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: 2019-09-20, by Active Users
Active Users / Subscribers
nfl - NFL: National Football League Discussion (global #17)
26,090 / 1.5M
NFL: National Football League News & Discussion
soccer - The back page of the internet (global #21)
18,206 / 1.7M
The football subreddit.
News, results and discussion about the beautiful game.
nba - NBA (global #24)
17,119 / 2.7M
All things NBA basketball.
formula1 - Formula 1 (global #58)
8,712 / 666,490
Formula 1 news and stories
SquaredCircle - r/SquaredCircle (global #68)
7,485 / 428,108
MMA - MMA: Mixed Martial Arts (global #91)
6,060 / 847,824
A subreddit for all things Mixed Martial Arts.
hockey - hockey: the best game on earth (global #106)
5,215 / 803,816
hockey: the best game on earth
cfb - The Internet's Tailgate (global #113)
4,850 / 637,910
A forum for all things college football. Primarily focused on NCAA football, discussion is welcome on any collegiate league, teams, and players.
baseball - America's Pastime (global #132)
3,833 / 1.0M
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.**
sports - redditsports (global #134)
3,786 / 16.1M
The central hub for sports on reddit.
motorcycles - motorcycles (global #243)
1,869 / 787,835
A place for everything motorcycles.
bjj - Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (global #247)
1,814 / 144,515
collegebasketball - /r/CollegeBasketball: The Internet's Student Section (global #290)
1,519 / 1.1M
A subreddit for college basketball news and discussion
running - Running (global #295)
1,478 / 716,543
skydiving - Skydiving - There is no such thing as a perfectly good airplane (global #302)
1,448 / 18,019
A subreddit for those interested in Skydiving and BASE jumping.
rugbyunion - Rugby Union : The Greatest Game. (global #315)
1,346 / 98,063
Rugby Union news, analysis and opinions.
tennis - Tennis News & Discussion (global #342)
1,210 / 297,416
Tennis News & Discussion
golf - Golf (global #361)
1,100 / 221,664
boxing - Boxing (global #362)
1,098 / 467,268
cricket - Cricket (global #393)
877 / 147,513
News, banter and occasional serious discussion on the great game.
nascar - NASCAR on Reddit: News from the oval (global #398)
850 / 308,116
A subreddit for everything NASCAR related!
MLS - r/MLS: The central hub for all levels of soccer in the US & Canada, especially Major League Soccer (global #442)
667 / 119,755
This is the subreddit for any and all levels of soccer in the United States & Canada, with an emphasis on Major League Soccer.
bicycling - bicycling (global #449)
645 / 509,431
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.
climbing - Climbing (global #451)
639 / 469,559
The home of Climbing on reddit. And yes we are scared of falling.
nrl - National Rugby League (global #458)
619 / 31,165
National Rugby League - All various things Rugby League! Weekly Round discussions with streams to NRL games.
weightlifting - Weightlifting: The Relentless Pursuit of Power (global #482)
540 / 75,496
A subreddit for the sport of Olympic-style weightlifting.
discgolf - Disc Golf (global #491)
504 / 84,308
MTB - mtb: reddit for mountain bikers (global #501)
488 / 126,932
A cycling community enthusiastic about mountain biking and all things related.
fishing - Fishing (global #546)
374 / 434,375
campingandhiking - Camping and Hiking (global #553)
347 / 817,846
**Hikers who bring Camping gear in their Backpack.**
*Tips, trip reports, back-country gear reviews, safety and news.*
surfing - Surfing (global #567)
316 / 72,639
Kooks on the internet
ultimate - Ultimate (global #570)
302 / 44,786
For Ultimate, formerly known as Ultimate Frisbee, players and fans.
motogp - MotoGP: Everything from the MotoGP world (global #579)
287 / 70,706
Everything and anything from MotoGP, for MotoGP fans including Moto2, Moto3 & MotoE.
bowling - Bowling (global #592)
255 / 21,514
For all bowlers of all ages and abilities
skateboarding - Skateboarding (global #593)
251 / 223,152
The Skateboarding Subreddit.
snowboarding - SHREDDIT! - snowboarding news, places, gear, video, pics and people (global #598)
240 / 471,947
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!
indycar - r/IndyCar (global #603)
233 / 24,336
All things related to IndyCar, the premier open-wheel racing series in the US.
theocho - The Ocho: if it's almost a sport, we've got it here (global #605)
229 / 371,383
Inspired by the movie Dodgeball, r/TheOcho is a community dedicated to spreading knowledge of seldom seen and 'obscure' sports.
