Originally Posted by tthree
Mostly just football, primarily NFL. The best sport in the world. A true team sport where a team can't be carried by a superstar. If one O-lineman is weak the best quarterback can appear mediocre. One defensive back can't cover, they move the ball on him all day. If special teams are weak you lose 20 to 30 yards on each exchange. If they are strong a great defense with a mediocre offense can move the ball toward the goal over a few possession exchanges. When everyone pulls their weight (no weak links to exploit) a group of average pros can take the team to the super bowl.
True, pro football is the best sport, and the US's favorite sport. Its the sport I primarily watch.
While all other sports ratings continue to decline significantly, its the only sport who's ratings go up.