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ABC drew a 4.3 overnight rating for the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday afternoon, which saw Juan Pablo Montoya capture his second win at the Brickyard. That figure is up from a 4.0 overnight for last year's dramatic finish, which saw Ryan Hunter-Reay hold off Helio Castroneves and Marco Andretti&nb...
Saturday''s running of the Belmont Stakes earned a 7.2/18 overnight average in 37 markets, according to Nielsen Sports Marketing (THE DAILY). The L.A. TIMES reports ABC recorded a preliminary overnigh
The preliminary overnight rating for Friday''s Bulls- Jazz Game Three of the NBA Finals was a 15.9, down from last year''s Game Three, according to Michael Hirsley of the CHICAGO TRIBUNE. Last year''s
In Toronto, Neil Campbell takes a "behind the scenes" look at the development of nba.com, noting, "No sports organization has been more active on the Internet than the NBA" (Toronto GLOBE & MAIL, 6/9)
The Rockets signed a three-year deal with KHTV-TV, giving the station rights to local TV coverage of the Rockets, Comets and AFL Terror, according to Mike McDaniel of the HOUSTON CHRONICLE. The time-b
The following lists ratings from last weekend''s network sporting events. All times are eastern. The numbers were gathered from the networks. NOTE: The CBS Sports Show''s "World''s Fastest Human" prog
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The following lists ratings for telecasts of the Belmont Stakes since ''79. The race was televised by CBS through ''85 and by ABC thereafter. The last time the Triple Crown was completed, ''78 with Af
In Houston, KHTV-TV is negotiating to televise the Rockets'' road games, "perhaps as soon as next season." KTXH has broadcast Rockets road games for more than a decade (HOUSTON CHRONICLE, 6/6)....In N
Pacers G Reggie Miller will make his national broadcasting debut as an analyst this summer for Lifetime Sports covering the WNBA. Lifetime Sports also announced CBS Sports'' Michele Tafoya will cover
HBO presents "Long Shots: The Life And Times Of The American Basketball Association" on Monday at 10:00pm ET. The one-hour documentary chronicles the upstart pro league from its launch in ''67 to its
CNBC''s "Power Lunch" will be presented from the U.S. Open golf tournament at the Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, MD, on June 12-13. The editions, called "Lunch on the Green," will feature gol