clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Cleveland Ranked 28th In Sporting News 'Best Sports City 2010' List

The City of Cleveland has been down on it's luck recently, and The Sporting News' latest rankings of the "Best Sports City' proved just that.  Cleveland finished 28th in the rankings, behind such sports mecca's as San Jose, CA; Tampa, FL and Raleigh, NC.

↵

According to TSN, it takes more than just titles to make waves in their rankings:

↵
↵

It takes more than championships. Sporting News’ Best Sports Cities rankings, which look at the 12 months from summer 2009 to summer 2010, are based on point values assigned to various categories, including but not limited to won-lost records, postseason appearances, applicable power ratings, number of teams and attendance.

↵
↵

Chicago finished on top, with cities like Boston(2), New York(6), Denver(9), Detroit(10) and Cincinnati(16) finishing above Cleveland.  (Detroit, really???)

↵

Photographs by spatulated, Triple Tri, and chrischappelear used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.