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Goodell Monitoring Drop In NFL TV Ratings, Defends Uptick In Unsportsmanlike PenaltiesPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 20 / 16
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell yesterday said he did not think there was any one "single reason" for the NFL's drop in ratings this season. Goodell, addressing the media after the NFL's quarterly meeting in Houston, said, "We see tremendous strength in our numbers, but we also know that tw...
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