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  1. Surprise? No 2011 blackouts in NFC West

    Mike Sando

    News that the St. Louis Rams plan to purchase unsold tickets for their Week 17 game against San Francisco means NFC West teams will make it through the 2011 season without a local television blackout. This comes as a mild surprise, in my view, giv...

    Blog | December 30, 2011
  2. Cardinals in clear on blackout threat

    Mike Sando

    The Arizona Cardinals have sold enough tickets to their game against St. Louis in Week 8 to avoid a local television blackout, the team announced. There have been no blackouts for the Cardinals since University of Phoenix Stadium opened for the 20...

    Blog | November 03, 2011
  3. No blackouts: NFC West home games on TV

    Mike Sando

    The Arizona Cardinals and St. Louis Rams made announcements Thursday saying their 2011 regular-season openers will be televised locally. The San Francisco 49ers made no announcement, but when I reached out to them, they said their game against Sea...

    Blog | September 08, 2011
  4. No Cards blackout despite loss streak

    Mike Sando

    The Arizona Cardinals sold enough tickets to avoid local television blackouts for their first 50 games at University of Phoenix Stadium. They made it No. 51 this week despite taking a 3-8 record into their Week 13 home game against the St. Louis R...

    Blog | December 02, 2010
  5. Welcome news on NFC West blackout front

    Mike Sando

    The Arizona Cardinals and St. Louis Rams sold enough tickets to their Week 3 home games to avoid local television blackouts Sunday. The Rams initially asked the NFL to extend by 24 hours the usual Thursday blackout deadline, but the team sold enou...

    Blog | September 23, 2010
  6. Cardinals reach sellout for Packers

    Mike Sando

    Arizona team officials made the announcement this afternoon. The Cardinals have now avoided local television blackouts for all 43 games played at University of Phoenix Stadium since it opened in 2006. We can expect to see a strong Packers conti...

    Blog | January 07, 2010
  7. Cardinals not quite sold out

    Mike Sando

    The Cardinals began selling playoff tickets to people with Arizona billing addresses Monday. They opened sales to all others Tuesday. "Fewer than 2,000" remained by this afternoon, according to a news release from the team. This information ...

    Blog | January 05, 2010
  8. Cardinals sell out minus extension

    Mike Sando

    The Cardinals have announced a sellout for their game against the Vikings on Sunday night. Arizona previously needed 24-hour extensions to sell tickets in time to avoid local television blackouts. The Vikings have star power, obviously, and I'm su...

    Blog | December 03, 2009
  9. Rams buy tickets to avoid blackout

    Mike Sando

    The Rams released the following statement from executive vice president Kevin Demoff after announcing that their home game against the Cardinals will be televised locally Sunday: "The Rams ownership and organization felt strongly about getting this ...

    Blog | November 20, 2009
  10. Cardinals avoid local television blackout

    Mike Sando

    They sold enough tickets to the Seahawks-Cardinals game to get around NFL blackout rules. That means the Cardinals have sold out every home game since opening University of Phoenix Stadium in 2006....

    Blog | November 13, 2009
  11. Rams avoid local television blackout

    Mike Sando

    They sold enough tickets for their Week 10 game against the Saints to appear on local television. Earlier: Dan Caesar of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch has more on local St. Louis viewing preferences....

    Blog | November 13, 2009
  12. Another blackout extension for Cardinals

    Mike Sando

    The Cardinals have sold enough tickets to their Week 10 game against Seattle for the NFL to offer a 24-hour blackout extension. That means the team has until Friday to sell enough tickets for the game to appear on local television in Arizona. T...

    Blog | November 12, 2009
  13. Cardinals avoid first blackout in new stadium

    Mike Sando

    Posted by ESPN.com's Mike Sando You know NFL teams are close to selling out when the league agrees to offer 24-hour blackout extensions. The extensions put pressure on fans to purchase the few remaining tickets. The league generally responds by...

    Blog | October 30, 2009
  14. Cardinals get blackout extension

    Mike Sando

    Posted by ESPN.com's Mike Sando The NFL granted a 24-hour blackout extension to the Cardinals, giving the team extra time to sell enough tickets for its Week 8 game against Carolina to appear on local television. The team has experienced the NF...

    Blog | October 29, 2009
  15. Inside the Cardinals' TV ratings spike

    Mike Sando

    Posted by ESPN.com's Mike Sando The Cardinals have had to sweat through a couple blackout extensions this season, but people in Arizona are watching their games one way or another. Ratings are up 42 percent from this time last year, the largest...

    Blog | October 15, 2009
  16. Cardinals avoid first blackout since 2005

    Mike Sando

    Posted by ESPN.com's Mike Sando The Cardinals sold enough tickets to their home game against the Texans on Sunday to avoid the first local television blackout since University of Phoenix Stadium opened for the 2006 season. The team does not pla...

    Blog | October 09, 2009