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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.
List is ranked by a combination of each item's votes & positioning in reranks
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  1. 28
    Up 114
    Down 247
    Milan More
    35
  2. 50
    Up 7
    Down 20
    Rome More
    25
    added by: dannyseven
  3. 46
    Up 38
    Down 101
    Tuscaloosa More
    26
    added by: yankeesmdfan
  4. 32
    Up 109
    Down 222
    Holloway More
    34
  5. 33
    Up 58
    Down 136
    Atlanta More
    33
    added by: snowman69
  6. 48
    Up 11
    Down 21
    Baltimore More
    25
    added by: willyboymcoy
  7. 30
    Up 41
    Down 64
    Boston More
    35
    added by: dannyseven
  8. 4
    Up 529
    Down 698
    Boston More
    73
  9. 12
    Up 344
    Down 497
    Boston More
    57
  10. 23
    Up 90
    Down 131
    Brazil More
    37
  11. 21
    Up 168
    Down 304
    Chicago More
    42
  12. 25
    Up 71
    Down 97
    Chicago More
    36
  13. 5
    Up 405
    Down 466
    Chicago More
    65
  14. 29
    Up 85
    Down 170
    Chicago More
    35
    added by: snowman69
  15. 35
    Up 79
    Down 171
    Cincinnati More
    32
  16. 49
    Up 6
    Down 12
    Cleveland More
    25
  17. 56
    Up 2
    Down 2
    Melbourne More
    23
  18. 66
    Up 0
    Down 4
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    Washington, D.C. More
    15
    added by: Sportsman
  19. 15
    Up 292
    Down 641

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Dallas Cowboys

    Arlington More
    52
  20. 36
    Up 89
    Down 296

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Denver Broncos

    Denver More
    31
  21. 65
    Up 38
    Down 138
    Detroit More
    20
  22. 47
    Up 94
    Down 238
    Auburn Hills More
    26
  23. 6
    Up 426
    Down 488
    Detroit More
    65
  24. 31
    Up 97
    Down 173
    Detroit More
    34
  25. 53
    Up 10
    Down 20
    Edmonton More
    24
  26. 64
    Up 0
    Down 3
    Melbourne More
    20
  27. 16
    Up 253
    Down 368
    Barcelona More
    52
  28. 37
    Up 21
    Down 33
    Munich More
    30
    added by: sebbzor
  29. 54
    Up 6
    Down 5
    Washington, D.C. More
    23
  30. 43
    Up 49
    Down 100

    ranked low on reranks
    Germany National Football Team

    Germany More
    26
  31. 2
    Up 548
    Down 587
    Green Bay More
    74
  32. 27
    Up 35
    Down 60
    Liverpool More
    35
    added by: sebbzor
  33. 17
    Up 225
    Down 379
    Los Angeles More
    47
  34. 3
    Up 553
    Down 722

    most listed
    Los Angeles Lakers

    Los Angeles More
    74
  35. 59
    Up 3
    Down 6
    Manchester More
    22
  36. 7
    Up 420
    Down 477
    Old Trafford, Greater Manchester More
    65
  37. 38
    Up 83
    Down 320

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Miami Dolphins

    Miami metropolitan area More
    28
  38. 39
    Up 32
    Down 108

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Miami Heat

    Miami More
    28
    added by: tylerrollo
  39. 57
    Up 4
    Down 5
    Minneapolis, Minnesota More
    23
  40. 10
    Up 336
    Down 445
    Montreal, Québec More
    58
  41. 14
    Up 293
    Down 447
    Foxborough More
    52
  42. 20
    Up 171
    Down 341
    East Rutherford More
    42
  43. 42
    Up 41
    Down 132
    New York City More
    27
  44. 51
    Up 14
    Down 34
    New York City More
    25
  45. 1
    Up 718
    Down 806

    the people's #1
    New York Yankees

    New York City, The Bronx More
    81
  46. 52
    Up 14
    Down 42
    New Zealand More
    24
  47. 62
    Up 20
    Down 23
    New Zealand More
    22
    added by: henry216
    Rugby Union
  48. 19
    Up 185
    Down 347
    Notre Dame More
    43
  49. 34
    Up 75
    Down 172
    Oakland More
    33
  50. 44
    Up 81
    Down 259

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Oakland Raiders

    Oakland More
    26
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