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  1. Blackout rule coming to an end Tuesday?

    Tom Carpenter

    For decades, the NFL's blackout rule has kept fans from watching home games on TV, if they don't "sell out" early enough. The rule has been under siege in recent years and may finally come to a formal end on Tuesday. "At 10:30 a.m. ET on Tuesday, ...

    Blog | September 30, 2014
  2. Latest buzz on ending blackouts

    Tom Carpenter

    Until last season, NFL teams had to sell out within 72 hours of a home game in order to avoid having the contest blacked out on TV. The rule instated for the 2012 campaign dropped that sales requirement to 85 percent of all tickets. On Wednesday, the...

    Blog | December 19, 2013
  3. The best college football playoff plans

    Welcome back to Three Downs and Punt, where we welcome spring with a ladder so we can see over the blackout fences and into spring practice. Before we get started, a quick tip of the cap to reader NotWoodyHayesGhost who responded to my list of "You ...

    Blog | March 24, 2011
  4. College football: Ranking the best proposals for a college footba...

    Ryan McGee

    In advance of the NCAA tournament's Sweet 16, Ryan McGee lists the best -- and most realistic -- options for a college football playoff.

    Blog | Conversation | March 24, 2011
  5. Historically bad teams like the Chiefs, Rams, Raiders, Browns, an...

    Tim Keown

    Blackouts, blowouts, empty stands: welcome to the postparity NFL where seven historically inept teams could be the harbinger of doom.

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2009
  6. Answering your questions on Richard Seymour (and more) -- Adam Sc...

    Adam Schefter

    Answering mail on Seymour, Crabtree, the state of the Browns, and even some fantasy picks. Plus, the NFL has to be concerned about lots of potential blackouts.

    Blog | Conversation | September 11, 2009
  7. MLB ready to lift absurd blackout rules?

    Our long national nightmare might finally be over. Usually, I use that old phrase as a sort of joke, but this thing really is national, from Alaska to Florida and everywhere in between. As Yahoo's Jeff Passan reports, MLB might finally end some of i...

    Blog | Conversation | August 08, 2008
  8. Morning Skate: Alberta blackout

    If you're a hockey fan in the good ol' USA, life can be pretty frustrating. (You already knew that, didn't you?) The latest example of that frustration came Tuesday night. I was eager to see Ryan Smyth's return to Edmonton. In particular, I wanted t...

    Blog | Conversation | October 24, 2007
  9. Tennessee's Mitchell cleared to play after blackout scare

    Ron Higgins

    From Tennessee's scare against Cal to LSU coach Les Miles' dig at Charlie Weis to Arkansas' impressive backfield, the SEC is covered here.

    Story | Conversation | September 06, 2007
  10. Local polls send mixed messages

    Brian Church

    OK, that's probably a little harsh, but our Athens Insider reports local interest hasn't exactly translated into action.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2004
  11. Yes, but power was restored in 'record time'

    Brian Church

    Last week we were searching for a proper nickname for Athens 2004. Monday's power outage came through.

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2004
  12. Leafs paring down GM candidates

    Jim Wilkie

    Indications are that the Leafs' search to find a GM is nearing completion and a hire could be made by next week.

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2003
  13. Writers Bloc: Broken silence

    Jim Baker

    Manny Ramirez finally suspended his media blackout, much to the delight of the Beantown media.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2003
  14. Writers Bloc: Beantown blackout

    Jim Baker

    Should the media boycott conducted by the Red Sox superstars bother fans in Boston?

    Story | Conversation | April 29, 2003