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We'll kick off NPR's business news with a play for more sports content.
Yahoo and NBC Sports group are combining their sports offerings online and on television. An announcement by the companies came out late last night. This means NBC will have a larger sports presence on the web and for Yahoo, it means access to NBC's video and live sports coverage.
This is not the first alliance Yahoo has made with a network. In June, it announced a deal to share content with the financial cable channel, CNBC. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.