New England Patriots kneeling during the National Anthem before a game on Sunday. Credit Jim Rogash Getty Image
27 September, 2017, 00:51
CBS also took a hit to its national coverage of the Cincinnati-Green Bay game, which attracted a 13.8 rating compared to a 13.9 rating during its week-three coverage a year ago. "Great solidarity for our National Anthem and for our Country".
These decisions come after President Trump's incendiary comments on Friday calling NFL players who kneel during the national anthem "SOB's" and saying they should be fired.
The decrease mirrors a trend of down ratings for the National Football League as a whole nationally through the first three weeks of the season. 'Standing with locked arms is good, kneeling is not acceptable. "Ratings for NFL football are way down except before game starts, when people tune in to see whether or not our country will be disrespected!" At the Bears game vs. the Pittsburgh Steelers, visiting players chose to stay in the locker room during the playing of the National Anthem, with one exception being former Army Rangers and Steelers' player Alejandro Villenueva, who openly stood with his hand on his heart on outside the visitors' tunnel.
The Nielsen figures also don't include numerous Sunday afternoon games that are shown to a regional audience, but not a national one.
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It seems likely, and logical, that Trump's vast social media presence-his personal Twitter account has around 39.3 million followers-is helping to bring a new audience to a league and sport electrified by the president's very public opposition.
In response, the NFL emphasized the league's charitable efforts in response to the recent hurricanes in the south. 'There is no better example than the fantastic response from our clubs and players to the bad natural disasters we've experienced over the last month. Seven total games on Sunday were decided by one score, one went into overtime and one ended on a game-winning 61-yard field goal. ESPN's "Sunday NFL Countdown" opened its show with 22 minutes of Trump conversation, creating some "honest television and the best discussion of the issue" yesterday.
'We will air this Unity spot in tonight's game, ' read Goodell's tweet.
Trump offered $1 billion to buy the Buffalo Bills in 2014, but was ultimately outbid by another ownership group.
The estimated numbers for two of the three property crimes show declines when compared with the previous year's estimates. Despite the increase, the national violent crime rate in 2016 was still down significantly from several years ago.
A member of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a USA backed Kurdish-Arab alliance, holds a position in Raqa on September 4, 2017. The latest SDF gains in eastern Syria are part of the group's offensive against ISIS on the eastern bank of the Euphrates.
As per the new penalties', the nations will have to choose whether to do business with the United States or North Korea . Kim said Trump would face "results beyond his expectation", without specifying what action North Korea would take next.
He struck twice in the last 13 minutes to lift his team out of the bottom three and the pressure off under fire Ronald Koeman . It is frustrating from our perspective to come here and put that kind of performance in and not get anything.
Chelsea have won only two times in their last five premier league encounters, and have drawn two and lost one. Both managers, meanwhile, made 14 changes between them following their midweek Carabao Cup exploits.
The tournament's outstanding team corrected the flaws that made them surrender 2-0 to the Super Eagles in the group stage. Ghana celebrate their impressive win. "The WAFU Cup final is a good example of a rivalry match".
We defend a lot of spaces in behind, when they defend small spaces. "They can't make you do anything", the Stoke chairman added. I expect Conte to name the same team except Rudiger will come in for Cahill and Christensen will replace the suspended Luiz.
Shortly before 2 p.m., officers breached the home and confronted Monroe, who was hiding in the basement, armed with a long gun. No weapon has been recovered at the scene, and officials did not say that the man had committed any crime.
Voting closed at 6pm local time (16:00 GMT) on Monday, and the final results are expected to be announced within 72 hours. Turkey later took the Rudaw TV channel off its satellite service TurkSat, a Turkish broadcasting official told Reuters.
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