American football, basketball and baseball have millions of followers, but they can't match soccer for sheer excitement, says a team of scientists.
The team decided to make unpredictability - how often a leading team is overcome by an opponent with a worse record - the best measure of how exciting a league is.
This just in: The sport of coin flipping is just declared the most exciting sport in the world. Scientists say it is because even underdogs in the sport can win 50% of the time.
What happens when scientists want to prove something? They make up ways to measure excitement, where how random a game winner is, is the scale.
How very, very stupid. (I hope these guys weren't statisticians...)