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Fox NFL preseason coverage led all sports telecasts over the weekend. The net's Colts-Giants game last night topped all programs with a 4.9 overnight. Fox also earned a 3.5 overnight for Friday night's Buccaneers-Patriots game. ESPN earned a 3.0 for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race from Michigan Int'l Speedway yesterday afternoon, down slightly from a 3.2 overnight for the same race last year. The net also earned a 1.0 overnight for the first-ever NASCAR Nationwide Series race from Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course on Saturday, down from a 1.3 overnight for the race from Montreal's Circuit Gilles Villeneuve last year. NBC broke into coverage of the World Track & Field Championships early on Saturday to show the men's 200m final. The 30-minute window, which saw Usain Bolt win the 200m, earned a 0.7 overnight leading into NBC's first-ever EPL match.
TELECASTDATENETTIME (ET)RATING NFL Preseason: Buccaneers-Patriots8/16Fox8:15-11:15pm3.5 Little League World Series: Nashville (TN)-Corpus Christi (TX)8/17ABC3:00-5:30pm1.0 ArenaBowl: Arizona Rattlers-Philadelphia Soul8/17CBS1:00-3:45pm0.6 PGA Tour: Wyndham Championship: Third Round8/17CBS3:45-6:30pm1.4 MLB: (regional)8/17Fox4:00-7:30pm2.1 World Track & Field Championships8/17NBC12:00-12:30pm0.7 EPL: Swansea City-Manchester United8/17NBC12:30-2:30pm0.8 World Track & Field Championships8/17NBC2:30-4:00pm1.0 Golf: U.S. Amateur Championship: Third Round8/17NBC4:00-6:00pm0.5 P&G Gymnastics Championships8/17NBC8:00-10:00pm1.7 Little League World Series: Westport (CT)-Sammamish (WA)8/18ABC2:00-5:00pm1.0 ATP Western & Southern Open Final: Rafael Nadal d. John Isner8/18CBS12:30-3:00pm0.8 PGA Tour: Wyndham Championship: Final Round8/18CBS3:00-6:15pm1.4 NFL Preseason: Colts-Giants8/18Fox7:15-10:00pm4.9 P&G Gymnastics Championships8/18NBC1:00-2:30pm0.8 World Track & Field Championships8/18NBC2:30-4:00pm1.3 Golf: U.S. Amateur Championship: Final Round8/18NBC4:00-6:00pm0.5