REPORT: 2017 MLB Fan Optimism Scores

Baseball is only a few months away, just in time for the winter to turn to spring, meaning it’s time to start getting excited about¬†spring training news heating up alongside the weather.

In order to determine just how excited every fan base is for the 2017 MLB season, we put together a SportFacts Optimism Score for each team.

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Women, Older Fans Oppose NFL Touchdown Celebrations

The NFL has been cracking down on excessive touchdown celebrations this year, flagging players for unsportsmanlike conduct, fining participating players, and assessing a 15 yard penalty.

In the 2013 NFL season, referees penalized teams 54 times for unsportsmanlike conduct. In the 2016 season, through week 12, there have already been 54 penalties assessed, this increase is mostly due to touchdown celebrations earlier in the season.

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