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Ratings for ‘Monday Night Football’ Down Double Digits from Last Year

The New England Patriots suffered the end of their eight-game winning streak in a game that saw a small rise in the ratings over last week. But the NFL is still not winning because even with better numbers this week, Monday Night Football was still a loss compared to last year’s Week 14 game.

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ESPN Lost 480,000 Subscribers in October

There are a variety of ways, in which businesses judge whether they’re having a successful business day. However, if you’re losing over 15,000 customers a day, that is generally frowned upon.

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‘Monday Night Football’ Sees Ratings Bump

Despite the NFL’s struggles on Sunday’s and Thursday’s, the Week 7 edition of Monday Night Football between the Eagles and the Redskins, saw a ratings bump.

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‘Monday Night Football’ Ratings Crash, As Fans Continue to Bail on the NFL and ESPN

The NFL chose to embrace the anthem protests, of players who sought to use the league’s national stage to disgrace the flag and the country. The NFL also chose to take the players side against the leader of the free world, when he rightfully called those players out. As a result, it appears the league may have done irreparable harm to its brand.

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Stafford Throws 2 TDs to Lions Beat Giants and Beckham

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) Matthew Stafford threw for two touchdowns, rookie Jamal Agnew broke the game open with an 88-yard punt return in the fourth quarter and the Detroit Lions beat the New York Giants 24-10 on Monday night.

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ESPN Murdered in Ratings Last Year, Now Nearly Dead

One struggles to put into proper perspective the sheer collapse that has befallen the “worldwide leader.” Yet, while the final numbers from 2016 start to come in, that perspective has started to take shape.

Houston Texans fans are seen in attendance prior to the game against the Oakland Raiders at Estadio Azteca on November 21, 2016 in Mexico City, Mexico

Raiders Fans in Mexico Chant Gay Slur at Texans on Monday Night Football

When American teams play in other countries the fans in those foreign lands customarily expose us to new and interesting expressions of celebration, support, song, and sometimes ridicule that involve harmless merriments such as vuvuzelas or chants of “Ole’.”

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NFL Warns Houston Texans About Mexico City in Advance of Game at Estadio Azteca

When in a new and exciting place, vacationers put on their finery to venture out from the protective lair of their hotel, sample the local cuisine, and otherwise fully embrace the experience of interfacing with a different culture. The NFL told the Houston Texans to do just the opposite in advance of their Mexico City trip to play the Oakland Raiders on Monday Night Football.