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  • May 12, 2022 Pro Football in the Spring? American Fans Say ‘More Please’; 57 Percent of Sports Fans and 68 Percent of Avid Fans Favor Spring Football; Majority Intend to Follow USFL and Like Its New Rule Changes
  • March 22, 2022 American Public Overwhelmingly Favors Sports Sanctions Against Russia; Ban Would Include Grand Slam Appearances by Daniil Medvedev
  • March 17, 2022 Double Digit Jump in Public Support for Student-Athlete Name, Image, Likeness Payment; Majority of Fans Say Pay the March Madness Players
  • March 16, 2022 Did a Stitch in Time Save the Mudville 9? By Nearly 3-1 Fans Did Not ‘Lose Interest’ Because of Baseball Work Stoppage
  • February 10, 2022 With Omicron Declining, Super Bowl Viewers Return to Gatherings, But More ‘Cutting Cord’/ Nearly Half of Americans Favor Sports Gambling, 22 Percent Will Bet on Super Bowl
  • February 7, 2022 54% of Americans Say Only Vaccinated Fans Should Be Allowed to Attend Sporting Events; Across Regions, Age Groups and Gender, Americans Want Those Attending Sports Events to Be Fully Vaccinated; Despite L.A. Plans to Abandon Mask Requirement for Super Bowl, 58 Percent Say Masks, Vaccines and Negative Covid Tests Make Attendance Safer/ 53% Say Tennis Star Novak Djokovic Rightfully Excluded from Australian Open
  • February 2, 2022 By More Than 3-1, Americans Agree with US Diplomatic Boycott of Winter Olympics; 40% Think US Should Have Pulled Athletes Too!
  • January 6, 2022 Fans: Two-Thirds Say OK for Athletes To Sit Out Due to Mental Health Issues, Think Teams Should Employ Mental Health Counselors


  • December 20, 2021 Omicron Concerns?  Poll Finds Sports Fans More Cautious About Attendance at Games; First Downward Trend Since Question First Asked in 2020
  • December 16, 2021 Fans Support Dropping Indians Name in Cleveland Baseball, Ok with ‘Braves,’ But Divided on Tomahawk Chop; Much Less Support for ‘Guardians,’ Cleveland’s New Name.
  • December 15, 2021 A Warning to MLB: 30% of Fans (and 44% of Avid Fans) Say ‘Less Interest’ When Games Resume; Fans Divided on Baseball Rule Changes But by 6 to 1 Avid Fans Say Both Leagues Should Have DH, By 2 to 1 Fans Say Extend Wild Card to Series; Support Shorter Season
  • June 1, 2021 The Olympics: No Fans or Families in the Stands? Nearly Half of Americans Say They will Still Be Watching; 52 percent agree with foreign citizen ban, only 33 percent agree with banning families of athletes; 53 percent think it is appropriate for Olympic athletes to speak out on human rights issues in their own nation.
  • May 26, 2021 Among Sports Fans 60 Percent Favor Vaccine Requirement for Event Attendance;
    72 Percent Want Social Distancing Sections
  • May 4, 2021 Move the Pitching Rubber Back? Drop DH After Starting Pitcher Leaves? Sports Fans Approve Measures to ‘Build Excitement’; 30 Percent of Fans Plan on Attending Game, 48 Percent Have Watched or Listened this Season
  • April 29, 2021 Majority of Fans Support Removal of Baseball’s All-Star Game from Atlanta, Possible Removal of Super Bowl from Arizona Over Voting Laws
  • April 28, 2021 Americans Not Yet Ready for Full Capacity Events; But ‘Comfort’ Attending Events with Social Distancing, PPE and Vaccines Continues Trend Upward; Only 35% of Public Supports Texas Rangers Decision to Open at Full Capacity
  • March 30, 2021 60 Percent of Sports Fans ‘Rooting’ for Tiger Woods Return to Competitive Golf, 38 Percent Say They Would Purchase a Product He Endorses
  • March 25, 2021 Sports Fans Weigh In, Some Baseball Rules Are Ready for Change: Support for National League DH, Seven-Inning Doubleheaders, 16-Team Playoffs Is Strongest; 42 Percent of Sports Fans ‘More Excited’ for this Year’s Baseball Season
  • March 18, 2021 March Madness: Isolation Bubble for Players Is Fair, One Third of Americans Say TV Sports a Positive for Mental Health in Pandemic/ Comfort in Attending Games Ticks Upward/ Number Who Say They Are Doing Brackets Doubles
  • March 16, 2021 By More than 2-1, American Public Says Student Athletes Should Be Allowed to Profit from Use of Name/Image/Likeness/
  • February 1, 2021 As Online Gambling Options Increase, Number of Those Who Will Not Bet on Super Bowl Dramatically Decreases
  • January 28, 2021 Vaccine Changing Attitudes Towards Attending Sporting Events


