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October 3, 2006

Fans Pick Jeter, Pujols for MVP

Thirty percent (30%) of fans believe that Derek Jeter of the New York Yankees is deserving of the MVP in the American League.

October 3, 2006

38% Expect Yankees to Win World Series

Thirty-eight percent (38%) percent of baseball fans think that the New York Yankees will win their 27th World Series Championship this fall.

October 3, 2006

A Virtual Roll of the Dice

Fifty-two percent (52%) of respondents to a recent Rasmussen Reports survey on Internet gambling believe this emerging betting medium should be more strictly regulated than other forms of gambling.

October 1, 2006

Wal-Mart Flexes Its Muscle Again

Forty-eight percent (48%) believe that Wal-Mart has the power to reduce the cost of prescription drugs across the country.

September 27, 2006

41% Say Madonna Staged Crucifixion “Offensive”

Never one to shy away from controversy, Madonna is at it again with her current “Confessions” world tour. During one segment of her performance, the Material Girl sings while suspended from a giant cross and wearing a crown of thorns.

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September 5, 2006

46% Have Favorable Opinion Of Katie Couric

On Tuesday, September 5, Katie Couric will take the helm as anchor of the CBS Evening News. Almost as soon as the move was announced, critics started speculating whether her trademark perkiness would connect with evening news audiences.

September 4, 2006

Just 38% Celebrate Workers on Labor Day

Thirty-eight percent (38%) say they take the day to celebrate the contributions of society’s labor force and 45% say they use the day to mark the unofficial end of summer. Sixteen percent (16%) aren’t sure what they celebrate on Labor Day.

September 1, 2006

38% Visited Beach This Summer

Thirty-eight percent (38%) of Americans spent time at the beach in the summer of 2006. That figure jumps to 52% among those who live in coastal states.

September 1, 2006

Cookouts Top Summer Activity

Gathering around the grill for a cookout or barbeque was the most popular activity in the summer of 2006. Seventy-eight percent (78%) of American adults say they enjoyed burgers, hot dogs, and other classic summer meals.

September 1, 2006

57% Had Good or Great Summer

The days are getting shorter and the nights a little cooler—at least in some parts of the country—and children around the country are glumly returning to school. As the summer of 2006 comes to an end, 57% of American adults say their summer was good, great, or the best ever.

August 31, 2006

Super Bowl Poll: No Clear Favorite

In the NFL’s world of parity, it’s hard to establish dominance. That reality is reflected in the first Rasmussen Reports Super Bowl poll of the 2006-2007 football season.

August 30, 2006

Subway Series On Deck for October

American baseball fans won’t be surprised if there is a subway series between the New York Yankees and New York Mets this year.

August 29, 2006

26% of Baseball Fans Think Yankees will Win 2006 World Series

American baseball fans think the New York Yankees are most likely to win the 2006 World Series but the Detroit Tigers have more people pulling for them.

August 28, 2006

Emmy Update: TV Fans' Picks Grey's Anatomy & House Squashed at Emmys

The Emmy winners have officially been announced. With Conan O’Brien as host, Sunday ’s award ceremony brought bouts of laughter and some Emmy surprises. Unfortunately for TV fans, most of their picks weren’t the winners.

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August 26, 2006

And the Emmy Award Goes to…

This year’s Emmy actor and actress nominations spurred some surprising choices. Several actors were nominated for the first time, like Christopher Meloni ( Law & Order: SVU ), Denis Leary ( Rescue Me) , Peter Krause ( Six Feet Under ), Kevin James ( King of Queens ) and Charlie Sheen ( Two and a Half Men ). In the best actress in a drama category, Kyra Sedgwick ( The Closer ), Francis Conroy ( Six Feet Under ) and Geena Davis ( Commander in Chief ) also picked up their first nomination.

August 26, 2006

And the Emmy Award Goes to…

This year’s Emmy actor and actress nominations spurred some surprising choices. Several actors were nominated for the first time, like Christopher Meloni ( Law & Order: SVU ), Denis Leary ( Rescue Me) , Peter Krause ( Six Feet Under ), Kevin James ( King of Queens ) and Charlie Sheen ( Two and a Half Men ).

August 25, 2006

The Emmy Awards: Fans Choose Grey’s Anatomy and House

The decision of the judges will be heard on Sunday night, but TV fans think that Two and a Half Men should win the award for Best Comedy at the ceremony. Thirty-two percent (32%) of fans surveyed picked the CBS comedy starring Charlie Sheen and Pretty in Pink actor Jon Cryer.

August 25, 2006

O'Brien To Host 2006 Emmy Awards

For the past 57 years, the Emmy Awards have entertained audiences with a wide range of talented individuals—from hosts like Ellen DeGeneres and Dennis Miller to award winners such as Kelsey Grammer and Jennifer Aniston.

August 23, 2006

Day of Thunder between Cruise and Paramount

Paramount Pictures will no longer be showing Tom Cruise any more money. The feature film organization and the Jerry Maguire star are officially separating in an unamicable split that the studio says is a result of Cruise’s off-screen behavior.

August 14, 2006

School Days are Here Again

Parents of the world rejoice! It’s that time of year again. Time to set the alarm clocks, load up the backpacks and lunchboxes, and lay out the new clothes, all in anticipation for the sigh of relief that only the sight of a school bus’ tail lights can bring. It’s back to school time!