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Last year, the National Football League embraced online streaming, broadcasting 10 primetime Thursday Night Football games on Twitter Inc. (TWTR). The league is back with Thursday evening streaming for 2017, but the price paid to be the host has gone up significantly, and the platform has changed. This year, Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) will be streaming TNF as a perk exclusive to Amazon Prime members.

Amazon is doubling down on NFL football, after green-lighting a second season of its All or Nothing NFL series for 2017. To snag Thursday Night Football, the company shelled out $50 million, five times the fee paid in 2016 by Twitter.

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