Who’s Watching the Super Bowl?

Nearly three-quarters (72 percent) of all Americans report they’ll be tuning in to watch Super Bowl XLVIII. Men are more likely to watch than women (79 percent v. 66 percent) to say they’ll watch, while roughly similar numbers of black Americans (76 … [Read more...]

What Will the Next Generation of Pro-Life Advocates Look Like? Different.

Today’s Buzz covers the March for Life in Washington, new methods of capital punishment in America, and a look at who’ll be tuning in to watch the Super Bowl!

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What Will the Next Generation of Anti-Abortion Advocates Look Like? Different.

Thousands of people from across the country gathered in Washington today for the annual March for Life, the world’s largest pro-life rally that in 2014 marks 41 years since the U.S. Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision to lift restrictions on abort… [Read more...]

Does God Bless Athletes Who Have Faith?

Welcome to the Morning Buzz, PRRI’s morning dose of religion-related news with a shot of data – because what doesn’t liven up a morning round-up like some public opinion numbers? Kosher prison meals? Not just for Jews, officials in Fl… [Read more...]

Does God Reward Faithful Athletes?

Coinciding with the Seattle Seahawks’ NFC Championship win on Sunday, a Duracell commercial featuring fullback Derrick Coleman, who is deaf, and his unlikely rise to become a pro-football player has gone viral. Coleman said during an interview with F… [Read more...]

Is Marijuana More Dangerous than Alcohol?

Today’s Buzz covers the ongoing debate over legalizing marijuana, a look at the newest hot spot for illegal crossings into the United States, and global unemployment in 2013.

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As Americans Commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Racial Disparities Remain

Today’s Buzz covers the minimum wage, Americans’ satisfaction with the economy, and likelihood of tuning in to watch the Super Bowl!

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Will You Tune In? Expected Viewership of the Super Bowl, World Cup and Winter Olympics

When it comes to watching sports, football remains the undisputed favorite among Americans. Roughly four times as many Americans report football is their favorite sport to watch (39 percent) as say the same about basketball (10 percent), baseball (9 pe… [Read more...]

Do Sports Rituals Work?

PRRI’s latest poll, which examines whether people believe the supernatural is at play in sports, finds that roughly 1-in-5 (21 percent) sports fans say they perform some ritual before or while watching their favorite team. Roughly two-thirds (66 perc… [Read more...]

Do You Have a Game-Time Good Luck Ritual? 1-in-5 American Sports Fans Does!

Today’s Buzz covers pre-game and game-time rituals of sports fans, a renewed debate on the death penalty, and where America’s wealthiest residents live!

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