LaMelo and LiAngelo Ball have turned pro, agreeing to one-year contracts with Vytautas Prienai in the first-division Lithuanian league, sources told Yahoo Sports. Read more...
The much-coveted mobile streaming rights for the National Football League (NFL)'s slate of national broadcasts will soon reach a bigger audience. Verizon, a longtime sponsor of the NFL, has paid a reported $2.25 billion for a five-year...Show More Summary
Verizon is expanding its deal with the NFL so even people using other mobile carriers can watch games on the Yahoo Sports mobile app, the league announced Monday. Verizon has been the exclusive mobile carrier of NFL games since 2010. The new deal, which runs through the 2022-23 season, will make...
NEW YORK (AP) — Watching NFL football games on your phone used to be mainly limited to Verizon customers. Soon anyone will be able to watch football games on the go for free on Yahoo's app, now that Verizon owns Yahoo. But people who want to watch football through online-TV services like Sling will have more problems. Show More Summary
Verizon's deal with the NFL for years of streaming football games, including the Super Bowl, is all about the advertising payoff, given Verizon's 200 million unique monthly users of Yahoo! and other properties, writes Wells Fargo analyst Jennifer Fritzsche.
For years, Verizon streamed games only to its own customers' phones. Next month, anyone can watch regardless of carrier, as Verizon boosts its Yahoo arm.
Verizon Communications will no longer have the exclusive mobile rights to distribute the games to its wireless customers, but the $2 billion deal will expand the partnership to Verizon-owned platforms like Yahoo Sports.
Jalen Vaden is being accused of killing his girlfriend’s daughter over her refusal to put on her pajamas. The little girl was only three-years-old at the time. Yahoo shared the details about what happened. This Missouri man was pretty...Show More Summary
Pick the bowl games and win some baseball cards. It's back on a new platform for Year 9! First off -- two big announcements here:1. Yahoo killed off their College Bowl Pick 'Em, so I had to move things over to ESPN. If that means you have to create another stupid website account, you have my deepest apologies.2. Show More Summary
YaHoo News just posted a brief piece about Ajit Pai (the FCC Chairman) doing a gag skit for some group in which he was a shill for Verizon. A member of upper management in Verizon participated in that "joke". The gag apparently fell flat. Show More Summary
After challenging Floyd Mayweather in his first boxing match, UFC star Conor McGregor could fight Manny Pacquiao in 2018. Per the Agence France-Presse (via Yahoo), Pacquiao said he was open to fighting McGregor in April if the two sides can agree to terms on a contract. "If we can negotiate it, I have no problem. Show More Summary
“What kind of fool blames others for his own failure?” “A disgraced unfunny democrat...a perfect resume for SNL and/or Colbert!” Al Franken announced Thursday that in the “coming weeks” he would be resigning from the Senate. Yahoo Newsroom...Show More Summary
A few weeks back, I reported on the developer outrage that was provoked by Yahoo!’s sudden and unexpected shutdown of a service that, for well-more than a decade, was being consumed as an API by an untold number of apps. All of those applications broke. Never ones to be shy, developers voiced their displeasure.
In its 23 years of existence, Yahoo made some really boneheaded deals. But of all of them, the deal to become Mozilla's default search engine might have been the worst. In that deal, Mozilla retained the right to walk away and still collect hundreds of millions of dollars a year - if Yahoo was acquired by a new company. Show More Summary
Firefox v. Yahoo Lawsuits Are Like Watching Homeless People Fight For A Dollar Above The […]
No offense to homeless people, many of whom do their jobs more proficiently than Mozilla and Yahoo.
In yet another tech battle of the titans, Mozilla and Oath are suing each other over a contract that set Yahoo as the default search engine for Mozilla's Firefox browser. SEE ALSO: Firefox just released a new ultra-fast web browserShow More Summary
Kara Swisher: As I reported at the time, under terms of a contract, whoever acquired Yahoo was required to pay Mozilla annual payments of $375 million through 2019, even if it does not think the buyer was one it wanted to work with and walked away. Show More Summary