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Marissa Mayer

Yahoo will be first to stream NFL game, could look for more live sports

SUNNYVALE, Calif. Yahoo will deliver the first global live stream of an NFL game in the upcoming season, a potential step toward greater streaming access to live sports. Yahoo was chosen in a bidding process by the NFL, which was seeking to find a partner to air an Oct. 25 game in London between the Buffalo Bills and Jacksonville Jaguars. The level of competition may not be spectacular the Bills have the longest streak of seasons without a playoff appearance in the NFL, just ahead of the Oakland Raiders, and the Jaguars are tied for fifth on that list but the move to allow free online access across devices is a big deviation from the NFL's previous path. "We're thrilled that...