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FEW NEW JERSEYANS WOULD MISS THE NETS IF THEY GO; YET MANY SAY PROFESSIONAL SPORTS IMPORTANT TO STATE

There has been much talk about the possible comings and goings of major league teams in New Jersey over the past few ‘ears and it appears that New Jerse ans are of two minds on the issue. While the vast majority of residents agree that having home-grown professional sports teams is good for the Garden … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am September 10, 2003, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

SPORTS STARS WARS: WHERE TO BUILD THE NEW ARENA(S) MEADOWLANDS PREFERRED NETS FANS OK WITH NEWARK; DEVILS FANS DOWN ON HOBOKEN

There will be at least one new sports arena built in northern New Jersey in the near ture. The New Jersey Nets want to move to Newark. The New Jersey Devils want to move to Hoboken. But if they were to play in the same arena the majority of their fans would prefer they stay … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am May 23, 1999, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEYANS SUPPORTIVE OF YANKEES MOVING ACROSS THE BRIDGE AS LONG AS THEY PAY THEIR OWN TOLL

New Jersey would be happy to have the Yankees if they want to come, but state residents are far from wildly enthusiastic about the Bronx Bombers making the Garden State their new home. New Jersey citizens don’t see the acquisition of the Yankees as a high priority agenda item for state government, and would be … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am September 27, 1998, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, New York City, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

RUTGERS FOOTBALL: MAJORITY SAY IT CAN IMPROVE STATE IMAGE; WANT “BIG TIME” FOOTBALL

Slightly more than half of New Jersey residents agree that having a successful Rutgers University football team can improve the image of the state of New Jersey. In addition, somewhat more than half of those who have followed Rutgers football this season want the team to continue with a “big time” college football program rather … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 26, 1997, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll