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Volume 24 No. 157
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Sports Execs Say College Football Gives Fans Best In-Person Experience

Sports execs feel that college football gives fans the best in-person experience, according to a Turnkey Sports Poll conducted in October. Respondents were asked to pick up to three sports, and 41% picked college football. The NHL ranked second with 33% of the respondents, followed by college basketball at 30%. IndyCar, Pro Bull Riding and pro tennis ranked lowest with only 3% (Turnkey Sports).

Which sports give fans the best in-person experience? (pick up to three)
SPORT
%
SPORT
%
College football
41%
MLS
8%
NHL
33%
Boxing
5%
College basketball
30%
UFC
5%
MLB
25%
Horse racing
4%
NFL
24%
IndyCar
3%
NASCAR
20%
PBR
3%
NBA
16%
Pro tennis
3%
Pro golf
9%
Not sure/No Response
1%