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• In conjunction with the official grand opening of its Americas headquarters, Bridgestone Americas, Inc. and the Nashville Predators unveiled an additional five-year extension for the naming rights agreement for Bridgestone Arena, home of the Nashville Predators. Initially signed in March 2010, the extended terms now ensure Bridgestone naming rights through 2025. Financial terms were not shared.
• Research, marketing and consulting firm NewZoo, San Francisco, has increased its estimate of the market size for global games for 2016-20 “based on an even stronger performance than anticipated in the first three quarters of the year. NewZoo now says that the global games market would generate $116 billion in game software revenues, $7.1 billion higher than previously estimated and nearly 11% growth vs. 2016. The firm now estimates that the category will hit $143.5 billion in 2020.

• Univision Deportes said it would conclude the year as the “leading sports brand delivering the most soccer viewing in the country throughout 2017.” Univision Deportes said this past year it earned the highest share of soccer viewing in the U.S. among 29 networks broadcasting live soccer, claiming over 40% of all viewing across the networks of Univision. It also said it led the industry by “broadcasting 19 out of 20 top-rated club soccer matches in 2017, regardless of language.”
• The NBA has named Indianapolis as the site for the 2021 All-Star Game, to be played in Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Feb. 14. The next three NBA All-Star Games are: Los Angeles (Staples Center, Feb. 18, 2018), Charlotte (Spectrum Center. Feb. 17, 2019) and Chicago (United Center, Feb. 16, 2020). Cleveland said it would seek to host the 2022 game, which would be the 70th All-Star Game in league history.

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1. LeBron James Cleveland Cavaliers
2. Stephen Curry Golden State Warriors
3. Kevin Durant Golden State Warriors

4. Russell Westbrook Oklahoma City Thunder
5. Joel Embid Philadelphia 76ers
6. Kristaps Porzingas New York Knicks
7. Giannis Antetokounmpo Milwaukee Bucks

8. James Harden Houston Rockets
9. Ben Simmons Philadelphia 76ers
10. Isaiah Thomas Cleveland Cavaliers
11. Kawhi Leonard San Antonio Spurs
12. Gordon Heyward Boston Celtics
13. Kevin Love Cleveland Cavaliers
14. Karl-Anthony Towns Minnesota Timberwolves
15. Al Horford Boston Celtics

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3. Aaron Boone
4. Paul George
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2. Houston Astros
3. Boston Celtics
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Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future.
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Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future.
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Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future.
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Brand Keys 2009 Sports Loyalty Index

The Brand Keys Sports Loyalty Index gives an apples-to-apples comparison of the intensity with which fans support the home team vs. the corresponding values for the fans of the other teams in the market. Click here to learn more about the Index, including information on how Brand Keys can custom-tailor an edition for your company.

(Brand Keys is not affiliated with NYSportsJournalism.com. Please contact Brand Keys with questions and comments regarding their Sports Loyalty Index.)

Here are the top and bottom (5) teams in each league surveyed by Brand Keys, New York:

 

Major League Baseball

Top Five
1. Boston Red Sox
2. Philadelphia Phillies
3. New York Mets (tie)
3. New York Yankees (tie)
4. Anaheim Angels (tie)
4. Los Angeles Dodgers (tie)
5. Oakland Athletics

Bottom Five
15. Florida Marlins
16. Seattle Mariners (tie)
16. Washington Nationals (tie)
16. Colorado Rockies (tie)
16. Texas Rangers (tie)
17. Kansas City Royals
18. Baltimore Orioles
19. Pittsburgh Pirates

 

National Football League

Top Five
1. New England Patriots
2. Indianapolis Colts
3. Pittsburgh Steelers
4. New York Giants
5. Tennessee Titans

Bottom Five
17. St. Louis Rams
18. Houston Texans
19. Detroit Lions
20. Oakland Raiders
21. Cincinnati Bengals

 

National Basketball Association

Top Five
1. San Antonio Spurs
2. Detroit Pistons
3. Los Angeles Lakers
4. Dallas Mavericks
5. Phoenix Suns (tie)
5. Boston Celtics (tie)

Bottom Five
16. Memphis Grizzlies
17. Sacramento Kings
18. Golden State Warriors
19. Atlanta Hawks
20. Charlotte Bobcats

 

National Hockey League

Top Five
1. Detroit Red Wings
2. San Jose Sharks
3. New Jersey Devils (tie)
3. Philadelphia Flyers (tie)
5. Boston Bruins
5. Calgary Flames

Bottom Five
20. New York Islanders
21. Los Angeles Kings
22. Nashville Predators (tie)
22. St. Louis Blues (tie)
23. Atlanta Thrashers
24. Phoenix Coyotes