Top sports telecasts on cable

Updated: April 21, 2011, 2:54 AM ET

Here are the most watched sports programs on cable TV for the past month, according to The Nielsen Co.

The rankings are based on Live + Same Day average audience estimates for all sports telecasts airing between Feb. 28-March 27, 2011, excluding those that were less than 15 minutes long. The rankings exclude professional wrestling and Ultimate Fighting (MMA) telecasts.

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Source: Nielsen Co.