Dallas.Technically Dallas-Fort Worth, according to The Sporting News’ newest list.
Boston came in second, Philly third, Chicago fourth, and New York fifth.
Sporting News assigns points based on categories like win-loss record, team attendance, postseason appearances, and number of teams.
So Dallas ostensibly won on the strength of the Mavericks’ NBA Finals win and the Rangers’ World Series appearance.
Chicago topped the 2010 list after the Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup.
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