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HARRIS POLL SURVEYS FAVORITE SPORTS

          The Harris Poll surveyed 1,003 adults on their favorite     sport.  The survey was conducted between October 15 to 19     and includes a margin of error of +/- 3% (THE DAILY).           
SPORT
'85 '89 '92 '93 '94 '97
Pro Football
24%
26
28
24
24
28
Baseball
23%
19
21
18
17
17
Pro Basketball
6%
7
8
12
11
13
College Basketball
6%
10
8
8
8
6
College Football
10%
6
7
8
7
10
Auto Racing
5%
4
5
6
5
5
Golf
3%
4
4
6
5
6
Hockey
2%
3
3
3
5
4
Tennis
5%
4
4
4
3
3
Boxing
4%
4
3
3
3
NA^
Soccer
3%
2
2
1
3
3
Horse Racing
4%
3
3
2
2
2
Track & Field
2%
2
1
1
2
2
Bowling
3%
5
2
2
1
1
None/Not Sure
1%
4
1
2
2
^ = Boxing was inadvertently left off the '97 list. -30-