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WNBA games will be streamed on Oculus, Twitter, and Facebook Watch

WNBA games will be streamed on Oculus, Twitter, and Facebook Watch

The Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) will make a number of games available to stream on various platforms this season, giving viewers the opportunity to tune in without a traditional pay-TV service. Of particular interest is the league's plan to make some games available for streaming on Facebook's Oculus platform, meaning you'll be able to strap on your VR headset on game day.

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NFL Thursday Night Football is coming to Amazon earlier than expected

NFL Thursday Night Football is coming to Amazon earlier than expected

In mid-March, the NFL announced a series of new media deals, including a big one with Amazon that will bring its Thursday Night Football games to the company's Prime platform. Per the original announcement, the deal would kick off with the 2023 season and continue on through 2033, but something changed behind closed doors and now the partnership will start a year earlier than first announced.

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FIFA 21 loot boxes revealed to have an aggressive EA push

FIFA 21 loot boxes revealed to have an aggressive EA push

Just like IAPs or in-app transactions, loot boxes have become one of the "dirty words" in the gaming industry. Unlike other forms of microtransactions, however, loot boxes have also come under legal scrutiny. Companies like EA have even been fined over such widespread yet also unpopular game mechanic, but it hasn't stopped EA from pushing through with that line of business. In fact, a new leak reveals that EA was intentionally trying to steer FIFA 21 players that way, which, on second thought, might not be that surprising after all.

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ESPN+ will stream a Marvel-themed NBA game called Arena of Heroes

ESPN+ will stream a Marvel-themed NBA game called Arena of Heroes

Basketball fans will soon have the opportunity to stream a Marvel-themed game between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Golden State Warriors, ESPN has announced. Called Marvel's Arena of Heroes, the alternate presentation will be the second live game made available through ESPN+, though it'll also be available to watch on ESPN Deportes and ESPN2.

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Hulu is getting NFL RedZone and NFL Network channels, but it’ll cost you

Hulu is getting NFL RedZone and NFL Network channels, but it’ll cost you

Football fans will have a new option for streaming their favorite NFL games this upcoming season. The National Football League has announced that its NFL RedZone and NFL Network are heading to Hulu's Live TV offering, though only one will be included as part of the base channel package. Both networks will arrive on the streaming service starting August 1 just ahead of the NFL 2021 season.

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Space Jam A New Legacy trailer shows LeBron James in 3D and 2D

Space Jam A New Legacy trailer shows LeBron James in 3D and 2D

Today's younger generation might not be familiar with the first Space Jam movie, having premiered a quarter of a century ago. Some might not even be familiar with Warner Bros' Looney Tunes property, its characters no longer holding as much power as they did decades ago. What never fades, however, are stories of family, self-discovery, perseverance, and basketball legends. And Space Jam 2, more formally "Space Jam: A New Legacy" promises to deliver loads of those, courtesy of LeBron "King" James.

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Cadillac’s first production V-Series Blackwing sedans raise $430,000 at auction

Cadillac’s first production V-Series Blackwing sedans raise $430,000 at auction

The first manual-equipped production models of the 2022 Cadillac CT4-V and CT5-V Blackwing recently sold at auction for $430,000. Both Blackwings went under the hammer at the Barret-Jackson Scottsdale Auction in Arizona to raise funds for Black Ambition, a non-profit PolicyLink organization.

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2022 Lexus IS 500 F Sport Launch Edition is limited to 500 units

2022 Lexus IS 500 F Sport Launch Edition is limited to 500 units

After revealing the 2022 Lexus IS 500 F Sport with its naturally-aspirated V8 engine, the premium Japanese automaker has also unveiled a limited-edition Launch Edition model of its latest sport-luxury sedan. The Lexus IS 500 F Sport Launch Edition is limited to 500 units and is exclusive to the North American market.

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Amazon and NFL pen major Thursday Night Football deal

Amazon and NFL pen major Thursday Night Football deal

Only days after a leak claimed as much, the National Football League has officially announced its new broadcast deals for seasons running through 2033 -- and Amazon is among the companies that scored a long-term deal. Other media partners on the receiving end of NFL deals include FOX, NBC, CBS, and ESPN/ABC.

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Tiger Woods is coming back to games after striking deal with 2K

Tiger Woods is coming back to games after striking deal with 2K

2K made a couple of big announcements today, and they're all about golf. For starters, 2K Games has purchased HB Studios, the developer behind PGA Tour 2K21 and The Golf Club, and it expects the deal to close before the end of the current calendar quarter (which wraps up at the end of March). The second announcement is a lot bigger, as 2K Games and Tiger Woods have penned a long-term exclusivity deal for Woods' name and likeness.

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Hulu adds ESPN+ sports shows, but you need an extra subscription

Hulu adds ESPN+ sports shows, but you need an extra subscription

If you have a Hulu subscription and also love sports, you can now enjoy both in the same app -- assuming you have an ESPN+ subscription, as well. The streaming company announced the new addition today, stating that Hulu subscribers who are eligible to access the content can now directly stream ESPN+ original shows, as well as sporting events and more.

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Amazon tipped in talks with NFL over major exclusive games deal

Amazon tipped in talks with NFL over major exclusive games deal

The NFL and Amazon are in talks over a big potential deal that may bring far more exclusive football games to the Prime platform, according to new reports. Amazon may, at least according to unnamed sources, pay around $1 billion to score a full season of exclusive NFL games, though it reportedly wouldn't impact local Thursday night broadcasts.

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