Why the Bay Area Is the Sports Capital of the World

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Dec 7, 2012; San Francisco, CA, USA; A general view of the Golden Gate Bridge. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

The Bay Area is undoubtedly a diverse region, filled with many different cultures and people from all around the world. Therefore, everyone is unique, with their own beliefs, customs, and practices. Whether it is religion or politics, this region is full of many opinions and viewpoints.

However, there is one thing that ties the entire Bay Area together: sports.

In recent years, sports in the Bay Area have taken off, with every single team undergoing a major change. Whether it is championships, surprising playoff runs, or regime changes, the world of Bay Area sports has never seen a more busier, exciting time than now.

Think of a region in the entire world with a more exciting, fulfilling group of teams right now than the Bay Area.

New York? Boston? Los Angeles? Hell no!

The Bay Area is the sports capital of the world, and here’s why:

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  • loverpoint

    The only thing missing are the Olympics.

    While the Bay Area had their collective mind wrapped around landing Super Bowl L they should have also been bidding on the 2024 Olympics. I had heard that LA was bidding for the 2024 Olympics, the Bay Area offers the perfect venue for the Olympics.

    • goldenbaysports

      The biggest problem is the traffic and congestion. That’s going to be an issue even during Super Bowl week, imagine that over a lengthy period of time with people all over the world descending on the Bay Area.

      But yes, the Bay Area would be a perfect spot for the Olympics. Plenty of stadiums to play in, perfect weather, beautiful backdrop with the San Francisco skyline — unlike smoggy LA.