by Mel Bracht Modified: December 19, 2008 at 9:41 am •  Published: December 19, 2008
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ESPN’s one-hour Heisman Trophy presentation show, which included the announcement that OU quarterback Sam Bradford had won the award, drew a huge 19.6 rating in the Oklahoma City television market. Nationally, it set an ESPN record with 3,058,000 households and tied the 3.1 rating of 2007.

Sports events Dec. 9-16

1. Heisman Trophy Presentation, Saturday, ESPN, 19.6.

2. N.Y. Giants at Dallas, NFL, Sunday, KFOR-4, 15.5.

3. Buffalo at N.Y. Jets, NFL, Sunday, KWTV-9, 10.1.

4. Pittsburgh at Baltimore, NFL, Sunday, KWTV-9, 9.8.

5. Minnesota at Arizona, NFL, Sunday, KOKH-25, 8.8.


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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