HBO Real Sports/Marist Poll of Sports Fans

When it comes to the NFL draft, most American football fans aren’t too thrilled if their favorite team ignores a top college prospect’s history of questionable behavior. Most fans oppose their favorite NFL team drafting a player with a history of physical violence against women. …

Turning to politics, do American sports fans differ in their political views? When it comes to the rating the job President Donald Trump is doing as president, NASCAR fans, 50%, are more likely than other sports fans to say they approve. With the exception of NASCAR, at least half of fans of other sports, disapprove of how Trump is performing. Basketball fans, 62%, and tennis fans, 61%, are the fans most likely to disapprove of President Trump’s performance in office. Among Americans, overall, 37% approve, and 51% disapprove. CONT.

Marist Poll