  • November 30, 2020 50 Percent Place Most Blame on Justin Turner for Covid-Laced World Series Celebration
  • November 23, 2020 61% Agree with Athletes’ Right to Speak Out for Social Justice; But More than a Third Say It Hinders Desire To Watch Games, Ruins Sports as ‘Escape’ / Why Are TV Ratings Down? / As To the Strange NBA Season… / Only 26% Think NFL Will Make it To Super Bowl
  • November 18, 2020 67 % of Americans Say No To Indoor Sporting Events Without Vaccine
  • April 9, 2020 3 of 4 Americans Say They Won’t Attend Games Without a Coronavirus Vaccine Developed
  • February 28, 2020 75% of Those Who Have Sampled the New XFL Find It More Interesting or About the Same as the NFL
  • February 27, 2020 By 3-1 Americans Say Astros Investigation Was a Cover Up and Players Need to Be Punished; 17% Less Inclined to Follow Baseball Because of Handling of Astros Scandal; 63% Have Less Respect for US Government Following Impeachment Proceedings / Sports Leagues Fare Better in Public Opinion Than the U.S. Government
  • February 10, 2020 'Strip Houston Astros of Their 2017 Title' Say Americans by a Wide Margin; 84% Say 'Really Hurts Game' When Team Breaks Rules; 83% Say 'Really Hurts Country' When Politicians Do / Support Expressed for Kobe Bryant Adorning NBA Logo
  • February 6, 2020 Forget Cord-Cutting and Smaller Screens; Americans Want Their Super Bowl on Television


