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Twitter will livestream free NHL, MLB games

Free NHL, MLB games coming to Twitter, plus sports highlights show

By Sean Ridgeley from Jul 25, 2016 @ 10:44 CDT

Twitter recently signed a deal with the NFL to livestream Thursday Night Football, and now it's expanding with NHL and MLB games.

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The added games will be ad-supported and available to watch for out-of-market fans, who won't require a Twitter account to watch; one game for each league per week can be expected.

Twitter will also be parterning with mobile video company 120 Sports to produce The Rally, a nightly sports highlights show.

The Rally and NHL games will be US only; the MLB games will be available almost everywhere. Sadly, Canada is left out of the NHL action, likely due to the Rogers deal with the NHL.

NEWS SOURCES:Techcrunch.com, Twitter.com


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