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    ESPN3 Blackout

    Is anybody else getting this? I'm in Chicago, but I can't watch the game because it's blacked out here. I had the same problem for the Texas A&M game. Anyone know why?



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    Re: ESPN3 Blackout

    I have the same problem and live in St. Louis. Texas A&M and tonight's game are blacked out. Charter said there is nothing they can do about it. I am ticked.



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    Re: ESPN3 Blackout

    I'm on Charter and got the A&M game and am watching this game with no problems.



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    Re: ESPN3 Blackout

    I'm in Chicago, and watching on ESPN3. I have Comcast.



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    Re: ESPN3 Blackout

    Blacked out in Minnesota on Charter. I called ESPN and they confirmed. It's crazy.



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    Re: ESPN3 Blackout

    Per ESPN3.com FAQs

    Why is an event blacked out?
    This is because the event that you requested is not available on ESPN3 in your market. Blackouts apply to broadcasts that have been sold regionally or locally per league, conference and local rights holder agreements. Regional and local rights holders are usually broadcast stations or regional sports networks. Blackouts are implemented to protect the primary rights holder, as defined by the professional and college sports leagues or teams in a given market.



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