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

So what is the favorite sport in this country? If you are also wondering this, then let’s explore right through the article below.

Basketball (NBA)

Basketball is known as a fighting sport between 2 teams, each team has 5 people. The goal is to score a lot of points by putting the ball in the opponent’s basket legally and defending so that the opponent does not get the ball into his basket.

This is the most popular sport in the US and China. In the mass media and through sports programs on television, we have known one of the oldest basketball tournaments in the US – the NBA – is a professional basketball tournament with the presence of of the top players in the world.

Some great basketball teams in the NBA right now are Miami Heat, San Antonio Spurs or Oklahoma City Thunders, etc. And today, at major tournaments like the Olympics or the Olympics, American basketball still retains its position. No. 1 and defeating them is extremely difficult. 

Baseball

As one of the most favorite 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 the professional sports organization for baseball and is also the oldest of the four major professional sports federations in the United States and Canada. Major League Baseball has a total of 30 teams from different states of the United States and Canada (29 teams from the US and 1 team from Canada).

These 30 teams are divided into 2 different tournament systems, American League (AL, roughly translated as the American League) and National League (NL, roughly translated as National League) with 15 teams for each tournament.

Teams will play a total of 162 games in a season, and the 5 teams with the best results in each league will advance to Postseason, a knockout round.

The AL and NL tournaments will select two champions to take part in the final round of the World Series, the tournament to find the final winner of the year. For a long time, Major League Baseball has become an integral part of American culture.