Fall is ripe with major sporting events, ranging from football on Sundays to playoff baseball. And while some of us enjoy these events from the comfort of our own homes, many audiences choose to rally around fellow fans to cheer from bars, restaurants and an array of other out-of-home venues.
The average MLB team fan base is more than 2.5 million people. So it should come as no surprise that the top teams, based on the size of their local fan bases, are from some of the country’s most populated markets, including New York (Yankees and Mets), Los Angeles (Dodgers and Angels), Boston...
While NCAA Men's Basketball is not quite as popular as professional basketball or college football, it still has a large following in the U.S. with 58% of the adult population interested, according to Nielsen Sports Sponsorlink.
As Major League Soccer enters its 24th year, 47% of adults in the U.S. say they are interested in MLS, according to Nielsen Sports Sponsorlink.
For global sports rights holders looking to showcase their value on social media, the NBA is #goals. As excitement builds for the 2019 NBA All-Star Weekend, the league gave fans a chance to watch the NBA All-Star Draft for the first time ever.
While a big win at Daytona can kick-start a season, consistently high performance from mid-February through mid-November is what drives the most value for teams and their sponsors.
Bragging rights and bets are on the line for fans of the New England Patriots and Los Angeles Rams. Other than both having the opportunity to see their favorite team hoist the Vince Lombardi Trophy at the conclusion of Super Bowl LIII, Patriots and Rams fans have very little in common.
Yes, beer and wings are a staple of any Super Bowl, but a range of other categories are joining the party due to evolving tastes and the growth of the female football fan base.
Age has a significant impact on where consumers choose to watch fall sports OOH. Across the general population survey, 31% of adults 18-24 said that they watch while working out at the gym. That’s 7% higher than adults 25-34 and more than double than those 35 and older.
The fall season offers sports fans many reasons to grab their sweaters and head out the door to meet-up with friends and family to watch a game on the big screen.