NBC Hates Pittsburgh and All Its Fans

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's Penguins-centric Empty Netters blog posted this picture of Pittsburgh's Mellon Arena this morning:
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↵It looks normal to the casual viewer, but Pittsburgh fans might notice something very wrong: the large screen on which playoff games had been shown is now gone.
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↵Empty Netters blames NBC for the move, posting NBC head Dick Ebersol's phone number. Considering the fact that the network owns all broadcast rights, it makes plenty of sense, but HockeyBuzz.com's Twitter feed indicates that there's issues going on between NBC and the NHL and that the screen may yet go back up.
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↵For now, though, it looks bleak.↵

This post originally appeared on the Sporting Blog. For more, see The Sporting Blog Archives.

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