Top sports programs of the week

Here are the most-watched sports TV programs for the previous week, according to The Nielsen Co.:

Top Sports Telecasts from Jan. 12-18, 2009

The rankings are based on Live + Same Day average audience estimates for all sports telecasts airing between Jan. 12-18, 2009, excluding those that were less than 15 minutes long. The rankings exclude professional wrestling telecasts.

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Source: Nielsen Co.