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Technical Issue Causes Inaccurate Nielsen Ratings For Spurs Games On FS SouthwestPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 28 / 17
FS Southwest officials "confirmed that a technical problem was to blame" for what Nielsen had registered as a more than 40% drop in Spurs TV ratings over the first half of the season, according to W. Scott Bailey of the SAN ANTONIO BUSINESS JOURNAL. FS Southwest Senior VP & GM Steve Simpson said...
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