Last November, Denver earned a Top 10 spot on a list of the best sports cities in the U.S. due to its abundant athletic scene.

READ: Denver Listed as One of the Best Sports Cities in the Country

Today, the Mile High City is living up to that honor. recently analyzed revenue data from various professional sports teams to find out which states have the most valuable sports cities — and Denver came in at No. 7.

According to the website, the Denver Broncos, Denver Nuggets, Colorado Avalanche, Colorado Rockies, and Colorado Rapids produced around $1.15 billion for the Mile High City in 2022, putting it ahead of metropolises like Detroit and Cleveland.

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Individually, the Broncos brought in $526 million, while the Rockies secured $270 million. The Nuggets and the Avalanche produced $185 and $178 million, respectively.

This may sound like a lot already, but predicts that Denver's sports teams will be even more profitable in the next five years.

The website foresees that the Rockies and Nuggets will increase their revenues by over 50% and that the Avalanche and Broncos will see more than a 20% spike — meaning the Mile High City's sports industry could be raking in $1.59 billion by 2030.

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So, who's beating Denver? says that New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles, Arlington, Houston, and Philadelphia are currently the Top 6 most valuable sports cities.

Read on to see some of the greatest moments in Denver sports history in the gallery below.

The Ten Best Moments in Denver, Colorado Professional Sports History

From the Denver Broncos to the Colorado Rockies, or the Denver Nuggets to the Colorado Avalanche, these are the Best Denver Sports Memories of the last 40 or so years.

LOOK: 50 images of winning moments from sports history

Sometimes images are the best way to honor the figures we've lost. When tragedy swiftly reminds us that sports are far from the most consequential thing in life, we can still look back on an athlete's winning moment that felt larger than life, remaining grateful for their sacrifice on the court and bringing joy to millions.

Read on to explore the full collection of 50 images Stacker compiled showcasing various iconic winning moments in sports history. Covering achievements from a multitude of sports, these images represent stunning personal achievements, team championships, and athletic perseverance.

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