With the College Football Playoff selection committee to release its final Top 25 ranking on Dec. 2 and the North American sports industry expected to pull in nearly $69.3 billion this year, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2018’s Best Sports Cities as well as accompanying videos.
To determine the cities where the game is always on regardless of season, WalletHub compared 419 small to large cities across the five largest sports in the U.S.: football, basketball, baseball, hockey and soccer.
|Best Large Sports Cities||Best Midsize Sports Cities||Best Small Sports Cities|
|1||Boston, MA||1||Cincinnati, OH||1||Chapel Hill, NC|
|2||Los Angeles, CA||2||Green Bay, WI||2||East Lansing, MI|
|3||New York, NY||3||Buffalo, NY||3||West Point, NY|
|4||Pittsburgh, PA||4||Salt Lake City, UT||4||Princeton, NJ|
|5||Chicago, IL||5||Glendale, AZ||5||State College, PA|
|6||Philadelphia, PA||6||Orlando, FL||6||Clemson, SC|
|7||Washington, DC||7||Durham, NC||7||Tuscaloosa, AL|
|8||Atlanta, GA||8||Ann Arbor, MI||8||Morgantown, WV|
|9||Oakland, CA||9||South Bend, IN||9||Cullowhee, NC|
|10||Dallas, TX||10||New Haven, CT||10||Hanover, NH|
Best vs. Worst
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