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One of leading nations in the world of sports is America. Sports play a very important role in the society of America. Not only are the sports hugely popular for the purpose of entertainment but also for other values such as fair play, sportsmanship, teamwork, justice, etc. As a result, there are several franchises which have come up in different states and cities of America. Here we present the list of American Cities with the Highest Number of Sports Franchises.

These franchises generally represent the particular region where they are headquartered. Many of the cities in America have the headquarters of several franchises. Let’s take a look at the Top 10 American Cities with the Highest Number of Sports Franchises.

Top 10 American Cities with the Highest Number of Sports Franchises

Miami

Top 10 American Cities with the Highest Number of Sports Franchises
Top 10 American Cities with Most Number of Sports Franchises

Miami is situated in the state of Florida on a total of 15,890 square kilometer Metro area. The city currently has 5,764,000 urban populations as compiled by Demographia and occupies the 8th place in the population ranking of the cities of the United States. Miami currently has 4 franchises in America’s Big Four leagues and has a total of 5 franchises in the Big Six leagues, and is inducted in the tenth place in our list of Top 10 American cities with the highest number of sports franchises. The city has American football franchise Miami Dolphins in the National Football League. Miami is the home of baseball franchise Miami Marlins of the Major League Baseball. This city has basketball franchise Miami Heat in the National Basketball Association. Miami also houses ice hockey franchise Florida Panthers of the National Hockey League, and soccer franchise Miami Fusion FC of the Major League Soccer.

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Denver

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10 Best American Cities with Most Number of Sports Franchises

Denver is situated in the state of Colorado on a total of 21,793 square kilometer Metro area. The city currently has 2,559,000 urban populations as compiled by Demographia and occupies the 20th place in the population ranking of the cities of the United States. Denver currently has 4 franchises in America’s Big Four leagues and has a total of 5 franchises in the Big Six leagues, and is inducted in the ninth place in our list of Top 10 American cities with the highest number of sports franchises. The city has American football franchise Denver Broncos in the National Football League. Denver is the home of baseball franchise Colorado Rockies of Major League Baseball. This city has basketball franchise Denver Nuggets in the National Basketball Association. Denver also houses ice hockey franchise Colorado Avalanche of the National Hockey League, and soccer franchise Colorado Rapids of Major League Soccer.

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Boston

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Top 10 Cities in America with the Highest Number of Sports Franchises

Boston is situated in the state of Massachusetts on a total of 11,700 square kilometer Metro area. The city currently has 4,478,000 urban populations as compiled by Demographia and holds the 12th place in the population ranking of the cities of the United States. Boston currently has 4 franchises in America’s Big Four leagues and has a total of 5 franchises in the Big Six leagues, and is inducted in the eighth place in our list of Top 10 American cities with the highest number of sports franchises. The city has American football franchise New England Patriots in the National Football League. Boston is the home of baseball franchise Boston Red Sox of the Major League Baseball. This city has basketball franchise Boston Celtics in the National Basketball Association. Boston also houses ice hockey franchise Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League, and soccer franchise New England Revolution of Major League Soccer.

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Washington, D.C.

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Cities with Most Number of Sports Franchises – United States

Washington, D.C. is the capital of the United States with a total of 177 square kilometer Federal district area. The city currently has 4,889,000 populations as compiled by Demographia and occupies the 11th place in the population ranking of the cities of the United States. Washington, D.C. currently has 4 franchises in America’s Big Four leagues and has a total of 5 franchises in the Big Six leagues, and is inducted in the seventh place in our list of Top 10 American cities with the highest number of sports franchises. The city has American football franchise Washington Redskins in the National Football League. Washington, D.C.is the cradle of baseball franchise Washington Nationals of the Major League Baseball. This city has basketball franchise Washington Wizards in the National Basketball Association. Washington, D.C. houses ice hockey franchise Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League, and soccer franchise D.C. United of the Major League Soccer.

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Philadelphia

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List of American Cities with most Sports Franchises

Philadelphia is situated in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania on a total of 11,988.6 square kilometer Metro area. The city currently has 5,570,000 urban populations as compiled by Demographia and occupies the 9th place in the population ranking of the cities of the United States. Philadelphia currently has 4 franchises in America’s Big Four leagues and has a total of 5 franchises in the Big Six leagues, and is inducted in the sixth place in our list of Top 10 American cities with the highest number of sports franchises. The city has American football franchise Philadelphia Eagles in the National Football League. Philadelphia is the home of baseball franchise Philadelphia Phillies of the Major League Baseball. This city has basketball franchise Philadelphia 76ers in the National Basketball Association. Philadelphia also houses ice hockey franchise Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League, and soccer franchise Philadelphia Union of the Major League Soccer.

