SOURCE: The Ultimate Sports List

The Ultimate Sports List

April 06, 2011 10:30 ET

The Ultimate Sports Cities Announced Today With LA, Boston and NYC Leading Off

CINCINNATI, OH--(Marketwire - April 6, 2011) - Los Angeles, California, the host of four of the top five sporting events in the world, leads the new list of The Ultimate Sports Cities in the United States from www.TUSL.com, a sports fan website sharing fan experiences at some of the premier sporting venues and events. Following Los Angeles in the top five are Boston, New York City, Chicago and Dallas.

"First we gave you The Ultimate Sports List, the world's top 150 sporting events as voted by sports fans around the world," said Tom Walsh, founder of the website, www.TUSL.com. "Now, we are announcing The Ultimate Sports Cities to pay tribute to those cities who host some of the top sporting events in the world."

Los Angeles earned top sports city honors for being the host of the Summer Olympics, FIFA World Cup finals, Super Bowl, NCAA Men's Final Four and the World Series. Boston barely edged out New York for number two, but with the New York area scheduled to be a Super Bowl host in 2014, that event is expected to eventually move New York to second place.

The Top 30 Ultimate Sports Cities are:
#1 Los Angeles
#2 Boston
#3 New York NY
#4 Chicago
#5 Dallas
#6 Minneapolis
#7 Detroit
#8 St. Louis
#9 Philadelphia
#10 Tampa
#11 Washington, D.C.
#12 Miami
#13 Atlanta
#14 Indianapolis
#15 Houston
#16 San Francisco
#17 Baltimore
#18 Phoenix
#19 Cincinnati
#20 Cleveland
#21 Pittsburgh
#22 Seattle
#23 San Diego
#24 New Orleans
#25 Denver
#26 Milwaukee
#27 Louisville
#28 Jacksonville
#29 Portland
#30 Kansas City

According to a recent Sports Marketing Study, the sports travel market represents a $44.5 billion industry each year in the United States, second only to the sporting goods industry at $53.7 billion. The U.S. sports market represents $185 billion spent annually.

The Top 150 sporting events from around the world, which include the Summer Olympics, FIFA World Cup, Super Bowl, The Masters and the NCAA Men's Final Four, are featured on the website with event, travel and ticket information along with insider tips on how to enjoy the venue and activities associated with the event. Sports fans also can share experiences, photos and videos from their travels.

Contact Information

  • Tom Walsh, Founder of TUSL.com, is available for an interview, contact:
    Jackie Reau
    Game Day Communications
    (513) 929-4263
    Email Contact