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SBD/Issue 56/SBD/SBJ Reader SurveyPrint All
THE DAILY each day this week is presenting the results from the sixth annual SportsBusiness Daily/SportsBusiness Journal readers survey on the state of the sports industry. Today, we look at an overview of teams and leagues, the NFL and MLB. Turnkey Sports & Entertainment partnered with SBD/SBJ on the survey.
TEAMS AND LEAGUES
Property/organization with the most growth potential MLS27.64% UFC11.43% NHL11.20% NCAA8.03% NBA6.25% MLB5.95% NFL5.48% Responses: 1,295
Property/organization most likely to fold within the next five years WPS19.97% WNBA17.22% UFL16.49% AFL13.58% Responses: 1,237 Most innovative property NFL30.52% NBA15.65% MLB13.48% MLS8.60% NHL8.29% UFC6.35% NASCAR5.65% Responses: 1,291
Will UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) continue to grow in mainstream acceptance or has it peaked as a sports property? Continue to grow46.95% Has peaked53.05% Responses: 1,293
League with the most competitive balance NFL58.49% NHL13.76% MLS11.68% MLB10.91% Responses: 1,301
Most effective team owner Jerry Jones (Dallas Cowboys)26.65% Robert Kraft (New England Patriots)24.96% Art Rooney II (Pittsburgh Steelers)13.42% Jim Irsay (Indianapolis Colts)7.60% Responses: 1,118
Grade Roger Goodell’s tenure as commissioner after four years A29.72% B57.26% C11.01% D1.66% F0.35% Responses: 1,144
The 2011 regular season will … Proceed without disturbance33.10% Start late but without a
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