Best Sports in the United States

The Top Ten

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

It's totally action packed, fast paced, high scoring, and very thrilling. The teams have also been improving in College, to the point that College and the pros are almost the same skill level.

Best Sport (and hardest) - xXkillermachineXx

Football is number one. In my opinion should be voted to be the "american pass-time". The sport doesn't take hours for it to be played out like baseball, and rarely ends in low digit scoring like soccer or hockey. Its also a physical match up that's what makes it interesting. Ohh can someone also tell me the point behind a "error" in baseball, honestly it is the most pointless stat in the book.

Its time for baseball to hand done the title of "America's favorite pass time". It got that title before any other sport was invented and has been coasting on that ever since.

Solid team sport

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2 Basketball Basketball Basketball 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.

Who doesn't like watching basketball on a calm evening yelling at the people through the screen to get to the other side of the court.

Basketball is SO FUN! I wood definitely mark it as the top sport!

Basketball is the best sport in the whole wide world. Its my favorite sport ever! I LOVE BASKETBALL! It kicks butt. Its beastly. Go Basketball!

Best sport in America and world.

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

I saw this list and almost spit my drink all over my computer. SOCCER is above baseball?! Okay, how many times has soccer (or basketball or football for that matter) been referred to as "The American Pastime? " How many more people followed baseball intently for the past century and a half in America than soccer? I can understand football being number one (I love it just as much as baseball) but being a baseball player I think it is ridiculous that it is below soccer and basketball. It is the oldest and most continuous sport in the United States. My fellow baseball players and fans, come to vote up this glorious pastime! It's sad that baseball fans are a dying breed, because it is the purest American sport. BASEBALL FOR #1!

Yep, it's old as in old news. Soccer has always been the most popular sport worldwide, and for good reason! It's way different than any other sport, starting with being one of the few sports played with your feet--which takes REAL skill--and it's different in a totally awesome way that can't be explained unless you play it for a few years, and I'm not talking little-kid easy soccer, I'm talking REAL SOCCER. So try that, an maybe you'll understand.

The former most favorable sport in America until NFL took over.

Baseball is amaaazing.

The first thing I ever picked up when I was a baby was a baseball glove, and I have been playing ever since. It is the only sport that I have really played my whole life without getting sad or bored. I quit soccer after realizing that I hated it, and basketball just sucked completely when I played it. I actually never liked football, as it bores me and I just can't stand playing it or watching it. Baseball is the only true sport and is very exciting. I love to play it each and every day.

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4 Soccer Soccer Association 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.

Soccer is #1 definitely. Soccer is a world-wide sport unlike baseball, football, and baseball. Soccer is the most popular sport and obviously the best sport ever!

I HATE that football, and basketball get all the attention soccer requires skill endurance and is really fun I play goalkeeper and it feels good making saves supporting the team all I understand about football is they make a play then they do it like what is the point I HATE foot ball I LOVE soccer

Soccer is the most popular, the most played and the most watched sport in the world.

I've played soccer most of my life I love it. All sports are great but I prefer soccer, and so does most of the world. People say soccer isn't rough but it is when a ball hits you in the face anywhere really it hurts also when you get kick tripped pushed elbowed etc. It is normally full speed and it hurts. So all said and done I love soccer

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5 Hockey

Must be #1 dude!

Hockey is awesome why is soccer better?

By far the most difficult sport to play, not to mention the toughness it takes to play. Not only do you have to be an expert skater, which is difficult on its own, you have to control a puck sliding on ice and all the while avoiding other players trying to smash you into the boards at every chance. Just look at the average hockey player. Any of them would take a slapshot going 80-90 mph TO THE FACE just to save a goal. Nothing compares to it. I've played football, baseball, soccer and hockey. I love football but it doesn't compare in toughness and none of them compare in skill.