skiing - /r/skiing - Always in season. (global #610)
223 / 449,485
The sport where you strap two boards to your feet and point them down the mountain. Turning optional but not recommended.
swimming - Swimming (global #627)
189 / 60,527
Swimming, from beginners to recreational to competitive swimming. Pool and open water.
billiards - All things billiards. (global #629)
184 / 22,232
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.
rowing - /r/Rowing (global #631)
178 / 33,974
A subreddit for all rowing related news, erging advice and fitness discussion related to the sport.
judo - Judo - The universal principle of adaptability (global #639)
161 / 30,142
A reddit for judoka and spectators to submit anything about Judo.
volleyball - Volleyball (global #339)
142 / 20,621
/r/volleyball is Reddit's volleyball community. We have tips, videos, and general discussions about volleyball.
wrestling - Wrestling (global #658)
132 / 30,893
A subreddit for Folkstyle, Freestyle and Greco-Roman Wrestling. All ages and levels are welcome.
peloton - WorldTour Road Cycling News, Results and Discussion (global #659)
130 / 55,323
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.
scottishfootball - Scottish Football (global #665)
125 / 11,197
For talk regarding Scottish football. SPFL, domestic cups, the national team and more. Gossip, rumours, news and scores.
triathlon - Triathlon (global #667)
121 / 38,698
A subreddit dedicated to the sport of triathlon, and all of its constituent components, quirks, and joys.
Basketball - Basketball (global #685)
97 / 42,350
darts - /r/Darts (global #687)
92 / 14,339
Anything and everything related to the wonderful game of darts!
football - Football - The People's Sport (global #695)
85 / 112,437
cfl - CFL (global #359)
76 / 15,068
The Canadian Football League Subreddit! For all things CFL!
lacrosse - Lacrosse : The fastest game on two feet (global #704)
65 / 21,889
olympics - Citius, Altius, Fortius (global #706)
61 / 410,585
Links and discussion about the Olympics and Paralympics.
fencing - Fencing (global #708)
59 / 16,969
Subreddit for the Olympic sport of fencing. Foil, epee, and sabre discussion.
kayaking - For Kayak and Canoe Enthusiasts. (global #710)
57 / 49,137
All things paddling related!
USLPRO - USL Championship: News & Discussion (global #718)
46 / 6,830
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.
mlrugby - Major League Rugby (global #361)
41 / 3,964
Unofficial home to fans, friends, and the faithful followers of Major League Rugby in the United States.
squash - squash (global #387)
40 / 7,751
formulaE - ABB FIA Formula E Championship (global #720)
39 / 24,999
A subreddit dedicated to the ABB FIA Formula E Championship, the worlds most high profile all-electric racing series.
mountaineering - Mountaineers Unite! (global #722)
38 / 60,156
badminton - Badminton (global #363)
36 / 10,103
News, reviews, events and everything else related to the badminton.
snooker - Snooker (global #324)
26 / 11,541
euroleague - Euroleague (global #431)
23 / 3,503
collegebaseball - College Baseball (global #334)
20 / 15,759
The ping of the metal bat, rabid college fans and a trip to the CWS, welcome to r/collegebaseball!
collegehockey - College Hockey: Where Tomorrow's Pros Play Today. (global #733)
19 / 10,576
Forum dedicated to the discussion of our favorite college sport.
sportsarefun - Sports are Fun (global #734)
19 / 162,128
Pictures, gifs, and videos of athletes/coaches/fans having fun in non-typical ways.
aafb - AAF: Alliance of American Football Discussion (global #315)
18 / 8,884
AAF: The Alliance of American Football On Reddit.
fcs - FCS: Football Championship Subdivision (global #392)
15 / 3,716
The official, unofficial subreddit for the NCAA Division 1 Football Championship Subdivison!
curling - Curling (global #385)
7 / 6,955
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.
collegesoccer - CollegeSoccer (global #452)
7 / 1,302
A community for discussion of NCAA soccer, US Development Academy soccer and the USL Premier Development League.
wake - waka waka wakeboard (global #429)
6 / 5,173
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 / 1,081
Official subreddit of NCAA Women's College Softball.
racquetball - Racquetball discussion and news. (global #411)
3 / 2,434
speedskating - Speed Skating: long track, short track and marathon (global #427)
1 / 661
Long track, short track, marathon, Peyongchang Olympics 2018.
Langebaanschaatsen, shorttrack, marathonschaatsen, Olympische Winterspelen 2018.
handball - Handball (global #408)
1 / 4,861
A community for all things handball!
hurling - Hurling (global #426)
0 / 2,399
/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.