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10/23/12
Sports Execs See Ad Spend On The Rise

A majority of execs feel that the overall sponsorship spend in sports over the next 12 months will be up compared to the previous year, according to results of a Turnkey Sports Poll conducted in September. Forty-six percent of sports execs felt the spend would be up less than 5%, while 25% of respo ...

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10/22/12
Overnight Nielsen Ratings

ABC’s regional coverage on Saturday night led all college football telecasts over the weekend. That window earned a 3.5 overnight for coverage featuring Baylor-Texas and Florida State-Miami. Right behind ABC’s primetime window was CBS’ South Carolina-Florida in the 3:30pm ET windo ...

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10/18/12
AFC Attendance Up 2.9% To Date

The Bengals lead all NFL clubs in year-over-year attendance gains through Week 6 of the regular season, up 36.4% to date at Paul Brown Stadium. The club has filled the stadium to 94.8% capacity for its first two home games, up from an average of 75.2% during the '11 regular season. The Jets lead al ...

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10/17/12
NFL Attendance Up Through Week 6

NFL teams are averaging 67,853 fans per game through Week 6, up 1.4% from the same period last season. The Cowboys lead all clubs with 86,032 fans per game, packing their home venue to 107.5% capacity. The Seahawks are seeing the biggest gains among NFC teams, up 2.9% at CenturyLink Field. The Vikin ...

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10/16/12
Sports Illustrated Ad Revenue Up YTD

Sports Illustrated is seeing a small increase in ad revenue through the third quarter this year, according to data from the Publishers Information Bureau. The magazine's $412.4M in ad revenue for '12 to date is up from $409.4M during the same period last year. SI was boosted during the period of Ju ...

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10/15/12
Overnight Nielsen Ratings

NBC earned a 3.9 overnight Nielsen rating for Notre Dame’s OT win over Stanford in the 3:30pm ET window on Saturday, tops among all college football telecasts this weekend. Ranking second was ESPN with a 3.7 overnight for Saturday night’s South Carolina-LSU matchup. ABC also earned a 3. ...

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10/11/12
NASCAR Fans Overwhelmingly Support Romney

Voters who follow NASCAR (68%) are more likely than average U.S. voters (54%) to say the country is on the wrong track, according to data from Republican polling firm The Tarrance Group. The firm conducted a national poll via telephone Oct. 1-4 among 1,022 registered “likely” voters. Ov ...

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10/10/12
Top Sellers On SportRobe.com

Popular pro sports teams in large U.S. markets account for SportRobe.com’s top-selling robes, with N.Y.-based teams taking the No. 1 spot in three of the four top U.S. pro leagues. The company, which counts former NFLer and ESPN analyst Matt Light as an investor, produces customizable bath ro ...

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10/09/12
Golf Channel, Fuel TV See Record Q3

Golf Channel saw its best Q3 in the net’s 17-year history, fueled by its most-viewed September and keeping the net on pace for another record-setting year. Q3 also marked Golf Channel’s fourth consecutive quarter of record viewership. The net averaged 103,000 total-day viewers in Q3, ...

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10/08/12
Overnight Nielsen Ratings

CBS led all college football telecasts over the weekend with a 4.7 overnight Nielsen rating for the LSU-Florida game, marking the net’s best SEC regular-season overnight in the 3:30pm ET window since Georgia-Auburn earned a 5.4 rating in November ’10. Fox earned a 3.2 overnight for the ...

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