According to The Wall Street Journal, DirecTV is offering refunds to fans upset by the recent NFL protests during the national anthem for the Sunday Ticket.
Usually, customers are not able to cancel their subscriptions once the season starts, but DirecTV decided to change the policy due to the sensitivity of the issue.
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AT&T, the company that owns DirecTV, would not confirm the refunds to ESPN.
The cost for the Sunday Ticket is $280.
An NFL spokesman told ESPN that ratings overall were up 3 percent for week 3 compared with week 3 last year, thanks partly to the game on Monday Night Football involving the Dallas Cowboys.