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Could this be right? Study names Buffalo No. 26 sports city in America

In the largely futile debate to determine America's Best Sports City, the folks at have released a ranking of 420 large to midsize cities using 50 metrics, according to a news release.

The metrics include performance of the city's teams to ticket prices with weighting given based on interest level in five sports: football, basketball, baseball, hockey and soccer.

Buffalo ended up third among mid-size cities behind Green Bay and Cincinnati, and 26th overall. Boston, New York and Los Angeles took the top three spots overall.

Too low? Too high? Let us know in the comments section below.

According to the study's sport-by-sport rankings, Buffalo came in 21st for football; 120th for basketball; 75th for baseball; ninth for hockey; and 123rd for soccer.

To read the full study and see all the rankings, click here.

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