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NFL Wild Card games led overnight ratings among weekend sports telecasts. One beneficiary was the San Diego State-Kansas men's basketball game that followed the Chargers-Bengals AFC Wild Card game yesterday. While that rating was the best college basketball figure of the weekend, it was down from the net's Temple-Kansas matchup last year, which followed the Colts-Ravens Wild Card telecast. Fox again aired an FA Cup match from the U.K., with Arsenal-Tottenham Hotspur earning a 0.7 overnight on Saturday afternoon. That figure is up from a 0.6 overnight for Manchester United-West Ham in the same window last year. NBC also aired the U.S. Army All-American Bowl on Saturday afternoon leading into its Wild Card games, earning a 1.3 overnight, which is flat compared to '13.
Listed below are overnight ratings from weekend sports telecasts on broadcast TV.
TELECASTDATENETTIME (ET)RATING AT&T Cotton Bowl: Missouri-Oklahoma State1/3Fox8:15pm-12:30am4.3 "World Of X Games"1/4ABC3:00-4:00pm0.6 "ESPN Sports Saturday"1/4ABC4:00-6:00pm0.5 Off Road Racing: Lucas Oil Challenge Cup1/4CBS1:00-2:00pm0.5 College Basketball: Michigan State-Indiana1/4CBS2:00-4:00pm1.2 College Basketball: Duke-Notre Dame1/4CBS4:00-6:00pm1.2 FA Cup: Arsenal-Tottenham Hotspur1/4Fox12:15-2:00pm0.7 College Football: U.S. Army All-American Bowl1/4NBC1:00-4:00pm1.3 AFC Wild Card: Chiefs-Colts1/4NBC4:30-8:00pm17.2 NFC Wild Card: Saints-Eagles1/4NBC8:00-11:30pm20.5 "The NFL Today"1/5CBS12:00-1:00pm5.0 AFC Wild Card: Chargers-Bengals1/5CBS1:00-4:30pm20.3 College Basketball: San Diego State-Kansas1/5CBS4:30-6:40pm1.9 "Fox NFL Sunday"1/5Fox4:00-4:45pm11.1 NFC Wild Card: 49ers-Packers1/5Fox4:45-7:45pm27.7 "BMW Driving On Ice: Olympic Bobsled"1/5NBC12:30-1:00pm1.2 Skating & Gymnastics Spectacular1/5NBC1:00-3:00pm1.1 PGA Tour: Hyundai Tournament of Champions: Third Round1/5NBC3:00-4:00pm0.8 U.S. Olympic Trials: Short Track Speed Skating1/5NBC4:00-6:00pm1.2