Friday, March 2, 2012

Miserable sports fans

  • It's been quite a year for sports fans in Atlanta. Since last spring always among the top finishers in Forbes' annual ranking of America's Most Miserable Sports Cities, back to the top spot for the first time since 2008.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • When it comes to professional sports, the state of Ohio boasts many teams that leave fans frustrated.
  • (The Business Journal)
  • Atlanta was also ranked as the most miserable city for sports fans in 2008.
  • (MyFox Phoenix)
  • It's been quite a year for sports fans in Atlanta.
  • (Forbes)
  • SEATTLE -- For the first time since 2008, Seattle is not the most miserable professional sports city in America, according to the annual ranking from Forbes Magazine. That dishonor now goes to Atlanta.
  • (KREM)
  • Forbes recognized that. Houston was ranked as the sixth most miserable sports city by Forbes. Forbes ranked cities based on "the heartbreak that comes from building fans' hopes up only to let them down in the end.
  • (Houston Chronicle)
  • According to Tom Van Riper of, Cleveland is not the most miserable sports city in the country. That "honor" goes to Atlanta. In fact, Cleveland fans are actually the 8th most miserable according to the 'report'.
  • (Waiting For Next Year)
  • Seattle is often the most miserable sports city in the United States to win a lot of games and advance through the post-season, only to disappoint fans in the end by falling short of a championship, writes Tom Van Riper with Forbes.
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  • that is, if you dont count World War II. Forbes magazine has named Atlanta as Americas most miserable sports city, followed by Seattle, Phoenix, and yes, Buffalo. I dont know; the fans in Cleveland arent exactly drowning in parades either.
  • (Buffalo News)

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