  • November 22, 2019 28 Percent of Men Would Rather Their Favorite Team Win the Super Bowl or World Series Than Their Favorite Candidate Win the 2020 Presidential Election; Only 11 Percent of Women Feel the Same / Impeachment Hearings, Sporting Events or Entertainment Shows?
  • November 22, 2019 22 Percent Think Myles Garrett Suspension Should Be Permanent, 40 Percent Say NFL Got It Right with Rest of Season / Majority Say Astros Should Be Stripped of 2017 World Championship / The Kaepernick Tryout
  • October 29, 2019 MLB Perceived as Having the Best Officiating Among Major Spectator Sports; Beating NFL By 64-48% Margin; Democrats and Republicans Can Agree on Something: The Quality of Officiating.
  • October 25, 2019 77% of American Public Tell Houston Owner to Keep and Defend His GM; Only 9% Feel Daryl Morey GM Should Be Fired; By 46-36% Public Supports Adam Silver’s Handling; 52% Say Lebron James Comments Were Out of Self-Interest; Morey’s Tweet vs. Kaepernick’s Kneeling
  • October 10, 2019 80% of Americans Support Legalized Sports Betting, and Disagree with Loophole Excluding ‘Home State’ College Teams; 44 Percent Say Wagering Should Cover Both College and Pro Sports; Only a Third Support Exclusion of Home State Schools from Betting
  • October 8, 2019 Public Supports Antonio Brown Suspension; But Not As Standard Procedure for NFL
  • October 4, 2019 Only 6% Say Interest in Baseball Will Decrease If Home Runs Decline; Improved Hitting, Juiced Baseballs Cited Over Worsening Pitching for 2019 Jump
  • October 3, 2019 American Public Supports College Athletes Receiving Endorsement Money As Approved in California This Week; But Feels NCAA, not States, Should Oversee the Process
  • April 16, 2019 Sizeable Support for Speeding Up Baseball and Increased Scoring; A Majority Likes the Proposed 3-Batter Rule for Relievers; On Moving the Mound Back; On Having a Man on Second to Start Extra Innings; On Keeping the Designated Hitter; Support for Rose in Hall Does Not Grow Despite Legalized Sports Gambling; Less Home Runs Equals Less Interest?; Television Remains Dominant Way of Following Baseball
  • March 1, 2019 Did Sneaker Explosion Hurt Nike Brand? One in Five Say Yes; Majority Feels Student Athletes Should Be Compensated by Sneaker Companies for Wearing Their Brands; Less Support for Receiving Pay for Playing Revenue Producing Sports
  • February 28, 2019 Despite NFL Settlement, Nation Is Evenly Divided on Kaepernick; But By 3-to-1, Public Thinks His Chance of a Contract Has Decreased/ Disapproval of U. of Mississippi Basketball Protesters
  • January 31, 2019 By 2-1 Public Says They Are Tired of Seeing Patriots in Super Bowl/Great Majority Feels Legalized Gambling Can Lead to Scandal/ Weighing in On Rule Changes in Wake of Post-Season Controversies


  • November 30, 2018 If You Bet That Wagering on a Game Leads to Greater Viewership – You'd Be Right; 70% Say More Likely to Watch if They Wager, As Leagues Move Towards Embrace of Gambling; But 61% Say It Leads to Cheating or Fixed Games
  • November 1, 2018 Even in 'Year of Women Running for Office,' Americans Say Women Athletes Preferable to Politicians
  • November 1, 2018 Only 11% of Americans Like the Way DH Rule Is Employed in World Series
  • September 28, 2018 Tiger Woods an Endorsement Magnet Again? Seton Hall Sports Poll Suggests He Is; Poll Also Queries Attitudes On Nike, Trump, Meyer, Serena / Effects of Nike Commercial with Kaepernick / The Urban Meyer Suspension at Ohio State / People Agree Men Have More Latitude to Argue in Tennis
  • September 27, 2018 By a 47-26% Margin, People Call for Multi-game Series in MLB's Wild Card Round
  • May 3, 2018 Seton Hall Sports Poll Examines Attitudes Towards NFL Cheerleaders; Public Widely Disagrees with Team Policies Banning Personal Religious Social Media Posts or Fraternization with Players
  • May 1, 2018 By 2 To 1, Public Feels Limited Mound Visits Make Baseball Games Feel Faster; Length of Game, Drugs, Declining Interest, Big Market Advantage Are Still Problems for Baseball; By a 4-1 Margin, Ages 18-29 Say They Are Less Interested in Baseball
  • April 26, 2018 Americans Favor Legalized Sports Betting, but Also Believe It Impacts Integrity of Games
  • February 22, 2018 Two-thirds of USA Say to VP Pence: It Was Not Appropriate to Stay Seated During Opening Ceremonies; Viewing of Games on Streaming Devices Makes an Impact/ Americans Strongly Disapprove of Ingraham's 'Shut Up and Dribble' / Athletes Voicing Opinions on Social Issues Is Supported; A Rebuff to Fox's Ingraham/ Ban on Tackle Football Until Freshman Year in High School?
  • February 7, 2018 Moving Front and Center - 43% Say They Will Be Watching; Some Live Streaming Olympic Coverage from South Korea/ Big Pushback on NBA Proposal for Gambling on Games in New York State/ Criminal Charges for Gymnastics, College Officials in Wake of Dr. Nassar Trial? A Resounding Yes from the Public
  • February 1, 2018 Interest in Super Bowl Down, Reflecting Season-long Viewing Trends; Slow Migration to Devices Other Than TV Continues; 22% Look Forward to Commercials More than the Game


