Game 7 of the World Series between St. Louis and Texas averaged 25.4 million viewers to make it the most-watched ballgame since 2004.
Japan's Daisuke Takahashi played the role of an ace on Friday, nailing his short program and taking the lead at Skate America.
Baseball owners unanimously approved TV contracts with Fox and TBS that run through 2013 and are worth more than $3 billion.
A banner hanging outside Fenway Park said it all: "Thanks, Curt," as Boston bid farewell Saturday to the man whose voice gave fans a front-row seat at events from the World Series to the Super Bowl.
Steve Rosenbloom is at the World Series of Poker and keeping everyone up to date with his blog