Not my taste

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

I do gymnastics and it has really helped with my flexibility and strength over the past 5 or 6 years. I personally think that it is truly fantastic sport

Gymnastics is very amazing try go doing a jump to the high bar kip cast to handstand fly off the bar and come back on then doing a kip cast to handstand push away double back flip twis. You know what I bet no one except gymnast know 100% of those skills and you probably know about 25% or less so if you think we are just girls who wear pretty old leotards and flick there wrists sometimes you have very wrong because at my gym we bleed sweat and hurt our selfs and guess what my coach says: tough go out there and try again if you don't why don't you go home, in other sports your coach probably say that you should sit down well at gymnastics that isn't really a choice. I would work 7 days a week to stay in gymnastics and some people do. Also if you think that the meets that we go to mean nothing those meets can get you into the Olympics, so gymnastics shouldn't be number six it should be number one because everyone thinks it is just another one of those sports but you know what it isn't! I ...more

Gymnastics is no doubt the best sport! I've tried a lot of different sports, but the only one I really loved was gymnastics. Gymnastics is the only sport I care to watch. Apparently people would rather watch some guys beating each other up for a ball than this.

I don't give a crap what you football, baseball, or hockey players think. We are just as strong and more than likely stronger than you. I swear, if you were to go to ONE level seven gymnastics practice, you would die. This isn't right. I lift weights at practice every single day. Even on weekends. You football players think three hours of practice five days a week is hard? Try five hours of practice six days a week. I only am allowed to get off Sunday practice because I have to go to church. And this is even during the school year! I have given up everything I know for gymnastics. All of my work money, all of my time, even my friends and going to normal school! I have to be home-schooled! Give me a break, #8? This isn't right! I don't care what you think, but the truth is that gymnastics is just harder than football, hockey, baseball, nascar, and pretty much anything else!

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7 Wrestling Wrestling Wrestling is a combat sport involving grappling type techniques such as clinch fighting, throws and takedowns, joint locks, pins and other grappling holds.

"Once you've wrestled, everything else in life is easy. "
-Dan Gable

I'm only in 7th grade and the captain of the wrestling team. Did I mention I was a girl? Wrestling changed my life. It's a EXCELLENT way to stay in shape. Just release your anger out pon your opponent and go full force.

may be the TOUGHEST sport out there

Why not football, baseball, or basketball? Because those sports only require one ball!

You need a lot of strength built in you in order to do what the wrestlers do, and what they can do is really awesome.

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8 Boxing Boxing Boxing is a martial art and combat sport in which two people wearing protective gloves throw punches at each other for a predetermined set of time in a boxing ring..

Boxing is a sport that truly proves who is the strongest man

BOXING IS THE BEST SPORT! The way you get pumped up and your adrenaline is flowing like crazy is the best feeling you could get! & knowing you can defend yourself if you need to is good too.

How can foot ball be number 1 its damn boring boxing should at least be in the top 5

The best sport for men as people show their power and bravery. It's a good sport for abs!

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

It's so much more than just hitting a ball back and forth, and many people don't understand that. It requires discipline, and good aim, but so much more as well. And whoever said football isn't hard isn't correct. My brother plays football and I've watched his practice before, and it is hard. I don't know if gymnastics is harder, but I think it is. It definitely builds up your pain tolerance and strength! I'm a level 7, and so far have broken a leg, a thumb, an arm, pulled a tendon, pulled a muscle, broken my tail bone, and broke my wrist. The uneven bars really did it for me...

Tennis is awesome! It's declared as the most popular individual sport in all the world and is difficult to learn. Since it is difficult to learn that makes it challenging! You run a lot and have a lot of fun! If you make shots that you didn't think you make, you love it! Long rallies are a lot of fun as well! I suggest to play tennis, because that's #1!

Many people just assume this is hitting a ball back and forth. No no no, there is much more to that. Tennis is one of the most complex and underrated sports. All tennis players are driven, and it is by far the toughest sport to play. With exceptions of doubles, you can't rely on anyone else. When you make mistakes, the only one to blame is yourself. It truly is a shame that a large majority of people refuse to try it because of what they assume it is. Tennis is the best sport, no questions about it.

