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Posted: Thursday September 17, 2009 2:14PM; Updated: Thursday September 17, 2009 2:14PM

Chargers get extension to avoid blackout

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SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Trying to avoid their first regular-season blackout since 2004, the San Diego Chargers have been granted a 24-hour extension by the NFL in an effort to sell out their home opener against Baltimore.

The Chargers have until 1:15 p.m. Friday to sell the remaining 1,100 tickets.

Both of San Diego's exhibition games were blacked out locally.

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