By Brian Murphy
Boise is the No. 62 Best Sports City in the country, according to Sporting News' annual rankings.
Boise was No. 59 in 2010, No. 69 in 2009 and No. 85 in 2008.
Dallas-Fort Worth is No. 1 on the 2011 list, on the strength of the Mavericks' NBA title, TCU's Rose Bowl run and the Rangers' World Series appearance.
Lorman, Miss., is No. 271 — or last.
From Sporting News: Sporting News’ Best Sports Cities rankings, which look at the 12 months from summer 2010 to summer 2011, are based on point values assigned to various categories, including but not limited to, won-lost records, postseason appearances, applicable power ratings, number of teams and attendance.
Among other Idaho cities:
Moscow is 114. Moscow was 111 last year and 128 in 2009.
Pocatello is 244. Pocatello was 236 last year and 181 in 2009.
Idaho Falls was not on the list this year. Idaho Falls was 381 last year and 375 in 2009.
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