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Sports Blackouts

Contributor smcrash16
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎08-03-2018
Message 1 of 3

So I pay Verizon a ridiculous amount of money to watch NHL.  SOO I goto watch our favorite team and its BLACKED OUT. **bleep**????? Are you **bleep** serious?? Charge people to watch hockey but when I want to watch my team their **bleep** blacked out?????   If I pay for a **bleep** service I expect to get that **bleep** service.  I truley **bleep** hate ALL you tv providers.

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Platinum Contributor III
Posts: 7,732
Registered: ‎11-04-2008
Message 2 of 3

Blame it on the sports leagues.

They are the ones that govern the blackout rules.
It all has to do with the contracts they sign with TV channels.
They pay big money to be exclusive providers of games at certain times.

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Contributor dvkmll
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎02-10-2017
Message 3 of 3

Im trying to figure all this out myself. So I can pay more but not watch more?? I was thinking of adding NHL Center Ice but not I cant see all the games that are local..Have you figured this out??

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