Learn about sports blackouts
Sports leagues and associations negotiate broadcast rights with local and national channels. As a TV service provider, Verizon is bound to adhere to the broadcast restrictions that are contracted between governing sports bodies and broadcasters.
Blackouts occur due to one of the following reasons:
Use the Sports Blackout Lookup Tool or Ask Verizon
Use the Lookup Tool to find out if a game is scheduled for blackout in your region. Blackout information is available up to 15 days before game time and is updated daily:
Blackouts by Sport
Here are some current blackout guidelines by sport:
NOTE: Sports blackout rules change from time to time. As a general rule, if a game is blacked out in your area, always check your Interactive Media Guide to see if the game is airing on another FiOS TV channel.
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