Packers, Colts And Bengals Avoid Blackouts

The Green Bay Packers, Indianapolis Colts and Cincinnati Bengals all sold their remaining playoff tickets during an NFL-permitted extension Friday to avoid having their games blacked out in local markets this weekend.

NFL Fans Toss Red Flag At TV Blackouts

Congress and the FCC are about to get an earful from the Sports Fans Coalition, which plans to turn its federal lobbying operation against television blackouts of sporting events, particularly National Football League games.