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Contact: Phil Ciciora
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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Scott Tainsky, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Caption: Scott Tainsky, a professor of recreation, sport and tourism at the University of Illinois, says that many of the same factors that influence whether or not fans attend an NFL game in-person also influence a team's television ratings.

Credit: L. Brian Stauffer

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