MLB Owners to Discuss Blackout Solution
Baseball’s territorial blackouts, the scourge of so many frustrated
television and streaming-video viewers, will be eliminated for the 2009
season if Major League Baseball’s executive council follows suggestions
president Bob DuPuy plans on presenting next week, Yahoo! Sports reports. At the owners’ meetings Wednesday, DuPuy said he will propose that if a
team is not broadcasting in a geographic location for at least one
season, it loses the right to black out games in that area. Read the full story here.