In what major US sport is home field advantage most important?
During the 2007 (or 2007-2008) seasons, the NBA saw the greatest winning percentage for the home team, at 60%. NFL home teams won 57% of their games, and NHL and MLB teams each won 54% of their games. However 11% of NHL games ended in ties (there were no ties in the NFL that year, and the other sports don't have ties). The ratio of wins to losses was actually very slightly higher in the NHL than it was in the NBA, at 1.509 wins per loss in the NHL, and 1.505 wins per loss in the NBA.
Field Hockey is reported to be the second largest participation team sport in the world after football (soccer) Lacrosse is a popular sport, most popular in North America where lacrosse is Canada's National Summer Sport, It has grown in popularity in the United States, becoming the fastest growing sport at the high school and NCAA levels.
Hurling, an Irish sport is the fastest moving field sport in the world Soccer Actually, LACROSSE is the fastest and Hurling is the 2nd. But if you are talking about the speed of the ball in sport you will find that Hurling is well down the pecking order. the fastest field sport in the world is Hurling.