Poll: Your family’s favorite sports team



Sports are a traditional part of family entertainment.

Allegiance to specific teams – which team you cheer for – is something generally passed down through the generations.

Baseball, basketball, football, soccer, rugby, cricket – so many teams with associations to certain cities. To New Yorkers, it will always be the “Brooklyn” Dodgers, even though they left for other parts long ago, while Chicagoans will always love “Da Bears.”

We go with our families to sporting events. We support the same team, we console each other when they lose and celebrate when they win. Our family team is part of our shared family experience.

I remember going with my family to watch football games, and I imagine taking my own children, when they’re old enough to appreciate it.

We’re interested in learning if you have a family team. Does your family cheer on the same team? Or, do  you support rival teams? Let us know via the poll below.

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  • Denise Coughlin

    May 22, 2012

    Yes, I support the team my parents and grandparents supported…the New York Yankees!! Try being a Yankees fan in the South years ago 🙂 Still support them but have added a few others to root for but if they play against each other, loyalty to Yankees first. Don’t want any ghosts visiting me any time soon!