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FCC Chief Supports Repeal Of NFL TV Blackout Rules

The commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission says it’s time to repeal NFL television blackout rules.


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Goodell: New Orleans ‘Terrific,’ Despite Blackout

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said that despite the electrical outage which delayed Sunday night’s game for 34 minutes, the city did a “terrific” job hosting its first pro football championship in the post-Katrina era.


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FCC Urged To End Sports Blackout Rule

The FCC is considering a proposal to rescind the rule, which bars cable and satellite systems from carrying a sporting event that is blacked out on local broadcast television stations.