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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 22 / 14

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Overnight Ratings: CFB, Presidents Cup

ABC’s Ohio State-Northwestern matchup on Saturday night led all college football games over the weekend with a 4.8 overnight, up 60% from a 3.0 for the comparable Nebraska-Ohio State game last year. CBS drew a 3.6 overnight for Georgia’s OT win over Tennessee in the 3:30pm ET window, ...

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10/02/13
Dodgers Lead MLB Attendance, Up 13%

The Dodgers averaged 46,216 fans per game during the '13 regular season, up 13% from last year and marking the first time the club has led MLB at the gate since '09. Also seeing strong gains were the Nationals (+9%), who had the club's best attendance since their inaugural season in '05. The Pirate ...

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10/01/13
MLB Attendance Sees Slight Dip In '13

MLB teams averaged 30,514 fans per game this season, down around 1% from '12. However, this season's average is still ahead of the final figures from '09-11. Teams filled MLB ballparks to just over 70% capacity during the 2,426 dates this season. Among AL clubs, the Yankees led the way with 40,489 ...

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09/30/13
Overnight Ratings: CFB, MLS, EPL

A strong schedule of college football games in Week 5 was led by CBS’ LSU-Georgia telecast in the 3:30pm ET window on Saturday, with the matchup earning a 4.9 overnight rating. The same Week 5 window last year featured Tennessee-Georgia and earned a 2.8 rating. ABC finished second with a 4 ...

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09/25/13
Nationwide Exposure On NASCAR Telecasts

The Nationwide brand received over 47 hours of on-screen time during NASCAR Nationwide Series pre- and live-race broadcasts through the Sept. 6 event at Richmond Int’l Raceway, totaling an undiscounted 100% media equivalent value of nearly $90M across team, league, track and network assets, ac ...

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09/23/13
Overnight Ratings: PGA Tour Finale Down

NBC earned a 3.2 overnight rating for Saturday’s Michigan State-Notre Dame matchup in the 3:30pm ET window, marking the best overnight for a college football game during Week 4. That rating edged out a 3.1 overnight for ABC’s regionalized “Saturday Night Football” window, ...

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09/19/13
Sports Interests Among Forbes 400

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison, with ownership of the Indian Wells Tennis Garden, WTA/ATP BNP Paribas Open and Oracle Racing sailing team (America’s Cup), tops the list of the richest Americans with a significant sports interest, according to the latest Forbes 400 list of the wealthiest Americans. ...

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09/18/13
MiLB Attendance Up From '12 Season

The 160 teams affiliated with Minor League Baseball (excluding the Mexican League) averaged 3,999 fans per game during the ’13 regular season, up 2% from a year ago and up slightly from 3,992 two seasons ago. As has been the case with MLB, minor league clubs had weather challenges this season ...

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09/17/13
WNBA Attendance Up Slightly From '12

WNBA teams averaged 7,531 fans per game during the '13 regular season, up slightly from a record-low figure last year. This year's attendance still ranks as the league's third-lowest figure since its inception in '97. No team averaged over 10,000 fans per game -- a first for the league since '08, a ...

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09/16/13
Overnight Ratings: College Football, NASCAR

ABC earned a 3.1 overnight rating for Saturday night’s Notre Dame-Purdue matchup, down slightly from a 3.2 overnight for the comparable Notre Dame-Michigan State game last year. The net also earned a 2.2 overnight for Tennessee-Oregon in the 3:30pm ET window, which went up against CBS&rsq ...

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