Favorite major league baseball team:

Detroit Tigers..........47%
Chicago Cubs...........10%

Favorite NFL team:

Detroit Lions...........50%
Green Bay Packers....8%
Chicago Bears...........6%

Favorite NBA team:

Detroit Pistons........60%
No favorite...............27%

Favorite NHL team:

Detroit Red Wings...85%

Favorite pro team:

Detroit Red Wings...48%
Detroit Lions.........12%
Detroit Pistons........7%
Detroit Tigers.........5%

Greatest athlete who ever lived in or played for a team in your
state:

Gordie Howe...........20%
Magic Johnson........19%
Barry Sanders..........17%
Steve Yzerman...........7%
Al Kaline.....................6%

State's biggest rivalry:

Mich.-Mich. State..83%
Mich.-Ohio State......8%

Favorite announcer:

Ernie Harwell............41%
John Madden...........13%

More a fan of college or pro sports?

Pro...........................44%
College.....................27%
Equal........................30%

Favorite sport to play:

Golf...........................25%
Bowling.....................14%
Fishing......................12%
Swimming.................10%

Favorite sports to watch on TV+:

Football....................79%
Hockey....................60%
Winter Olympics.....49%
Summer Olympics...43%

ENEMY OF THE STATE

Woody Hayes..................15%
George Steinbrenner....13%
Patrick Roy....................13%

The famously cantankerous Ohio State football coach is the first
posthumous recipient of Enemy of the State honors. Michiganders'
most hated foes: Hayes's Buckeyes (54%), the Colorado Avalanche
(18%) and the Green Bay Packers (7%).

*Harris Interactive poll, conducted online, of 403 Michigan
residents who identified themselves as sports fans. Margin of
error +/-5%.

+Multiple responses allowed.

COLOR CHART Enthuse-o-meter On a scale of 1 to 100, how would you rate your state's enthusiasm for sports, relative to other states'? COLD----84.0--HOT Rank: 8th of first 29 states polled COLOR PHOTO: GENE HERRICK/AP (HAYES)

To read an SI Flashback story on the Red Wings' 1997 Stanley Cup
title, see a gallery of Lions, Tigers, Pistons and Red Wings
covers, and find more on Michigan sports, go to
si.com/magazine/features/si50/states/michigan.

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