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Rochester Ranks High in Sports Business Journal


Thanks to the PGA Championship and Buffalo Bills Training Camp, sports have been on the minds of most Rochesterians. It has also been on the radar of the Sports Business Journal, which recently ranked Rochester as the 2nd best minor league sports market in the country. A total of 229 cities and metro areas were surveyed for the ranking.

The publication touted the plethora of minor league sport teams that Rochester has to offer, including the Red Wings (baseball), Americans (hockey), Lancers (outdoor soccer), and the Rochester Rhinos (indoor soccer).

The Top 10 markets also included: Toledo, Ohio; Harrisburg-Hershey, Pennsylvania; San Bernardino County, California; Springfield, Massachusetts; Syracuse, New York; Fort Wayne, Indiana; Des Moines, Iowa; Spokane, Washington; and Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

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