Best Sports Subreddits to follow, ranked by Active Users
This is a "Sports" Subreddits ranking. We evaluate popularity by "Active Users". Active Users of a Subreddit means in recent time (example: 10 minutes), how many users visited the sub. That is similar to website "online users". Active Users is more reliable than subscriber numbers, because there are a few of subreddits with large number of subscribers have very small visits. This page can help you to find out which subs are really popular currently
Rank updated: 2019-07-20, by Active Users
Active Users / Subscribers
nba - NBA (global #14)
21,868 / 2.5M
All things NBA basketball.
soccer - The back page of the internet (global #26)
15,200 / 1.6M
The football subreddit.
News, results and discussion about the beautiful game.
boxing - Boxing (global #34)
11,234 / 424,471
MMA - MMA: Mixed Martial Arts (global #38)
9,974 / 792,312
A subreddit for all things Mixed Martial Arts.
SquaredCircle - r/SquaredCircle (global #55)
7,628 / 416,353
nfl - NFL: National Football League Discussion (global #79)
5,259 / 1.4M
NFL: National Football League News & Discussion
baseball - America's Pastime (global #80)
5,127 / 970,243
The subreddit for the bat-and-ball sport played between two teams of nine players. America's Pastime.
**For the best user experience, we recommend disabling the Reddit redesign.**
hockey - hockey: the best game on earth (global #124)
3,532 / 774,516
hockey: the best game on earth
sports - redditsports (global #133)
3,285 / 15.8M
The central hub for sports on reddit.
formula1 - Formula 1 (global #164)
2,530 / 601,587
Formula 1 news and stories
golf - Golf (global #225)
1,675 / 207,559
MLS - r/MLS: The central hub for all levels of soccer in the US & Canada, especially Major League Soccer (global #234)
1,555 / 115,922
This is the subreddit for any and all levels of soccer in the United States & Canada, with an emphasis on Major League Soccer.
cfb - The Internet's Tailgate (global #246)
1,440 / 582,673
A forum for all things college football. Primarily focused on NCAA football, discussion is welcome on any collegiate league, teams, and players.
motorcycles - motorcycles (global #258)
1,351 / 754,050
A place for everything motorcycles.
collegebasketball - /r/CollegeBasketball: The Internet's Student Section (global #284)
1,210 / 1.0M
A subreddit for college basketball news and discussion
bjj - Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (global #341)
883 / 131,745
nascar - NASCAR on Reddit: News from the oval (global #352)
848 / 287,437
A subreddit for everything NASCAR related!
cricket - Cricket (global #364)
804 / 135,772
News, banter and occasional serious discussion on the great game.
skydiving - Skydiving - There is no such thing as a perfectly good airplane (global #370)
782 / 16,904
A subreddit for those interested in Skydiving and BASE jumping.
indycar - r/IndyCar (global #377)
754 / 23,177
All things related to IndyCar, the premier open-wheel racing series in the US.
running - Running (global #403)
644 / 674,831
tennis - Tennis News & Discussion (global #419)
591 / 267,449
Tennis News & Discussion
climbing - Climbing (global #421)
583 / 432,746
The home of Climbing on reddit. And yes we are scared of falling.
bicycling - bicycling (global #433)
548 / 481,866
Two wheels, powered by a person.
Interested in riding a bicycle? We welcome bicyclists of all skill levels including those who don't yet own a bike. Ask us your questions or meetup with other redditors in your area for local rides.
fishing - Fishing (global #470)
441 / 398,063
MTB - mtb: reddit for mountain bikers (global #474)
430 / 118,248
A cycling community enthusiastic about mountain biking and all things related.
nrl - National Rugby League (global #477)
427 / 28,953
National Rugby League - All various things Rugby League! Weekly Round discussions with streams to NRL games.
discgolf - Disc Golf (global #492)
390 / 79,793
rugbyunion - Rugby Union : The Greatest Game. (global #500)
362 / 90,782
Rugby Union news, analysis and opinions.
peloton - WorldTour Road Cycling News, Results and Discussion (global #516)
319 / 52,099
Peloton is the community for professional road cycling. Share links, news, results, transfer rumours & other road cycling tidbits related to the teams, events and riders in the WorldTour.
campingandhiking - Camping and Hiking (global #561)
229 / 770,507
**Hikers who bring Camping gear in their Backpack.**
*Tips, trip reports, back-country gear reviews, safety and news.*
skateboarding - Skateboarding (global #562)
228 / 211,289
The Skateboarding Subreddit.
weightlifting - Weightlifting: The Relentless Pursuit of Power (global #563)
227 / 70,333
A subreddit for the sport of Olympic-style weightlifting.
surfing - Surfing (global #578)
203 / 68,722
Kooks on the internet
theocho - The Ocho: if it's almost a sport, we've got it here (global #583)
199 / 345,509
Inspired by the movie Dodgeball, r/TheOcho is a community dedicated to spreading knowledge of seldom seen and 'obscure' sports.
cfl - CFL (global #359)
192 / 14,379
The Canadian Football League Subreddit! For all things CFL!
ultimate - Ultimate (global #594)
178 / 43,521
For Ultimate, formerly known as Ultimate Frisbee, players and fans.
snowboarding - SHREDDIT! - snowboarding news, places, gear, video, pics and people (global #598)
171 / 432,040
All things snowboarding, /r/snowboarding or "shreddit" is the home for shredders of all age, cultures, and abilities. Whether you are looking for great video clips, gear recommendations, how to land your first 3 or maybe 9, or just want to hang out with some shredders, this is the place. Remember, somewhere in the world, it's snowing right now!
