02/23/2011 11:16 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

YouTube In Negotiations To Stream Live NBA, NHL Games

Google Inc.'s YouTube is in talks with the National Basketball Association and the National Hockey League to show live games, building on the popularity of cricket's Indian Premier League last year.

YouTube aims to show more live sports in the second half of the year, said Gautam Anand, Google's director of content partnerships for Asia Pacific, in an interview in Seoul yesterday.

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