Best Team Sports in USA

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Best team sports in USA

Team sports in USA-The most popular team sports in the United States are American football, basketball, baseball/softball, ice hockey, and soccer (association football),etc. All of these team sports are popular with fans, are widely watched on television, have a fully professional league, are played by millions of Americans, enjoy varsity status at many Division 1 colleges, and are played in high schools throughout the country.

Basketball

 

basketball

The US men were dominant from the first Olympic tournament to hold basketball, held in Berlin in 1936. The USA is the most successful team in international competition, winning medals in all seventeen Olympic tournaments it has entered, coming away with fourteen gold’s.

 

Baseball

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By the late 19th century, baseball was widely recognized as the national sport of the United States. In 1939 Little League Baseball was founded in Pennsylvania.

 

American Football

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The American football first played in 1873 New York City.

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Soccer

soccer

First played in 1862, the popularity has been growing since 1960 s and 1970 s. it is the third most played team sport in the U.S.Over 13 million Americans playing soccer in the United States.

 

 Ice Hockey

ice hockey

The American ice hockey team’s greatest success was the “Miracle on Ice” at the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, New York.

 

Canadian football

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The Canadian football started between 1993 to 1995.During the first league only the team from Canada played.

 

Volleyball

volleyball

Volleyball originated in the United States in 1895 as a blend of basketball, baseball, tennis, and handball.

 

Rugby

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The United States national rugby union team is nicknamed the Eagles. They played their first international in 1912, but did not begin playing regularly until 1976.

 

Frisbee

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Sport of Ultimate (Frisbee) started in 1968.using Ultra-Violet Disc raft of 175 gram.

 

Lacrosse

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Lacrosse became an Olympic sport for the 1904 and 1908 Summer Olympics, but was then dropped as an official sport. After 1908, lacrosse was a sport in the World Games. In the 1930 s, an indoor version of the game, box lacrosse, was introduced in Canada.

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