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    DirecTV question...

    I read I was supposed to get the USC @ Virginia on ESPN2 as part of ESPN & ABC's "reverse mirror" system since we're getting Utah @ Michigan on ABC. Well, my ESPN2 is blacked out but I'm getting USC @ Virginia on channel 211 which is an ESPNalternative channel. I'm not complaining because I get to watch, but does anyone know why this is?

    If I wouldn't have searched around, I would have missed this. Wierd.


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    Re: DirecTV question...

    I am getting ESPNews HD on my ESPN2 channel. No free alternates for me with Comcast. Would like to watch some of that game too.


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    Re: DirecTV question...

    I'm getting USC/UVA on my ESPN2 Alternate channel, too, on Dish, while the regular channel is blocked out. I stopped trying to figure these things out a while ago.



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    Re: DirecTV question...

    Quote Originally Posted by Aclone View Post
    I'm getting USC/UVA on my ESPN2 Alternate channel, too, on Dish, while the regular channel is blocked out. I stopped trying to figure these things out a while ago.
    probably a good idea.


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    Re: DirecTV question...

    yeah it makes no sense. I have it blacked out on Gameplan and ESPN2 as well, but picking it up fine on EPSNa


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    Re: DirecTV question...

    I don't even understand the blackout rules, let alone what games they effect. Your best bet is to check out all of your sport channels a day or two b4 the event, by then they should have the games listed on the channel they'll be on.



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    Re: DirecTV question...

    Quote Originally Posted by candg4ever View Post
    I don't even understand the blackout rules, let alone what games they effect. Your best bet is to check out all of your sport channels a day or two b4 the event, by then they should have the games listed on the channel they'll be on.
    Yeah but just because it's listed doesn't mean it won't be blacked out.

    I think blackouts for college football are mostly stupid.

    I did notice my receiver looks for the show on different channels now, though, in case it is blacked out on one.


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    Re: DirecTV question...

    Michigan v Utah is on ABC in DSM. USC is on the ESPN2 alternate.



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    Re: DirecTV question...

    Quote Originally Posted by jakemcilroy View Post
    probably a good idea.
    yeah, prolley



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