The big news late this afternoon:
"The Federal Communications Commission voted 5-0 to eliminate its sports blackout rules Tuesday..."
...but the other shoe dropping:
"...but the NFL said that it doesn't plan to change the way its broadcasts are handled."
In the FCC's view, the rule, established in 1976 to prevent cable operators from airing sports events that were blacked out on local TV, was outdated and unnecessary. More...