Tennis is a lifetime sport. How many 30-50 yr olds do you see playing baseball, football and basketball. Don't get me wrong, all sports are great. Everyone should learn one

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10 Swimming Swimming Swimming 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 ranked one if the toughest sports in the world. It is truly the best. It take mental and physical strength and is not just a skill you can pick up. A few football players at my school tried to swim one year. They quit after a day because they just couldn't take it. Swimming keeps you in top shape because it works more than any other sport. But it's not just a sport it's a lifestyle because what you do outside of the pool matters unlike other sports.

Why isn't in this list? We are The best swimmers in The world!
Swimming is a true sport and one of The most hardest of all!

Seriously, swimming's below football and dance? Dance is not even a sport. The United States is number one in the world at swimming.

(Does dance even count as a sport? ) Swimming is the best and requires tons of physical and mental strength! Can't get any better that some good swimming.

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The Contenders

11 Skateboarding Skateboarding Skateboarding is an action sport which involves riding and performing tricks using a skateboard. Skateboarding can also be considered a recreational activity, an art form, a job, or a method of transportation.

Skateboarding is awesome but I don't think it could past football. But what really confuses me is to why people think racing is exciting maybe in the car it is and maybe street racing but those long 24 lap races get so boring its worse than golf got dizzle. Also gymnastics is a hard sport but its not the best among the people of the US. I think that boxing should be #3 or 4 at least because it has so mucj excitement also Cage fighting should be all the way up there. People who actually read this, Thank you - ballaboi17

Definitely a good sport, really how often do you hear of skateboarders dieing... Or on that note heatstroke, and concussions. Yes, skateboards do not dress properly but when you fall and get hurt you learn not to. Just like any sport you get hurt and fall down, break bones, and in general get hurt. If you do not feel confident, yes wear pads (suggested for younger children) but its never been a problem for me.

Skateboarding is a awesome past time but it is even better when you make YouTube videos doing tricks

Skateboarding is Awesome it should've been 1st

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12 Nascar

Come on. There are millions of people who love this sport like me. There's a lot more than just going around in circles. It's a science.

# 1 sport in America! Bottom line. Look at all the races and they're almost sold out every week. Almost every track holds 100,000+ fans. Not many football are baseball parks that can fill that many seats. The sport is still growing and what other sport can be so intense than watching 43 cars bumper to bumper 180+ mph. I say no more.

I thought that NASCAR was or is still the #1 sport in the USA? Check out the You Tube Posts. Not that the You Tube posts are all that; yet, still it is a relatively accurate overall picture of what the general public is participating in the most. So perhaps it really is the #1 Sport in the United States?

NASCAR races sale out every week last year at the final race the stand filled up with 150,000 people. Daytona speedway has sold out every race since 2001. That's 34 races. That include only the Daytona 500 and the coke400. Not including the Budwiser duels and Sprint unlimited. I'm a big fan off NASCAR I have never been at a NASCAR race because the tickets sale out so quickly. I wacth every race I can. NASCAR's stands are always filled. People in Kansas hate NASCAR they want to close Kansas speedway down. I don't now way the sales are fantastic but NASCAR is the number 1 sport.

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13 Horseback Riding Horseback Riding Horseback riding (or Equestrian) is one of the most intense sports known to man. Not only because it's physically challenging, but it takes more than athleticism. Horseback riding takes commitment, time, patience, and most importantly building a bond with your horse. If you don't have a good relationship more.

Should be first! I mean, Kentucky celebrates the Derby for 3 weeks!

Horseback riding is so much fun! It really should be higher up on the list. You get the experience with being able to bond with your animal and to get to ride them while learning new things all the time. I’ve been riding for 2 years and I love it!

This should be farther up on the list. This is honestly one of the best sports by far. It is more dangerous and challenging than any of the other sports. I know a lot of people can agree with me. I have been riding since I was 7 and I have never lost that"I love horses" stage. Whether you ride Western or English any equestrian can agree that horseback riding should be in 1st place!

HOW IS THIS NUMBER 9! Seriously it is probably the second hardest sport, (football might be harder) I think a lot of people-especially guys-think its is so easy it shouldn't even be considered a sport! Seriously try riding at a competitive farm for one week, I bet you will quit.

