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Miami-Boston Most Watched Regular Season NBA Game In Cable Television History

The official numbers are out and last night’s Miami-Boston game was the most watched regular season NBA game on cable of all-time (topping Chicago-LA Lakers on Feb. 2, 1996), earning a 4.6 US rating with 7,433,000 total viewers in 5,339,000 households.

Despite the late tip-off, Rockets-Lakers delivered a 2.4 US rating with 3,719,000 total viewers in 2,823,000 households, making it the most watched NBA Opening Night doubleheader (averaging 3.5 US rating, 5,493,000 total viewers and 4,025,000 households) for Turner Sports in their 27 years of tipping off the NBA season. Read more

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Joe Namath, Braylon Edwards Exchange Verbal Blows

Joe Namath‘s Sirius XM show debuts September 17, but the outspoken quarterback is already stirring the mix at his former team.

Broadway Joe called out New York Jets wide receiver Braylon Edwards for his inability to catch.

He “can’t catch the ball … or rarely does,” Namath said. “He has as many drops as he does catches,”

While that’s not exactly true, a 2009 study found the wide receiver drops one ball for every 3.6 he catches, more than double the next worst receiver. In short, Edwards’ hands are highly questionable. (There’s a Yahoo question dedicated to wondering how many balls he’ll drop.)

What’s fascinating was the media’s response to Edwards’ reply. Read more

Golf Channel Adds a Morning Show… That Won't Just Cover Golf

Golf Channel, the Comcast-owned cable network that covers all things golf, is adding a live weekday morning show to its lineup. In a twist, the show will not just cover golf, but rather “will place an emphasis on golf while also offering a fresh perspective on topical news, sports and pop culture,” according to the network.

The program, tentatively called “Dawn Patrol,” will air from 7-9 AM Monday through Friday, beginning in January, 2011.

Golf is currently in the process of casting the two co-hosts.

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