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>Neither does the fact that most of the matches start before 8 AM in our timezones
You think that's bad? The Monday Night Football games, if they have a 7PM ET start that I think it has, starts at 1 in the morning in these timezones. And the weekend 3PM matches and most West Coast matches are similarly off-limits due to running into the late night.
It's primarily some calm stuff that people default to on the telly, with some near-finish dramatic stuff at the end, and depending on the distance lasts from 40 minutes to 2 1/2 hours. It's big stuff among all Norwegians, most Swedes, some people in Finland, Russia and Poland, maybe Switzerland, and almost nowhere else.
(Why does the image servers default to the Twilight one when it's clearly not working and at least one other server does? I really need some dinner after all this Reply clicking.)