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WarSlamEagle
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Gold Cup Final Got Higher TV Rating than Baseball and UFC This Weekend

Final of a second-rate tournament grabbed a 1.7.

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Ratings can change from the overnights to the final, but this much is known: only one sports broadcast drew a higher overnight than the Gold Cup Final this weekend and that was the final round of the RBC Canadian Open on CBS, which drew a 1.8. That means that the final of a tournament that many soccer fans themselves admit is somewhat mediocre scored higher ratings than a primetime UFC bout on Fox, Fox's Saturday MLB broadcast and ESPN's Sunday Night Baseball. All three drew a 1.6 rating.

Now, comparing the final of a tournament to baseball in July can seem a little disingenuous. However, it's not as if Fox and ESPN's baseball games were small market, middling affairs: they both featured the popular St. Louis Cardinals and Atlanta Braves as their main game (Fox's regional telecasts added in the first-place Oakland A's, as well as teams from Washington and New York). This was two first-place teams in the midst of a division race, right before the trade deadline.

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itawambadog
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re: Gold Cup Final Got Higher TV Rating than Baseball and UFC This Weekend
This is pretty awesome considering that Mexico wasn't in the final and we didn't play with many of our big stars.


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McRebel42
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re: Gold Cup Final Got Higher TV Rating than Baseball and UFC This Weekend
Wait we can't post the eagle erection gif any more ...






itawambadog
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Unreadable, I read it just fine


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cwil177
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re: Gold Cup Final Got Higher TV Rating than Baseball and UFC This Weekend
I'm still going to post it in game threads when we score.


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