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How cable companies could make more money from me as a sports fan

June 13, 2013


There are so many ways I can get access to movies and TV shows. But with many live sporting events, you either need to be at the game in-person or pay a huge monthly cable/satellite bill in order to watch the ones you want. With all the choices we have as consumers, you’d think there would be more than two ways to pay to see a live sporting event in 2013. I’m not asking for free; I’m asking for different ways to spend my money to access a product.

All Caps & Wizards games on Comcast Sportsnet will be in HD

September 14, 2010


Here’s some good news for Caps and Wizards fans. According to this post on the D.C. Sports Bog, CSN will “produce all Wizards and Caps games in HD”. Back when I wrote about how Fios was not carrying CSN+ in some areas, the poor quality of the CSN+ feed was something I saw people bring […]

Strasburg Debut & MASN Ratings

June 8, 2010


It’s hard to predict how Stephen Strasburg will do in his major league debut tonight for the Washington Nationals, but I think it’s safe to say that the TV ratings for the broadcast on MASN will break records for the five year old regional sports network. MASN saw record ratings for some Nats games in […]

Poll: Nielsen rating for Pittsburgh vs. Washington NHL on NBC game

February 7, 2010


What will the Nielsen rating be for today’s NHL on NBC game between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Washington Capitals? Take the poll For a look at ratings for other recent NHL on NBC games, check out this post on Sports Media Watch. UPDATE: The ratings are in:

FiOS Update: Including Why Some Get Two MASNs But Not Two CSNs

November 24, 2009


I exchanged some more emails with a member of Verizon’s PR staff, as I continue to try to get a better understanding of the issues previously mentioned here, with FiOS customers in some parts of the D.C. area unable to get Comcast SportsNet Plus (CSN+). What I learned in that email exchange might be helpful […]

An update on the Verizon FiOS & CSN+ situation

November 19, 2009


Here’s an update on my post from Wednesday, about how Verizon FiOS only carries CSN+ in some parts of the D.C. area, causing frustrations for some Caps fans. I corresponded with representatives from both Comcast SportsNet and Verizon about the issue and want to share their responses. But first, a quick thank you to the […]

Verizon Fios Frustrating Some Caps Fans in D.C. Area

November 18, 2009


This story hasn’t gotten much coverage from the mainstream media or the blogosphere yet, but hopefully it will soon. For whatever reason, Verizon Fios is not carrying CSN+ in Howard County, Anne Arundel County and other markets. This is leaving some fans of the Washington Capitals without access to quite a few game broadcasts that […]


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