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: 2019-05-23, by Active Users
Active Users / Subscribers
nba - NBA (global #3)
48,469 / 2.3M
All things NBA basketball.
soccer - The back page of the internet (global #28)
10,185 / 1.5M
The football subreddit.
News, results and discussion about the beautiful game.
sports - redditsports (global #31)
9,707 / 15.5M
The central hub for sports on reddit.
nfl - NFL: National Football League Discussion (global #32)
9,681 / 1.3M
NFL: National Football League News & Discussion
SquaredCircle - r/SquaredCircle (global #38)
8,441 / 403,958
MMA - MMA: Mixed Martial Arts (global #71)
5,160 / 754,745
A subreddit for all things Mixed Martial Arts.
hockey - hockey: the best game on earth (global #89)
4,389 / 752,571
hockey: the best game on earth
baseball - America's Pastime (global #98)
4,211 / 931,467
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.**
formula1 - Formula 1 (global #134)
3,071 / 560,543
Formula 1 news and stories
golf - Golf (global #251)
1,212 / 193,056
cfb - The Internet's Tailgate (global #260)
1,131 / 570,062
A forum for all things college football. Primarily focused on NCAA football, discussion is welcome on any collegiate league, teams, and players.
cricket - Cricket (global #288)
928 / 108,267
News, banter and occasional serious discussion on the great game.
skydiving - Skydiving - There is no such thing as a perfectly good airplane (global #290)
919 / 16,093
A subreddit for those interested in Skydiving and BASE jumping.
motorcycles - motorcycles (global #299)
859 / 706,698
A place for everything motorcycles.
climbing - Climbing (global #328)
694 / 404,577
The home of Climbing on reddit. And yes we are scared of falling.
collegebasketball - /r/CollegeBasketball: The Internet's Student Section (global #334)
667 / 942,529
A subreddit for college basketball news and discussion
bjj - Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (global #336)
665 / 121,242
running - Running (global #348)
616 / 643,987
bicycling - bicycling (global #358)
562 / 458,068
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.
MLS - r/MLS: The central hub for all levels of soccer in the US & Canada, especially Major League Soccer (global #360)
550 / 112,247
This is the subreddit for any and all levels of soccer in the United States & Canada, with an emphasis on Major League Soccer.
nrl - National Rugby League (global #367)
531 / 26,727
National Rugby League - All various things Rugby League! Weekly Round discussions with streams to NRL games.
tennis - Tennis News & Discussion (global #378)
509 / 243,821
Tennis News & Discussion
nascar - NASCAR on Reddit: News from the oval (global #389)
472 / 271,732
A subreddit for everything NASCAR related!
boxing - Boxing (global #391)
466 / 388,725
fishing - Fishing (global #415)
386 / 369,121
discgolf - Disc Golf (global #430)
367 / 76,169
MTB - mtb: reddit for mountain bikers (global #436)
339 / 111,451
A cycling community enthusiastic about mountain biking and all things related.
campingandhiking - Camping and Hiking (global #488)
221 / 734,346
**Hikers who bring Camping gear in their Backpack.**
*Tips, trip reports, back-country gear reviews, safety and news.*
skateboarding - Skateboarding (global #499)
196 / 201,375
The Skateboarding Subreddit.
indycar - r/IndyCar (global #506)
179 / 20,941
All things related to IndyCar, the premier open-wheel racing series in the US.
weightlifting - Weightlifting: The Relentless Pursuit of Power (global #513)
170 / 67,363
A subreddit for the sport of Olympic-style weightlifting.
rugbyunion - Rugby Union : The Greatest Game. (global #515)
167 / 87,764
Rugby Union news, analysis and opinions.
peloton - WorldTour Road Cycling News, Results and Discussion (global #516)
166 / 48,375
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.
ultimate - Ultimate (global #519)
162 / 42,388
For Ultimate, formerly known as Ultimate Frisbee, players and fans.
skiing - /r/skiing - Always in season. (global #523)
153 / 387,923
The sport where you strap two boards to your feet and point them down the mountain. Turning optional but not recommended.
motogp - MotoGP: Everything from the MotoGP world (global #529)
147 / 61,538
Everything and anything from MotoGP, for MotoGP fans including Moto2, Moto3 & MotoE.
snowboarding - SHREDDIT! - snowboarding news, places, gear, video, pics and people (global #531)
145 / 410,528
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!
theocho - The Ocho: if it's almost a sport, we've got it here (global #532)
143 / 331,284
Inspired by the movie Dodgeball, r/TheOcho is a community dedicated to spreading knowledge of seldom seen and 'obscure' sports.
surfing - Surfing (global #533)
142 / 65,669
Kooks on the internet
bowling - Bowling (global #534)
137 / 19,241
For all bowlers of all ages and abilities
collegebaseball - College Baseball (global #334)
118 / 13,141
The ping of the metal bat, rabid college fans and a trip to the CWS, welcome to r/collegebaseball!
rowing - /r/Rowing (global #547)
116 / 30,044
A subreddit for all rowing related news, erging advice and fitness discussion related to the sport.
