• NFL’s Thursday Kickoff Marks Pivotal Moment For Amazon And Other Tech Giants’ Live Sports Future
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    NFL’s Thursday Kickoff Marks Pivotal Moment For Amazon And Other Tech Giants’ Live Sports Future

    Topline The NFL season begins Thursday, kicking off the first season of Amazon’s multibillion-dollar deal with the league to be the exclusive home of 15 Thursday Night Football broadcasts, a pivotal year for the company as it looks to prove the value of its multibillion-dollar commitment to breaking into live sports. September 15’s matchup between the Chargers and Chiefs will mark Amazon’s Thursday Night Football … [+] debut. Getty Images Key Facts Thursday’s game between the Buffalo Bills and Los Angeles Rams will air on NBC, but Amazon Prime will air all remaining Thursday night games, beginning with next week’s matchup between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Los Angeles…

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  • Drinkwitz: Thursday night kickoff ‘an awesome thing’ for Mizzou | Mizzou Sports News
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    Drinkwitz: Thursday night kickoff ‘an awesome thing’ for Mizzou | Mizzou Sports News

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS — Eli Drinkwitz doesn’t like his Missouri football team opening the season on a Thursday night. The Tigers open Drinkwitz’s third season Sept. 1 against Louisiana Tech in a 7 p.m. kickoff on ESPNU. “Love it. Love it. Love it from all the different perspectives,” Drinkwitz said Tuesday night at the St. Louis Music Park, where he joined MU basketball coaches Robin Pingeton and Dennis Gates and athletics director Desiree Reed Francois and a fleet of athletics department officials on their “Come Home Tour” stop through the Gateway City. “First, just appreciate the administration for, one, changing out the Middle Tennessee game to give us that seventh opportunity…

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  • Mizzou football opener moved to Thursday night kickoff | Mizzou Sports News
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    Mizzou football opener moved to Thursday night kickoff | Mizzou Sports News

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Missouri football team’s season-opening game is on the move: The Tigers will host Louisiana Tech on Thursday, Sept. 1 instead of the original Saturday kickoff scheduled for Sept. 3. The game will kick off at 7 p.m. on ESPNU, the SEC announced Friday. “Opening up 2022 in front of a prime-time national television audience on ESPNU is a tremendous way to kick off the football season,” Mizzou athletics director Desireé Reed-Francois said. “Fans can visit Columbia on Thursday night and join us in creating yet another memorable experience for our student-athletes before enjoying the extended Labor Day weekend. We want to give our Tigers every chance…

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    Nevada-San Francisco game Thursday night to air on Nevada Sports Net

    The Nevada basketball team’s road game at San Francisco on Thursday night will air on Nevada Sports Net. The Wolf Pack plays at War Memorial Gym at the Sobrato Center in its fourth game of the season. NSN will pick up the Stadium broadcast, with a 7:30 p.m. tipoff scheduled. This is a rematch of last year’s game between the teams, an 85-60 USF win at Lawlor Events Center. The foes were scheduled to play at USF in 2020-21 but the game was canceled due to local COVID-19 ordinances and moved to this season. Nevada (1-1) plays at Santa Clara on Tuesday and will stay in the Bay Area for…

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