TNT's NASCAR Sprint Cup telecast topped the local sports TV ratings with a 2.8. Ratings for the Home Run Derby were down 15 percent here from last year, but up 6 percent nationally with a 5.0 overnight rating. The four World Cup of Softball prime-time telecasts, all involving Team USA, averaged 1.3 on ESPN and ESPN2.
Sports events July 9-15
1. Lenox Industrial Tools 301, NASCAR Sprint Cup, Sunday, TNT, 3.5.
2. Home Run Derby, Monday, ESPN, 2.8.
3. F.W. Webb 200, NASCAR Nationwide, Saturday, KOCO-5, 2.4.
4. U.S. Senior Open, golf, Sunday, KFOR-4, 1.8.
5. John Deere Classic fourth round, PGA Tour, Sunday, KWTV-9, 1.5.