  • December 12, 2017 By 49%-35%, Americans Say 'No' to Bonds and Clemens for Hall of Fame; 62% Agree with Joe Morgan's Call to Ban Drug Users
  • November 30, 2017 Three-Quarters of Americans Now Say President Trump Should Stay Out of NFL Anthem Controversy; Two-Thirds Say Keeping Players in Locker Room Is Not an Effective Strategy
  • October 27, 2017 Americans Throw Penalty Flags at Both Goodell and Trump for Their Positions on the Stand & Kneel Issue/ Matters of Health and Safety in Youth Football Addressed; 82% Say 'Advise Parents on Risk of Football'
  • October 26, 2017  Balls and Strikes Via Computer? Baseball Fans Shout 'Keep the Umpire'/ One Third Think Undetected Drugs Are Driving All Those Homers
  • October 9, 2017 Poll Finds Americans Favor Protective Foul Line Netting in Baseball Stadiums, Expect for the Young
  • October 5, 2017 Seton Hall Poll Takes 'Kneeling' Question to Just NFL Fans, Vs. Last Week's 'All Americans'/ 91% of NFL Fans Still Prefer Games on Traditional TV/ Only 18% of Americans Say That ESPN's Jemele Hill Should Be Fired for 'White Supremacist' Tweet
  • September 28, 2017 84% Support NFL Players' Right to Protest But Vary on How to Carry That Out; Only 16% Say Protesters Should Be Dropped from Team; Wide Discrepancy Between African-Americans and Whites
  • April 13, 2017 With NFL and NHL Moving Into Las Vegas, Nearly Half See Increased Likelihood of Players, Refs, Officials Betting on Outcomes/ One in Four Sees Need for More Women Coaching Women's Teams
  • March 24, 2017 53 Percent Say TV Revenue in NCAA Tournament Detracts from Academic Goals of University; Two Years of College vs One? 41% Favor Raising the Age Limit for NBA Eligibility; Number Who Say 'Scholarship Is Sufficient' Is Trending Down
  • February 23, 2017 Younger People Show Greater Support for Legalized Gambling on Sports, but Overall, Nation Is Divided; Strong Support for it Being Regulated on a State-by-State Basis
  • February 10, 2017 American Public Shows Modest Support for Moving an NFL Team to Las Vegas; But 75% Say the Team Should Fund a New Stadium/ By 66%-12% Public Says Keep Olympic Hockey Out of NHL Labor Negotiations
  • February 9, 2017 Cord Cutting Can Wait – 98% Watched the Super Bowl on Traditional Television; Public Says Brady 'the Best Ever' in Wake of Victory


