ESPN's ratings for the final two rounds of the British Open were up 16 percent from last year in Oklahoma City. Saturday's third round topped the week at 3.7. ESPN's national increase was even more, with a 38 percent jump on Sunday (3.6 vs. 2.6) and 48 percent on Saturday (3.1 vs. 2.1).
Sports events July 17-23
1. British Open third round, golf, Saturday, ESPN, 3.7.
2. British Open fourth round, golf, Sunday, ESPN, 3.6.
3. Team USA vs. Great Britain, men's basketball, Thursday, ESPN2, 2.4.
4. British Open fourth round replay, golf, Sunday, KOCO-5, 2.1.
5. Texas at L.A. Angels, MLB, Sunday, ESPN, 1.8.