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Overnight Ratings: Sox-Yanks Delivers Big MLB Number For ESPN; NASCAR Up On NBCSN

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 14 / 17

ESPN last night drew a 2.1 overnight rating for Red-Sox-Yankees, marking the net's best MLB game rating outside of season openers since '14. The net has the same matchup on "Sunday Night Baseball" in three weeks. PURE MICHIGAN : NBCSN yesterday afternoon drew a 2.0 overnight for the Monster Ene...

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