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02-22-2013, 05:55 AM
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Originally Posted by danishh View Post
they havnt done it in a while, but i find deadspin's "bristolmetrics" articles are a pretty good indication of how much attention ESPN gives to each sport (and team).

here's the last relevant one for hockey:
The LA kings won the stanley cup on june 11th. Bristolmetrics from june 8th-14th shows:

so dont try to tell me that ESPN isnt biased against the NHL and towards the NBA. The NBA's ratings in the USA are not 6x the NHL's.
If it weren't for the LA Kings then yeah it probably would of been 6x. Nobody would of watched a Coyotes-Devils finals. Not to mention the NBA had a lot more superstars playing than the NHL did.

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