ESPN posted year-to-year ratings gains with both its Bowl Championship Series games on New Year’s Day. Michigan State’s 24-20 victory over Stanford in the 100th Rose Bowl drew a 11.2 household rating, up 17% from the 9.6 for Stanford-Wisconsin last year. The Fiesta Bowl between Central Florida and Baylor posted a 7.1 — up 9% from last year’s Florida State-Northern Illinois face-off.
Rose Bowl And Fiesta Bowl Ratings Up
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