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Buffalo is number one ... when it comes to sports misery

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Posted at 1:28 PM, Apr 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-09 13:28:22-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — When it comes to misery, look no further than Buffalo Bills and Sabres fans.

ESPN updated and released its Sports Misery Index on Tuesday.

The Bills came in at number one among football fans being most miserable. The sports network highlighted the fact Buffalo has missed the playoffs 18 of the last 19 years. And if you thought ESPN couldn't stick the knife any deeper, they bring up Tom Brady and the success of the New England Patriots over the years.

The Sabres didn't fair much better in the rankings. The Sabres are ranked as having the second most miserable fan base in the NHL. Florida Panthers fans were ranked most miserable.

Between the major four sports leagues, the Bills were ranked as having the third most miserable fan base.

ESPN uses a formula to come up with their rankings. The index is based on how many championships a team has won, how many times a team has made the playoffs, playoff wins, heartbreaks and rival comparisons.

You can read more about their formula here.