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14 Lacrosse Lacrosse Lacrosse 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.

The fastest sport on two feet is also the fastest growing sport in america. If you take the tactics of basketball, the contact of football and hockey, the endurance of soccer, and the hand eye coordination of baseball, then you put it all on steroids, you have the greatest sport ever made.

I had a lacrosse stick in my hand when I was 18 months old. It just takes a lot of practice. I'm 9 years old and have played youth lax for 3 years now and had averaged 43 goals per season also as much assists

LAX is the top sport. So rough, fast, and a very mental game. Like hockey. If you don't like Lax, then you are retarded

Lacrosse is the true American sport. the native Americans made up the sport calling it the creators game because they believed the game was invented by the gods. and only the ones that had the will and power to play pleased the creators. As well, the game involves mental power and physical power. over all lacrosse is the true American sport and takes great skill to play it.

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15 Figure Skating Figure Skating Figure skating is a sport in which individuals, duos, or groups perform on figure skates on ice. It was the first winter sport included in the Olympics, in 1908. The four Olympic disciplines are men's singles, ladies' singles, pair skating, and ice dance.

So beautiful and fun! - Swiftdawn

Awesome! The most beautiful, fun, hard sport you will ever experience. It is almost impossible to describe that wonderful flying feeling every time I skate. This sport deserves to be #1, better than basketball for sure!

AWESOME! It needs YEARS of practice but eventually will pay off when you get to show everyone a triple or something. There is no better feeling in the world then landing a jump or spin.

Ice skating is some tough work you can't just go out on the ice and skate it takes practice anyone can go out on a field and hit a ball

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16 Dance

Dance shouldn't even be considered a sport. It is so much more than that! In dance, you must have exceptional flexibility, confidence, grace, ability to take corrections, memorization, agility, blood, sweat, and tears. Dance is an amazing thing to do.. I take jazz, ballet, pointe (OW), contemporary/modern, musical theater, and hip hop. When I dance, I feel free and fearless, like I can do anything. DANCE FOR THE WIN!

Dance is my all time favorite sport and very popular in the U.S. It is really fun and also competitive. You need a lot of flexibility to do this sport. Most people don't think dance is a sport. I beg to differ. My fave dance is hip hop and jazz. #2 on this list should be figure skating and dance should be #1

Dance should be #1. It isn't just spinning around slowly like a stupid ballerina, (no offense) but it is also about your forte, whether you're bright sided or dark sided, and it shows in your dance. Dancing can be so exciting, with things like Jazz and Hip Hop. None of you have any respect for dance for some reason, and I belive that it is CRAZY to have things like bowling, horseback riding, and Noodling above the amazing, competitive sprt of dance.

Dance should be one, it is more than just listening to pop or classical music and spinning uselessly, it is a graceful and beautiful thing in the world, everyone should feel that joy - Swiftdawn

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17 Golf Golf Golf is a club and ball sport in which players use various clubs to hit balls into a series of holes from a range of 80 to 600 yards on a course in as few strokes as possible.

Golf is fun and relaxing. A sport to play and enjoy yourself. Not like other sports where you hurt people and injure them. It's for the relaxed people.

I feel sorry for those that have never played Golf and caught the fever. Most people just don't know or understand and that is a pity!

Best sport without a doubt! No sports like any other, there is much more in this game than many people think.

I love golf. So many oldies!

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18 Ice Hockey Ice Hockey Ice hockey is a contact team sport played on ice, usually in a rink, in which two teams of skaters use their sticks to shoot a vulcanized rubber puck into their opponent's net to score points.
19 Cross-Country

Cross country is by far the best sport in the world behind hockey and wrestling. I love so much and I'm always going to run it, today (6-14-13) I'm 12 years old and my fastest mile is eight minutes and thirty two seconds.

Cross-country is great. I'm not an extremely athletic person, but running is my passion. Go X-country!

Cross country is both a team sport and an individual sport. You are running the same event with your teammates, yet you are trying to compete against yourself. It takes a lot of willpower to run, so it will strengthen you for other life situations.

