Many sports are slowly hopping on streaming platforms making it a different avenue for people to watch sports.
NFL Thursday Night Football on Amazon
NFL struck a deal with Amazon to ‘stream Thursday Night Football’ games exclusively beginning in 2022. The company had previously announced it would begin exclusively streaming games in 2023. Amazon is paying $1 billion per year to exclusively stream NFL games outside of local broadcast networks.
MLS on Apple TV Plus
Major League Soccer agreed to a 10-year, $2.5 billion dollar deal with Apple that will start next season and see all MLS games broadcast on Apple TV+.
MLB on Apple TV Plus
MLB and Apple have agreed to an $85 million streaming deal.
Will more leagues follow?