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Why YouTube Landed NFL ‘Sunday Ticket’

Plus, Ben Mullin from ‘The New York Times’ joins to discuss why YouTube made this deal, and more

In this photo illustration, the logo of YouTube is seen... Photo Illustration by Idrees Abbas/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images


This week YouTube closed on a multi-billion dollar deal to take over NFL Sunday Ticket, marking the next major sign of sports television’s inevitable transition to streaming. Matt is joined by Ben Mullin from The New York Times to discuss why YouTube made this deal, why Apple failed, and what this means for the future of streaming sports.

Host: Matt Belloni
Guest: Ben Mullin
Producer: Craig Horlbeck
Theme Song: Devon Renaldo

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