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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The National Football League and Facebook Inc have signed a deal to bring NFL game recaps and highlights to the world’s largest social network, culminating years of talks, the NFL said on Tuesday. The deal comes with both parties at strategic turning points, as Facebook seeks to add more video to
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PHOENIX (Reuters) – Two National Football League teams on Monday largely steered clear of a controversy over national anthem protests that have ensnared U.S. President Donald Trump and threatened to damage the game’s popularity, staging a pre-game “moment of unity” instead. The entire Dallas Cowboys team, including owner Jerry Jones, linked arms and knelt on
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) has threatened to pull its programming from the fourth largest U.S. cable distributor, Altice USA, if the two parties cannot reach a deal before the end of the month, the cable company said on Sunday. New York-based Altice (ATUS.N), which is owned by a European conglomerate and
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TOKYO (Reuters) – Caroline Wozniacki ended her string of final failures by beating Russia’s Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-0 7-5 in Tokyo on Sunday to win her second straight Pan Pacific Open title. The former world number one, who has now won the event three times, was contesting her seventh final of the season after losing the
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(Reuters) – France’s Olympic Committee on Friday played down security concerns over next year’s winter Games in South Korea, as organizers said athletes’ wellbeing was their priority and expressed confidence the event would go ahead. With tensions on the Korean peninsula threatening to bubble over, the government in Paris on Thursday became the first to
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(The Sports Xchange) – Highlights of Thursday’s Major League Baseball games: Cubs 5, Brewers 3 (10 innings) Kris Bryant’s two-run homer in the 10th inning led Chicago past Milwaukee 5-3 at Miller Park, boosting the Cubs’ lead over the Brewers to 4 1/2 games in the National League Central. Javier Baez tied the game for
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