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77 percent of male sports fans want my job, I think

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A friendly p.r. firm sent me the results of a Sporting News poll called "Fandemonium," in which the magazine asked sports fans various questions about various things.

One finding: 77 percent of males who are heavy sports enthusiasts responded affirmatively to the statement: "If I could have any job I wanted, it would be in sports."

It was unclear whether this meant playing centerfield for the Yankees, blogging for Newsday or cleaning the rest rooms at Nassau Coliseum.

I used to be a correspondent for the Sporting News, back in the day when I covered the Giants. Now I am not.

Click below for more results.Either Completely/Mostly Agree :

(All Males, Males who are Heavy Sports Enthusiasts, All Females):

"I often talk about last night's games with co-workers:"

All Males Males who are Heavy Sports Enthusiasts All Females

55% 80% 40%

"If I could have any job I wanted, it would be in sports:"

All Males Males who are Heavy Sports Enthusiasts All Females

52%, 77% 29%

"I often TIVO or DVR a sporting event so I can watch it later:"

All Males Males who are Heavy Sports Enthusiasts All Females

33% 55% 23%

"I relate better to people who understand sports:"

All Males Males who are Heavy Sports Enthusiasts All Females

50% 72% 36%

"Before going to sleep at night I like to know if my favorite team won or lost:"

All Males Males who are Heavy Sports Enthusiasts All Females

60% 84% 46%

"I'm very loyal to my favorite teams, I never think of rooting for another team:"

All Males Males who are Heavy Sports Enthusiasts All Females

66% 80% 59%

"I will travel long distances to see my favorite team play:"

All Males Males who are Heavy Sports Enthusiasts All Females

37% 63% 28%

"Nothing matches the excitement and intensity of a live sporting event:"

All Males Males who are Heavy Sports Enthusiasts All Females

67% 81% 66%

“% who use electronic devices (PDA's, cell phones) to get scores and sports information:”

All Males Males who are Heavy Sports Enthusiasts All Females

38% 62% 24%

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