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    FOX 17 in negotiations to carry Insight Bowl Game!

    KDSM FOX 17 is currently in negotiations with the NFL Network to carry the Insight.com bowl game on December 31. I'd say there is a 60 to 70% chance this happens. Keep your fingers crossed that the NFL Network will agree to this.



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    Re: FOX 17 in negotiations to carry Insight Bowl Game!

    That would be awesome, hopefully they will just pick up the high definition feed. I'll probably watch the NFL network though just to make sure.




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    Re: FOX 17 in negotiations to carry Insight Bowl Game!

    At least Sinclair is doing something positive.



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    Re: FOX 17 in negotiations to carry Insight Bowl Game!

    Does anyone think this is sinclair trying get some positive light shined on them?



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    Re: FOX 17 in negotiations to carry Insight Bowl Game!

    Is Sinclair working out a deal for any of the other Iowa market stations, besides Des Moines?



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    Re: FOX 17 in negotiations to carry Insight Bowl Game!

    Quote Originally Posted by MNCyGuy View Post
    Is Sinclair working out a deal for any of the other Iowa market stations, besides Des Moines?
    Sinclair owns to rights to fox all over Iowa I believe or atleast in eastern and central Iowa.



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    Re: FOX 17 in negotiations to carry Insight Bowl Game!

    I just heard about KDSM, not what is going on in other markets in the state.



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    Re: FOX 17 in negotiations to carry Insight Bowl Game!

    Quote Originally Posted by cytech View Post
    Sinclair owns to rights to fox all over Iowa I believe or atleast in eastern and central Iowa.
    I know, that's why I was curious if anyone knew what deal exactly they were trying to broker.



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    Re: FOX 17 in negotiations to carry Insight Bowl Game!

    Who cares? A real fan would be there, right?



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    Re: FOX 17 in negotiations to carry Insight Bowl Game!

    Quote Originally Posted by CyorDie View Post
    KDSM FOX 17 is currently in negotiations with the NFL Network to carry the Insight.com bowl game on December 31. I'd say there is a 60 to 70% chance this happens. Keep your fingers crossed that the NFL Network will agree to this.
    Do you have a "link" to these negotiations, or claims?



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    Re: FOX 17 in negotiations to carry Insight Bowl Game!

    Quote Originally Posted by 1100011CS View Post
    Who cares? A real fan would be there, right?
    No, real fans buy suites



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    Re: FOX 17 in negotiations to carry Insight Bowl Game!

    Link, or if not, some source credit (general if needed)



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    Re: FOX 17 in negotiations to carry Insight Bowl Game!

    What irony this could be.
    Sinclair runs the ISU game and it is on mediacom.
    Then pulls the plug on the Orange Bowl.
    Fun!



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    Re: FOX 17 in negotiations to carry Insight Bowl Game!

    If this is indeed true, very opportunistic timing on their part. They want ridiculous amounts of money from Mediacom to continue broadcasting Fox, and perhaps they could see this as a bit of leverage against Mediacom. They'd basically be playing the PR (public relations, not Paul Rhoads) game, saying "Look at us, we care about the state of Iowa and blah blah blah".

    Anyways, if Sinclair does get rights to show the game, people should have their rabbit ears ready, in case Fox gets pulled from Mediacom on the 31st. (Although, somehow I don't see Mediacom holding and not folding..)


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    Re: FOX 17 in negotiations to carry Insight Bowl Game!

    13th post = Iowa reference. Not bad.



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