Major Cities ( number of professional sports franchises)

Metropolitan area   Pop. rank
(US + Canada)  
Big four
teams
 
NFL  MLB  NBA  NHL   Big six
teams  
MLS   CFL  
United States New York City 1 9 2 (NYG/NYJ) 2 (NYY/NYM) 2 (NYK/NJ) 3 (NYR/NYI/NJ) 10 1 (NY) 0
United States Los Angeles 2 6 0 2 (LAD/LAA) 2 (LAL/LAC) 2 (LAK/ANA) 8 2 (LAG/CHV) 0
United States Baltimore / Washington 4 6 2 (WAS/BAL) 2 (WAS/BAL) 1 (WAS) 1 (WAS) 7 1 (DCU) 0
United States San Francisco Bay Area 6 6 2 (SF/OAK) 2 (SF/OAK) 1 (GSW) 1 (SJ) 7 1 (SJ) 0
United States Chicago 3 5 1 (CHI) 2 (CHC/CWS) 1 (CHI) 1 (CHI) 6 1 (CHI) 0
United States Boston 5 4 1 (NE) 1 (BOS) 1 (BOS) 1 (BOS) 5 1 (NE) 0
United States Dallas 7 4 1 (DAL) 1 (TEX) 1 (DAL) 1 (DAL) 5 1 (FCD) 0
United States Philadelphia 8 4 1 (PHI) 1 (PHI) 1 (PHI) 1 (PHI) 5 1 (PHI) 0
United States Atlanta 10 4 1 (ATL) 1 (ATL) 1 (ATL) 1 (ATL) 4 0 0
United States Miami 11 4 1 (MIA) 1 (FLA) 1 (MIA) 1 (FLA) 4 0 0
United States Detroit 12 4 1 (DET) 1 (DET) 1 (DET) 1 (DET) 4 0 0
United States Phoenix 14 4 1 (ARI) 1 (ARI) 1 (PHX) 1 (PHX) 4 0 0
United States Minneapolis-St. Paul 17 4 1 (MIN) 1 (MIN) 1 (MIN) 1 (MIN) 4 0 0
United States Denver 18 4 1 (DEN) 1 (COL) 1 (DEN) 1 (COL) 5 1 (COL) 0
United States Houston 9 3 1 (HOU) 1 (HOU) 1 (HOU) 0 4 1 (HOU) 0
Canada Toronto 13 3 0 • 1 (TOR) 1 (TOR) 1 (TOR) 5 1 (TOR) 1 (TOR)
United States Cleveland 20 3 1 (CLE) 1 (CLE) 1 (CLE) 0 3 0 0
United States St. Louis 21 3 1 (STL) 1 (STL) 0 1 (STL) 3 0 0
United States Tampa Bay 22 3 1 (TB) 1 (TB) 0 1 (TB) 3 0 0
United States Pittsburgh 24 3 1 (PIT) 1 (PIT) 0 1 (PIT) 3 0 0
United States San Diego 19 2 1 (SD) 1 (SD) 0 0 2 0 0
United States Seattle 15 2 1 (SEA) 1 (SEA) 0 0 3 1 (SEA) 0
United States Charlotte 26 2 1 (CAR) 0 1 (CHA) 0 2 0 0
United States Cincinnati 27 2 1 (CIN) 1 (CIN) 0 0 2 0 0
United States Kansas City 30 2 1 (KC) 1 (KC) 0 0 3 1 (KC) 0
United States Indianapolis 31 2 1 (IND) 0 1 (IND) 0 2 0 0
United States Milwaukee 35 2 0 1 (MIL) 1 (MIL) 0 2 0 0
United States Nashville 39 2 1 (TEN) 0 0 1 (NSH) 2 0 0
United States Buffalo 50 2 1 (BUF) 0 0 1 (BUF) 2 0 0
United States New Orleans 56 2 1 (NO) 0 1 (NO) 0 2 0 0
Canada Montreal 16 1 0 0 0 1 (MTL) 2 0 1 (MTL)
United States Orlando 23 1 0 0 1 (ORL) 0 1 0 0
United States Sacramento 25 1 0 0 1 (SAC) 0 1 0 0
United States Portland 28 1 0 0 1 (POR) 0 2 1 (POR) 0
Canada Vancouver 29 1 0 0 0 1 (VAN) 3 1 (VAN) 1 (BC)
United States San Antonio 32 1 0 0 1 (SA) 0 1 0 0
United States Columbus 33 1 0 0 0 1 (CBJ) 2 1 (CLB) 0
United States Salt Lake City 36 1 0 0 1 (UT) 0 2 1 (RSL) 0
United States Raleigh 38 1 0 0 0 1 (CAR) 1 0 0
United States Jacksonville 44 1 1 (JAX) 0 0 0 1 0 0
United States Oklahoma City 45 1 0 0 1 (OKC) 0 1 0
United States Memphis 46 1 0 0 1 (MEM) 0 1 0 0
Canada Ottawa 53 1 0 0 0 1 (OTT) 2 0 1 (OTT)
Canada Calgary 55 1 0 0 0 1 (CGY) 2 0 1 (CGY)
Canada Edmonton 59 1 0 0 0 1 (EDM) 2 0 1 (EDM)
Canada Winnipeg 77 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 (WPG)
Canada Hamilton 78 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 (HAM)
United States Green Bay 147 1 1 (GB) 0 0 0 1 0 0
Canada Regina 205 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 (SSK)
49 metro areas
122 32 30 30 30 146 16 8