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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. 33
      Up 112
      Down 246
      Milan More
      35
    2. 42
      Up 6
      Down 19
      Rome More
      31
      added by: dannyseven
    3. 45
      Up 37
      Down 100
      Tuscaloosa More
      28
      added by: yankeesmdfan
    4. 29
      Up 109
      Down 221
      Holloway More
      36
    5. 35
      Up 56
      Down 135
      Atlanta More
      34
      added by: snowman69
    6. 62
      Up 9
      Down 21
      Baltimore More
      23
      added by: willyboymcoy
    7. 26
      Up 39
      Down 61
      Boston More
      38
      added by: dannyseven
    8. 3
      Up 525
      Down 688
      Boston More
      74
    9. 12
      Up 344
      Down 492
      Boston More
      57
    10. 24
      Up 90
      Down 130
      Brazil More
      39
    11. 21
      Up 167
      Down 302
      Chicago More
      42
    12. 22
      Up 68
      Down 96
      Chicago More
      41
    13. 5
      Up 400
      Down 460
      Chicago More
      65
    14. 27
      Up 84
      Down 168
      Chicago More
      38
      added by: snowman69
    15. 36
      Up 78
      Down 169
      Cincinnati More
      33
    16. 58
      Up 5
      Down 10
      Cleveland More
      25
    17. 50
      Up 1
      Down 1
      Melbourne More
      26
    18. 61
      Up 0
      Down 3
      No image
      Washington, D.C. More
      23
      added by: Sportsman
    19. 14
      Up 292
      Down 637

      often listed &ranked high on reranks
      Dallas Cowboys

      Arlington More
      52
    20. 40
      Up 88
      Down 295

      often listed &ranked high on reranks
      Denver Broncos

      Denver More
      31
    21. 64
      Up 37
      Down 137

      often listed &ranked high on reranks
      Detroit Lions

      Detroit More
      20
    22. 49
      Up 93
      Down 236
      Auburn Hills More
      26
    23. 7
      Up 421
      Down 483
      Detroit More
      65
    24. 34
      Up 94
      Down 172
      Detroit More
      34
    25. 65
      Up 9
      Down 18
      Edmonton More
      19
    26. 54
      Up 0
      Down 1
      Melbourne More
      25
    27. 16
      Up 253
      Down 365
      Barcelona More
      52
    28. 31
      Up 20
      Down 32
      Munich More
      36
      added by: sebbzor
    29. 48
      Up 4
      Down 4

      ranked low on reranks
      Georgetown Hoyas Men's Basketball

      Washington, D.C. More
      26
    30. 43
      Up 49
      Down 99

      ranked low on reranks
      Germany National Football Team

      Germany More
      29
    31. 4
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      Down 582
      Green Bay More
      74
    32. 23
      Up 35
      Down 59
      Liverpool More
      40
      added by: sebbzor
    33. 17
      Up 223
      Down 376
      Los Angeles More
      47
    34. 2
      Up 548
      Down 710

      most listed
      Los Angeles Lakers

      Los Angeles More
      74
    35. 53
      Up 3
      Down 5
      Manchester More
      26
    36. 6
      Up 415
      Down 471
      Old Trafford, Greater Manchester More
      65
    37. 44
      Up 82
      Down 319

      often listed &ranked high on reranks
      Miami Dolphins

      Miami metropolitan area More
      28
    38. 39
      Up 32
      Down 107
      Miami More
      31
      added by: tylerrollo
    39. 57
      Up 2
      Down 4
      Minneapolis, Minnesota More
      25
    40. 10
      Up 335
      Down 441
      Montreal, Québec More
      58
    41. 15
      Up 290
      Down 445
      Foxborough More
      52
    42. 20
      Up 171
      Down 339
      East Rutherford More
      42
    43. 47
      Up 41
      Down 130
      New York City More
      27
    44. 52
      Up 13
      Down 32
      New York City More
      26
    45. 1
      Up 712
      Down 797

      the people's #1
      New York Yankees

      New York City, The Bronx More
      81
    46. 41
      Up 14
      Down 41
      New Zealand More
      31
    47. 66
      Up 20
      Down 22
      New Zealand More
      1
      added by: henry216
      Rugby Union
    48. 19
      Up 182
      Down 347
      Notre Dame More
      43
    49. 37
      Up 74
      Down 171
      Oakland More
      32
    50. 51
      Up 80
      Down 258

      often listed &ranked high on reranks
      Oakland Raiders

      Oakland More
      26
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