Quote of the Day

"Her career has never been about performance. It's about celebrity. As long as she remains a celebrity, she'll have a sponsor and as long as she has a sponsor, she can stay in NASCAR."
– FS1’s Dave Despain, on NASCAR driver Danica Patrick’s future in the sport. ("NASCAR Race Hub," FS1, 11/14)
Friday November 15, 2013 Vol. 20 — No. 48 Print This Issue

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  • Best Week Ever

    Oklahoma-Baylor proved to be a boon to FS1's ratings last week

    FS1 last week posted its most-watched week both in primetime and total day since its August inception, buoyed by a record-setting audience for Oklahoma-Baylor football, plus UFC and NASCAR events. The channel averaged 630,000 viewers in primetime and 157,000 viewers total day last week, surpassing the previous high between Aug. 26-Sept. 1 (384,000 prime; 153,000 total day). Oklahoma-Baylor last Thursday now is FS1's most-watched telecast ever with 2.1 million viewers, surpassing every college football game on sister net FX in '12. The previous most-watched program on FS1 was "UFC Fight Night" on Aug. 17 with 1.8 million viewers. "Fox Sports Live" recorded its best weeknight viewership ever for the first and second hours, averaging 161,000 a ...

  • Taking Centre Court

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  • To The Booth We Go

    MLB owners unanimously approve funding for expanded instant replay.

  • Love Takes Time

    Brian France's approach in NASCAR gaining respect after 10 years on the job.

  • Upping The Ante

    Astros' Crane says TV deal would provide bump in payroll.

  • A Giant Walks Away

    IndyCar has a sizable hole to fill in the paddock following Dario Franchitti's retirement.

  • Austin Powers

    Circuit of the Americas aims to avoid a sophomore slump in F1.

  • We're Having A Party

    UFC's 20th anniversary card is the promotion's most coveted ticket in years.

  • That's Gold, Jerry

    Jerry Colangelo dishes on his family's vineyard in California.

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