Quote of the Day
"I would like to see it happen more often. I think it’s a good thing for women’s golf to give them a little bit more exposure."–- Golfer Rory McIlroy, on the men's and women's U.S. Opens being played in back-to-back weeks at the same course this year. (N.Y. TIMES, 6/16)
ABC earned a 11.7 overnight rating for the series-clinching NBA Finals Game 5 last night, which saw the Spurs beat the Heat in a rout for the third straight game. Despite the lopsided score, the broadcast delivered ABC a primetime win for the 42nd straight time that an NBA Finals game has aired on the net. The game had competition from HBO's "Game of Thrones" season finale, a show that has led all of cable TV this spring. Last year's Heat-Spurs Game 5 drew an 11.4 overnight, when the series was tied. The 11.7 overnight for last night’s game is down 7% from a 12.6 overnight for the series-clinching Heat-Thunder Game 5 in ’12, which aired on a Thursday night. Mavericks-Heat Game 5 in ’11, which aired on a Thursday night, als ...
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