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Dallas-Fort Worth

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Top 10 Cities in United States with the Highest Number of Sports Franchises

Dallas-Fort Worth is situated in the state of Texas on a total of 24,059 square kilometer Metro area. The city currently has 6,174,000 urban populations as compiled by Demographia and occupies the 5th place in the population ranking of the cities of the United States. Dallas-Fort Worth currently has 4 franchises in America’s Big Four leagues and has a total of 5 franchises in the Big Six leagues, and is inducted in the fifth place in our list of Top 10 American cities with the highest number of sports franchises. The city has American football franchise Dallas Cowboys in the National Football League. Dallas-Fort Worth is the home of baseball franchise Texas Rangers of Major League Baseball. This city has basketball franchise Dallas Mavericks in the National Basketball Association. Dallas-Fort Worth also houses ice hockey franchise Dallas Stars of the National Hockey League, and soccer franchise FC Dallas of Major League Soccer.

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Chicago

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Top 10 United States Cities with Most Number of Sports Franchises

Chicago is situated in the state of Illinois on a total of 606 square kilometer city area. The city currently has 9,156,000 populations as compiled by Demographia and occupies the 3rd place in the population ranking of the cities of the United States. Chicago currently has 5 franchises in America’s Big Four leagues and has a total of 6 franchises in the Big Six leagues, and is inducted in the fourth place in our list of Top 10 American cities with the highest number of sports franchises. The city has American football franchise Chicago Bears in the National Football League. Chicago is the home of baseball franchise Chicago Cubs and Chicago White Sox in Major League Baseball. This city has basketball franchise Chicago Bulls in the National Basketball Association. Chicago also houses ice hockey franchise Chicago Blackhawks of the National Hockey League, and soccer franchise Chicago Fire of Major League Soccer.

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San Francisco Bay Area

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American Cities with Most Number of Sports Franchises

San Francisco Bay Area is situated in the state of California on a total of 18,088 square kilometer Metro area. The city currently has 5,929,000 urban populations as compiled by Demographia and occupies the 6th place in the population ranking of the cities of the United States. San Francisco Bay Area currently has 6 franchises in America’s Big Four leagues and has a total of 7 franchises in the Big Six leagues, and is inducted in the third place in our list of Top 10 American cities with the highest number of sports franchises. The city has American football franchise San Francisco 49ers and Oakland Raiders in the National Football League. San Francisco Bay Area is the home of baseball franchise San Francisco Giants and the Oakland Athletics of Major League Baseball. This city has basketball franchise Golden State Warriors in the National Basketball Association. San Francisco Bay Area also houses ice hockey franchise San Jose Sharks of the National Hockey League, and soccer franchise San Jose Earthquakes of Major League Soccer.

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Los Angeles

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American Cities – Highest Number of Sports Franchises

Los Angeles City is situated in the state of California on a total of 1,302 square kilometer city area. The city currently has 15,058,000 populations as compiled by Demographia and occupies the 2nd place in the population ranking of the cities of the United States. Los Angeles currently has 6 franchises in America’s Big Four leagues and has a total of 7 franchises in the Big Six leagues, and is inducted in the second place in our list of Top 10 American cities with the highest number of sports franchises. Los Angeles is the home of baseball franchise Los Angeles Dodgers and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of the Major League Baseball. This city has basketball franchise Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers in the National Basketball Association. Los Angeles also houses ice hockey franchise Los Angeles Kings and Anaheim Ducks of the National Hockey League, and soccer franchise Los Angeles Galaxy of Major League Soccer.

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New York City

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United States – Highest Number of Sports Franchises

New York City is situated in the state of New York on a total of 1,214 square kilometer area. The city currently has 20,630,000 populations as compiled by Demographia and holds the 1st place in the population ranking of the cities of the United States. New York City currently has 9 franchises in America’s Big Four leagues and has a total of 11 franchises in the Big Six leagues, and is inducted in the top place in our list of Top 10 American cities with the highest number of sports franchises. The city has American football franchise New York Giants and New York Jets of the National Football League. New York City is the home of baseball franchise New York Yankees and New York Mets of the Major League Baseball. This city has basketball franchise New York Knicks and New York Mets in the National Basketball Association. New York City also houses ice hockey franchise New York Rangers, New York Islanders and New Jersey Devils of the National Hockey League, and soccer franchise New York Red Bulls and New York City FC of the Major League Soccer.

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In America, sports have made huge social contributions. There is a social and racial integration in the cities and states of America, and it is safe to say that sports have played a huge part in it, by acting as social glue, not only for the players but for the sports lovers, as well.

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