The most popular sports in USA nowadays (Part 1)

When it comes to popular sports in the world, everyone probably thinks of the football king sport. However, for the United States, football is not a popular sport in this country.

The following article, we will introduce to you the popular sports in the USA. Let’s check it out!


Basketball is one of the competing sports between the two teams. The way of playing basketball is similar to the way of playing handball rules. Each team will have 5 people, their goal is to score a lot of points by putting the ball into the opponent’s basket legally. At the same time defend the opponent to not put the ball into the basket of his team.

Basketball is one of the most popular sports in the US and China. This sport is known through the mass media and television sports programs. Currently, the NBA basketball tournament is held with the participation of the top players in the world. One of the major basketball teams today is: Miami Heat, San Antonio Spurs or Oklahoma City Thunders.


As one of the most popular sports in America, baseball makes people remember America more than football. Baseball is played well by people of average height and weight. Therefore, they are considered by the Americans to be a democratic sport.

Major League Baseball (MLB) is a professional league of baseball. This tournament is the oldest of the four major professional sports federations in the United States and Canada.

MLB has 30 participating teams from different states of the United States and Canada and is divided into two different tournament systems, the American League and the National League.

The participating teams will play a total of 162 games per season. In particular, the 5 teams with the best results of each tournament will advance to Postseason – the knockout round. The two AL and NL tournaments will select two champions to take part in the final round of the World Series.