America's most miserable sports cities

A fan of the Seattle SuperSonics holds a sign prior to the game against the Phoenix Suns on November 1, 2007 at Key Arena in Seattle, Washington. The Suns defeated the Sonics 106-99. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

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Sports misery isn't all about futility. Sometimes it's about leading your fans to the cusp of a title only to let them down in the end. It's happened the most in these 10 cities over the years. Only major U.S. sports towns — those with at least 75 cumulative NFL, MLB, NBA and NHL seasons — are eligible.

(List, captions, and stats courtesy of Forbes. View the entire list on

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