The United States would not be the place it is today without sports. While sports are fundamentally meant for entertainment purposes only, the reality is that they have become a part of our society that is connected to the identity of the nation and its citizens in many ways. Of the four major sports – the NFL, NBA/WNBA, MLB, and NHL – and other bustling leagues such as the MLS, there are well over a hundred teams that call cities across the United States home, some of which have stadiums with huge capacities!
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While each city would probably claim that they are the best fans in the world, some are notoriously more obsessed with their teams than others. Of course, each city has their own traditions and commitment to their teams that make each of them special, but they can’t all be number one, even if some have hosted more Super Bowls than others. We are taking an honest look at all of these metropolitan areas to decide which are the best sports cities in the United States.
These were hard to pick, and likely a little controversial, but that’s what tough journalism is all about. Before getting started, here are a five honorable mentions that are home to some great teams and even more amazing fans:
- Kansas City
Now, onto the top 10.