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Sports ratings watch: Brickyard 400 tops local ratings

by Mel Bracht Published: August 3, 2011

ESPN's telecast of the Brickyard 400 topped the local TV ratings with a 5.3, a 26-percent increase over last year.

Sports events July 26-Aug. 1

1. Brickyard 400, NASCAR Sprint Cup, Sunday, ESPN, 5.3.

2. Greenbrier Classic fourth round, PGA Tour, Sunday, KWTV-9, 2.7.

3. Greenbrier Classic third round, PGA Tour, Saturday, KWTV-9, 1.8.

4. World Swimming Championships, Saturday, KFOR-4, 1.7.

4. Chicago Cubs at St. Louis, MLB, Monday, ESPN, 1.7.

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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