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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 28 / 17

20.1 – Local rating in the New Orleans market last night for the clinching Florida-LSU College World Series Game 2, a “higher rating than every reg season college football game on ESPN in '16 except Ole Miss-LSU” ( TWITTER.com, 6/28 ).

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