Sam Mellinger

June 27, 2014 6:28 PM

With Lynn Swann as pitchman, NFL seeks support of 40-year-old blackout rule

The NFL is rolling in gobs and gobs of cash, incredible television ratings and the ease of selling a product so popular that more Americans watched this year’s draft than any World Series, NBA Finals or World Cup game so far. So why does it still need an antiquated blackout rule?

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