NFL kills the lights on TV blackouts

The NFL is bidding farewell to the league’s long-running blackout policy, at least for a year. NFL teams approved a one-year suspension of the rule for the 2015 pre- and regular season games. The league will reevaluate the policy once the season concludes. Last year saw zero regular season blackouts, while the 2013 season saw two. Meanwhile, the league is also reportedly mulling an option to move the Pro Bowl to Brazil. FOX Sports reports that team owners are considering the shift away from US soil for the 2017 matchup.

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