Most Popular Sports in America 2020 (Part 2)

Basketball (NBA)

Basketball is one of the most famous sports in the USA after Football & Baseball. Also, it is the 10th most watched sport in the world. Basketball’s competitions hosted under the National Basketball Association (NBA). NBA has nurtured some greatest basketball players like Micheal Jorden and LeBron James. And, with an estimated 15,000 attendance per match, Basketball is the 3rd most famous sport in the United States.

Ice Hockey (NHL)

It is called “hockey”; the name “ice hockey” is used in nations where “hockey” generally refers to field hockey. It is the 4rh Most Famous Sport in North America (particularly Canada and Northern area of the United States) and Europe. In North America, the National Hockey League (NHL) is the highest level tournament for men’s hockey and the most popular one. America Won its very first Gold Medal in Winters Olympics. With the introduction of the artificial ice rinks, Hockey has today become one of the most famous indoor recreational sport.

Soccer/Football/Association Football (MLS)

Soccer is the king sport and the most famous sports all over the world. Soccer is the fifth most famous sport in America, although, Soccer is not as famous as Football, Basketball, Baseball, and Ice-Hockey in America. It still has huge audience and participation in soccer. Recently after the growth of great soccer players like David Beckham and Wayne Rooney, MLS has witnessed a remarkable increase in the viewership.


Tennis is the next popular sport in the list of most famous sports in America. This game is equally famous in men & women. Greatest tennis players of all time like Venus Williams, Serena Williams, Andy Roddick, and others are the current inspirations for young generation in America. The United States has had a glorious record in tennis since they began participating in this sport.