The greatness of ESPN.com's Page 2 -- the bane of all sports fans who really should be getting work done -- has unabashedly (and without credit) ripped off The Sporting News
' Annual Best Sports City rankings.
The Page 2 Crew simply asks the question, "Which pro sports city had the best year?" and says "We devised a scoring method, punched in the numbers and produced a winner
The winner? Indianapolis. (Indianapolis??
) Apparently it was a good year for the U.S. Midwest farm states as Kansas City and St. Louis were also in the top four. Toronto was the top-ranked
non-U.S. city ... but don't get out your Cheer Club Banners yet. It was also the only
non-U.S. city ranked, and the only non-U.S. city eligible to be ranked.