Quote of the Day

"That I don’t tell the truth about the Yankees. My broadcast is as honest as can be. And people think because I get excited and exuberant over Yankee success, that I’m a homer. "
-- Yankees radio announcer John Sterling, on the criticism that bothers him the most. (N.Y. POST, 6/11)
Monday June 12, 2017 Vol. 23 — No. 193 Print This Issue

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  • Raise It Up

    Pittsburgh led all markets with a 40.0 local rating, up from a 35.1 for last year

    NBC last night drew a 4.8 overnight rating for the Penguins' 2-0 win over the Predators in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final, which gave the team its second-straight Cup win and fifth overall. The 4.8 overnight is up 28% from a 3.7 rating for the Penguins' Game 6 clincher over the Sharks, and up from a 4.1 for the team's Game 6 win over the Red Wings in '09. The 3.7 overnight last year was NBC's lowest rating for a Game 6 since Hurricanes-Oilers in '06 drew a 2.2 on a Saturday night. The 4.8 ranks as NBC's fourth-best Game 6 overnight on record, behind only Blackhawks games from '15 (5.6), '13 (5.6) and '10 (5.8). Pittsburgh led all markets with a 40.0 local rating, up from a 35.1 for last year's clincher. The 40.0 is NBC's second-best local ...

  • House Rules

    NFL gambling policy again in spotlight as Cardinals talk naming rights with Gila River.

  • Concession Stand

    Could L.A. gain leverage in IOC talks if Paris gets '24 Games?

  • Dawn Of A New Day

    Former Dolphins exec to join NFL as Administrative Officer.

  • Truth Serum

    ESPN wants Paul Pierce as full-time NBA analyst next season.

  • Youth Is Being Served

    Ryan Blaney becomes the latest driver of NASCAR's next generation to win a race.

  • The Torch Is Lit

    USOC breaks ground on a 60,000-square-foot Olympic Museum in Colorado Springs.

  • Pick Of The Litter

    MLB Net's Greg Amsinger dishes on tonight's MLB Draft.

  • Put A Ring On It

    Patriots' Super Bowl LI rings feature 283 diamonds as an homage to their comeback.

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