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Overnight Ratings: PGA Tour Deutsche Bank Championship, U.S. Open Tennis

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 02 / 14

The chart below lists overnight ratings from sports telecasts over Labor Day weekend on broadcast TV ( THE DAILY ). TELECAST DATE NET TIME (E...

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08/04/99
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ABC''s "Showdown at Sherwood" featuring Tiger Woods and David Duval earned a final 6.9/12 Nielsen rating and "demonstrated the sport''s primetime potential by attracting the second-largest total audie

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08/03/99
SHOW STOPPER: TANGLE IN SHERWOOD FOREST EARNS SOLID 7.4/12

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08/03/99
TENNIS EVENTS NOTES

The ATP Tour''s Mercedes Benz Cup in L.A. drew a record crowd of 81,433 for the week, which included a Pete Sampras- Andre Agassi final. The old record of 81,107 was set in ''95 (ATP Tour). In L.A., L

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08/02/99
IS ABC SETTING RATINGS EXPECTATION LOW WITH A 5.0?

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08/02/99
NIKETOWN DENVER OPENS TO EAGER ONLOOKERS AND PROTESTERS

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07/30/99
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07/29/99
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07/29/99
U.S. WOMEN'S TEAM NETS THE RIGHT TO GO ON NATIONAL TOUR

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07/29/99
EVENT NOTES

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