MLB.tv & Blackouts

One of the serious drawbacks of no longer being a cable tv subscriber is that I cannot watch local sports. For the most part, it is the lack of baseball that gets to me. It seems like it was only a few years ago that baseball games were broadcast locally. Those days are definitely gone. Most of the Red Sox games are now only broadcast on the cable channel NESN. This means I cannot watch Red Sox games.
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To Cable TV or Not to Cable TV

Last week I called Comcast and requested that they downgrade my cable television service from the Digital Classic package to broadcast channels only. This is a rather fun conversation to have with the Comcast folks. Their procedure seems to require that they escalate the call at least twice to give a couple of supervisors a chance to talk the caller out of this decision.
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