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2017 Winter Sports Fan Omnibus

Winter Sports Omnibus contains the perspectives of over 1,300 avid sports fans on a wide variety of topics, including:

  • Slippage in the NFL’s perceived popularity, perhaps in wake of negative press regarding television ratings during the season’s first nine weeks.
  • Which sports are gaining and declining in popularity.
  • Trends and attitudes on contemporary issues in each of the major sports.
  • How issues like game time length, eligibility rules, and quality of officiating impact fan perceptions about the MLB, NBA, and NHL.
  • Fan attitudes on topical issues including concussions, shoot outs in a regular season NHL games, competitive balance in the NBA, the legalization of sports gambling in the U.S., and Golf’s place in the Olympics.
  • Optimism and confidence in the macro economy and how this will impact sports fan behavior over the coming months.