Do Your Favorite Sports Teams Share Your Political Loyalties?

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Quarterback Eli Manning of the New York Giants (Getty Images)

Sports loyalties often run just as deep as political loyalties, or deeper. Sometimes they even intersect. Do you know who the owners of your favorite teams support? The answers might surprise you. 

Stephen Reader covers politics for It's a Free Country, WNYC's interactive politics site, and has been mapping which teams support President Obama and which support Mitt Romney.

Which party are the owners of your favorite team supporting? Tell us in the comments section below.


Stephen Reader

Produced by:

Mythili Rao

Comments [1]

Larry Fisher from Brooklyn, N.Y.

Unfortunately, I am a Met Fan... When Bill Maher bought into the Mets this year, I thought,"He can take on the Conservatives but does he really have the intestinal fortitude to sit through a Met season as a owner...

Maybe Seinfeld and Stewart who are also life long Met fans can get him through his new life sentence.

The Mets always have the best announcers for the games...They call a game like peeling a banana. Watch out for the skin Maher. Let's Go Mets!

Aug. 23 2012 08:23 AM

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