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Dodger Fans Face Second Season of TV Blackout Amid Fee Rift

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Why The Dodgers Are Being Blacked Out In LA

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When the Los Angeles Dodgers take the field Wednesday against the Chicago White Sox in Arizona for their first spring training game, they’ll be invisible to most TV fans back home.

For a second straight year, a dispute over the subscriber fees sought by Time Warner Cable Inc., which operates the Dodgers’ SportsNet LA, is blacking out games to more than 60 percent of Los Angeles-area viewers.