A flag on the play after “free” NFL offer from DirecTV

Why is DirecTV offering — and then rescinding — Donavon Frater’s premium subscription TV package? The company doesn’t have a clue. Time to call for help. Read more “A flag on the play after “free” NFL offer from DirecTV”

Why is DirecTV charging us for NFL Sunday Ticket? They said they wouldn’t

When DirecTV promises Stephanie Esparza it will waive the charge for a premium channel, she’s shocked by her next monthly bill. Why won’t DirecTV honor its word? Read more “Why is DirecTV charging us for NFL Sunday Ticket? They said they wouldn’t”

When it comes to these Super Bowl tickets, the odds are really against you

All Efren Bojorquez wanted to do was take his dad to the Super Bowl.

Easier said than done. Securing tickets to the big game has become next to impossible, with only a tiny percentage of tickets being sold directly to fans. With such an incredible demand and so few seats available for purchase by the public, the price for tickets has skyrocketed, with a street value at times north of $10,000 per ticket.
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The TSA wants to be everywhere in 2013 — here’s why we shouldn’t let it

Photo by Nathan Hansen/Hansenlawoffice.com
Photo by Nathan Hansen/Hansenlawoffice.com
When the Minnesota Vikings faced off against the Green Bay Packers last weekend in Minneapolis, the big story wasn’t that the Vikings defeated the Pack to secure a wildcard berth.

It was, strangely, the TSA.

That’s right, the agency assigned to protect America’s transportation systems was patrolling the Metrodome. Nathan Hansen, a North St. Paul, Minn., attorney, snapped a few photos of the agents before the game, and broadcast them on Twitter.

“I don’t think any federal law enforcement agency needs anything to do with a football game,” he told me yesterday.
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