Fall 2018 Google Trends

2018 NFL Season Sparks Google Searches

The month of October is quickly approaching. For some, that means postseason baseball is near. However, Google has tracked more National Football League searches than Major League Baseball searches in the past 30 days.

According to an analysis of Google Search data, searches across the United States has trended in favor of the NFL. The image from Google Trends below shows a comparison of NFL (blue) and MLB (red) search data. NFL searches show a steady amount of low search trends until the season started earlier this month. The analysis shows that on football game days, search trends spike. After the weekend football games are over, the NFL data falls towards the MLB search data.

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Quinn: MAP grants critical for low-income students

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Gov. Pat Quinn talks about MAP grants at DePaul University. (Photo by Josclynn Brandon)

By Bob Smith

Gov. Pat Quinn visited DePaul University’s Loop campus on Wednesday to discuss how pension reform is harming the Monetary Award Program (MAP) college scholarships and access to higher education in Illinois.

“This is so important to our state, not only in the past, but certainly now and in the future,” Quinn said.
“We want everyone to have the opportunity to go to college that has the ability to go to college.”

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