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Details on PlayStation Vue, comparison with Sling TV

This file screen shot image provided by Sony Computer Entertainment America shows the "You're Watching" section of the Sony PlayStation Vue interface. Launched Wednesday, March 18, 2015 in New York, Chicago and Philadelphia, Sony’s PlayStation Vue service is the latest Internet-only offering, with more than 50 broadcast and cable channels starting at $50 a month. HBO and ESPN aren’t included, but additional sports channels are available for a $10 or $20 more. (AP Photo/Sony Computer Entertainment America, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Sony’s new PlayStation Vue online TV service launched in three cities last week with more than 50 channels starting at $50. Additional channels can be had for $10 to $20 more, and the service comes with some on-demand apps for remote viewings.

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Owners still with plenty of work to do at meetings

PHOENIX (AP) — NFL owners head into their final day of a busy set of meetings with plenty more work to do.

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Owners shoot down most replay proposals

In this Aug. 7, 2014, file photo, referee Tony Corrente (99) watches the instant replay during the second half of an NFL preseason football game in Denver. NFL owners shot down nearly every video replay proposal brought to their meetings Tuesday, March 24, 2015, while approving several safety rules enhancements. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey, File)

PHOENIX (AP) — NFL owners shot down nearly every video replay proposal brought to their meetings Tuesday, while approving six safety rule changes.

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Interim president/ceo makes clear Titans not for sale

This is a Jan. 5, 2007, file photo showing Steve Underwood, then-president of the Tennessee Titans, at a news conference in Nashville, Tenn. The man tapped by Tennessee’s owners to oversee the Titans and help search for a new president and chief executive officer says they have made it very clear this NFL franchise is not for sale. Steve Underwood spoke to The Associated Press by telephone Tuesday, March 24, 2015,  from Phoenix where the league meetings are underway. He was named interim president and CEO when Tommy Smith announced his retirement Friday. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The man selected by Tennessee’s owners to oversee the Titans and help search for a new president and chief executive officer says they have made it clear the NFL franchise is not for sale.

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Are you willing to pay to watch video clips online?

In this photo taken Monday, March 23, 2015, Vessel CEO and co-founder Jason Kilar, left, and co-founder Richard Tom, right, pose for a photo at their headquarters in San Francisco. If you can’t wait to watch some of the Internet’s best video clips, it’s going to cost you. That’s the idea behind Vessel, a new service seeking to transform the way that short video pieces make money on the Internet. Instead of focusing on a free-for-all concept supported solely by advertising, Vessel will charge $3 per month to see music, sports, comedy and other clips that won’t be available on YouTube or any other digital video service for at least 72 hours. The concept makes its debut Tuesday after two months of testing with an undisclosed number of people who received invitations to participate. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Would you pay to see some of the Internet’s best video clips first? Vessel, a new service trying to change the way that short video pieces make money on the Internet and mobile devices, is betting on it.

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