Most Popular Sports In America In 2022

By Marco Christiansen | Jun 21, 2021

American Football (NFL)

American Football is the most popular sport in America. Football is also the 9th most popular sport all around the world. The biggest competition is organized by the National Football League (NFL). Football or Gridiron is More Popular in Southern areas of America, Like Texas, Florida, and California.

Baseball  (MLB)

Baseball is the 2nd most popular sport in America and the 7th most popular sport in the world. This sport is also known as the United State’s national pastime. In America, there are mainly two levels of baseball competition, minor league baseball and major league baseball (MLB).

Basketball (NBA)

Basketball is one of the most popular sports in the USA after Football & Baseball. Also, it is the 10th most followed sport in the world. Basketball competitions are organized by the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Ice Hockey (NHL)

It is known as “hockey”; the name “ice hockey” is used in countries where “hockey” generally refers to field hockey. It is the 4th most popular sport in America. Hockey is most prevalent in areas of North America (particularly Canada and northern parts of the United States) and Europe.

Soccer/Football (MLS)

Soccer is one of the most popular sports in the world. Soccer is the fifth most popular sport in America. However, soccer is not as popular as Football, Baseball, Basketball, and Ice-Hockey in America

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