Quote of the Day

"A far less corporate crowd than we usually see. This is college football -- passionate fans in here tonight."
-- ESPN’s Chris Fowler, on the atmosphere inside AT&T Stadium prior to Monday’s CFP National Championship. (ESPN, 1/12)
Tuesday January 13, 2015 Vol. 21 — No. 82 Print This Issue

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  • Big Bucks, No Whammies

    ESPN's CFP title game telecast peaked during the 9:30-9:45pm ET window

    The promotional efforts ESPN put into its broadcast of the inaugural CFP National Championship appears to have paid off, as Ohio State's 42-20 win over Oregon last night will likely become the most-viewed telecast in cable TV history. Fast-national figures will be releases later today, but the game drew an 18.5 overnight rating from 8:30pm-12:00am ET, marking the net’s best overnight figure on record. The 18.5 overnight topped the previous cable TV high held by the ’11 BCS National Championship, in which Auburn's defeat of Oregon with a last-second field goal earned a 16.1 overnight. Ohio State-Oregon also is up 21% from a 15.3 overnight for Florida State’s 34-31 win over Auburn in last year's BCS title game. While th ...

  • 2020 Vision

    North Texas has its sights set bringing the CFP title game back to AT&T Stadium in '20.

  • Rewind The Tape

    "Film Room" once again seen as the highlight of ESPN's title game Megacast.

  • No Bahama Breeze

    Addition of new bowls drags down average attendance.

  • Top Of The Charts

    Thrilling wins by Patriots, Packers make divisional weekend most-watched ever.

  • Have A Drink On Me

    MLB Giants planning beer garden near AT&T Park.

  • Shaking Up The Order

    MLBPA announces significant overhaul to agent regulations.

  • Steel Resolve

    Sports drink BioSteel banking on Dez Bryant's presence to help with U.S. rollout.

  • For Your Files

    TaxAct commits to Danica Patrick's No. 10 car for two races.

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