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Established in 2006, the Seton Hall Sports Poll is the nation's only college-based poll addressing issues of the day from the world of sports. Sponsored by The Sharkey Institute and emanating from the college's renowned Still School of Business, the poll has surveyed the nation's populous on matters of interest, such as PED use, gambling, public funding, payments to college athletes, effectiveness of sports officials, popularity of key sports figures, and much more. As colleges like Marist and Quinnipiac survey political questions, Seton Hall provides valuable insights for sponsors, governmental leaders, sports officials and fans.' The poll meets all criteria for polling standards, including wide spread use of cellphone calling, which makes certain to include younger people in the samplings. The call are randomly dialed across the country and weighted as required to deliver accepted standard results, usually with a 3-4% margin of error. The poll is directed by Rick Gentile, former Vice President of CBS Sports and a member of the Seton Hall faculty. Rick began his career at the Elias Sports Bureau, his first immersion into the statistics that are sports.