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The Best Sports Franchises Of All Time

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

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.

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    Anaheim

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Arlington

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    Atlanta

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    Auburn Hills

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    - 114

    often listed & added by shaunny_boi
    Austin

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    + 35
    - 81

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    Baltimore

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  8. 14
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    - 520


    Barcelona

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    Boston

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    Boston

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    Charlotte

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    Chicago

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    Cincinnati

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    Detroit

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    Dortmund

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    - 464


    East Rutherford

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    Fulham

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    Holloway

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    added by Trioxin245
    Indianapolis

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    - 46

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    Italy

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    - 196

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    Landover

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    - 171

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    Liverpool

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    - 502
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    - 986


    Los Angeles

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    - 530
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    + 51
    - 196

    often listed & added by tylerrollo
    Miami

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    - 395

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Miami metropolitan area

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    - 619


    Montreal, Québec

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    - 132

    added by sebbzor
    Munich

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    New York City

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    - 91


    New York City

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    the people's #1
    New York City, The Bronx

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    ranked low on reranks & added by henry216
    New Zealand Rugby Union

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