[permalink] [id link]
While attendance figures were stagnant for most of the NFL, Jacksonville saw an increase of 36. 5 %, by far the highest in the league, and had none of their home games blacked out.
Some Related Sentences
While and attendance
While sharing an apartment with his cousin, he reportedly attended discos and beach parties, and his attendance at the mosque fell off.
While many of these moments were baseball-related — including World Series games, no-hitters, perfect games, and historic home runs — the stadium also hosted boxing matches, concerts, Conventions of Jehovah's Witnesses ( see record attendance ), and three Papal Masses.
While the Hornets continued to put a competitive team on the court, the team's attendance fell dramatically, in large part because Shinn had become a pariah in the city.
While many Buttonwillow residents attempted to participate in meetings, there was no one in attendance who was willing to translate for Spanish speakers.
While other factors have also played a role, the scandals in the Catholic Church have contributed to a steep decline in church attendance among Irish Catholcs.
While pursuing his Bachelors degree at the University of the West Indies, he served as Chairman of the university ’ s External Affairs Commission, where he gained exposure to world leaders and international political thought through attendance at a number of international student fora.
While the Rapids had, until recent years, always have been among the top teams in the league in average fan attendance, including leading the league in average fans per game in 2002, the club has had a fairly rocky history when it comes to supporters groups or ultras.
While he'd anticipated years of losses when he first got his franchise, the team's poor attendance made him unwilling to stick it out, and he decided to sell.
While Tulsa as a USFL host city had a number of legitimate problems, fan turnout was surprisingly respectable, especially compared to the crippling attendance numbers seen by USFL teams in Chicago ( 7, 455 ), Washington ( 7, 694 ) and Los Angeles ( 15, 361 ).
While attending a party at the French embassy in London and looking around the room, West realized that every woman in attendance had been his mistress at one time or another.
While attendance for this first serious attempt to create a " funny animal fandom " convention was sparse at 65 persons, it was enough to encourage the Californians to attempt a full fledged furry convention next year.
While day-to-day dress often simply reflects the general society, many Conservative synagogues expect somewhat more modest dress ( although not necessarily as stringent as in Orthodox Judaism ) for synagogue attendance, and may have specific dress requirements to receive synagogue honors ( such as being called for a Torah reading ).
While Scotland's attendance average over their 10-season history of 11, 306 was comparable to some Scottish Premier League clubs, teams in Germany were able to consistently bring in more support.
While the team suffered through several losing seasons, they quietly established new standards for Minor League Baseball attendance.
While Catholicism is now the largest church tradition in Australia and the overall Catholic population continues to grow, active participation in weekly church attendance has been in decline.
While the Gold had been one of the USFL's attendance leaders ( drawing over 40, 000 fans per game in 1983 ), fans in the Denver area were not about to abandon the Broncos.
While up to 70 % of students have family incomes low enough to qualify for free lunch, they receive the support from parents and school to excel on citywide tests and maintain near-perfect school attendance.
While initial owner Lyle Abrhams brought the franchise to Toronto with good intentions, poor attendance, a questionable business model, and a dispute with building officials resulted in the relocation of the franchise to Edmonton, Alberta after only one season, becoming the Edmonton Road Runners.
While the number of visitors has grown, the pattern is more complicated: 346, 287 people visited the museum in its first year ; in 1978 the traveling exhibit Treasures of Tutankhamun ( shown in the facility at Seattle Center ) drew 1. 3 million visitors in a mere four months ; 2007 attendance was 797, 127.
While the arena's location hindered attendance somewhat, nevertheless, the Cavaliers ' average attendance was over 18, 000 per game each of the last 2 seasons at the Coliseum.
While playing at the Georgia Dome on March 27, 1998, the Atlanta Hawks set a then-NBA single-game attendance record with 62, 046 fans.
While and figures
While Renaissance artists sought nature to find their style, the Mannerists looked first for a style and found a manner. In Mannerist paintings, compositions can have no focal point, space can be ambiguous, figures can be characterized by an athletic bending and twisting with distortions, exaggerations, an elastic elongation of the limbs, bizarre posturing on one hand, graceful posturing on the other hand, and a rendering of the heads as uniformly small and oval.
