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Consumer favorites ranked by overall preferences of adults 35-54

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Composition for on-demand behaviors

The 35- to 44-year-old age group makes up the biggest age demographic among many on-demand services. To read: 19 percent of U.S. residents own a portable DVD player. Of that group, 28 percent are ages 35-44. Own DVR (such as TiVo) Watch VOD Ow ...

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06/26/06
Fan composition among the 35-54 demo

Nearly one-third of Champ Car’s avid fan base is men ages 35-54, according to Scarborough Research. More than one-fifth of the WNBA’s avid fan base fits into that same age group. In 2005 Scarborough Research surveyed more than 16,000 U.S. residents and the tables presented here show the ...

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06/19/06
Finding new sources of revenue becomes a balancing act

During Jim Livengood’s tenure as athletic director at the University of Arizona, the school’s budget for athletics has gone from $15 million annually to what will soon be $40 million. Arizona must fund 19 sports, yet only football and men’s basketball pay for themselves. The other 17 op ...

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06/19/06
Tough times in Tucson

On a Saturday afternoon in March, the McKale Center is awash in Wildcat red with Washington’s nationally ranked basketball team visiting the 14,545-seat arena, just east of downtown Tucson on the University of Arizona campus. Wildcats coach Lute Olson has implored everyone attending the ...

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06/19/06
Turnkey Sports Poll

The following are results of the Turnkey Sports Poll taken in May. The survey covered about 400 senior-level sports industry executives spanning professional and college sports. What is the toughest job in college sports? Athletic director 46.34% H ...

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06/19/06
Secondary sports search for dollars

Women’s softball at the University of Arizona can be seen as a laboratory for the concept of everything going right with a nonrevenue sport. The Wildcats have won seven national championships, including this year’s. They’ve led the nation in attendance every year since 1993. ...

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06/19/06
Building winners in Gator Nation

When the athletic director at the University of Florida phoned Billy Donovan to ask if he was interested in the head basketball job 10 years ago, Donovan called his mentor, Rick Pitino. “No way,” Pitino told Donovan, who went 35-20 in two years coaching at Marshall. “Absolutely not. Y ...

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06/19/06
Hope rests on football, basketball

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General Sports Turf Systems Athletic Director of the Year Award

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