CANADA – Are Canadians more likely to follow a US hockey team if it’s closer to the border?

2019-12-04T20:41:02+00:00

BLOG | by Tracy Schoenadel ... We love it when we have a new dataset to look through and this month’s addition – Canada Profiles – is no exception. Looking at Canadian hockey fans, let’s see if there is a relationship between the fanbase of NHL teams (which Profiles measures) and their proximity to the Canadian border (information we’ve harvested manually).

CANADA – Are Canadians more likely to follow a US hockey team if it’s closer to the border?2019-12-04T20:41:02+00:00

NBA – Which teams are attracting the most positive chatter?

2019-10-24T19:59:56+01:00

BLOG | by Tracy Schoenadel ... The NBA sparks into life this week, but which teams are providing the brightest flames as the season begins? We took a look at our Buzz metric to see which teams are enjoying the most positivity among the general population – and NBA fans – as the season begins.

NBA – Which teams are attracting the most positive chatter?2019-10-24T19:59:56+01:00

Rugby World Cup: The lesser-spotted US rugby fan

2019-09-24T11:10:10+01:00

BLOG | by Tracy Schoenadel ... Although it remains a minority sport in the US, rugby still has its share of die-hard fans. In fact, our data tells us that 2.8m Americans follow the sport. So with the Rugby World Cup already in full flow in Japan (and the USA playing on Thursday), we wanted to profile those planning to watch the World Cup and build up a more detailed picture of your average American World Cup watcher.

Rugby World Cup: The lesser-spotted US rugby fan2019-09-24T11:10:10+01:00

MLS Shorts – Hispanic audiences, millennials, and a college education

2019-06-20T08:43:07+01:00

BLOG | by Tracy Schoenadel ... No ethnic group is more likely to watch the MLS than Hispanics, millennials are the least likely to keep engaged and if you got a college education, you are around twice as likely to follow the league than if you didn’t. Check out more insights on what our data revealed about Major League Soccer.

MLS Shorts – Hispanic audiences, millennials, and a college education2019-06-20T08:43:07+01:00

Four consumption habits of fans of NBA playoff teams

2019-05-20T18:01:12+01:00

BLOG | by Tracy Schoenadel ... We thought we’d take a look at the habits of fans of successful NBA teams. Our sample here is NBA fans who support one of the four remaining playoff teams (Golden State Warriors, Portland Trailblazers, Milwaukee Bucks and the Toronto Raptors). The analysis delivered some genuinely interesting results.

Four consumption habits of fans of NBA playoff teams2019-05-20T18:01:12+01:00

The US Open has some of major sport’s longest-term sponsors. What’s it secret?

2018-09-04T10:45:32+01:00

BLOG | by Tracy Schoenadel ... This year sees tennis’s US Open mark a special anniversary – it’s fifty years since the tournament made the transition from US National Championships and began to accept professional players. Many rights-holders lean strongly on that kind of heritage when leveraging sponsorship deals but the US Open is in the enviable position of having at least one partnership which has been around nearly as long as the tournament itself. What's it secret?

The US Open has some of major sport’s longest-term sponsors. What’s it secret?2018-09-04T10:45:32+01:00