As of 2014, the NFL is the most popular sport in the United States among fans 18 and older, according to the Harris Poll. In terms of youth participation, basketball was the most popular sport played in 2013 from children ages 6 to 17.Continue Reading
The Harris Poll indicates 35 percent of sports fans surveyed named American football as their favorite sport, versus Major League Baseball at 14 percent, followed by college football, auto racing, the NBA, the NHL and college basketball in descending order.
Basketball is the top youth sport because both boys and girls play the sport for most of their childhood. Baseball is the second-most popular youth sport, followed by soccer.Learn more about Classic Sports
As of 2014, NASCAR racing is the most popular spectator sport in the United States. Football is the most watched sport on television, but more people attend races for NASCAR than any other sporting event in the United States.Full Answer >
As of 2014, AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Tex., formerly known as Cowboys Stadium, is the largest indoor stadium in the United States and the world's largest domed structure, according to dfwfootball.com. The facility is the venue of the Dallas Cowboys and hosts college football's annual Cotton Bowl Classic each January.Full Answer >
Many stores in the United States sell hockey sticks including Hockey Giant, Total Hockey, Perani's Hockey World, Monkey Sports and Dick's Sporting Goods. Hockey sticks can be purchased at many sporting goods stores, skating rink pro shops, used sporting equipment stores and online retailers.Full Answer >
The Triple Crown Sports Fireworks, Sparkler and Sparkler Junior tournaments, along with the National American Fastpitch Association's World Series, are some of the largest fastpitch softball tournaments in the United States. Some of the tournaments are for young female players only, while others are for men of all ages.Full Answer >