Blackout lifted for Raiders-Chargers season-finale

The San Diego Chargers say they have sold enough tickets to lift

the local blackout for Sunday’s season-finale against the rival

Oakland Raiders.

The sellout snaps a string of three straight blackouts for the

Chargers, who will miss the playoffs for the third straight season.

Overall, the Chargers had four games blacked out this year.

The sellout is likely due to interest by Raiders fans in seeing

their team’s only Southern California appearance of the season.

San Diego is 6-9 and the Raiders are 4-11.

San Diego is expected to fire coach Norv Turner and likely

general manager A.J. Smith.

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