College football is now almost as popular as professional football in the US. The study indicates that there’s been a substantial decline over the past 5 years in the number of pro football fans, down from 67% to 57% of the adult population.
While a decent 40% of respondents had checked out sports digitally, just 16% had consumed content through a mobile device in the past 12 months.
44% of US mobile phone users planned to go to a live sporting event this year, with football, basketball and baseball the most popular.
This map illustrates where those NFL fans’ team allegiances lie during the playoff season by US county.
More than one in 10 Americans have declared allegiance to one NFL team or another on Facebook. This map via io9 illustrates where they are by US county.
This infographic by Burst Media is based on a small sample of about 530 fans, so take it with some salt but it’s interesting nonetheless.
iProspect put together this infographic that illustrates how connected and how fans will consume 2012 Olympics content.
And a year-long Experian Simmons National Consumer Study, concluded last November, found one internet user in five had gone to online sports sites within the 30 days before being questioned.
61% of adults consider themselves a sports fan, according to a Marist Poll conducted in November 2011.
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