Found September 13, 2012 on thepigskinreport.com:
Anyone watching television in the last few months is well aware of the fact there is a Presidential election looming on the horizon. Then again, that depends what programing you are watching. The Miami Dolphins have suffered local blackout issues in recent years after fielding underachieving teams. The NFL offered up teams a new deal which allowed the blackout restrictions to be lifted with only 85% of their non-premium tickets to be sold prior to kickoff in order to have the broadcast shown in their home team. Two teams in the southern half of Florida, the Dolphins as well as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers opted into the program. The Buccaneers were still unable to sell out for their home opener. The Dolphins still appear to be well short of meeting the league requirement, but the game against the Oakland Raiders will be shown locally as the team will purchase all of the remaining unsold seats at 34 cents on the dollar. Dolphins CEO Mike Dee told the Sun Sentinel this afternoon, “As we’v...
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