Sports are a subject for discussion at dinner tables in many American homes. They bring families together and pull them apart — that is, if loyalty to a team or player isn’t agreed upon. Sports rivalries bring out the fiercest competition between athletes and teams, laying the foundation for some of the biggest, most-watched games for diehard fans. These rivalries increase fan loyalty and benefit the sports industry, all while entertaining millions of people.
To learn more, check out the infographic below created by Ohio University’s online Master of Athletic Administration program.