“Thursday Night Football” in Week 10 is a chance for the Seahawks, 5-3 and coming off a frustrating loss at home, to keep pace with the Rams in the NFC West. Even on the road in a division tilt against the Cardinals, Seattle is favored by a touchdown for Thursday night’s game against Arizona.
Waiters followed with an air ball, but with help from a Hassan Whiteside tip-in with 1:10 remaining, the Heat stopped the Celtics’ win streak and maybe gave themselves a springboard win.
The Celtics, meanwhile, were reminded what losing feels like for the first time in 35 days.
“And you know what, to be dead honest with you, I think we exhaled, and it’s hard to recover from that. It will be a lesson that hopefully we all learned andprevent it from happening in the future.’’
NBC’s Sunday Night Football ratings have been going down each of the last two years and Michaels noted that himself. He said he doesn’t think the programming is in trouble, though.
“It’s number one and it’s getting bashed because the ratings are down,” Michaels said. “Two or three years ago, the ratings were so spectacular that there had to be a little bit of a diminishment at some point.”
The NFL has had advertisers complain in recent months about the coverage of the protest citing that it is hurting their business. Most notably Papa John’s CEO John Schnatter came out and said his business was losing money due to the diminishing popularity of the league.