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Written by The Staff   
Wednesday, 31 January 2007 09:33

John KerrySenator John Kerry (D-MA) has entered the fray on the proposed deal that would make MLB Extra Innings exclusively available on DirecTV. In a statement issued by Kerry he said he "intends to seek answers from the FCC."

A hearing in the Commerce, Science & Transportation Committee takes place tomorrow to address the issue.

Kerry added, "I'd like to know how this serves the public - a deal which will force fans to subscribe to DirecTV in order to tune in to their favorite players. A Red Sox fan ought to be able to watch their team without having to switch to DirecTV."

If you have an opinion on the DirecTV deal, make sure and register in the Biz of Baseball forums and comment within this thread.

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