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The Most Diverse Pro U.S. Sports League Is …

Mar 13, 2015 at 11:47 AM ET

Soccer is a truly global sport and that’s reflected in the diversity of the players in U.S. Major League Soccer. The NFL and NBA, by contrast, are much more lopsided toward a single race or two, as shown in this chart from Dadaviz. The National Hockey League wasn’t included in the data, but the league has traditionally been almost entirely white.

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