Ratings watch: U.S. Senior Open, World Cup final lead the way

by Mel Bracht Published: July 15, 2014
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The final round of the U.S. Senior Open tied the World Cup final for English-speaking broadcasts Sunday afternoon with a 5.1 rating in Oklahoma City. Ratings for the Spanish-speaking Univision broadcast were not available and likely would have given the World Cup a larger rating. The first two rounds of the U.S. Senior Open had ratings of 1.9 and 1.1, respectively, on ESPN2. ESPN's Home Run Derby telecast Monday night managed only a 1.6.

Sports events (July 8-14)

1. U.S. Senior Open fourth round, golf, Sunday,KFOR-4, 5.1.

1. World Cup final, Germany vs. Argentina, Sunday, KOCO-5, 5.1.

3. U.S. Senior Open third round, golf, Saturday, KFOR-4, 4.1.

4. Argentina vs. Netherlands, World Cup, Wednesday, ESPN, 2.5.

5. Germany vs. Brazil, World Cup, Tuesday, ESPN, 2.3.


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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