The best-and-worst sports fans in the U.S. list is subject to several criteria.
For surviving five-plus decades without a title, San Francisco Giants fans are now basking in their championship light. But right down I-280, the 49ers are a mess, which leaves their fans on the opposite end of the sports spectrum.
How are they dealing with the turmoil? Are they staying loyal, like so many Giants fans? Or are they hopping off that preseason Mike Singletary/Alex Smith bandwagon?
Because it's so difficult to characterize the collective mood or attitude of an entire city, this list is sure to rile up professional sports fans across the nation.
Nevertheless, we took a stab at it!