Originally written on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 8/21/13

Cable and DirecTV are in the midst of a slow death. Like it did with newspapers, the internet is taking down another media outlet. More and more people are cutting the cord and opting for internet viewing. You can watch thousands of movies and tv shows online, and even stream sports. The one sport, at the moment, that one cannot stream is the NFL (legally) unless you own a Playstation 3. But what if everyone with an internet connection could? It appears we are close to that revolutionary experience The NFL is in the midst of their annual Silicon Valley trip, and talks with internet behemoth, Google, have begun. Google wants to get rights to the NFL Sunday Ticket, a contract that runs out on DirectTV in 2014. Google CEO Larry Page, along with YouTube content boss Robert Kyncl, met with a delegation from the NFL led by commissioner Roger Goodell. And the Sunday Ticket package was among the topics of discussion, according to people familiar with the meeting. Could it really be? Remember when YouTube was new and it was? It seems like it has been around forever, but it is only 8 years old. It was originally a [...]

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