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Raiders Will Reduce Seating Capacity To The NFL's Smallest In Attempt To Avoid TV Blackouts

Oakland came in dead last in attendance this season, an average of 54,217 per game. That's just 86 percent of the capacity at O.co Coliseum, already one of the smallest stadiums in the NFL at 63,132. Not small enough. Nearly every game, the Raiders ran up against the NFL's blackout rules, which dictate that 85 percent…

Mets Announce Largest Crowd In Citi Field History, Apparently Counting Empty Seats As Fans

The Mets' announced attendance of 42,080 is the largest in the three-plus years of Citi Field. This is a stunning turnaround from this morning, when thousands of tickets were still available. And an even more stunning turnaround from earlier in the game, when it sure as hell looked like there were a ton of empty seats.