August TSP: NBA Best at Hiring, Advancing Women on Business Side

Which of the following “Big Five” leagues does the best job of hiring and advancing women on the business side?

NBA - 44%
MLB - 11%
NFL - 11%
MLS - 5%
NHL - 3%
None of the above - 8%
Not sure/no response - 18%

This month's TSP covers women in sports business, the NFL, the NHL, digital and email marketing, and more. Want to see what today's sports business executives think on these topics? Read on!

July TSP: Soccer Leading the Way in Youth Sport Sentiment

Which of the following sports are you most likely to encourage your children to play/participate in? (Select all that apply)

Soccer - 68%
Basketball - 61%
Baseball/Softball - 57%
Golf - 54%
Tennis - 50%
Swimming - 48%
Running / track and field - 40%

The July 2015 TSP covers youth sports, college football, the Rio Olympics and more! Read on for the results!

June TSP: SportsBiz Execs Call for Re-Vote on World Cup Host Nations

Should the right to host the 2018 (Russia) and/or the 2022 (Qatar) FIFA World Cup be submitted to a re-vote? (Please select all that apply)

Yes, the 2018 event - 52%
Yes, the 2022 event - 74%
No, neither - 16%
Not sure / No response - 9%

The June 2015 TSP covers FIFA and the World Cup, the digital fan experience, streaming sports and entertainment events, sports business education, and more! Check out the full results here.

May TSP: Millennials Seen As Less Passionate About Sports Than Boomers Were

Do you think millennials are as passionate about sports as baby boomers were at that age?

Yes - 30%
No - 67%
Not sure / No response - 3%

The May 2015 TSP covers collegiate athletic administration, sustainability, sports drinks, and the Women's World Cup. Read on to see what our industry's top executives think about these topics and more!

April TSP: Host City Residents Should Have Say in Olympic Bids

Should a bid by a U.S. city to host the Olympic Games require approval by a vote or a referendum among its residents?

Yes - 68%
No - 31%
Not sure / No response - 1%

This month's TSP covers sponsorship, content, TV ratings, NFL blackout policy and more. Read on to see what today's top sports business executives think about these topics and more!

March TSP: Cell Phone Coverage Critical to Fan Experience

How important are the following technological features to the live sporting event experience? Responses below are displayed as percent of respondents who selected "vital" as the importance level of the element listed.

Reliable cell phone coverage/service - 87%
A large HD video board - 66%
Free Wi-Fi - 58%
Mobile apps for event information - 19%
In-seat food & beverage service - 6%

This month's TSP covers technology, the fight industry, integrity in sports, horse racing, and more. Read on for the results!

February TSP: Pace of Play is an Issue for MLB

Do you think pace of play is an issue in MLB?

Yes, and I am an MLB fan - 67%
No, and I am an MLB fan - 10%
Yes, and I am not an MLB fan - 21%
No, and I am not an MLB fan - 2%
Not sure / No response - 0%

This month's TSP covers baseball, fan development, NCAA basketball, MLS' upcoming season, and more. Check out the results here!

January TSP: Social Media More ‘Disposable’ Than Cable

If forced to choose just one, which of the following options would you be able to do without?

Social Media - 73%
Cable Television - 20%
Not sure / No response - 7%

The first TSP of 2015 focused on current events in sports business, concessions, youth sports, and more. See how our industry's top execs responded to the questions posed...

December TSP: College Football Facilities’ Biggest Need? WiFi.

College football programs planning stadium renovations should address this area of fan experience first:

Wi-Fi connectivity - 49%
More premium-seating options - 11%
Wider / more comfortable seats - 10%
Video board(s) - 9%
Dining options - 6%
Restrooms - 6%
Wider concourses - 4%
Not sure / No response - 5%

2014's final TSP focused on issues involving college football, the year's top athletes, and the future of sports business. See what sports executives had to say on these topics and more.