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Staff writer Daniel Kaplan covers the NFL, finance and tennis.

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FCC Ends Its 40-Year-Old Sports Blackout Rule, Despite Protests From NFL, NFLPA

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 30 / 14

Related stories : Lawmakers Introduce Bill That Would Put An End To Sports Blackouts FCC Votes In Favor Of Proposal To End Blackouts; NFL Opposes Change FCC Commissioner Pushing For Vote To Drop Sports Blackout Rule The FCC today at just past 11:00am ET unanimously...

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