Quote of the Day

"Enjoy the jail cell, pal"
-- Webb Simpson, to the fan who was being dragged away by police for interrupting the U.S. Open trophy presentation. (“U.S. Open,” NBC, 6/17)
Monday June 18, 2012 Vol. 18 — No. 196 Print This Issue

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  • Lighting It Up

    ABC has the highest ratings ever for NBA Finals since '04 through Game Two

    Game Three of the Thunder-Heat NBA Finals Sunday was the highest rated show of the evening on television, though its 10.4 overnight rating is down 6% from last year's Mavericks-Heat Game Three, which earned an 11.1. ESPN says its three-game NBA Finals overnight average is an 11.3,  the highest three-game average since '04 and up 5% from last year's three-game average of 10.8. Last night's game peaked with a 14.7 rating from 10:30-10:45pm. Oklahoma City was the highest rated market (41.9), followed by Miami-Ft. Lauderdale (29.6). Meanwhile, Cleveland was 5th (18.1) and Seattle was 40th (8.2) ( John Ourand, THE DAILY ). FINAL NUMBER THROUGH TWO GAMES : Through two games, Heat-Thunder ranked as the most-viewed Finals ever on ABC, avera ...

  • Tix Investigation Underway

    Olympic officials caught selling top tickets to the London Games on the black market for up to 10 times their face value.

  • Moving In

    Vans will launch an athletic footwear line in two weeks.

  • Jumpstart

    NASCAR, Fox get a jump on talks for TV rights deal extension.

  • Corporate Raiders?

    Oakland delays vote on AEG deal over concerns of "poaching" Warriors, Raiders.

  • First And 22

    For the first time, the NFL will release "All-22" coaches' film.

  • Wasserman signs Anthony Davis

    Wasserman Media Group edges out two other firms, inks consensus No. 1 NBA Draft pick Anthony Davis.

  • Hook 'Em Horns

    Longhorn Net to air spots created by UT advertising students.

  • IndyCar Returning To Milwaukee

    One writer states, “No individual is investing more” into IndyCar racing than team Owner Michael Andretti.

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