Category: NFL

DIRECTV vs. Nexstar: Will Sunday Ticket Be Blacked Out?

Q. We are still without our CBS station here in Raleigh. So it looks like the football games won’t be on for us on DIRECTV. But I have a question. Will the CBS games on the NFL Sunday Ticket be blacked out, too? That would really, really make me mad. — Rami, Raleigh, North Carolina.

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When Could DIRECTV Lose NFL Sunday Ticket?

Q. I’m very concerned about DIRECTV losing the NFL Sunday Ticket. Do you know when that could happen? Will it be this season? — Carlo, Milwaukee. Carlo, as you probably know, The National Football League has an opt-out clause in its eight-year contract with DIRECTV that allows it to sell the rights to the package

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DIRECTV Not Raising Price On 2019 NFL Sunday Ticket

DIRECTV, which could lose the NFL Sunday Ticket after the 2019 season, is apparently looking to keep existing subscribers content by not raising the price for this year’s package of out-of-market Sunday afternoon games, the TV Answer Man has learned. Jessica Brewer, an AT&T spokeswoman, tells the TV Answer Man that DIRECTV will charge existing

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DIRECTV Admits It May Not Keep NFL Sunday Ticket

DIRECTV has acknowledged at its web site that it may not continue carrying the NFL Sunday Ticket beyond the 2019 season. Sports Business Journal, and a few other publications, have reported that DIRECTV’s eight-year agreement with the NFL gives the league the right to opt-out following the 2019 season, which would be three years before

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Could Comcast Get the NFL Sunday Ticket?

Q. I read your story about DIRECTV possibly losing the NFL Sunday Ticket after the 2019 season. Do you think Comcast could get it? I would stay with them forever if they did. — Ben, Miami. Ben, Sports Business Journal and a few other publications have reported that the National Football League could opt-out of

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Super Bowl 2019: Don’t Buy a 4K TV Unless…

Q. I’m thinking of buying a 4K TV to watch this year’s Super Bowl. Is this a good time to buy one? I really want to watch the game with the best picture possible. — Penelope, Owings, Maryland.  Every year, scores of millions watch pro football’s championship game, better known as the Super Bowl, and

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