Sports Fan Coalition

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.

Clyburn’s Last Acts as FCC Chair Include Proposal to Eliminate Sports Blackout Rule

No one can ever say that acting Federal Communications Commission chairwoman Mignon Clyburn was a benchwarmer during the six months she served as acting chairwoman of the Federal Communications Commission. On Thursday and Friday, her final two days heading up the FCC, Clyburn circulated a number of rulemakings, including a proposal to end the sports blackout rule.