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Overnight Ratings: Fox Draws 3.6 For Rams-Titans; NBCSN Gets 1.9 For Bristol Sprint Cup

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 24 / 15

Tiger Woods’ run at the PGA Tour Wyndham Championship on CBS led all sports telecasts over the weekend (3.9), beating out the lone NFL preseason game on broadcast TV -- last night's Rams-Titans on Fox (3.6). The top sports telecast on cable was Saturday night's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race ...

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