Sprint to broadcast NFL draft live

Apr 19 2006 - 10:56 AM ET | Backpage, Data, Sprint Nextel

As part of its sponsorship of the NFL, Sprint Nextel will broadcast the 2006 NFL draft to Sprint TV subscribers. This is the first time that the draft has been broadcast live to mobile phones. It takes place April 29-30 and in addition to the live coverage Sprint will offer draft-themed on demand coverage:

  • In-depth profiles of top 30 draft prospects
  • Highlights of top draft prospects' college careers
  • Analysis from NFL Network's panel of experts

NFL Mobile is $5.99 and the draft coverage is included in a normal subscription.