  • November 21, 2016 National Anthem Protest a 'Turn Off' for NFL Fans/ Nearly 20% Watch Games on Devices or Computers
  • November 2, 2016 By More Than 2 to 1, Americans Say That Pros and Colleges Not Doing Enough to Police Sexual Abuse by Athletes/ 54% Believe Locker Room Talk is Similar to the Trump Tape
  • October 31, 2016 Roughly Half Say Sports Events and Presidential Election Could Be 'Rigged'
  • October 27, 2016 NFL TV Ratings Down; Fans Cite Host of Factors Led By National Anthem Protests; Several Possible Reasons Resonate with the Public
  • September 27, 2016 Lebron Is Still King When Endorsement Matters, According to Seton Hall Sports Poll; James Has Edge Over Curry Among Consumers; Retired Manning, Somewhat Deflated Brady Top Football Endorsers
  • September 23, 2016 Seton Hall Sports Poll Finds 33% Support for NCAA Decision to Pull Events from North Carolina; 28% Disagree
  • September 22, 2016 Americans Show Disapproval of Kaepernick's Actions but Support His Right to Protest; Overwhelming Support for Playing of Anthem
  • April 15, 2016 By Over 2 to 1, USA Believes NFL Has Not Been Honest in Recent Years on the Subject of Head Injuries; 29% View League Less Favorably / Both Men and Women Agree - Women's Soccer Team Pay Should Equal Men's
  • March 28, 2016 Nearly a Quarter of U.S. Says They Are More Likely to Buy a Product Endorsed by an Athlete Involved in Prominent Sporting Events / Trump Is Preferred 'Coach' of a College Basketball Team / States Should Decide Whether Sports Betting Should Be Legal
  • February 25, 2016 Manning's Public Approval Unscathed by Recent Accusations; Curry Still Well Behind LeBron, Kobe, in Approval Poll / Pizzi's 7 Marathons-7 Continents-7 Days Draws Near-Super Bowl Attention / Most Admired Sports Accomplishment / PED Use Ban / Ticket Purchasing / Looking Forward to…
  • January 28, 2016 When Super Bowl Intersects Political Season, What's the Most Competitive Contest Out There?; And Which Candidate Would You Want Coaching Your Team?


  • October 29, 2015 Public Divided on Whether Fantasy Sports Commercials Should Run During Televised Games; Governor Christie's 'Really?' Comment on Debate May Have Rung True
  • October 1, 2015 Fantasy Sports Games Viewed as Gambling, Not Game of Skill, by Wide Margin in Seton Hall Sports Poll; Waiver to Advertise and Promote in Sports Telecasts Was Based on Argument That It Is Not Gambling
  • April 30, 2015 48% of Americans Think Baseball Still Has a Widespread Drug Problem/ But Disapproval Ratings Dropping for Bonds, Clemens, A-Rod, Woods, James; An Era of Forgiveness Emerging?/60% of Public Say Drop Legal Pursuit of Bonds
  • March 26, 2015 Americans Favoring Some Form of Increased Benefits for College Athletes Trending Upward / 65% Support Borland Decision on Early Retirement
  • March 5, 2015 Baseball Will Be Most Followed Spring Sports Event on America's Calendar/ MLB Paces Strongly with 18-29s
  • February 6, 2015 Seattle Coach Carroll's Popularity Seems to Have Weathered Public Opinion; Only 14% Have Unfavorable Reaction to Him / Marshawn Lynch's Abilities Trump His Silence with Media; By 51%-13%, He Is Found "Favorable" with Public


  • November 20, 2014 Public Disagrees with NBA Commissioner Silver's Advocacy of Sports Betting, but Agrees with His Position / Disturbing Amount Think Game Results Already Influenced by Gambling / Nation Agrees with New Jerseyans on Bill Supporting Sports Gambling
  • October 30, 2014 New Jerseyans Support Cancellation of Sayreville Football Season, Suspension of Coaches, By 2-1 Margins / On Sports Betting, Women Are from Venus, Men Are from Atlantic City with Vastly Different Levels of Support
  • October 9, 2014 Attention NFL: Women Are Following Your Controversies as Closely as Men / Support for Goodell Drops; Rises for Obama's Position on 'Thinking Twice About Having a Son Play'
  • April 25, 2014 If General Public Had a Vote in Today's Northwestern Football Unionization Election - It Would Be No; "Players Are Students, Not Employees"
  • March 27, 2014 Seton Hall Sports Poll Finds Support for Student/Athlete Benefits Apart from Salaries / Findings at Same Time as Yesterday's NLRB Ruling Re: Northwestern
  • February 27, 2014 89% Say Sexual Preference Should Not Be Considered in Offering a Contract to a Player / Olympic Coverage Gets High Grades; Decision to Hold Games in Russia Is Met with Approval
  • February 7, 2014 91% Plan to Watch Olympics "The Old Fashioned Way" - TV; Online and Mobile Options Still Hover in Single Digits


