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USA Today Sports photo United States goalkeeper Tim Howard (1) fails to stop the goal by Belgium in extra time during the round of sixteen match in the World Cup at Arena Fonte Nova on Tuesday. Belgium defeated America 2-1.

Soccer draws in ratings

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NEW YORK — More people in the United States tuned in to the U.S.-Belgium World Cup soccer match on Tuesday than they did for the World Series.


Disney-owned ESPN said it was the second highest rated men’s soccer game, with about 16.5 million viewers, and that it bested its record for its streaming video app WatchESPN, with 1.1 million viewers.

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