Originally Posted by John@$$
There tons of fans of pro basketball but not like the followings of pro/college football or MLB baseball. Same with hockey in general. Winter sports are not that big in USA based on tv ratings.
EDIT: No North America sport team has big of a fanbase as Manchester United, Liverpool, Chelsea, Real Madrid, and Barcelona.
Yankees are the global face of baseball. Huge in Japan. Yankee hats all over the world. They compete with these soccer clubs. BTW Soccer sucks.