  • November 21, 2013 53% Think Bullying Widespread Throughout Sports / Only 13% Say Incognito 'Most at Fault' Among All Miami Parties
  • October 31, 2013 Seton Hall Sports Poll Finds Baseball Fans More Troubled By Length Of Games Than Steroid Issues
  • October 3, 2013 72% Support Selig Punishment Of A-Rod - Or Worse / Legacy Of Commissioner Gets High Grades / A Third Of Men Say NFL Less Enjoyable With New Safety Rules
  • April 18, 2013 60% Say Delay In Firing Rutgers Basketball Coach Rice Related To Pending Move Of School To Big Ten Conference
  • March 21, 2013 One in Three Think Players Shave Points In College Basketball / Half Think Most Colleges Break Recruiting Rules; 77% Want Coaches More Tightly Controlled
  • February 28, 2013 Fewer Than Half Think Athletes Make Good Role Models - But Woe To Politicians And Movie Stars / African Americans Show Scant Interest In Upcoming Baseball Season / Respondents Weigh In On Pistorius Guilt Or Innocence / Danica Patrick A Boost To Nascar / Manziel Courses Online? Depends On Age Of Respondent
  • January 31, 2013 Let My Son Play Football? President Loses This One As Most Say 'Yes' / America Hears Armstrong And Rejects Him


  • November 29, 2012 Seton Hall Sports Poll Finds New Jerseyans Nearly Split On Legalized Sports Gambling / Rutgers Move To Big Ten Seen As Good For School, Good For State
  • Oct 25, 2012 American Public Not Ready to Villainize Lance Armstrong
  • September 28, 2012 Public Says Obama A Better Sportsman, Would Be A Better Football Coach Than Romney / Independent Voters Also Favor President On Both Questions
  • September 27, 2012 Seton Hall Sports Poll Measures Public Reaction To NFL Officiating Fiasco / Huge Jump After Monday Night Game / "Speculation Can Now Be Quantified"
  • March 29, 2012 Public Comes Down Hard On Saints Too; One In Four Think Punishment Not Severe Enough - 51% Think NFL Response Will Reduce Injuries
  • March 1, 2012 Seton Hall Sports Poll Finds 'Tebow-Mania' Impact On NFL Greater Than 'Lin-Sanity' Impact On NBA By 2 to 1
  • January 26, 2012 Opinion Shifts On Whether Paterno Should Have Been Fired, But 3 To 1 Say His Legacy Has Been Damaged By The Scandal


  • December 1, 2011 Nearly Half Of Americans Believe Penn State Scandal Not An Isolated Incident In College Athletics
  • November 22, 2011 GOP Holds Its Own VS. NFL And MLB / Seton Hall Sports Poll Finds No Call For NCAA Oversight On Conference Shifting / 60% Want More Replays In Baseball
  • October 27, 2011 Fans Turned Off By NBA Labor Dispute
  • April 29, 2011 Seton Hall Sports Poll Finds Public Opposes MLB's Takeover Of Day-To-Day Operations Of The Dodgers
  • March 31, 2011 Seton Hall Sports Poll On Bonds Perjury Trial, NCAA Tournament / Nation Believes Bonds Case Should Have Been Dropped Even Though They Think He Is Guilty / Fans Love New NCAA Broadcast Format
  • March 3, 2011 Seton Hall Sports Poll On NFL Labor Dispute / Public Favors Players 35-22%; An Increase Since February
  • February 11, 2011 Seton Hall Sports Poll On Super Bowl, NFL Labor / Public Sympathies Evenly Divided On NFL Labor Issues; Only 49% Feel Dispute Will Be Resolved Before New Season