While being a Middle Comic poet, Alexis was contemporary with several leading figures of New Comedy, such as Philippides, Philemon, Diphilus, and even Menander.
While by 1600 the Baroque elsewhere was beginning to give life to painted figures, Florence was painting two-dimensional statues.
While ratings for Coronation Street remained consistent throughout the decade, EastEnders regularly obtained higher viewing figures.
While Cernunnos was never assimilated, scholars have sometimes compared him functionally to Greek and Roman divine figures such as Mercury, Actaeon, specialized forms of Jupiter, and Dis Pater, the latter of whom Julius Caesar said was considered the ancestor of the Gauls.
While many of these names were leading figures to the music public of their time, they are generally unknown by contemporary audiences.
While the Scottish Enlightenment is traditionally considered to have concluded toward the end of the 18th century, disproportionately large Scottish contributions to British science and letters continued for another 50 years or more, thanks to such figures as the mathematicians and physicists James Clerk Maxwell, Lord Kelvin, and the engineers and inventors James Watt and William Murdoch, whose work was critical to the technological developments of the Industrial Revolution throughout Britain.
While many contemporaries found his music too academic, his contribution and craftsmanship have been admired by subsequent figures as diverse as Arnold Schoenberg and Edward Elgar.
While the painting is quite large, about, it is not nearly as complex as the painting ordered by the monks of St Donato, having only four figures rather than about fifty and a rocky landscape rather than architectural details.
While relatively popular for sport and recreation, bicycle use is a very marginal commuting mode, with the percentage share hovering around 1 % in many major cities, and around 2 % nationwide ( 2000s figures ).
While some Jewish organizations, such as Chabad have worked to promote the observance of the Noachide laws, there are no figures for how many actually do.
While the Singapore Department of Statistics reports overall population figures for Singapore ( 4. 48 million in 2006 ), as a matter of policy, it only provides more detailed demographic breakdown analysis for the approximately 80 % of the population who are Singapore citizens and Permanent Residents ( collectively termed ' residents ').
While reliable figures are difficult to obtain, estimated global sales of The Hobbit run between 35 and 100 million copies since 1937.
While a number of immortals or other mysterious figures appear in the Zhuangzi, and to a lesser extent in the Tao Te Ching, these have generally not become the objects of worship.
While Catholic scholars maintain that More's attitude in composing Utopia was largely ironic and that he was an orthodox Christian, Marxist theoretician Karl Kautsky argued in the book Thomas More and his Utopia ( 1888 ) that Utopia was a shrewd critique of economic and social exploitation in pre-modern Europe and that More was one of the key intellectual figures in the early development of socialist ideas.
While actual malice standard applies to public officials and public figures, in Philadelphia Newspapers v. Hepps,, the Court found that, with regard to private individuals, the First Amendment does " not necessarily force any change in at least some features of the common-law landscape.
While other conventions may select guests on the basis of popularity, Worldcons select guests of honor as an acknowledgement of significant lifetime contribution to the field ; while these are often well-known figures, some committees choose lesser-known figures precisely because the committee feels the guest's accomplishments deserve more recognition from the community.
While the traditional majority view in religious Judaism has been that the teachings of Kabbalah were revealed by God to Biblical figures such as Abraham and Moses and were then transmitted orally from the Biblical era until its redaction by Shimon ben Yochai, modern academic analysis of the Zohar, such as that by the 20th century religious historian Gershom Scholem, has theorized that De Leon was the actual author.
While M. Houdin worked in the main shop, Jean was to tinker with mechanical toys and automatic figures.
While wearing the One Ring, Frodo perceived them as pale figures robed in white, with " haggard hands " and wearing crowns.
While most historians consider the low English casualty figures to be improbably low, Rogers has argued that they are consistent with reports of casualties on the winning side in other medieval battles.
While the benefits to the State budget figures were indisputable, the social and longer-term economic cost of the Kennett reforms have been questioned by many commentators, academics and those who suffered economically through the period of reform.
While raising his son, Max Goof, Goofy's family life contrasts with other major Disney characters such as Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck, who are always shown only as uncles rather than parental figures.