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Homehouse of representativesHouse Democrat demands probe into 'bulls---' broadcast sports monopolies costing Americans thousands

House Democrat demands probe into ‘bulls—‘ broadcast sports monopolies costing Americans thousands

A dispute between cable provider Spectrum and media giant Disney led to a blackout of ESPN and ESPN+ content for 10 days, leaving Spectrum customers unable to watch the U.S. Open and college football despite paying full price for the ability to do so.

That blackout ended just before Monday Night Football, but not before garnering significant media attention. 

Elizabeth Elkind is a reporter for Fox News Digital focused on Congress as well as the intersection of Artificial Intelligence and politics. Previous digital bylines seen at Daily Mail and CBS News.

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