  • November 18, 2010 Seton Hall Sports Poll Examines Athletic Popularity / One Year Later, Feelings On Tiger Woods Are Split; Peyton Manning Enjoys Tremendous Favorable Rating / 29% Favor Fine, Suspension After Unnecessary Roughness Call; Fans Embrace NFL Replays In Settling Close Calls
  • October 20, 2010 Seton Hall Sports Poll Examines LeBron James Popularity / Americans To LeBron: "Ok To Change Teams, But What A Mess You Made Of It"
  • September 30, 2010 Seton Hall Sports Poll Examines Football Conclusion Issue / Large Margin Favors NFL, Not Government Taking Action On Concussions / Women Reporters In NFL Locker Rooms; Players As Role Models Also Surveyed
  • April 22, 2010 Seton Hall Sports Poll Finds MLB Has Perception Problems On Both Drugs And Race / However, Its Athletes Score Best Among Team Sports In Image / One In Four Thought Tiger's Masters Return Helped His Image; Rating As World's Top Athlete Drops Dramatically
  • March 25, 2010 Seton Hall Sports Poll Finds 72% Of Americans Secretary Duncan's Proposal: A Required Graduation Rate Of 40% Or More From College Basketball Programs / Only 16% Are More Likely To Watch Woods Return In Masters
  • February 25, 2010 Tiger Woods An Olympian? 69% Say 'Yes' If Golf Is Added To The Games / Seton Hall Sports Poll Also Finds General Satisfaction With Vancouver Games And NBC Coverage / Only 2% Getting Their Olympic News From Newspapers
  • February 4, 2010 Seton Hall Sports Poll's Super Bowl And Olympic Findings / More Fans Will Be Rooting For Saints Sunday In SB XLIV / "Classic American Underdog Story" / Attention Still On Economy, Health Care; Olympics Has Own Issues For NBC


  • December 4, 2009 Seton Hall Sports Poll On The BCS / Nearly Half Of College Football Fans Still Don't 'Get' What Makes Up The BCS Formula For National Title Game / Over 70% Would Like A Tournament Like NCAA Basketball
  • December 3, 2009 Seton Hall Sports Poll Finds Overwhelming Majority Supports Tiger Wood's Right To His Privacy
  • November 5, 2009 By Better Than 2-1, Fans Say Big Market Teams Have Advantage In Winning / Two-Thirds Call For Greater Use Of Video Replays To Resolve Close Calls
  • October 1, 2009 Obama Puts Prestige On Line With Olympic Mission To Copenhagen / By 2-1 Americans Think Prestige Will Be Affected
  • April 20, 2009 Calipari's Kentucky Coaching Contract Is What's Wrong With College Athletes / Seton Hall Sports Poll Measures Attitudes Toward College Sports
  • March 8, 2009 ESPN's Outside the Lines Reveals Seton Hall Sports Poll Results on Steroids Following Admission By Alex Rodriguez / 26% Say More Than Half Of MLB Players Currently Use HGH
  • February 12, 2009 Seton Hall Sports Poll Finds 66% With Little Or No Interest In Alex Rodriguez Steroid Stories / "Good News For Baseball; Fans May Have Had Their Fill," Says Poll Director / Public Weighs In On 'Citi Field' Naming Rights; Michael Phelps
  • January 29, 2009 Even For Sports Fans; It's The Economy, Not The Super Bowl / An Even Split On Whether Obama Should Relax And Watch The Game / A February Tie Between Valentine's Day And The Super Bowl


