Taking a Closer Look at the J.D. Power NFL Survey

Yesterday you may have seen an article by Darren Rovell on ESPN making the rounds with the headline “Survey: Protests top reason NFL ratings dipped”. Rather than focus on the headline, let’s take a closer look at the study itself and we can see how else this article could have been positioned, along with some potential challenges around the actual survey results.

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Assessing the Market for NFL Tickets

Week 1 of the NFL kicked off in style with half of the games decided by seven points or less, including the Cowboys’ Sunday Night win over the Giants and the Falcons’ Monday Night win against the Eagles. Parity is the norm in the NFL, so all fans are brimming with hope this early in the season, even if their team struggled in Week 1. Nonetheless, certain fan bases seem much more eager to see their teams play this season compared to last.

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Trends and Thoughts on Sports TV Viewership

If you keep up on the various sports blogs and media outlets, including The Business Of Sports, you surely read a lot about modeling, predictive analytics, the use of CRM systems, and the overall infusion of statistical analysis within the industry. And for good reason; ticket revenue is one of the major sources of revenue for any type of sports or live event.

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Sports Response to Indiana’s Religious Freedom Bill

With all of the recent controversy around the signing of the Religious Freedom Restoration Bill (SB 101) in Indiana and it’s potential impact on sports business in the state of Indiana, I’ve put together this simple post to track the major statement and responses from sports-related organizations.

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