Slot to Sports Links Football fans with DISH network in their households will be forced to get creative this weekend if they intend to see watch their teams play on television from their living room couch. The news, which was first reported by John Ourand of Sports Business Journal, is set to have major implications for sports viewers both Thursday evening and into the weekend if the dispute is not resolved prior. That, of course, is just the beginning before the weekend lineup of games -- both college and NFL -- arrives. One of the notable Week 5 college matchups set to be broadcast on FS1 is No.
FOX channels removed from Dish, Sling TV at worst time for sports, football fans due to carriage dispute Updated Sep 28, ; Posted Sep 28, Sling TV and Dish Satellite customers are going to miss out on one of the best times of the year for watching sports on television as FOX has pulled all of their channels from those platforms as the sides engage in a war of words over a carriage dispute that will affect millions of college football, NFL and MLB fans who count on all parties for their live sports coverage.
The dispute comes at the worst possible time for sports fans as college football and NFL are just now heading into the heart of their seasons while Major League Baseball fans will miss out on the playoff chase as the season winds down as well as the playoff games once those series get underway in the coming weeks.
Soccer fans who use Sling and Dish platforms will also take a big hit as top flight soccer leagues like the Premier League and Spanish La Liga are just getting their season underway and Major League Soccer is just a couple of weeks away from the playoffs.
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All sides have claimed that negotiations are ongoing, and that they are working to resolve the issues that will keep FOX channels off those platforms for the foreseeable future.