1. NFL ratings continue to be a story, with people spinning the figures in many ways. People who are angry about players taking a knee during the national anthem to protest inequality and social injustice, of course, point to that as the reason. Other people are upset Colin Kaepernick has been blackballed from the NFL and have said they're not watching the games. James Murdoch, the 21st Century FOX CEO, said this week there are too many broadcast windows , and specifically referenced the Thursday night package.