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NBC Seizes Ratings Lead with Football and ‘The Voice’

Powered by football and “The Voice,” NBC took the lead in the ratings last week. But even football couldn’t tackle CBS’ indomitable “NCIS,” which edged out the Seahawks-49ers clash to become the week’s most-watched show. It drew 19.6 million viewers, the Nielsen Co. said Thursday.

‘Webster’ Star Alex Karras Dies at 77

Alex Karras was one of the NFL’s most feared defensive tackles throughout the 1960s, a player who hounded quarterbacks and bulled past opposing linemen. And yet, to many people he will always be the lovable dad from the 1980s sitcom “Webster” or the big cowboy who famously punched out a horse in “Blazing Saddles.”