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Kentucky is top draw during CBS-Turner era

04 / 14 / 14

During the first three years of CBS and Turner’s NCAA tournament partnership, it was clear who held the most influence: CBS had the biggest games and posted the biggest ratings for the event. This year, though, marked the first time TBS carried Elite Eight and Final Four games. While ...

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Minor League Baseball (2011 totals) Ranked within each class level by average attendance League (level)  No. of teams  No. of games  Regular-season total  Average  Average in 2010 (no. of games)  Change  ...

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TURNSTILE TRACKER: MLB (THROUGH AUG. 23) Home team  Dates  Total  Avg.  % cap.  Previous  Change  Dates (2010)  ...

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Minor league markets: Final ranking

Final ranking Rank Market Score Tenure rank Attendance rank Economy rank New venue(s) Current team(s) Team(s) lost 1 Hershey-Harrisburg, Pa. 100 2 9 1 ...

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Pennsylvania powerhouse keeps the top spot

Editor's note : This story is revised from the print edition. It would be easy to label Hershey-Harrisburg’s repeat No. 1 ranking in our biennial study of the nation’s top minor league markets as a gimme. The Pennsylvania market has a passionate fan base, tenured clubs and a sta ...

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Rounding out the Top 10 markets

2. San Bernardino County, Calif. ■ Teams (first season) : California League (A) Inland Empire 66ers (1987), High Desert Mavericks (1991) and Rancho Cucamonga Quakes (1993); ECHL Ontario Reign (2008) ■ Venues (year opened) : Stater Brothers Stadium (1991), Arrowhead Credit Union ...

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About the Minor League Markets project

Each league studied for this project was asked to provide a list of its member teams’ territories or boundaries. Fifteen minor league teams had no designated boundary. In those cases, if the team shared a market with another minor league team, the same boundary was applied to each club. In the ...

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Around the country

Several additional markets stood out in the research — for both the right and, in some cases, the wrong reasons. ■ TOLEDO, OHIO • Rank: 13 • Each of the market’s two clubs filled more than 79 percent of its seats for the last five seasons, a rate topped in only s ...

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Turnstile Tracker: MLB

TURNSTILE TRACKER: MLB (AT THE ALL-STAR BREAK) Home team Dates Total Avg. % cap Previous Change Dates (2010) Max. Min. 90%+ 50%- Arizona Diamondbacks 42 1,005,961 23,951 49.20% ...

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Griffin stunt a slam-dunk success

Brands that aligned themselves with this year’s NBA All-Star Slam Dunk competition or the event’s champion, Blake Griffin, saw notable increases in the percentage of league fans who identified them as NBA sponsors, according to a survey completed recently for SportsBusiness Journal by T ...

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