BLOG | by Liam Randell ... The 2020 AFL season has been like no other. In March, the season was ‘paused’, the AFLW finals series cancelled and staff stood down. In June, players migrated to hubs and played shortened games in empty stadiums, according to an adjusted fixture list. Just how big an impact did all these changes have on overall Buzz for the AFL across the 2020 season?
BLOG | by Tracy Schoenadel ... As rivalries go, east coast versus west coast has had its fair share of ties over the years. But on Sunday night, the Lakers took a convincing win for the West as they claimed the NBA Championship for a record-equaling 17th time.
BLOG | by Tracy Schoenadel ... Like many events, the Tour de France has this year been forced to change its plans. Instead of its usual mid-July spot, this year the race took place mainly in September, wrapping up with a thrilling finale.
BLOG | by Charlie Dundas ... With some commentators arguing that OTT companies are more vulnerable to current stresses in the market, we thought we’d look at how the loss of streaming capacity would affect younger sports consumers.
BLOG | by Edgar Raposo ... The race for the Bundesliga is finely poised this season, with three traditional powerhouses – Bayern, Dortmund and Mönchengladbach – competing with fantasy-football story club RB Leipzig for the title. The four are separated by just four points in the table – but what are the differences between them off the field according to fans?
BLOG | by Edgar Raposo ... The NFL has a growing presence in German life and that is reflected by some of the data we collect on the league. Take, for example, its score for Quality which has been rising steadily for some time. So with the Super Bowl coming up, we thought we’d use our data to examine the German NFL fan and get to know him/her a little better.
DATA INSIGHTS | by YouGov ... A San Francisco 49ers fan and Kansas City Chiefs walk into a bar. What kind of beer do they order? Funny you should ask, because we actually know that. YouGov’s BrandIndex and TeamIndex tools tell us a lot about what these fans like.
DATA INSIGHTS | by YouGov ... About one-quarter (26%) say they plan to watch the game at home by themselves or other members of the household. But 10 percent are planning to attend a Super Bowl party at someone else’s home, while 2 percent are planning to watch the game at a bar or restaurant.
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).
BLOG | by Victor Gras ... To give you a glimpse of the power of our brand-new fanbase profiling tool, Global Fan Profiles, we take a look at the NBA in China – and how its Chinese market compares to football, hockey and baseball’s.