This sport is not only the best but the hardest taking on pain both physically and mentally for great periods of time and the feeling you get of complete freedom it is just so amazing!

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20 Diving

Very hard to do a dive and do everything perfect.

21 Horse Racing

Let's make a quick comparison:
The Kentucky Derby rocks, and not only is the the two most watched minutes into sports, but it is a sport where trust and balance rein supreme. The superbowl is plain stupid, and its way too overrateed. In other words, football, soccer, baseball, and basketball suck. Get over it. Horse racing is way better. If you play baseball, you SERIUOSLY need to get a life. Better yet, ride a horse. - ZenyattaForever

Of course it's the best! Imagine this 100,000 fans watching thousand pound animals run at 40 miles an hour, making big moves and sailing past everyone like they are walking. They run way faster than any of you football players. And I love football I even play it but it isn't as truly awesome as horse racing

OF COURSE it's the best are you kidding me SOCCER?! And FOOTBALL?!
Soccer- pointless
Hockey- pointless (my idea of fun is not whacking people over the head with a stick)
Basketball- absolutely pointless
Baseball -completely pointless
Gymnastics- ok I guess. HBR is better
Cheerleading- awesome!

22 Archery Archery Archery is the sport, practice or skill of using a bow to propel arrows. The word comes from the Latin arcus.

I love archery it should be at the top 25 it is one of the best sports EVER

23 Volleyball Volleyball Volleyball 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 the BEST! I've played it for years! Everyone thinks it's so easy (especially football players) But truth is... It's REALLY challenging! It takes practice, and discipline! It has to be the #1 TEAM sport! Because it requires communication, building up of team mates, skill, concentration, and a short memory (because if all you think about is the mistakes you've made, it affects your performance! ) It's a tough sport, but it's worth it

I don't understand how volleyball I'd down in the 30s it should most definitely be up there with soccer cheerleading and football. What I really don't understand is how it isn't even about skateboarding!

Yea volleyball is hard, it needs passing, setting, hitting, serving, and countless other little techniques like communication and leadership. It's really fun because when you hit you can hit as hard as you can! What other sports can you do that in?

I'm only 12 and I have played club volleyball for 6 years yes 6 I have gone unconscious twice had to get stitches 4 times and sprained my ankles 4 times but it volleyball is my life no matter what it takes I will play.

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24 Mixed Martial Arts Mixed Martial Arts Mixed 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.

There is no other sport that asks more from a athlete physically and mentally MMA is the only sport than is man vs man (or women vs women) you win it's not because you had a better team its because your a better martial artist you lose it is on you not because your WR dropped the ball or the kicker missed the winning field goal by far MMA best sport ever and still growing

I've played football, basketball, and soccer, and by far mma is the hardest, most technical and exciting sport I've ever watched or participated in. It should be number one in my opinion

MMA is fresh new and very entertaining rather than basketball, football, or baseball MMA is a combative sport which is as real as it gets rather than simple boxing or wrestling

The true test of modern day gladiators in hand to hand combat.

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25 Rugby

The third most played sport in the world. The next sport to be introduced back into the Olympics.

You are kidding right? Rugby is the best sports in the whole world.

Rugby below cricket is a joke

Rugby below dodgeball? Only in the USA

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26 Cheerleading

Uh hello how could cheerleading not be on this list before I added it... ? It teaches you discipline and ya it is hard and dangerous but fun. and football I can not believe that is # 1 I mean all the boys in my class are bragging about how strong there are... truth is I could beat them up in a heart beat! ! And they are complaining how hard there practice was last night well I had surgery, my Achilles tendon snapped and I have arthritis in my right wrist and my two toes and... lets see oh ya my 2 knees and my right ring finger (the reason I have arthritis in my finger is because of the surgery ) i have had a broken arm, and a sprained ankle from cheer so guys... build a bridge and GET OVER IT! ! !

Cheerleading is hard especially being a flyer and base. They are lifting humans. Flyers have to stay so tight until they can't breath.People should come to one practice and then they should take it back if they say cheerleading isn't a sport.

