Friday, August 29, 2014
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The Philly Fan Project

This four-part series is all about you - the Philadelphia sports fans - what you think, who you like, how you enjoy sports.

WRAPPING UP 2010
Many Eagles fans have changed their opinion of Michael Vick during this season. (David Maialetti/Staff file photo)
Many Eagles fans have changed their opinion of Michael Vick during this season. (David Maialetti/Staff file photo)
In a survey conducted by the Daily News in conjunction with the Sports Industry Research Center at Temple University, 60 percent of all respondents said their view of Michael Vick has become more positive over the course of this season.
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THE GREATEST
(YONG KIM / Staff photographer)
(YONG KIM / Staff photographer)
"What I remember is the gratitude they showed," said Ryan Howard. "The city had not had a championship in so long and that we were able to give it to them in baseball just filled everyone with overwhelming happiness."
AT THE GAME
The struggling economy has affected local sports fans´ spending, although Phillies tickets remain a hot commodity across the region. (David Maialetti/Staff file photo)
The struggling economy has affected local sports fans' spending, although Phillies tickets remain a hot commodity across the region. (David Maialetti/Staff file photo)
As the economy continues to cough and wheeze, it comes as no surprise that sports fans are feeling the pinch. Many fans surveyed by the Daily News and he Sport Industry Research Center at Temple University said they've cut back their spending, including for tickets and merchandise.
Data provided from the “Philadelphia Sports Fan Attitudes” survey conducted for the Daily News by Temple University’s Sport Industry Research Center. Graphics by Jon Snyder and Brad Guigar of the Daily News.
Data provided from the “Philadelphia Sports Fan Attitudes” survey conducted for the Daily News by Temple University’s Sport Industry Research Center. Graphics by Jon Snyder and Brad Guigar of the Daily News.
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HOW THEY DOING?
Unfulfilled expectations have haunted Jeff Lurie and Joe Banner. (Michael Perez/Staff file photo)
Unfulfilled expectations have haunted Jeff Lurie and Joe Banner. (Michael Perez/Staff file photo)
Rich Hofmann: The numbers speak of an underlying devotion to football and to the Eagles, and to the notion that fans are generally happy about the team, just not thrilled. Joe Banner hit on something, and it seemed exactly right: "It's because of the accumulation of almosts."
Data provided from the “Philadelphia Sports Fan Attitudes” survey conducted for the Daily News by Temple University’s Sport Industry Research Center. Graphics by Jon Snyder and Brad Guigar of the Daily News.
Data provided from the “Philadelphia Sports Fan Attitudes” survey conducted for the Daily News by Temple University’s Sport Industry Research Center. Graphics by Jon Snyder and Brad Guigar of the Daily News.
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HOT TOPICS
The Phillies have been feeling beaucoup de brotherly love the past couple years.
The Phillies have been feeling beaucoup de brotherly love the past couple years.
A survey by the Daily News and Temple University's Sport Industry Research Center found that Philadelphia fans love the Eagles, but have eloped with the Phillies. Asked to identify their favorite team, 54 percent of the respondents selected the Phillies. The Eagles drew 30 percent.
Data provided from the “Philadelphia Sports Fan Attitudes” survey conducted for the Daily News by Temple University’s Sport Industry Research Center. Graphics by Jon Snyder and Brad Guigar of the Daily News.
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