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Americans Love The NFL, But Change Is Looming

• by Tyler Durden

For several reasons however, including first and foremost its better suitability for television, Statista's Felix Richter notes that football flew by baseball as Americans' favorite sport to watch in the 1960s and hasn't looked back since.

In recent years, baseball has even been surpassed by basketball, as younger audiences prefer the action-packed, star-studded NBA over what many young viewers consider the dragging affair of a three-hour baseball game.

According to recent findings from Statista's Global Consumer Surveythe NFL remains the number 1 among major professional sports leagues in the U.S., at least for now.