TSN2 and the Raptors

TV25 regular season Raptors games are going to be televised on TSN2. There's only one problem with that. If your cable provider is Rogers, as mine is, you can't get TSN2.

This is a great deal worse than throwing the games on RaptorsTV, because at least a Raptors fan can get RaptorsTV. The only way to get these 25 Raptor games is to change service providers to Bell or one of several regional companies, including Cogeco.

Rogers and TSN, let's make a deal.

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Bell owns TSN. Rogers doesn't like Bell (unless it's in regards to the Olympics). TSN2 may not be on Rogers for a while yet.

October 22, 2008 @ 3:16 PM

Fredericton Steve

Rogers needs to get their act together.

October 22, 2008 @ 4:00 PM

Fredericton Steve

Hey CTV, stop sim-subbing my NFL games.

October 22, 2008 @ 4:49 PM


you rogers subscribers (i'm cogeco) need to keep pounding them to get tsn2; I've read lots of complaining, but that's the only way it's going to get fixed. good luck.

October 22, 2008 @ 10:44 PM


1) CTV owns TSN, not Bell.
2) Rogers owns Sportsnet
3) Sportsnet isn't carrying the Raptors anymore
4) TSN2 is a new competitor for Sportsnet
5) Sportsnet screwed up
6) Rogers screwed up
7) Rogers wants to punish TSN2 for picking up the games they dropped
8) Punishing TSN2 = punishing Raptors fans
9) Rogers needs to grow up

October 23, 2008 @ 1:40 PM


Well hopefully this will mean more people will switch away from Rogers. I did last year and it was the best thing I could have done. Good riddance to them. Bell isn't much better, but at least they're cheaper and their PVR kicks ass!

October 24, 2008 @ 9:11 AM


The issue is rogers offer a great line up.They offer at lot then bell does.

October 25, 2008 @ 2:22 PM


Why doesn't Rogers charge a premium for the folks who want it.

Personally there is already way too much sports channels I pay for and don't want.

October 27, 2008 @ 4:02 PM


TSN putting those Raptors games on TSN2 is a major disrespect to the Raptors by TSN. Using them as leverage in a deal. The Raptors deserve for Toronto, and GTA fans to see their games. Tsn sucks.

November 9, 2008 @ 2:12 PM


I'm trying to find bars in Toronto that use Bell rather than Rogers.. suggestions?

November 13, 2008 @ 1:13 PM


I wrote an article about this exact same thing and I'm right with you guys. I'd like to start a petition of sorts concerning this. Leave some feed back HERE

November 14, 2008 @ 10:56 AM


I wrote an article about this exact same thing and I'm right with you guys. I'd like to start a petition of sorts concerning this. Leave some feed back HERE

November 14, 2008 @ 10:57 AM


if enough people start changing to bell for tsn2 rogers might getb the picture i just did shame on rogers.

December 25, 2008 @ 12:26 AM


fuck tsn2 fuck it in the goat ass. oh and fuck rogers

January 28, 2009 @ 7:54 PM


this really pisses me off as a raptors fan.

in addition, it will also pave the way for the demise of the nba in toronto.

fans can't see games on tv... chris bosh leaves... interest in basketball diminishes... bye bye raptors : (

February 8, 2009 @ 6:59 PM


Man... Marion's debut, I get home excited as fuck to see it, and TSN motha fuckin 2! Drivin me nuts thats the spurs and the cavs, I'm about to tweak! Eat a dick rogers, and after you get the nut of awakening GET TSN2 !!!

February 18, 2009 @ 7:07 PM


.....and once again, we do not get to see 2 pivotal games, Phoenix and Houston, not that anyone in Canada would like to watch Steve Nash!*#!
I hate Rogers

February 26, 2009 @ 10:12 AM


this only gets worse as the season progresse...lets say the raps (by some miracle) make a playoff run; out of the last 10 games in april 5 are on tsn 2

Way to alienate fans......

February 27, 2009 @ 9:38 PM


Everybody WATCH THE GAMES ON www.raptorsnation.net

March 10, 2009 @ 7:52 PM

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