MLB & the NFL - drop FOX!

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    (CNN) -- News Corp. pulled the plug on Cablevision customers Saturday, blacking out more than 3 million households in the New York area over a programming fee dispute.
    The blackout affects Fox 5 and My9, Charles Schueler, Cablevision's vice president of communications, said in a statement.
    Sports fans could be left in the dark if an agreement is not reached soon. They could miss Saturday's Game 1 of the National League Championship Series, featuring the Philadelphia Phillies and San Francisco Giants.

    Link: Fox channels go dark amid financial dispute - CNN.com

    If the playoffs are not broadcast, MLB should seriously consider taking their game elsewhere. Murdoch is one greedy asshole (IMHO). I'm sure the echo chamber disagrees.
     
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    or the people could simply get another cable company

    Not sure why anyone wants to watch it anyway. The Playoff comentators are lame. Id rather listen to the radio.
     
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    I turn off the sound on the Yankee game. In other news, nobody really gives a fuck about the Phillies or the Giants
     
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    So MLB can act in self-interest, but News Corp cannot?
     
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    Why is only one party to the dispute "greedy?"

    Why not the other one being greedy as well?
     
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    Murdock is being greedy again. Doubling his rates in this economy. FOX is gone...who cares?
     
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    What sweetie? You don't like Fox? :lol:
     
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    yup, he needs to spend more time golfing ......
     
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    News flash, genius, all parties involved are greedy assholes. Film at 11...
     
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    I contend that no one cares about the Yankees.
     

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