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Sports Poll in the Media 2008

Detroit Free Press - On-line
Slumping Economy Hurts Franchises - and Fans
12/14/2008
Article cites the Seton Hall Sports Poll.

Bloomberg.com
Obama Has Fans' Support on College Football Playoff
12/8/2008
Article on the Seton Hall Sports Poll's Bowl Championship Series findings.

China Post
Half of U.S. golfers, skiers may spend less due to recession
11/19/2008
Feature story on Seton Hall Sports Poll on the economy and sports. Rick Gentile, Stillman School of Business, is quoted. *Article also appeared in Deseret *Original article appeared in Bloomberg

Bloomberg News
Half of Golfers May Spend Less Because of Ression
11/18/2008
Feature story on Seton Hall Sports Poll on the economy and sports. Rick Gentile, Stillman School of Business, is quoted.

Variety
Disney makes $125 million BCS bid
11/13/2008
Rick Gentile, Stillman School of Business, quoted.

Sports Business Daily
World Series Averages Single-Digit Final Rating For First Time
11/03/2008
Rick Gentile, Seton Hall Sports Poll, quoted.

Variety
Fox's World Series hits ratings high
10/31/2008
Rick Gentile, Stillman School of Business and the Sports Poll, quoted.

Variety
TBS' MLB playoff ratings strike out
10/08/2008
Rick Gentile, Stillman School of Business, quoted.

Newsweek
The Money Crunch
09/12/2008
Rick Gentile, Stillman School of Business, quoted.

Bloomberg News
09/10/2008
Brady's Knee Injury Costs NFL Top Quarterback, Sponsor Favorite
Rick Gentile, Stillman School of Business, quoted.
*Article also appeared in Honolulu Advertiser

SportsBusiness Journal
08/25/2008
8 legacies fromBeijing
Rick Gentile, Stillman School of Business, quoted.

Tech Talk with Craig Peterson (Bostonradio)
08/02/2008
Rick Gentile, Stillman School of Business, discusses the history and progress of technology in broadcasting the Olympic Games.

WBIX-AM (Boston)
08/01/2008
Morning News
Rick Gentile, Stillman School of Business, discusses media coverage of the 2008 Olympics.

Variety

08/07/2008
Brett Favre frenzy hitsNew York
Rick Gentile, Stillman School of Business, comments on why Brett Favre is an important trade for New York Jets.

SeattlePost-Intelligencer
08/07/2008
Other Voices: NBC to weave expansive coverage on Web
Rick Gentile, Stillman School of Business, discusses the evolution of streaming the Olympics on the Internet.
*Article originally appeared in the New York Times

WTOP-FM (Washington,DC)
08/18/2008
Rick Gentile, Stillman School of Business, interviewed on the ratings achieved by NBC during the Olympics.

Wall Street Journal
08/13/2008
NBC's Race for Ratings Gold Continues
Rick Gentile, Stillman School of Business, comments on NBC's efforts to draw in viewers.

New York Times
08/04/2008
With 2,200 Hours of Live Video, NBC Embraces Online Coverage
Rick Gentile, Stillman School of Business, discusses the evolution of streaming the Olympics on the Internet.

Bloomberg.com
7/16/08
No Tiger Woods Means Lower Ratings, More Bets for British Open
Rick Gentile, Stillman School of Business, discusses the effect of Tiger Woods' absence at the British Open.

Wall Street Journal
5-23-08
Goal: To Make Fans Love Hockey
Rick Gentile, Stillman School of Business, on why the National Hockey League needs a national profile.
*Similar article also appeared in Sports Business Daily.

Variety
5-3-08
Olympic games may bring home gold
Rick Gentile, Stillman School of Business, discusses sponsors, politics and the Olympics.

Associated Press
4-18-08
Poll: Only 17 percent favor US team boycotting ceremony
The Seton Hall Sport Poll found that only 17 percent of Americans are in favor of theU.S.Olympic team boycotting the Summer Olympics' opening ceremony.
*Article appeared in the Philadelphia Inquirer (link above), USA Today, ESPN.com, MSNBC.com, Sports Illustrated, Yahoo!, International Herald Tribune, Boulder Daily Camera, Rocky Mountain News, Daily Mail, WJZ.com, cbs4denver.com, WCCO.com, WCBS-TV.com, WBZ.com, CBS 2 (CA), CBS 11 (TX), CBS 4 (FL)

Bloomberg.com
4-14-08
CBS's Masters ratings dip from '07 without late drama
Rick Gentile, Stillman School of Business, discusses the television ratings for the Masters Tournament.

Bloomberg News
4-5-08
12 p.m.
Segment on the Seton Hall Sports Poll. Rick Gentile, Stillman School of Business, is interviewed.

Winston-Salem Journal
4-5-08
College - Basketball notebook
Article on the Seton Hall Sports Poll's NCAA basketball tournament findings.
*Similar article appeared on Bloomberg.com and in the clips on 4/8.

Bloomberg.com
4-4-08
Poll says 24% in U.S. think points shaved in college basketball
Article on the Seton Hall Sports Poll's NCAA basketball tournament findings. Rick Gentile, Stillman School of Business, believes the NCAA is not giving the right message out to the public.
*Similar mention appeared in the San Diego Union-Tribune, Detroit Free Press.

Bloomberg TV
4-2-08
1:45 p.m.
Rick Gentile, Stillman School of Business, did a live, in-studio interview on the Seton Hall steroids sports poll.

WWOR-TV (Channel 9)
2-12-08
10 p.m.
Rick Gentile, Stillman School of Business, was interviewed regarding the congressional hearings on steroids.

Bloomberg TV
2-12-08
6:30 p.m.
Rick Gentile, Stillman School of Business, is interviewed on the congressional hearings on steroids.

Sports Business Journal
1-21-08
Stakeholders betting big on value of '08 games
Rick Gentile, Stillman School of Business, is quoted on the 2008 Beijing Games.

Eye on Sports Media
2-5-08
Former CBS executive has hand on pulse of sports business
Piece on Rick Gentile, Stillman School of Business, discusses his expertise in the business of sports and the Seton Hall Sports Poll.

Bloomberg News
2-1-08
Tom Brady's perfection may give him 'Beckham-esque' popularity
Rick Gentile, Stillman School of Business, believes that Tom Brady's combination of charisma, talent and success make him popular.

Bloomberg News
2-1-08
Giants, undefeated Patriots may draw record Super Bowl audience
Rick Gentile, Stillman School of Business, said that this year's Super Bowl will probably be the most watched games of all time.

Media Life Magazine
2-5-08
This year, fourth-quarter spots scored
Rick Gentile, Stillman School of Business, comments on fourth-quarter Super Bowl ads.

CNNMoney.com
1-25-08
Super Bowl ads: $2.7 million and worth it
Rick Gentile, Stillman School of Business, says he suspects there will be a trend towards interactive ads.

RetailWire
1-25-08
Super Bowl marketers get in touch with feminine side
Article cites MediaLife article in which Rick Gentile, Stillman School of Business, says the Super Bowl is the most-watched show and almost the most-watched show by women.

RadioAmericaNetwork
1-20-08
8:30 a.m.
Rick Gentile, Stillman School of Business, is interviewed on the Seton Hall Sports Poll and major league athletes.

KXYL-FM (Texas)
1-18-08
7:20 p.m.
Rick Gentile, Stillman School of Business, is interviewed on producing a Super Bowl for broadcast.

MediaPost.com
1-22-08
Marketers ready to address 45% of Super Bowl audience
Rick Gentile, Stillman School of Business, says the Super Bowl is the most-watched show and almost the most-watched show by women.

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