I agree. I'm a cheerleader and it's far more dangerous than football. So why wouldn't it be in the top ten at least? But skateboarding? Is also before cheerleading last time I checked cheerleading had movies and everything

Well, football players have lots of pads! But I'm not a huge fan of cheer but it does need to be in the top ten... I'm more of a soccer/softball/basketball player but. The boys in my class don't complain. Haha they talk about how fun it was when they got hurt.

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27 Skiing Skiing Skiing can be a means of transport, a recreational activity or a competitive winter sport in which the participant uses skis to glide on snow.

For those who have never gone skiing, go now. Regardless of age, size, shape, gender, you can be a pro and brag to your friends. Competitively, there is nothing else quite like it with ever changing courses and conditions. Every day is awesome whether taking it slow, flying down a double black, or enjoying mounds of powder. I don't know how this lost to something as boring as bowling or NASCAR. It is only this far down because of unpopularity and if it is ranking difficulty, diversity, likeable, or just sheer awesomeness, easily in the top 5.

There's nothing like the feeling of racing down fresh powder with no one around you except your friends and the mountain.

Why no one vote for skiing O. O at least it's a SPORT unlike dance.

28 Badminton Badminton Badminton is a racquet sport played using racquets to hit a shuttlecock across a net. Although it may be played with larger teams, the most common forms of the game are "singles" and "doubles".

My god. People these days

This is best sport ever

Best sport on earth VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE

29 Dodgeball

I saw the comments of horse racing fans saying football sucks. GTFO horse racing might be fun, but it is a hell of a lot more boring to watch. I can see you idiots now, Oh look that horse is going around in a circle faster than that other one. Some people are actually dumb enough to bet on which horse is going to win, this is america people, not europe. So why dodgeball? Anyone can play it. Throwing a ball at someone else takes aim, and timing, and it is a lot more exciting than most others, because even if your out your still screaming at your team to catch a ball so you can be back in. What sport could possibly be more fun than pegging other people with balls.

Underrated sport it involves great skills of reflex. The NDL should be much bigger

Who hates dodgeball. To me it's my favorite sport. It should go global. And if you're reading and say it's bad you're super wrong.

Its more a fun game to play than a serious sport, but it's a lot of fun to play with friends and such

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30 Track and Field

I love running and a very fast runner to it should've been on this list already I like swimming to but running is better especially since all my fat goes to my legs so that keeps them in shape!


I like to run. Track and field can make your body more heathly and strong, preparing for important events in the late future

Track is awesome it should be number one

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31 Surfing Surfing Surfing 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.

Surfing is by far one of the chillest things to do

Surfing is good, to chill get a tan and have fun!

Surfinng is the shiitt! Every one should try it out!

32 Ping Pong Ping Pong Ping-pong, or table tennis, is a sport where players hit a lightweight ball back and forth across a table.

Ping Pong is pretty fun if you get off your butt and try it

I love ping pong and wish I had a ping pong table

Ping Pong deserves to be WAY higher. It's a way better sport than what it's ranked as!

Believe it or not, Ping Pong is the world's 2nd most popular sport, only behind soccer.

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33 Bull Riding Bull Riding Bull riding is a rodeo sport that involves a rider getting on a bucking bull and attempting to stay mounted while the animal tries to buck off the rider.American bull riding has been called "the most dangerous eight seconds in sports." To receive a score, the rider must stay atop the bull for eight more.

Possible the most dangerous and most exciting sport EVER!!!!!!!

Definitely the most exciting and exhilarating to watch. Takes plenty of skill, guts and daring plus a little bit of madness to get on the bulls in the first place. Can't understand why it's not

Better than Muggle Quidditch!

It's better than quidditch, that's a given.

34 Bowling

I was disgusted to see that cheerleading is higher than bowling on this list. Come on. Bowling is so underrated. In my opinion, it is the ultimate target sport.

One of the hardest sports.

