Which teams’ tickets are the hottest draw in the NFL right now?

2019-08-20T09:39:46+01:00

BLOG | by Lance Fraenkel ... With the opening NFL game of the season just a few weeks away, the pundits are already in full flow with their Super Bowl predictions. And while fans are naturally interested in who will pick up the Vince Lombardi Trophy, what they’re also looking for is entertainment. So while the pundits predict, we took a look at which teams the public most want to watch right now.

Which teams’ tickets are the hottest draw in the NFL right now?2019-08-20T09:39:46+01:00

Seattle’s got its NHL franchise. Is the city ready to support a hockey team?

2019-02-22T09:07:58+01:00

BLOG | by Lance Fraenkel ... So Seattle finally got its own NHL franchise last month. What kind of support can a Seattle franchise expect? Well, the data suggest that the city is ready for hockey. Let’s take a look at Impression for the NHL among audiences in cities which are host to the top five best-supported hockey teams.

Seattle’s got its NHL franchise. Is the city ready to support a hockey team?2019-02-22T09:07:58+01:00

New polling reveals that almost all those aware of Woods v Mickelson match are planning to tune in

2019-02-22T09:25:02+01:00

BLOG | by Lance Fraenkel ... With Mickleson v Woods just a matter of days away, we thought we’d take a look at how interest in this one-off golf event is shaping up in the US. Using our Omnibus service, we asked more than a thousand Americans their views on ‘The Match’. Here’s what they told us.

New polling reveals that almost all those aware of Woods v Mickelson match are planning to tune in2019-02-22T09:25:02+01:00

Which college football teams have the biggest fanbases?

2019-02-22T09:53:59+01:00

BLOG | by Lance Fraenkel ... Last week we looked at who would have won the MLB postseason if the playoffs were decided according to the size of each team’s fanbase (well done, Yankees). We got some great feedback and since fanbase size is data we collect on a whole host of teams, we thought this week we’d settle a few of the arguments around the followings of some of NCAA football’s biggest rivals.

Which college football teams have the biggest fanbases?2019-02-22T09:53:59+01:00

How UFC is making the world take notice

2019-02-22T11:14:58+01:00

BLOG | by Lance Fraenkel ... Although you may not know it, 1993 was a pivotal year for US sports. First, there was the opening up of the world wide web – something that would go on to transform our relationship with sports. And then there was the birth of two major US sports properties, the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) and MLS (Major League Soccer). The fast growth of these two properties is not unrelated to the digital revolution that began in the same year.

How UFC is making the world take notice2019-02-22T11:14:58+01:00

Overwatch giving traditional sports run for their money – but fans see limits to integration

2019-02-22T11:24:55+01:00

BLOG | by Lance Fraenkel ... US audiences familiar with the property, Overwatch League knew it was scoring right up there with established sports on our Word of Mouth metric. Although Overwatch isn’t nearly as widely known as the NFL (to pick one established sport), our data may give us a glimpse into the future of esports – one where once they become more familiar to the general public, esports begin to give traditional sports a run for their money.

Overwatch giving traditional sports run for their money – but fans see limits to integration2019-02-22T11:24:55+01:00

Mickelson v Woods head-to-head – can the veterans draw a crowd in made-for-TV format?

2019-02-22T11:30:05+01:00

BLOG | by Lance Fraenkel ... From Frasier and Ali, through Borg versus McEnroe, to Nicklaus and Palmer, sports have always relied on the performances of their stars. So it is no surprise that two of the most decorated golfers of recent times – Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson – have decided to strip away the supporting cast of a major to go head-to-head in a winner-takes-all contest this Thanksgiving.

Mickelson v Woods head-to-head – can the veterans draw a crowd in made-for-TV format?2019-02-22T11:30:05+01:00

Americans not caught up in FIFA World Cup fever – but those that tried it, liked it

2018-07-30T11:41:55+01:00

BLOG | by Lance Fraenkel ... Now that the FIFA World Cup is well and truly over, we wanted to take a look at the tournament’s reception among audiences in its 2026 co-host, America. So, now that the World Cup has wrapped, let’s look at a couple of cuts of data to see how many Americans actually succumbed to World Cup fever.

Americans not caught up in FIFA World Cup fever – but those that tried it, liked it2018-07-30T11:41:55+01:00

With its national team failing to qualify, how many Americans are actually watching the FIFA World Cup?

2018-07-09T09:12:32+01:00

BLOG | by Lance Fraenkel ... Following the success of the 2018 World Cup in Russia, FIFA will be hoping for a tournament on a grand scale when the event is hosted by the USA, Mexico and Canada in 2026. But with its national team failing to qualify for Russia 2018, we thought we’d take a look at the appetite in America for a World Cup which doesn’t involve Team USA.

With its national team failing to qualify, how many Americans are actually watching the FIFA World Cup?2018-07-09T09:12:32+01:00

Revealed – the sports conversations going on around the world today

2019-02-23T20:49:29+01:00

BLOG | by Lance Fraenkel ... If you live in a soccer-mad nation, it’s easy to think that the whole world is talking World Cup football right now. But is that the case? Our new Sport Talk report visits countries around the world and uncovers what sports events people are talking about around the world right now.

Revealed – the sports conversations going on around the world today2019-02-23T20:49:29+01:00