Found October 21, 2011 on Backyard Sports Blog:
Yea this was the attendance last night at the UAB vs. UCF game.  UAB won their first game of the year last night to go to 1-6 so maybe the attendance will double next week.  Only question is if it is worse that the Florida Marlins?  My guess would be no, but if you do per capacity yes.  Either way if your players out number your fans it's pretty pathetic.

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Seriously, UAB? No, be serious. 8,872 was the announced crowd last night for your game against Central Florida? Somebody is being generous to your ass because as we can see from the photo and video provided, that’s the UAB side and there are small pockets of 20-30 people. Add in the band and you might have 900. It’s not like UCF traveled very well. You think they’re leaving...

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Octoberfist Weigh-in Results & Photos: Rodriguez-Rosinsky & Bracero-Sostre on Shobox

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Businessweek tabs Florida Marlins among smartest spenders in sports

Bloomberg Businessweek as part of its sports issue ranked the Florida Marlins No. 2 among the smartest spenders among all franchises in the four major sports over the last five years. The magazine used payroll data coupled with victory totals during that span to gauge who go the most bang for the buck. Only the Nashville Predators, who Businessweek said “stayed an average of $10...

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