Top Ten Best Sports to Play

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1BasketballBasketball is a sport played by two teams of five players on a rectangular court. The objective is to shoot a ball through a hoop 18 inches in diameter and 10 feet high mounted to a backboard at each end.

Basketball is the best sport that you can play because it is a game that you need to hustle for. You are always moving your feet and it takes arm strength to shoot. You also need speed.
Another reason is because you can play basketball when you are older, if you play football good luck with that. It doesn't involve tackling. It is less barbaric. Basketball is the way to go!

Basketball is just so exciting. No matter at what point of time it is in the game, making a shot just gives you a kind of thrill that you can't get anywhere else. Injuries are rare, and even so, it is one of the most fast paced and tough games to play. It takes a lot of skill to make a ball in a small basket. Basketball is the best sport because it has CLASS and requires skill, not just brute force, to play.

Basketball is so much of a better sport to play than football because you don't always get hurt and it is still fast paced and exciting. I would say that football is the best sport to watch, with football being number 2, but basketball is definitely the best to play.

LOve basketball

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2SoccerAssociation football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball. The goal is to score the ball on the other team's goal.

People underestimate soccer because they think all you have to do is kick the ball. You need to get past skilled defenders, stop tricky offensive players, and make the shot get past an agile goalie. Soccer is just as much of a physical game as a mental game. Foot skills are needed, and every time you get shoved down you have to grit your teeth and come back fighting harder.

I believe soccer is by far the best sport to play. It is lots of fun and it has what you will never find in any other sport. You need foot skills, eye coordination, mental preparation, and smart choices. I play for a club in England so I would know. Soccer has things you will never find in anything else and is extremely fun too!

Soccer is not just kicking a ball. It is the best sport I have ever played and you really need skill for it. You need to know how to kick the ball, how to shoot, pass, and dribble. It's just the best.

Soccer is the best sport

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Fastest pace sport there is. Most dangerous too. A case could be made for football though. People don't give Hockey enough credit it is easily the best sport in the world hands down! - chubbyterror77

In other major sports, the majority of games are usually decided by the referees or umpires. In hockey, it is to a certain extent, but the players definitely have the ability to control the game on a different level.

Playing hockey increases stamina and blood circulation as it involves a lot of running practices. As an Indian, I would like to vote hockey as the best game as it is our national game too.

ICE HOCKEY bud, not field hockey. Football is a lot more dangerous.

I think it is a great sport

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4FootballAmerican football is a sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end.

I play basketball, football, and volleyball. I prioritize football simply because the feeling of being a football player makes me feel as a better person. Basketball is a great sport, but I feel it does not change my life out of the game. The way somebody presents them self on a football field shows a lot about their character. It is a great reward when you do amazing things on the field. I play volleyball to keep myself active on my off seasons.

I don't play football for a reason, there are a lot if rules every time I try to play I get confused. When ever I watch I either lose interest or feel like I'm gonna throw up cause of all the violence and all of the football players act like big shots (well at least at my school where almost every boy plays football)

Sorry but it's true, that's why soccer is the world famous sport, it's easy, interesting, not skull-crushing-violent, and we don't act like we rule the world (except during the World Cup but... )

Football hands down. Fast pace, physical, violent sport that will always get the adrenaline pumping. The big hits, the big passes, the great runs, the game winning play. Nothing like some American Football.

Football rules

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5BaseballBaseball is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of nine players each who take turns batting and fielding.

Basketball around the world doesn't have a lot of country's playing it, but baseball is in America and the biggest continent in the world Asia. You guys probably ranked baseball ninth because It is a smart persons sport.

The original America's favorite past time, baseball is jaw dropping and awe inspiring with its fastballs, diving stops and out of the park home runs. It is no wonder that it is not the most popular sport, because it takes so much skill.

Baseball is so much fun. I love watching how they hustle and have fun together as a team.

Fun to play, hard to watch...

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6VolleyballVolleyball is a team sport in which two teams of six players are separated by a net. Each team tries to score points by grounding a ball on the other team's court under organized rules.

Volleyball is a great sport to play. It allows players to develop team building skills and hustling skills.

I really like net ball which I would have loved to have seen on the list. I play netball in a team along with lots of friends and after play volleyball!

Volleyball teams get closer than any other sports team. We are always there for each other. We are family, and we support each other on and off the court. No sport I have playes has had so much impact on my life. Volleyball is the way to go, socially and athletically.

Volleyball doesn't know how to play straight

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7SwimmingSwimming is an individual or team sport and activity. Competitive swimming is one of the most popular Olympic sports, with events in freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly.

Swimming is just so great and is an amazing way to prepare the muscles in your body, as well as focus more finesse and less on just muscling your way through. The team swim coach is a real chubby guy, but is an elegant swimmer, where he does it so gracefully and smooth, and can make it through a whole 50 yards quicker than your can blink.

