American Football

DAZN, the over-the-top video service operated by digital sports media company Perform, has set its sights on securing live National Football League rights in the United States

ESPN Brasil has acquired rights to the country’s domestic American football league, the Liga Brasil Futebol Americano (BFA).

International sports broadcaster Eleven Sports has extended its rights deal in the US with American 7s Football League, the first no helmets, no pads full-contact tackle American football league

Media company MVS has acquired rights in Mexico to the Canadian Football League

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 sports broadcaster ESPN has agreed a deal to become a national rights partner of the Arena Football League. The contract covers all of the US-based league’s 2019 regular-season games.

The XFL has agreed multi-year rights deals with US sports broadcaster ESPN and the Fox Sports division of the Fox network as the new American football league prepares for its 2020 launch

Fox’s acquisition of broadcast rights to the NFL’s Thursday Night Football package is the first step in the US media group’s rebuilding project after many of its assets were sold to Disney.

On the back of Twitter's purchase of the IPL rights tender and its announcement of several sports streaming deals in Asia-Pacific, Aneesh Madani talks to TV Sports Markets about the social media platform's future strategy regarding sports rights in the region.

The NFL has increased the value of its free-to-air deal in Germany with ProSiebenSat.1 by about 20 per cent, and looks set to double the value of its pay-television deal with DAZN.

The NFL secured a solid increase in the annual value of its digital rights in China from an exclusive deal with online streaming platform Tencent.

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

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

In order for NBC to align the 2022 Super Bowl with the Beijing Winter Olympics, the network has agreed a deal to switch its next telecast of the NFL showpiece game with CBS

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…

The lowest-scoring Super Bowl in history led to predictably low television ratings. The New England Patriots' 13-3 victory over the Los Angeles Rams at Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium averaged a 44

A day after announcing a multi-platform broadcast deal with Turner Sports, the Alliance of American Football has confirmed a media partnership with the NFL Network

Just two weeks ahead of its inaugural season, the Alliance of American Football has signed a multi-year, multi-platform broadcast deal with Turner Sports

Sunday's NFL conference championship games resulted in massive ratings for CBS and Fox after they both went to overtime

ESPN+, Disney's OTT sports subscription service, has added two new offerings for US customers

Clemson's blowout victory over Alabama in the College Football Playoff title game on Monday evening proved a ratings disappointment. The game at Levi's Stadium drew a 14.

CBS is enjoying robust Super Bowl advert sales with a month to go before the NFL showpiece event. The network is receiving more than $5m (€4.4m) per 30-second spot.

The NFL this week launched a new skill for Amazon Alexa devices that will teach fans about players, rules and the history of American football