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NFL television ratings see increase for most packages

After years of declines, NFL television ratings are showing modest gains. Three of the league’s television partners have shown increases after the first nine week of the season while one remains flat. That is welcome news after ratings decreased 9.7 percent last season and 8 percent in 2016. “I’m glad the league has turned the … Continue reading NFL television ratings see increase for most packages

MINNEAPOLIS | The Latest: Trump takes credit for helping NFL with Canada

MINNEAPOLIS — The Latest on President Donald Trump campaigning in Minnesota (all times local): 9 p.m. President Donald Trump is taking credit for pushing Canada to allow Canadian ads to be shown during Super Bowl broadcasts as part of the negotiations over the revamped trade agreement among the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Trump tells a … Continue reading MINNEAPOLIS | The Latest: Trump takes credit for helping NFL with Canada

MINNEAPOLIS | The Latest: Trump says Al Franken folded ‘like a wet rag’

MINNEAPOLIS — The Latest on President Donald Trump campaigning in Minnesota (all times local): 9 p.m. President Donald Trump is taking credit for pushing Canada to allow Canadian ads to be shown during Super Bowl broadcasts as part of the negotiations over the revamped trade agreement among the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Trump tells a … Continue reading MINNEAPOLIS | The Latest: Trump says Al Franken folded ‘like a wet rag’

BEIJING | Asian stocks sink after Wall Street losses

BEIJING — Asian stocks sank Wednesday after Wall Street declined on losses for tech and health care companies. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.5 percent to 2,737.63 and Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 shed 0.3 percent to 22,631.17. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng fell 1 percent to 27,683.34 and Seoul’s Kospi retreated 1 percent to 2,313.26. … Continue reading BEIJING | Asian stocks sink after Wall Street losses

NEW YORK | US stocks slip as technology companies open lower

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks are slightly lower Tuesday morning as technology companies including Facebook take losses, but energy companies are rising along with oil prices. Nike is sliding after it gave a major endorsement deal to former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, known for his protests of police brutality and racial injustice. Investors are looking … Continue reading NEW YORK | US stocks slip as technology companies open lower

SANTA CLARA, Calif. | 49ers’ Harold declines to say why he’s standing for anthem

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Eli Harold spent the past two seasons kneeling aside San Francisco 49ers teammates such as Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid as a form of protest of racial injustice during the national anthem. Harold has changed his stance this year and has stood during the playing of the “The Star-Spangled Banner” during … Continue reading SANTA CLARA, Calif. | 49ers’ Harold declines to say why he’s standing for anthem