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The Poll
Compiled by Bill Syken
November 17, 2003
Washingtonians weigh in on sports*
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November 17, 2003

The Poll

Washingtonians weigh in on sports*

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Favorite sports to watch on TV?:

Baseball 70%
Football 65%
Winter Olympics 54%
Summer Olympics 49%

Enthuse-o-meter

On a scale of 1 to 100, how would you rate your state's enthusiasm for sports, relative to other states'?
78.8

Rank: 11th of first 18 states polled

ENEMY OF THE STATE

Alex Rodriguez 25%
George Steinbrenner 18%
Al Davis 8%

This is the price A-Rod pays for signing that $252 million contract with the Texas Rangers in 2000 instead of remaining with the Mariners. At least he didn't sign with the New York Yankees, the state's most hated opponent (31%), ahead of the Oakland Raiders (21%) and As (10%).

* Harris Interactive poll, conducted online, of 422 Washington residents who identified themselves as sports fans. Margin of error +/- 5%.
?Multiple responses allowed.

WHO & WHERE

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