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Friday, February 23, 2007

"Say it Ain't So": Mlb Direct TV deal Update

Sandomir has an update in today's NY Times, here.

Basically, there is sort of some hope for fans:
The FCC will be looking into the deal.
Many teams are wrapped up in big Cable companies, and the owners will at some point have to OK the deal.

I don't agree with Sandomir that the possibility that the exclusivity of the deal might be shortened in length (to three seasons) gives fans any warm feelings. It's like if your wife only has an affair for a few years.

2 Comments:

  • At 6:23 AM, Anonymous sidd finch said…

    The Times story was pretty interesting, but I gave up and fired Comcast. I now have DirecTV. You gotta do what you gotta do.

     
  • At 10:28 PM, Blogger Itsmetsforme said…

    noooo...how could you! the battle hasn't been lost...yet.

     

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