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Willis Reed #19 of the New York Knicks jumps center against Elvin Hayes #11 of the San Diego Rockets during an NBA basketball game circa 1971 at Madison Square Garden in the Manhattan borough of New York City. Reed played for the Knicks from 1964-74. (Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images)

America's most miserable sports cities

July 31, 2013

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 Forbes.com.)