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America just can’t quit football. The ratings keep getting better as the sport’s scandals get bigger.

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The NFL has spent the past decade mired in controversy. It's been accused of ignoring traumatic brain injuries in players, shrugging off domestic abuse and sexual assault, and blackballing Colin Kaepernick for taking a knee against systemic racism. Even former President Donald Trump announced at one point that he was done with football.