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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. 66
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    Washington, D.C. More
    15
    added by: Sportsman
  2. 65
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    Detroit More
    19
  3. 64
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    Melbourne More
    20
  4. 63
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    Philadelphia More
    21
  5. 62
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    New Zealand More
    22
    added by: henry216
    Rugby Union
  6. 61
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    22
  7. 60
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    Stanford More
    22
  8. 59
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    Manchester More
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  9. 58
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    Down 54
    Austin More
    22
    added by: shaunny_boi
  10. 57
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    Minneapolis, Minnesota More
    23
  11. 56
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Washington Redskins

    Landover More
    23
    added by: B_Smilez
  12. 55
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    Melbourne More
    23
  13. 54
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    Washington, D.C. More
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  14. 53
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    Edmonton More
    24
  15. 52
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    New Zealand More
    24
  16. 51
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    New York City More
    25
  17. 50
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    Rome More
    25
    added by: dannyseven
  18. 49
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    Cleveland More
    25
  19. 48
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    Baltimore More
    26
    added by: willyboymcoy
  20. 47
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    Auburn Hills More
    26
  21. 46
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    Tuscaloosa More
    26
    added by: yankeesmdfan
  22. 45
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    Oakland Raiders

    Oakland More
    26
  23. 44
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    Philadelphia More
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    added by: tyler
  24. 43
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    Germany More
    27
  25. 42
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    27
    added by: Lusebc
    F1 Racing 
  26. 41
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    New York City More
    27
  27. 40
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    ranked low on reranks
    Pittsburgh Penguins

    Pittsburgh More
    27
    added by: ChrisRubin
  28. 39
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    Miami Heat

    Miami More
    28
    added by: tylerrollo
  29. 38
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    Miami Dolphins

    Miami metropolitan area More
    28
  30. 37
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    Munich More
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    added by: sebbzor
  31. 36
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    Denver Broncos

    Denver More
    31
  32. 35
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    Cincinnati More
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  33. 34
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    Oakland More
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  34. 33
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    Atlanta More
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    added by: snowman69
  35. 32
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    Holloway More
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  36. 31
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    Detroit More
    34
  37. 30
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    Milan More
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  38. 29
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    Chicago More
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    added by: snowman69
  39. 28
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    Boston More
    35
    added by: dannyseven
  40. 27
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    Toronto More
    35
  41. 26
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    Liverpool More
    35
    added by: sebbzor
  42. 25
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    Chicago More
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  43. 24
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    San Francisco More
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  44. 23
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    Brazil More
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  45. 22
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    Los Angeles More
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  46. 21
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    Chicago More
    41
  47. 20
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    East Rutherford More
    42
  48. 19
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    Down 348
    Notre Dame More
    43
  49. 18
    Up 187
    Down 294
    San Antonio More
    45
  50. 17
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    Los Angeles More
    47
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