New NFL-Verizon deal adds afternoon games in 2014

NFL Sunday afternoon games available on phones to local fans through Verizon starting in 2014

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- NFL Sunday afternoon games will be available to local fans on mobile phones through Verizon starting with the 2014 season.

The league said Tuesday it had extended its deal with Verizon. For the coming season, the NFL Mobile app will continue to allow subscribers to watch Thursday, Sunday and Monday night games, NFL Network and NFL RedZone.

The following season, the service will expand to include Sunday afternoon games on CBS and Fox within teams' home markets, along with all playoff games.

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