Local News

Triangle Down To No. 26 In Ranking Of Top Sports Areas

Posted August 19, 2003

— From college basketball to the Durham Bulls to Carolina Hurricanes hockey, the Triangle loves its sports.

The Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area ranks No. 26 in

The Sporting News'

annual listing of best sports cities

, which is released in this week's issue.

The Triangle's ranking is down from No. 18 a year ago, but still rates ahead of Cleveland, San Diego, Toronto, Cincinnati and Orlando.

Other cities of note among the 364 mentioned include No. 36 Charlotte, No. 68 Winston-Salem, No. 114 Greenville, No. 119 Richmond, No. 135 Wilmington, No. 188 Asheville, No. 218 Greensboro, No. 307 Zebulon and No. 353 Fayetteville.


Please with your WRAL.com account to comment on this story. You also will need a Facebook account to comment.

Oldest First
View all