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Ratings watch: Belgium-U.S. soccer match tops week with 6.5 rating

Wimbledon finals fare poorly in Oklahoma City
by Mel Bracht Published: July 8, 2014

Belgium’s 2-1 victory over the United States in the World Cup on July 1 topped the Oklahoma City sports TV ratings last week with a 6.5 on ESPN. It was the best local rating for this year’s World Cup. The Wimbledon championships fared poorly, with a 0.6 for the women’s final and 1.5 for the men’s final on KFOR-4.

Sports events (July 1-7)

1. Belgium vs. United States, World Cup, July 1, ESPN, 6.5.

2. Greenbrier Classic fourth round, PGA Tour, Sunday, KWTV-9, 3.0.

3. Brazil vs. Colombia, World Cup, Friday, ESPN, 2.3.

3. Coke Zero 400, NASCAR Sprint Cup, Sunday, TNT, 2.3.

5. Argentina vs. Belgium, World Cup, Saturday, KOCO-5, 2.1.

by Mel Bracht
Copy Editor, Sports Media
Mel Bracht is a copy editor on the presentation desk and also covers sports media. A 1978 graduate of Indiana University, Bracht has been a print journalist for 34 years. He started his career as sports editor of the Rensselaer (Ind.) Republican...
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