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Indianapolis Motor Speedway Considers Lifting Local TV Blackout For 500 If Race Sells OutPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 24 / 16
With five full sales days left for the Indianapolis 500, there "could be a change" in the race's longstanding local TV blackout policy, according to Curt Cavin of the INDIANAPOLIS STAR. IMS officials yesterday discussed lifting the blackout for the greater Indianapolis area, "ultimately decidin...
MLB and AudioNet announced an exclusive agreement under which AudioNet will deliver live game audio through MLB''s Web site, majorleaguebaseball.com, for the regular season, as well as the postseason
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