Swimming is a great sport it helps you develop muscles and get in shape if you are not some of the practices and insanely difficult but they are fun at the same time. I makes you relaxed and refreshed and makes you push yourself to your own limits. I know that you compete by yourself but you have a team that really is your second family that is why swimming is a great sport

If one swims, they become jacked. All of a swimmer's muscles are very well defined and are not the average man's bulky muscles which by the time you're 70, will be very sore and painful because of the tension. Swimmers can achieve sexy, elegant and flexible muscles without having backstabbing and damaging effects on the body when you're older.

Swimming is insanely hard to do but its really fun once your good at it

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8LacrosseLacrosse is a contact team sport played between two teams using a small rubber ball and a long-handled stick called a crosse or lacrosse stick.

I play girls lacrosse and I think it is the best because they don't give random sports the tittle of fastest sport on two legs for no goood reason so maybe some of you people should open your eyes and smell the roses cause you must be dreaming if you think that basketball is the best! And I expext better of them football players to be at the top, so were are you standing right now in front of the line of duty (haha)-(or also meant as danger for the kids who don't know) or are you behind the line of rightness

There is enough scoring that it doesn't bore you out of your mind (soccer and hockey) but not so much scoring that you don't even cheer for a point. And I personally love the celebrations from the players.

Cutting, dodging, defending, scoring... Basically, lacrosse requires a ton of skill and is super fun if you try and I feel like it's super underrated.

Better than football

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9GymnasticsGymnastics is a sport involving the performance of exercises requiring strength, flexibility, balance and control.

Gymnastics is the best sport to play because you can always learn new skill, get better, and perfect the basics. You can also express yourself through the style of your routine and skills, not to mention how physically fit you are! I love this sport and I don't know how I could live without it

Gymnastics is one of the best sports you can play because you can express yourself and it is fun and it is at some times hard but fun and that is why I love it

My favorite sport! Its fun! Its tiring but about sports the no. 1 thing is FUN! Its hard but if you keep practising you'll think it's a great sport.

I am a gymnast and I can do back flips and It has just made my life a better place. My second favorite sport is soccer

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10TennisTennis is a racket sport that can be played individually against a single opponent or between two teams of two players each.

Awesome sport running pace speed and best feeling I can think of

There's nothing better than smacking a ball as hard as you can and watching it stay in

This sport is really good fun it takes up a lot of energy and gives you a good workout.

It makes you feel good and happy

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The Contenders


Rugby is the BEST! My country is the only country to win the world cup twice in a row. (by the way it's New Zealand)

Most people do not know how to play. But if you know you will see it's a beautiful sport

Most fun sport you will ever plat

Rugby sucks. It's just a social experiment

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I love the outfits just depends on who is wearing them

Love it it gave me a six pack at cheer loved it

Cheerleading strengthens your muscles.

I is so amazing

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13CricketCricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular 22-yard-long pitch with a wicket, a set of three wooden stumps sited at each end.

The most boring game on earth try it, its useless

Cricket is very good because of the strategy you must form and the skills of strength and it is for the efficient use of strength and energy.

It is a great game to play that challenges both your physical skill and mental ability

The person who said it was the most boring game on earth should just shut up

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Raw athleticism. Track runners, jumpers, and throwers are no joke.

I love track but... There are better sports

I love track I top at my school love track

It's the purest test of athletic ability

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The best game to ever play I have played. For 7 years it is a awesome game to play and watch it is a healthy hobby to play cause there is a lot of running everyone is good at playing softball:-)

I think softball is the best because you have a family and you get to take your anger out on the ball and get dirty it so much fun I think this is the best sport

It's so much fun! This should not be the 15th! This should be the 5th! It's a definet way to get active and dirty. If y'all looking for a sport this is the one!

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16Horseback Riding

Horseback riding is actually a lot harder that you think. You have to maintain balance and stay connected with your horse.

Horseback riding is a lot harder than it seems if it is so easy why is it an Olympic sport

I love horse riding so so much I love being with the horses

Your time to have fun and is the best sport

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17SurfingSurfing is a surface water sport in which the wave rider, referred to as a surfer, rides on the forward or deep face of a moving wave, which is usually carrying the surfer towards the shore.

It Fun I do it every day in summer

Enjoyable every day of the week

Love the filling of riding a wave

One of the coolest sports as well

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18Mixed Martial ArtsMixed martial arts is a full-contact combat sport that allows the use of both striking and grappling techniques, both standing and on the ground, from a variety of other combat sports and martial arts.

Yak nothing better to do than to touch your opponent or hit it

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A way to repeal your stress and can give you a sense of freedom

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Bowling is so much fun. I could bowl for hours and never get bored.

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