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Twitter to live stream MLB, NHL games

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You will soon be able to watch MLB and NHL games in one more place: Twitter.

The social media network announced on Monday it will live stream weekly out-of-market contests for the two leagues. The streams will be free and available to watch whether a user is logged in or logged out of Twitter.

Twitter also announced a nightly highlights showed dubbed, “The Rally,” which will be produced by 120 Sports and streamed live on the social media network.

“ ‘The Rally’ on Twitter will combine the production and editorial values of television with the speed and interactivity of digital media,” said Jason Coyle, 120 Sports president, in a statement.


Twitter said in a statement the MLB and NHL games that will be streamed will be announced down the road. A start date for “The Rally” has not yet been announced.

Follow Rachel G. Bowers on Twitter @RachelGBowers.