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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 16 / 14

Broncos VP/PR Patrick Smyth posted this photo of coach John Fox congratulating Sports Authority Field at Mile High electrician  Mike Gray on his 13 years with the team.

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10/10/11
Overnight Nielsen Ratings

Oklahoma's blowout of Texas on ABC Saturday afternoon led all college football overnight Nielsen ratings over the weekend (4.5). The net also earned a 3.7 overnight for its "Saturday Night Football" featuring Ohio State-Nebraska. SEC football on CBS continued its '11 ratings slide, with the 3.3 ove ...

Tags: Research and Ratings, Nielsen Media Research

10/07/11
No Cable Nets Top 100M Homes In October

This month marks the first period since November ’09 in which there was not a single cable TV network topping the 100-million homes distribution mark. ESPN and ESPN2, the sports nets with the best distribution, both have not topped 100 million homes since July. As the '11-12 NHL season gets u ...

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10/06/11
Forbes' Richest Americans With Sports Interests

The 400 wealthiest Americans "are worth a combined $1.5 trillion ($3.8 billion each, on average), up 12% from a year ago, according to FORBES' annual survey of the richest people in America. An "alltime-high 70% are self-made, up from 55%" in '97. Among newcomers to the list this year were Clippers ...

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10/05/11
Most-Visited Sports Sites For August '11

Yahoo Sports continued to lead all sports sites in unique visitors in August, according to data from Nielsen Media. Yahoo Sports had 38.1 million unique visitors in August, compared to 27.9 million for second-place ESPN.com. NFL.com topped the league-owned sites with 16.2 million uniques. ESPN.com ...

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10/04/11
Total-Day Viewership Numbers For Q3

ESPN averaged 950,000 total-day viewers and 1.925 million viewers in primetime during Q3, down 10.8% and 11.9%, respectively, from the same period last year. The net still finished ninth among all cable networks in total-day audience and fifth in primetime during the quarter. ESPN2 also saw a d ...

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10/03/11
Overnight Nielsen Ratings

CBS’ Alabama-Florida matchup led all weekend college football telecasts with a 4.7 overnight Nielsen rating. However, the network’s lone regular-season SEC primetime telecast was down 7.8% from a 5.1 overnight for the same matchup in primetime last year. Up against Alabama-Florida, ABC ...

Tags: Research and Ratings, Nielsen Media Research

09/29/11
MLB Regular-Season Attendance Up Slightly

MLB teams saw a slight increase in attendance during the regular season, averaging 30,366 fans per game. The Phillies led all of baseball with an average attendance of 45,441, followed by the Yankees, whose 45,107 average was down 3% from last season. The Red Sox and Phillies were the only teams to ...

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09/28/11
U.S. Team Sports Participants Fans Of Olympics, NFL

Participants of team sports in the U.S. are more interested in the Winter Olympics than any another sport, according to data from SGMA. Among 22 major spectator sports polled, 67.2% of team sports participants were interested in the Winter Olympics, followed by the Summer Olympics (65.1%) and the NF ...

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09/27/11
Mainstream Team Sports Seeing Participation Rise

After two years of negative participation growth for most mainstream team sports, this past year has seen a turnaround for sports like tackle football, soccer, basketball and baseball, according to data recently released by the Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association (SGMA). Each of those sports h ...

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09/26/11
Overnight Nielsen Ratings

ABC was heavy on the college football games on Saturday, led by LSU-West Virginia in primetime. That game topped all college football games over the weekend with a 4.0 overnight Nielsen rating. That figure is up % from a 3.4 overnight for the comparable Oregon State-Boise State game last year. ABC ...

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