We endorse this exercise presented by Slate’s John Levin and want to direct your attention to it. Of course we hope you return to WellPlayed.US to share your thoughts about it and suggestions for the states and sports and pros and cons of prioritizing one sport over another. Sure, some states and sports are strongly associated. Kentucky and Iowa come immediately to mind. But we are expecting people in every state to feel their favorite sports are being unfairly overlooked, and for some states to claim they have the right to, say, pro football (Wisconsin wins in an arm wrestle).
All that said, if you had to choose just one sport for your home state – what would it be?