Here’s a story that’s not going away: NFL games getting blacked out.

Yesterday we reported that the San Diego Chargers game won’t be shown on local television for the first time since 2004. Additionally, the Oakland Raiders won’t be on local television this weekend.

NFL rules call for games to be blacked out by any television station within 75 miles of the stadium if 95 percent of the available tickets aren’t sold out 72 hours in advance of kickoff.

Time is calling 2010 “The Year of the NFL Television Blackout?” (SEO friendly, no?), but this isn’t a new problem. Read more