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Amazon isn’t shy about its push into sports broadcasting, but a recent deal to give Prime members access to 21 Yankees games this season as part-owner in the team’s network is another testament to its growing ambitions.
Prime members who live in New York state, Connecticut, northeast Pennsylvania, and north and central New Jersey will be able to stream all 21 games, according to a press release. Each game is thanks to nonexclusive local rights to specific Yankees games available through its own network, YES — meaning anything airing on national broadcasts will be blacked out.
The news comes just a few days after Sinclair Group and Google alerted YouTube TV subscribers to ongoing disputes over carrying Fox’s regional sports networks and…tech, The Verge, The Verge - All Posts