Basketball - Basketball (global #555)
100 / 36,073
mountaineering - Mountaineers Unite! (global #561)
87 / 53,509
triathlon - Triathlon (global #568)
85 / 32,416
A subreddit dedicated to the sport of triathlon, and all of its constituent components, quirks, and joys.
scottishfootball - Scottish Football (global #583)
67 / 9,525
For talk regarding Scottish football. SPFL, domestic cups, the national team and more. Gossip, rumours, news and scores.
kayaking - For Kayak and Canoe Enthusiasts. (global #585)
65 / 40,340
All things paddling related!
swimming - Swimming (global #586)
65 / 53,352
Swimming, from beginners to recreational to competitive swimming. Pool and open water.
judo - Judo - The universal principle of adaptability (global #592)
59 / 24,297
A reddit for judoka and spectators to submit anything about Judo.
billiards - All things billiards. (global #599)
48 / 19,546
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.
football - Football - The People's Sport (global #598)
48 / 93,327
wrestling - Wrestling (global #601)
47 / 25,637
A subreddit for Folkstyle, Freestyle and Greco-Roman Wrestling. All ages and levels are welcome.
fencing - Fencing (global #600)
47 / 14,758
Subreddit for the Olympic sport of fencing. Foil, epee, and sabre discussion.
cfl - CFL (global #359)
42 / 13,591
The Canadian Football League Subreddit! For all things CFL!
aafb - AAF: Alliance of American Football Discussion (global #315)
31 / 10,083
AAF: The Alliance of American Football On Reddit.
volleyball - Volleyball (global #339)
29 / 17,423
/r/volleyball is Reddit's volleyball community. We have tips, videos, and general discussions about volleyball.
olympics - Citius, Altius, Fortius (global #612)
28 / 410,535
Links and discussion about the Olympics and Paralympics.
collegehockey - College Hockey: Where Tomorrow's Pros Play Today. (global #613)
28 / 9,790
Forum dedicated to the discussion of our favorite college sport.
lacrosse - Lacrosse : The fastest game on two feet (global #616)
27 / 19,154
snooker - Snooker (global #324)
26 / 11,076
mlrugby - Major League Rugby (global #361)
25 / 3,584
Unofficial home to fans, friends, and the faithful followers of Major League Rugby in the United States.
badminton - Badminton (global #363)
24 / 8,683
News, reviews, events and everything else related to the badminton.
formulaE - ABB FIA Formula E Championship (global #619)
23 / 20,417
A subreddit dedicated to the ABB FIA Formula E Championship, the worlds most high profile all-electric racing series.
darts - /r/Darts (global #624)
19 / 12,998
Anything and everything related to the wonderful game of darts!
USLPRO - USL Championship: News & Discussion (global #626)
18 / 6,229
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.
squash - squash (global #387)
18 / 7,161
sportsarefun - Sports are Fun (global #628)
15 / 152,231
Pictures, gifs, and videos of athletes/coaches/fans having fun in non-typical ways.
euroleague - Euroleague (global #431)
13 / 2,789
wake - waka waka wakeboard (global #429)
11 / 4,764
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!
fcs - FCS: Football Championship Subdivision (global #392)
10 / 3,345
The official, unofficial subreddit for the NCAA Division 1 Football Championship Subdivison!
handball - Handball (global #408)
6 / 4,515
A community for all things handball!
hurling - Hurling (global #426)
6 / 2,112
/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.
collegesoccer - CollegeSoccer (global #452)
5 / 1,243
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)
4 / 635
Long track, short track, marathon, Peyongchang Olympics 2018.
Langebaanschaatsen, shorttrack, marathonschaatsen, Olympische Winterspelen 2018.
racquetball - Racquetball discussion and news. (global #411)
3 / 2,341
collegesoftball - Women's College Softball (global #413)
3 / 907
Official subreddit of NCAA Women's College Softball.
curling - Curling (global #385)
1 / 6,837
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.