Ed Driscoll

NFL SUNDAY TICKET CHANNELS BLACKED

NFL SUNDAY TICKET CHANNELS BLACKED OUT: Why is DirecTV blacking out channels on their NFL Sunday Ticket package this year, if those channels are also available locally? This is a new phenomenon, that’s a real pain in the neck–especially if you’re programming your PVR to timeshift the big game, and up with nothing but yellow text reading “Channel Unavailable In Your Area” over an otherwise all-black screen.

Paul Zimmerman of Sports Illustrated investigates.