Facebook has retracted its bid to host live streams of NFL games this upcoming season, according to a Bloomberg report. That’s less than a month after the company confirmed it was attempting to partner with the league on a deal to stream the Thursday Night Football package.
At some point tomorrow, the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos will play against each other in the Super Bowl. However, a much more widely-contested game, between, oh, every publication, has already started.
NBC coughed up more than $1 billion to air these 2012 Summer Olympics and it's going to squeeze every last revenue dollar out of its investment. That means constant tape delays, tons of commercials, overly creative editing, and jingoism galore. (And you can probably forget about seeing anything interesting live again…