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Overnight Ratings: NFL Preseason Leads Weekend Sports; NASCAR Flat At Michigan

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 18 / 14

Fox led all weekend sports telecasts with a 4.1 overnight rating for the Chiefs-Panthers preseason game last night, down from the comparable 4.9 overnight for Colts-Giants last year. The NFL preseason matchup outdrew ESPN’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400, which drew a 4.0 over...

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