Study Shows NFL Is Overwhelming Choice for America's Favorite Sport

Study Shows NFL Is Overwhelming Choice for America's Favorite Sport
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Professional football's popularity in America continues to grow, and no other sport is even close to matching it, according to a recent Harris Poll.

ESPN.com's Darren Rovell provided a breakdown of the top choices:

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Data via Harris Poll, via ESPN's Darren Rovell

It marks the 30th straight year in which the the National Football League tops the list. Back in 1985, when the first poll was taken, the NFL held a 1 percent lead over MLB. That margin has since grown to more than 20 percent.

Baseball's popularity has been in decline due to the success of the NFL, but it is still doing well in comparison to the rest of the sports.

What's the biggest surprise of the poll?

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