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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 20 / 14

ABC’s Notre Dame-Florida State led overnight ratings among all college football programming over the weekend. ESPN’s top audience was Kansas State’s upset of Oklahoma in the 12:00pm ET window with a 2.7 overnight. That figure was just below the 2.8 overnight earned by CBS for Al...

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06/19/96
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