Quote: Originally Posted by boohbah
thats odd the ac world feed live link works fine here.
There has been some threads here about broadcasting rights and blackouts across geographical boarders, so it doesn't really surprise me. Why Would you Blackout the America's Cup Live Streaming in the US - Cruisers & Sailing Forums
We're in Steelers
country, but we have to watch the Ravens
fans). Sometimes the Phillies
are blacked-out on the major cable channels, but we get to watch on a local digital (over air) channel. Its all about the money.
Quote: Originally Posted by derekimo
Amazing comeback from Oracle, they were down 8 races to the kiwis and came back to win.
Sudden death everyday for the last week.
Larry Ellison upset some folks at his OpenWorld
Conference for skipping the keynote speech to watch the race.
Fios has been having a terrible time with keeping their channel guide up to date, not once during these last eight races was it properly posted that the Cup would be telecast, it was like sudden death for me to catch 'em.
Earlier in the day I watched a report on Bloomberg financial news how Oracle made a mess of the Java situation and
Jerry's Larry? Jerry?
at the races, then I caught the race announcer's mentioning about Larry missing the conference, maybe he just needed a break.
Quote: Originally Posted by linnemeyerhere
As a racing sailor of many single handed, trapeze two man monohulls and catamarans it was with special awe I watched these crafts fly on the water with solid adjustable wings larger than any aircrafts. Great job to both teams but what Oracle pulled off was amazing in any sport but up against a team of such caliber as NZ it was a special victory !
There are some rumblings about a nationality rule:
The Lone American on Oracle Team USA - The Daily Fix - WSJ
Nationality issues at stake in America's Cup outcome -- boot Trade Fair