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Old 17.09.2011, 08:27 PM
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Originally Posted by RichD48 View Post
Is there any reason to think there would be no blackouts if ESPN took over? Any broadcaster is going to want to protect their investment by maximising subscriptions; Sky is hardly alone in that. Of course, there is equally no reason why a rights deal couldn't be reached that would mean no blackouts but I suspect any broadcaster would not be willing to pay as much as they would for some degree of exclusivity. So it's down to the NFL as well.
ESPN show the Sunday 6pm and 9pm games in Europe, they don't have blackouts there.
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