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Poll Of Boston Sports Fans Finds Patriots To Be Area's Favorite Team, Red Sox Second

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 23 / 16

A new poll of more than 14,600 Boston sports fans asked individuals for their "opinions on the region’s five professional teams" -- the Patriots, Red Sox, Bruins, Celtics and Revolution -- and 49% "picked the Patriots as their favorite team," according to Gayle Fee of the BOSTON HERALD. T...

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