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In Season Of Super Bowl 50, NFL Still Gold Standard

Over the past two seasons, the NFL has come under more public scrutiny than at any time in its history. It has also continued to set the gold standard among sports in the U.S. regarding TV ratings, marketing and the power of its biggest game on the biggest stage, the Super Bowl. Pro football is two times popular than baseball, and six times more popular than pro basketball and hockey, according to a new Harris Poll from Harris Interactive. Pro football leads baseball by 18 percentage points, with 33% choosing pro football as their favorite sport and 15% selecting baseball.

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