NBC has acquired rights to a live broadcast of the 2013 America's Cup in San Francisco next September. It is the first time since 1992 that the event will gain real-time network TV coverage and comes amid efforts to broaden the event's popular appeal. Larry Ellison's Oracle Racing boat will defend the cup against a challenger selected during a series of qualifying races next summer. NBC will also televise those races.
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