Blackout Rule

Why Brands Should Care Less About Blackout Rules, More About Digital Streaming

Many fans are cheering the end of the NFL's maligned blackout rules, which required a team to sell out its home game at least 72 hours before kickoff for it to be broadcast in the local area.

The Number of Blacked-Out NFL Games Dropped From 16 Last Season to Just 2

Fans and policy advocates fighting to end the NFL’s sports blackout rule may have already won—even if the rule is still on the books.