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NFL blames Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton for TV ratings dip

No matter which side you’re on, this year’s presidential election has undeniably overwhelmed conversation across the country for months. And the NFL believes the election is why its TV ratings are down. The NFL sent a memo to teams, obtained by multiple media outlets including the Wall Street Journal, that outlined reasons for the ratings decline early this season. And the attention to this year’s presidential race between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton seemed to be the league’s top reason.
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