Bad TV numbers, NHL discipline questions and advertising

Chicago Blackhawks forward Andrew Shaw talks to reporters before the team left for St. Louis on Wednesday, April 20, 2016, at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport.  Blackhawks forward Andrew Shaw apologized Wednesday for yelling an anti-gay slur at someone on the ice after he was sent to the penalty box late in Chicago's Game 4 loss at home to the St. Louis Blues.  (AP Photo/Carrie Antlfinger) ORG XMIT: RPCA101The Rogers TV deal sure looks like a mess.

With ratings down 61 per cent – yes sixty-one – what can Rogers be thinking? How do they fix this problem?

Patrick Johnston and Eric MacKenzie ponder that one, then look at the NHL’s discipline process in the wake of three high-profile incidents in just a couple of days.

And what about the NBA’s move towards advertising on jerseys? Is this the beginning of the end, or is it just a great big ‘meh’?

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