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Overnight Ratings: Fox Leads All College Football Telecasts With Texas-USC Thriller

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Fox led all college football broadcasts on the weekend with a 3.5 overnight rating for USC's double-OT win over Texas on Saturday night. While leading all CFB broadcasts this weekend, the number is down 8% from a 3.8 overnight for the comparable Ohio State-Oklahoma game in '16, which drew a 3.8 over...

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Fan Promotion Delivery Agent

TMC GROUP USA — America's best high velocity, high volume interactive fan promotion delivery agent. On-time, on-budget and on-target program after program. We collect fan votes, consumer research

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Media Monitor

NATIONAL TV MONITOR: Last night's 11:00pm ET 60-minute edition of ESPN's "SportsCenter" led with A's-Red Sox, followed by Royals-Yankees, and Angels-White Sox. The first non-MLB report, at 10:20 into

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John Deere Classic Perks

GOLF WORLD’s Geoff Russell reports that PGA Tour John Deere Classic Tournament Dir Clair Peterson “may not have come up with the best perk – just the most unique.  As part of a barbeque for players and their families Tuesday night of tournament week, Peterson has arranged to make [Joh ...

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Magna Spinning Off Businesses

Magna Int'l shareholders "voted overwhelmingly yesterday to spin off [the company's] real estate subsidiary and racetrack business," according to Shirley Won of the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL. Magna's 59% s

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"To me it's still turf; and it's like having an ugly girlfriend. You can put make-up on her and dress her up real nice and fix her hair, but the bottom line is she's still ugly." — Patriots G Mik

Wheels & Deals

ISC's Darlington Raceway has signed Winn-Dixie and PepsiCo as co-title sponsors of its August 30 NASCAR Busch Series race, which will be called the Winn-Dixie 200 presented by PepsiCo. PespiCo's Gator

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NASCAR Headed North To NYC

NASCAR is profiled by the NEW YORKER's Kevin Conley, who discussed the sport's future with NASCAR Chair Bill France Jr. Noting that the NFL "remained dominant" in TV ratings, France Jr. said, "I don't

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Media Notes

While CBS "made the decision months ago to switch" the broadcast time of Saturday's USTA Pilot Pen final to 12:00pm ET "so they could show golf at 2:30, ... no one told officials at the Pilot Pen." To

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Closing Bell, August 20, 2003

The Daily Insider Afternoon News & Headlines Wednesday, August 20, 2003 4:00pm ET Print The Closing Bell ...

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View To A Kill (#7) CBS' Sean McManus says downward ratings trend for marquee sports events "might justify" lower rights fees. Meeting In Chambers YankeeNets to open Nets talks; Corzine-Kushner bid co

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