Largest Cities Without Major Sports


These are the largest cities (2010 Census) that have none of the four major sports in their metropolitan area:

#14 - Austin
#19 - El Paso
#27 - Louisville
#30 - Las Vegas
#32 - Albuquerque


These are the largest metropolitan areas with none of the four major sports:

#13 - Riverside-San Bernardino, California
#30 - Las Vegas
#35 - Austin
#36 - Virginia Beach-Norfolk
#37 - Providence


Largest cities without NFL football in their metropolitan area:

#7 - San Antonio
#10 - San Jose (San Jose and San Francisco-Oakland are in separate metropolitan areas)
#14 - Austin
#15 - Columbus
#20 - Memphis


Largest metropolitan areas without NFL football:

#13 - Riverside-San Bernardino
#23 - Portland, Ore.
#24 - Sacramento
#25 - San Antonio
#26 - Orlando


Largest cities without Major League baseball in their metropolitan area:

#7 - San Antonio
#10 - San Jose
#11 - Jacksonville
#12 - Indianapolis
#15 - Columbus


Largest metropolitan areas without Major League baseball
:

#13 - Riverside-San Bernardino
#23 - Portland, Ore.
#24 - Sacramento
#25 - San Antonio
#26 - Orlando


Largest cities without NBA basketball in their metropolitan areas:

#8 - San Diego
#10 - San Jose
#11 - Jacksonville
#14 - Austin
#15 - Columbus


Largest metropolitan areas without NBA basketball:

#13 - Riverside-San Bernardino
#15 - Seattle
#17 - San Diego
#18 - St. Louis
#19 - Tampa


Largest cities without NHL hockey in their metropolitan areas:

#4 - Houston
#7 - San Antonio
#8 - San Diego
#11 - Jacksonville
#12 - Indianapolis


Largest metropolitan areas without NHL hockey:

#6 - Houston
#11 - San Francisco (San Jose is not in the San Francisco Metropolitan Statistical Area)
#13 - Riverside-San Bernardino
#15 - Seattle
#17 - San Diego