Yahoo streaming deal nets weekly NHL hockey video games
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Yahoo is not any stranger to streaming reside sports activities, and beginning this week it is including hockey protection. The corporate struck a cope with the Nationwide Hockey League (NHL) to supply reside motion from as much as 4 out-of-market video games within the US by means of the 2016-2017 season. The NHL “Recreation of the Day” can be out there to stream freed from cost (no cable subscription required), full with in-recreation highlights for every matchup. Yahoo may also present “Better of the Day” and “Better of the Week” highlights alongside condensed video games underneath the phrases of the deal. What’s extra, Yahoo Sports activities will nonetheless be the NHL’s official fantasy hockey associate.
Final yr, Yahoo turned the primary website to nab unique streaming rights to a daily-season NFL recreation. The corporate additionally has offers in place for reside and on-demand protection of Main League Baseball (additionally labeled “Recreation of the Day”) and PGA Tour golf. Yahoo’s struggles are properly-documented at this level, however that is not stopping it from increasing its streaming library, particularly relating to sports activities.