  • December 8, 2008 Seton Hall Sports Poll On The BCS / Over 60% Of Americans Agree With Obama That BCS Should Be Replaced By A Playoff System / But Overwhelming Majority Say, "Stay Out Of It" / BCS System Is Found Wanting By Large Majority Of Fans With Little Improvement Over The Last Two Years
  • November 18, 2008 Impact In Sports Spending During Current Economic Downturn Measured By Seton Hall Sports Poll / Fans, Participants, Show Downward Turns In Attendance, Participation And Purchases Of Merchandise, And Health Club Memberships / Uncertainty Over Buying Cable TV Packages
  • September 16, 2008 McCain-Obama Race Overwhelms NFL, MLB Interest / Seton Hall Sports Poll Finds Overwhelming Interest Among Sports Fans In 2008 Presidential Contest
  • April 18, 2008 Only 17% Favor Boycott By US Team Of Opening Ceremony / Seton Hall Sports Poll Finds 56% Of Americans Feel President Bush Should Not Cancel Plans To Attend Opening Ceremonies At Olympics Despite Growing Protests / Democrats, By 43%-23%, Say Rights Violations Are Good Cause For Protest
  • April 4, 2008 Less Than One In Three Feel High Importance Is Placed On Graduation For College Basketball Players / Nearly One In Four Think Players Manipulate Points For Spreads
  • March 21, 2008 Poll Gauges Fan Reaction To Steroids In Baseball As Season Looms / Seton Hall Sports Poll Finds Nearly 85% Will Support MLB As Much Or More Than Before Despite Steroids Hearings and Mitchell Report / Democrats, Republicans Split Evenly On Clemens / Younger Fans Less Concerned About Steroid Use And Oversight Than Older
  • February 11, 2008 Poll Asks 'Which Candidate Would Make Best Pro Football Coach?' / Obama Edges McCain As Choice Say Respondents To Seton Hall Sports Poll / 61% Of Super Bowl Viewers Say They Were Rooting For Giants / 50% Call It One Of Most Exciting Super Bowls They've Seen


  • December 5, 2007 Race Continues To Divide Opinions When It Comes To Barry Bonds / New Seton Hall Sports Poll Shows 74% Say He Knowingly Took Performance Enhancing Drugs
  • October 12, 2007 Aftershocks Of Sports Scandals Are Measured In New Seton Hall Sports Poll / More Than 1 In 5 Sports Fans Claim To Have Less Interest In Sports / 40% Of Sports Fans Feel Wagering Is Widespread Among NBA Officials / Decision To Mark Bonds 756th Ball With Asterisk Complies With Online Vote / Only 1 In 5 Who Accept Sign Stealing Agree With Using Video To Do It
  • March 30, 2007 63% Feel College Basketball Is Hurt When Schools Recruit Athletes They Know Won't Stay / 27% Believe Players Intentionally Influence Outcomes Because Of Gambling Interests / Seton Hall Sports Poll Conducted This Week Surveys Attitudes On College Hoops As NCAA Final Four Weekend Arrives
  • February 1, 2007 Super Bowl Watchers To Follow Commercials Almost As Closely As Games / Seton Hall Sports Poll Finds 28% Intended To Watch Without Even Knowing Names Of Both Teams


  • October 20, 2006 On This They Can Agree: Democrats And Republicans Favor Salary Controls, Feel Baseball Competition Weakened By Big Market, High Payroll Teams / Seton Hall Sports Poll Also Measures Interest In Baseball's Post-Season
  • May 15, 2006 Two Third Of U.S. Sports Fans Want Steroid Assisted Records Marked By Asterisk Or Stricken From The Books / Findings Of Seton Hall Sports Poll Conducted By The Sharkey Institute In Association With ESPN Show Strong African-American Support For Barry Bonds / 35% Of African-Americans Think Bonds Singled Out Due To Race; Only 2% Of Non-African Americans Agree
  • April 13, 2006 Fans Weigh In With Strong Opinions On College Basketball / Seton Hall Sports Poll Finds 76% Feel Colleges Break Recruiting rules, But Once In, Colleges Place High Importance On Graduating The Athletes
  • February 22, 2006 Seton Hall Sports Poll Shows Diminished Interest In Olympics And Apparent Apathy Toward Sponsorships / 84 Percent Say They Are Not Influenced By Olympic Sponsors
  • February 7, 2006 Seton Hall Sports Poll Conducted By The Sharkey Institute Launches This Month / Rick Gentile, CBS Sports Veteran, Leads Operation