Does Being A Sports Fan Make You Happier?

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Heard On The Larry Meiller Show
Fans during "Jump Around" at a Wisconsin Badgers football game.
In this Oct. 25, 2008, photo, Wisconsin fans dance to “Jump Around” during an NCAA college football game against Illinois in Madison. Andy Manis/AP Photo

New research indicates identifying with a sports team has lots of benefits. We talk to the author of a new book about why being a fan makes you happier and healthier.

Episode Credits

  • Larry Meiller Host
  • Jill Nadeau Producer
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Larry Olmsted Guest

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