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US RSNs face extended programming drought with upcoming league offseasons

A sign for NBC Sports Philadelphia, one of the regional sports networks under the Comcast corporate umbrella. RSNs such as this one are looking at an extended absence of live pro sports during the fourth quarter of 2020. (Photo by Gavin Baker/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

With the National Basketball Association, National Hockey League, and Major League Baseball all approaching their offseasons at the same time due to Covid-19, US regional sports networks are facing an extended programming drought of live pro team sports during the fourth quarter of 2020.

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