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Games involving Judge, Pujols only available on Apple TV+

Sep. 23, 2022 14:29 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fans looking to watch Aaron Judge's pursuit of the AL home run record or Albert Pujols chase 700 homers live Friday night will need to it via streaming. Apple TV+ has exclusive coverage of both games as part of its “Friday Night Baseball” package. The games...

Prime Video averages 15.3M viewers in its NFL season opener

Sep. 22, 2022 12:56 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Amazon Prime Video's first regular-season game as the exclusive home of “Thursday Night Football” was a big hit. Kansas City’s 27-24 victory over the Los Angeles Chargers last Thursday averaged 15.3 million viewers across all platforms according to Nielsen...

Report: Aussie rules player told to end partner's pregnancy

Sep. 21, 2022 04:26 AM EDT

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Australian Football League says it is investigating “very serious allegations" made by Indigenous players who say they were racially abused by a head coach at Hawthorn in Melbourne. A former Hawthorn player has told the Australian Broadcasting...

World Cup Watch: Tough start at Milan for US defender Dest

Sep. 20, 2022 17:44 PM EDT

MILAN (AP) — United States defender Sergiño Dest joined Italian champion AC Milan with the hope of getting more playing time ahead of the World Cup. He's gotten off to a tough start. “American Horror Story, a 45-minute episode,” was how Italian newspaper...

Sunday, Monday football games fight for ratings supremacy

Sep. 20, 2022 16:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Nielsen company’s list of the 20 most popular prime-time programs for the week of Sept. 12-18, their networks and viewerships: 1. NFL Football: Chicago at Green Bay, NBC, 19.55 million. 2. “NFL Pregame” (Sunday), NBC, 14.55 million. ...

Venues, dates, TV, NFL: How to assemble CFP expansion puzzle

Sep. 20, 2022 12:18 PM EDT

The College Football Playoff is built to expand. While only three games determine a champion, the current format is seven games: Two semifinals, a title game and four marquee bowls. To convert a four-team playoff into a 12-team version requires four more games and about three more...

Longview beats East Texas rival, leads Texas 5A D-I rankings

Sep. 19, 2022 14:01 PM EDT

Dave Campbell’s Texas Football magazine and TexasFootball.com’s high school rankings after Week 4, distributed by The Associated Press. CLASS 6A Rank School (Record) Week 4 Prv rank 1 Austin Westlake (3-0) Idle 1 2 Galena Park North...

Review: Dick Ebersol recalls his outsized TV role in memoir

Sep. 19, 2022 09:39 AM EDT

“From Saturday Night to Sunday Night: My Forty Years of Laughter, Tears and Touchdowns in TV,” by Dick Ebersol (Simon & Schuster) Anyone who’s followed the TV industry since broadcasts went color will know the name Dick Ebersol. And while those insiders and diehards are...

NFL on Prime Video latest foray by leagues into streaming

Sep. 14, 2022 21:36 PM EDT

Roger Bennett remembers calling his father in Liverpool, England, and having his father hold the phone next to the television so he could experience his beloved Everton in the FA Cup semifinals. To say those days are long, thankfully gone, is an understatement. Technology, streaming...

Flacco to start again for Jets in Week 2 at Browns

Sep. 14, 2022 16:57 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets are sticking with Joe Flacco as their starting quarterback against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday. Coach Robert Saleh announced the decision Wednesday to stay with Flacco this week despite a less than inspired performance by the...