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Which is the Best Sports Month?

Many of the major professional sports today will lay claim to their respective league or association being a “12-month” sport. With the calamity that free agency, trades and drafts bring, the claims are often true. And it certainly aligns to determining with calendar month is the best for professional sports.

Let’s lay it out.

It’s actually pretty simple. We’re looking at which month has the most “sports stuff.” The biggest events, the championships, playoff games, all of those things that deliver.


Australian Open

NFL Playoffs

WWE Royal Rumble


Super Bowl

NBA All-Star Weekend


March Madness


NCAA National Championship

MLB Opening Day

The Masters

Start of NBA and NHL Playoffs

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Mike Hallihan

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