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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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  1. 16
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Arlington

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  2. 34
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    added by snowman69 Atlanta

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  3. 55
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    Down 248

    Auburn Hills

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  4. 60
    Up 20
    Down 64

    added by shaunny_boi Austin

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  5. 57
    Up 17
    Down 35

    added by willyboymcoy Baltimore

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  6. 15
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    Down 400

    Barcelona

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  7. 30
    Up 51
    Down 84

    added by dannyseven Boston

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  8. 4
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    Boston

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  9. 12
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    Down 528

    Boston

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  10. 22
    Up 106
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    Brazil

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  11. 19
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    Chicago

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  12. 24
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    ranked low on reranks Chicago

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  13. 5
    Up 434
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    Chicago

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  14. 32
    Up 95
    Down 186

    added by snowman69 Chicago

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  15. 35
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    Cincinnati

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  16. 58
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    Cleveland

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  17. 38
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Denver

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  18. 65
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Detroit

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  19. 6
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    Detroit

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  20. 29
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    Detroit

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  21. 49
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    added by Trioxin245 Dortmund

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  22. 21
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    East Rutherford

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  23. 50
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    Edmonton

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  24. 14
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    Foxborough

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  25. 42
    Up 8
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    added by s98876 Fulham

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  26. 45
    Up 8
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    added by Trioxin245 Gainesville

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  27. 39
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    Germany

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  28. 2
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    Green Bay

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  29. 36
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    Holloway

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  30. 40
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    added by Trioxin245 Indianapolis

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  31. 54
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    often listed & added by B_Smilez Landover

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  32. 23
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    added by sebbzor Liverpool

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  33. 51
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    added by Trioxin245 London

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  34. 18
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    Los Angeles

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  35. 3
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    most listed Los Angeles

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  36. 26
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    Los Angeles

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  37. 63
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    added by Trioxin245 Louisville

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  38. 13
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    Madrid

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  39. 48
    Up 36
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    often listed & added by tylerrollo Miami

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  40. 43
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Miami metropolitan area

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  41. 31
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    Milan

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  42. 10
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    Montreal, Québec

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  43. 27
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    added by sebbzor Munich

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  44. 52
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    New York City

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  45. 53
    Up 22
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    New York City

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  46. 1
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    the people's #1 New York City, The Bronx

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  47. 61
    Up 27
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    added by henry216 New Zealand Rugby Union

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  48. 47
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    ranked low on reranks New Zealand

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  49. 20
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    Notre Dame

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  50. 33
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    Oakland

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