Hawaii granted 2nd blackout extension

Updated: February 6, 2009, 7:35 PM ET
Associated Press

HONOLULU -- The NFL has granted Hawaii a second TV blackout extension for the Pro Bowl.

The league said Friday that Sunday's all-star game at Aloha Stadium must be sold out by 11:30 a.m. Saturday -- 24 hours before kickoff -- or the contest won't be televised in the state.

The original 72-hour deadline came and went Thursday, with the league granting a one-day extension. It passed Friday morning with about 1,500 tickets still available, about half the number that remained Thursday.

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