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The Best Sports Franchises Of All Time

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The best sports franchises in sports history, ranked by sports fans for sports fans. Most teams have a dynasty that only lasts for a few years. But, a great sports franchise is consistently successful on and off the playing field, earning loyalty and respect from the team's fans and the sports world as a whole. Anyone can vote for their favorite franchises on this list, or add their own list of the best sports franchises to these rankings. So, whether you're a hardcore sports fan or just a fan of how certain teams play the game, this is the place to release your inner SportsCenter commentator.

List Criteria: The greatest professional teams. No minor league teams, iconic collegiate teams okay

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    1. 1
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      the people's #1
      New York Yankees

      New York City, The Bronx More
      81
    2. 2
      Up 544
      Down 708

      most listed
      Los Angeles Lakers

      Los Angeles More
      74
    3. 3
      Up 523
      Down 686
      Boston More
      74
    4. 4
      Up 535
      Down 581
      Green Bay More
      74
    5. 5
      Up 400
      Down 458
      Chicago More
      65
    6. 6
      Up 421
      Down 480
      Detroit More
      65
    7. 7
      Up 414
      Down 468
      Old Trafford, Greater Manchester More
      65
    8. 8
      Up 382
      Down 576
      Pittsburgh More
      62
    9. 9
      Up 331
      Down 426
      St. Louis More
      60
    10. 10
      Up 325
      Down 429
      San Francisco More
      58
    11. 11
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      Down 490
      Boston More
      57
    12. 12
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      Down 409

      Montreal Canadians

      57
    13. 13
      Up 247
      Down 352
      Madrid More
      53
    14. 14
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      Down 442
      Foxborough More
      52
    15. 15
      Up 290
      Down 635

      often listed &ranked high on reranks
      Dallas Cowboys

      Arlington More
      52
    16. 16
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      Down 363
      Barcelona More
      52
    17. 17
      Up 221
      Down 374
      Los Angeles More
      47
    18. 18
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      Down 292
      San Antonio More
      44
    19. 19
      Up 181
      Down 347
      Notre Dame More
      43
    20. 20
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      Down 337
      East Rutherford More
      42
    21. 21
      Up 166
      Down 302
      Chicago More
      41
    22. 22
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      Down 96
      Chicago More
      40
    23. 23
      Up 34
      Down 59
      Liverpool More
      39
      added by: sebbzor
    24. 24
      Up 88
      Down 130
      Brazil More
      39
    25. 25
      Up 94
      Down 200
      Los Angeles More
      38
    26. 26
      Up 84
      Down 167
      Chicago More
      38
      added by: snowman69
    27. 27
      Up 39
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      Boston More
      38
      added by: dannyseven
    28. 28
      Up 3
      Down 9
      37
      added by: Lusebc
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    29. 29
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      Down 250
      San Francisco More
      36
    30. 30
      Up 109
      Down 221
      Holloway More
      36
    31. 31
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      Down 183
      Montreal, Québec More
      36
    32. 32
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      Down 185
      Toronto More
      36
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      Up 19
      Down 32
      Munich More
      36
      added by: sebbzor
    34. 34
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      Down 246
      Milan More
      35
    35. 35
      Up 94
      Down 172
      Detroit More
      34
    36. 36
      Up 56
      Down 135
      Atlanta More
      34
      added by: snowman69
    37. 37
      Up 78
      Down 169
      Cincinnati More
      33
    38. 38
      Up 74
      Down 171
      Oakland More
      32
    39. 39
      Up 32
      Down 106
      Miami More
      31
      added by: tylerrollo
    40. 40
      Up 12
      Down 24
      Pittsburgh More
      31
      added by: ChrisRubin
    41. 41
      Up 87
      Down 295

      often listed &ranked high on reranks
      Denver Broncos

      Denver More
      31
    42. 42
      Up 14
      Down 41
      New Zealand More
      31
    43. 43
      Up 6
      Down 19
      Rome More
      31
      added by: dannyseven
    44. 44
      Up 48
      Down 99
      Germany More
      28
    45. 45
      Up 82
      Down 319

      often listed &ranked high on reranks
      Miami Dolphins

      Miami metropolitan area More
      28
    46. 46
      Up 37
      Down 99
      Tuscaloosa More
      28
      added by: yankeesmdfan
    47. 47
      Up 17
      Down 43
      Philadelphia More
      27
      added by: tyler
    48. 48
      Up 40
      Down 130
      New York City More
      27
    49. 49
      Up 1
      Down 0
      Melbourne More
      27
    50. 50
      Up 93
      Down 236
      Auburn Hills More
      26
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