprint.

The National Football League Players Association and NFL Media have agreed to a multi-year deal to broadcast the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl live on NFL Network through 2024

Facebook Watch-oriented deal continues tie between the most popular US pro sports league and the world's largest social media portal

Strong start to 2019 also extends to digital and social media, and merchandise sales

American cinema chain AMC Theatres has announced it will air select out-of-market Sunday NFL games at a number of participating venues across the United States this season

Strong ratings performance for 2019 opening game gives NFL momentum heading into first full weekend of play

Network extends fan engagement tool from prior efforts in soccer, golf, racing

League joins a fast-growing collection of major sports properties to align with short-form video platform

German media group ProSiebenSat.1 has renewed its free-to-air NFL rights in Germany and Austria, signing a new multi-year contract beginning in the 2020 season

Federal appellate court rules that lawsuit can proceed alleging NFL out-of-market game package restricts consumer choice

Joe Ianniello, the acting CBS chief executive, is confident the network will secure a renewal of its NFL rights from 2022, when they are scheduled to go to market.

The NFL Network has signed its first partnership with a collegiate athletic conference, by agreeing to a four-year pact with Conference USA (C-USA). Terms of the deal were not announced.

Disney chief executive Bob Iger has indicated an interest in purchasing the NFL Sunday Ticket package if it became available, according to a report

US telco Verizon will expand its streaming-rights deal with the NFL to incorporate the Yahoo Fantasy Football app on smartphones and tablets from the 2019 season

Twitter has extended content partnerships with MLS and the NFL as part of a series of announcements at a presentation to advertising executives in New York

The NFL has hit back at US telco AT&T after the latter’s decision to remove the NFL Network and Red Zone channels from its U-verse TV and DirecTV Now platforms.

The NFL is looking to expand its Sunday Ticket package for out-of-market games beyond its exclusive deal with DirecTV and into the digital frontier

The NFL American football league, together with some of its US rights partners, is considering reworking its Sunday-afternoon packages, according to Variety

ESPN's decision to broadcast two hours of the NFL Scouting Combine – a week-long showcase where college football players perform physical and mental skills in front of coaches, general managers and sc…