bowling - Bowling (global #611)
146 / 20,299
For all bowlers of all ages and abilities
swimming - Swimming (global #612)
145 / 56,197
Swimming, from beginners to recreational to competitive swimming. Pool and open water.
olympics - Citius, Altius, Fortius (global #618)
139 / 409,955
Links and discussion about the Olympics and Paralympics.
skiing - /r/skiing - Always in season. (global #623)
128 / 409,766
The sport where you strap two boards to your feet and point them down the mountain. Turning optional but not recommended.
triathlon - Triathlon (global #624)
128 / 35,183
A subreddit dedicated to the sport of triathlon, and all of its constituent components, quirks, and joys.
rowing - /r/Rowing (global #629)
120 / 31,785
A subreddit for all rowing related news, erging advice and fitness discussion related to the sport.
kayaking - For Kayak and Canoe Enthusiasts. (global #630)
116 / 44,307
All things paddling related!
billiards - All things billiards. (global #641)
96 / 20,726
A community for billiards and pool players to share related content. You'll find matches, billiards related discussion and interesting tidbits from the billiard world. A small but growing community that has a wealth of knowledge to share.
motogp - MotoGP: Everything from the MotoGP world (global #644)
92 / 66,110
Everything and anything from MotoGP, for MotoGP fans including Moto2, Moto3 & MotoE.
judo - Judo - The universal principle of adaptability (global #651)
82 / 27,011
A reddit for judoka and spectators to submit anything about Judo.
volleyball - Volleyball (global #339)
67 / 18,866
/r/volleyball is Reddit's volleyball community. We have tips, videos, and general discussions about volleyball.
wrestling - Wrestling (global #667)
55 / 28,051
A subreddit for Folkstyle, Freestyle and Greco-Roman Wrestling. All ages and levels are welcome.
Basketball - Basketball (global #669)
53 / 38,826
lacrosse - Lacrosse : The fastest game on two feet (global #670)
52 / 21,041
football - Football - The People's Sport (global #672)
48 / 102,400
fencing - Fencing (global #675)
45 / 15,649
Subreddit for the Olympic sport of fencing. Foil, epee, and sabre discussion.
darts - /r/Darts (global #678)
42 / 13,588
Anything and everything related to the wonderful game of darts!
mountaineering - Mountaineers Unite! (global #681)
40 / 56,282
formulaE - ABB FIA Formula E Championship (global #687)
38 / 22,538
A subreddit dedicated to the ABB FIA Formula E Championship, the worlds most high profile all-electric racing series.
USLPRO - USL Championship: News & Discussion (global #689)
35 / 6,586
This community is the Reddit home USL Championship, the second division of Soccer in the US. Clubs in the USL Championship include North Carolina FC, Sacramento Republic, Tampa Bay Rowdies, Indy Eleven, Phoenix Rising FC and others.
badminton - Badminton (global #363)
29 / 9,267
News, reviews, events and everything else related to the badminton.
scottishfootball - Scottish Football (global #693)
28 / 10,149
For talk regarding Scottish football. SPFL, domestic cups, the national team and more. Gossip, rumours, news and scores.
squash - squash (global #387)
24 / 7,400
aafb - AAF: Alliance of American Football Discussion (global #315)
22 / 9,427
AAF: The Alliance of American Football On Reddit.
collegehockey - College Hockey: Where Tomorrow's Pros Play Today. (global #695)
20 / 10,169
Forum dedicated to the discussion of our favorite college sport.
snooker - Snooker (global #324)
19 / 11,282
mlrugby - Major League Rugby (global #361)
19 / 3,793
Unofficial home to fans, friends, and the faithful followers of Major League Rugby in the United States.
sportsarefun - Sports are Fun (global #698)
18 / 155,964
Pictures, gifs, and videos of athletes/coaches/fans having fun in non-typical ways.
collegebaseball - College Baseball (global #334)
13 / 15,273
The ping of the metal bat, rabid college fans and a trip to the CWS, welcome to r/collegebaseball!
wake - waka waka wakeboard (global #429)
11 / 4,974
Welcome to r/wake! Anything related to any board sport that happens behind a boat, cable, or winch can be shared here. Trying to go pro and need views? Want to show off you new rail/board/boat/winch? Need help with your setup? r/wake is the place to go!
collegesoftball - Women's College Softball (global #413)
5 / 1,039
Official subreddit of NCAA Women's College Softball.
collegesoccer - CollegeSoccer (global #452)
5 / 1,261
A community for discussion of NCAA soccer, US Development Academy soccer and the USL Premier Development League.
speedskating - Speed Skating: long track, short track and marathon (global #427)
5 / 648
Long track, short track, marathon, Peyongchang Olympics 2018.
Langebaanschaatsen, shorttrack, marathonschaatsen, Olympische Winterspelen 2018.
curling - Curling (global #385)
4 / 6,865
Curling is an International Olympic sport in which 42lb granite stones are slid along an icy surface to come to rest atop a painted target. In some ways similar to Boccie ball or Shuffleboard, curling has been described as 'Chess on Ice'. /r/Curling is your source for Curling news, Locations for learn-to-curl events, and other such topics.
handball - Handball (global #408)
3 / 4,689
A community for all things handball!
euroleague - Euroleague (global #431)
3 / 3,099
hurling - Hurling (global #426)
3 / 2,259
/r/hurling is a community for those who are interest in Hurling. Whether you play every week or just like to watch, live in Ireland or abroad, all are welcome to join in on the discussions on the fastest field sport in the world!
Have any questions? Feel free to message the mods.
fcs - FCS: Football Championship Subdivision (global #392)
2 / 3,469
The official, unofficial subreddit for the NCAA Division 1 Football Championship Subdivison!
racquetball - Racquetball discussion and news. (global #411)
0 / 2,382