NFL extends contract with satellite provider DirecTV to carry 'Sunday Ticket' package

Associated Press

The NFL has extended its contract with satellite provider DirecTV to carry the "Sunday Ticket" package, which allows viewers to watch out-of-market games.

The multiyear deal announced Wednesday expands DirecTV's rights to stream the package live on mobile devices and online. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

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Commissioner Roger Goodell says in a release that DirecTV and the "NFL Sunday Ticket" package "have served our fans well for 20 years and continue to complement our broadcast television packages."

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