Feb 16, 2021 - Sports

The sports subreddits with the most members

Data: News reports; Chart: Andrew Witherspoon/Axios
Data: News reports; Chart: Andrew Witherspoon/Axios

With 430 million monthly active users, Reddit has emerged as one of the most influential — and valuable — websites on the internet, with subreddits (i.e. forums devoted to specific topics) increasingly driving the national conversation.

The question: As sports fans continue to flock to Reddit, and leagues slowly embrace it as a content and engagement tool, I'm curious: Which sports subreddits currently have the most members?

1+ million subscribers:

  1. Sports: 18.5M
  2. NBA: 3.8M
  3. Soccer: 2.5M
  4. NFL: 2.1M
  5. Baseball: 1.5M
  6. College Basketball: 1.5M
  7. MMA: 1.5M
  8. Formula 1: 1.4M
  9. Running: 1.3M
  10. Hockey: 1.2M
  11. College Football: 1.1M
  12. Snowboarding: 1.1M
  13. Skiing: 1.1M
  14. Boxing: 1M


Disclaimer: I tried my best to include all the biggest sports communities, but considering there are 2.2 million subreddits (!!!) I almost certainly missed some.

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