Once you get your first 300 it gets a very tiny bit more boring

Best sport ever

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35 Cagefighting

What is cage fighting? Do people fight in cages

What is cage fighting?

36 Synchronized Swimming

Synchronized swimming is a combination of Gymnastics, dance, and swimming with its own twists of breathe control, endurance, and artistic impressions ( you can't look dead while you swim, it looks horrible. ) This sports takes forever to learn, and even longer to perfect. Though we may have gone down as a sport in the U. S, it still needs to be recognized around all of these other sports.

This sport is so much fun that it at least deserves to be ahead of muggle quidditch!


I've seen pictures of synchronized swimmers mid-routine, it's terrifying!

Our coach made do something like synchronized swimming during our warmup for swim practice, it was HARD---I respect all synchronized swimmers!

37 Water Polo

Lacrosse is the best sport on the face of the planet

I play water polo in Florida and it is really demanding and I love it

Way better and harder to play then any other sport

Never played it. But water polo looks really fun!

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38 Softball

" I enjoy just hitting home runs everyday at my games."
" My parents played softball and baseball."
" It makes you feel free."

39 Go Kart Racing

I win every time

This is so much fun I LOVE IT!

40 Fastpitch Softball

Fastpitch softball needs to be number one. It is on my list. I have played for 10 years so I am in love with it. BEST SPORT EVER!

Wonderful! Amazing! Super! This is one of the most entralling sports I have ever had the pleasure to watch. It is much better than baseball because, it doesn't drag, the players are girls, and they don't spit.

I played softball for 4 years and now I miss playing it. I do cross country and track now

Fastpitch softball is more interesting than baseball because it is at a faster pace and everything is closer together. The speed of the game keeps the person watching more engaged. Also, the pitcher is more likey to go for the entire game requring more endurance and strength.

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41 Snowboarding

Is for hot guys

If you love doing this, (I LOVE DOING IT! ) come to Utah. We have the best snow on Earth and you might meet Ryan Higa doing Dude vs. Wild. - Cheezaleezers

34 COME ON SNOWBOARD RULES! It deserves to be atleaast on the top 20!

42 Cricket Cricket Cricket 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.

Cricket is the best game to play in us

Though USA can't qualify for it!

Dumbest sport ever created

To good to be true

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43 AFL (Aussie Rules Football)

This ain't American

it takes skill and commitment and never gets boring

This ain't even American...

44 Parkour


Parkour focuses on core strength and balance, mobility, precision, coordination, and there is a ton of conditioning involved. It's also very technical in terms of learning the proper progressions and the high level skills.

This should be in the #5 spot in top sports

What is parkour?

45 Ultimate

Really awesome. Shd at lest b tp 3

Ultimate Frisbee is the best sport ever and I love it!

Should be a top 10 sport in a few years

World's best sport. Only a true man can play it... and those 'true men' weep when they get skyed by a woman.

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46 Squash

the best up and coming sport there is

Squash is the King's game.

Best sport

Squash is the most tiring sport in the worl.

47 Dirtbiking

Some say its easy but theyve never actually tried it. Its harder then it seems. There's a lot of factors to take into consideration but I believe Dirt biking (Motocross and Supercross) are easily top 5 toughest sports out there.

Dirtbiking is the best sport out their. Its actually very intense and every can do it. It's the most hardcore sport out theree

This sport is that most people don't know the pain of the sport it is the funnest sport in the world everyone should try it out it is that fun. if you get good you can even race.

48 Indoor Soccer

Coolest sport ever. Anyone with me? Put a thumbs up if you do. If you think it is stupid tell me why cause I don't know why it would be. Love your favorite Hope Solo's sister who is going to be the new her and Abby Wanbach.

I'll tell you why it's stupid. It's completely pointless, I mean soccer INSIDE. I've never heard of such a thing

Top ten quality

49 Fencing

FENCING IS THE BEST! You should try it out, it takes more energy than you think, this is coming from the person who is ranked 60th in the you. S. A

50 Fishing

You may find fishing is boring... But, Once you get a beautiful/big fish everything will change

Fishing is great; its only boring if you are not any good at it!

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