Quote of the Day

"I would much rather see that rule changed and we’ve been talking to the NBA and the players’ association. It’s up to them to do it."
-- NCAA President Mark Emmert, on the current rule that requires basketball players to stay in school for only one year. ("Baylor-Kentucky," CBS, 3/25)
Monday March 26, 2012 Vol. 18 — No. 139 Print This Issue

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  • Down In Front

    CBS sees 29% drop in overnight ratings for Kentucky-Baylor game

    Each of CBS’ NCAA men’s basketball tournament windows over the weekend saw a year-over-year decline. Kansas’ defeat of North Carolina in the Midwest Region final was the highest-rated game for the weekend with a 7.8 overnight, down 20% compared to Kentucky-North Carolina in the same window last year. CBS’ early window Sunday also saw a 29% drop for the Kentucky-Baylor game. CBS’ two windows yesterday, which aired from 2:15-7:15pm ET, went head-to-head with the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational  on NBC from 2:30-6:30pm, which was up 129% as Tiger Woods won his first PGA Tour event since ’09. TBS saw gains for its two telecasts on Friday night, with North Carolina-Ohio up 106% compared to ...

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  • Ante Up

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  • A House Divided

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  • Role Player

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  • Leaving The Ring

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