Beating out the likes of Atlanta, Buffalo, Cleveland, and Kansas City, our fair municipality has taken home the honor of being named America’s Most Miserable Sports City. Let’s hear it for Seattle.
The distinction was handed down by Forbes magazine, and was determined by a number of different factors: misery in the form of losing seasons, misery in the form of few championships, misery in the form of being good but not good enough, and misery in the form of losing entire organizations (i.e. the Sonics).
As everyone and their mother knows, the Emerald City has suffered when it comes to winning titles.
We have but one major professional championship under our belt: the 1979 NBA crown, won by the now-defunct Supersonics.