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Oct. 27, 2003
Oct. 27, 2003

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Oct. 27, 2003

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The Poll

Compiled by Bill Syken

Favorite major league baseball team:

This is an article from the Oct. 27, 2003 issue

San Francisco Giants........12%
New York Yankees.............8%
Atlanta Braves...............8%
Seattle Mariners.............7%
No favorite.................30%

Favorite NFL team:

San Francisco 49ers.........15%
Oakland Raiders.............12%
Denver Broncos...............9%
No favorite.................15%

Favorite NBA team:

Los Angeles Lakers..........27%
Seattle SuperSonics..........5%
No favorite.................33%

Favorite NHL team:

Anaheim Mighty Ducks.........8%
Colorado Avalanche...........5%
No favorite.................57%

Favorite pro team:

San Francisco 49ers.........12%
Oakland Raiders.............10%
Los Angeles Lakers...........9%
Denver Broncos...............6%

Favorite college team:

U of Hawaii football........32%
U of Hawaii volleyball......11%

Favorite announcer:

John Madden.................22%
Al Michaels.................13%
Jim Leahey..................10%

More a fan of college or pro sports?

Pro.........................52%
College.....................18%
Equal.......................30%

Favorite sport to play:

Swimming....................24%
Golf........................15%
Lifting weights.............10%
Football.....................9%
Martial arts.................8%

Favorite sports to watch on TV[+]:

Football....................77%
Summer Olympics.............54%
Winter Olympics.............49%
Basketball..................47%

ENEMY OF THE STATE

LaVell Edwards..............16%
Pat Hill.....................7%
Jerry Tarkanian..............5%

Edwards, the former Brigham Young football coach, had a 17-4
career record against Hawaii. (Runner-up Hill, the football coach
at WAC rival Fresno State, is only 2-5 against the Rainbow
Warriors.) Hawaiians' most hated opponents: BYU (70%), Fresno
State (8%) and UCLA (3%).

* Harris Interactive poll, conducted online, of 401 Hawaii residents
who identified themselves as sports fans. Margin of error +/-4.9%.
[+]Multiple responses allowed.

COLOR PHOTO: GEORGE FREY/AP (EDWARDS)COLOR CHART Enthuse-o-meter On a scale of 1 to 100, how would you rate your state'senthusiasm for sports, relative to other states'? COLD --- 79.6 -- HOT Rank: 8th of first 15 states polled