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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
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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
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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…
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In a potentially worrying landmark for the XFL, domestic television ratings for the spring-season American football league fell below the one-million mark for the first time over the weekend

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.
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The National Football League’s Cleveland Browns have reached a long-term contract extension with News 5 in which the local Northeast Ohio broadcaster will remain the team’s official flagship station for…
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XFL, the new American football league that launched at the weekend, has continued its commercial activity by agreeing a deal with sports data and content company Sportradar
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The National Football League's Los Angeles Chargers have signed a multi-year local broadcast partnership with CBS 2 Los Angeles

The revamped XFL is furthering its international reach by securing a deal with Canadian broadcaster TSN. TSN will be covering all the regular-season games plus the play-offs during the 2020 season
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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
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Collective audience is smallest since 2009, bucking season-long audience improvement for league
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Both title game, entire playoff series shows audience growth
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First weekend of playoffs continues audience gains for the league shown during the regular season
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Audience boost is second in a row after two years of decline, and comes despite poor team performance in top three markets
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Thanksgiving Day matchup between Dallas and Buffalo is most-watched NFL regular-season game in three years