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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. 66
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    Washington, D.C. More
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    added by: Sportsman
  2. 65
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Detroit Lions

    Detroit More
    20
  3. 64
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    Philadelphia More
    21
  4. 63
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    Stanford More
    21
  5. 62
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    New Zealand More
    22
    added by: henry216
    Rugby Union
  6. 61
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    Austin More
    22
    added by: shaunny_boi
  7. 60
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    22
  8. 59
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    Melbourne More
    22
  9. 58
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    Minneapolis, Minnesota More
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  10. 57
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    Washington, D.C. More
    22
  11. 56
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    Manchester More
    23
  12. 55
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    Melbourne More
    23
  13. 54
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Washington Redskins

    Landover More
    23
    added by: B_Smilez
  14. 53
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    Edmonton More
    23
  15. 52
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    New Zealand More
    24
  16. 51
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    New York City More
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  17. 50
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    Baltimore More
    25
    added by: willyboymcoy
  18. 49
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    Rome More
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    added by: dannyseven
  19. 48
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    Tuscaloosa More
    26
    added by: yankeesmdfan
  20. 47
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    Auburn Hills More
    26
  21. 46
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    Cleveland More
    26
  22. 45
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    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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    Pittsburgh More
    27
    added by: ChrisRubin
  25. 42
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    ranked low on reranks
    Germany National Football Team

    Germany More
    27
  26. 41
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    27
    added by: Lusebc
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  27. 40
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    New York City More
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  28. 39
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    Miami Dolphins

    Miami metropolitan area More
    28
  29. 38
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    Miami More
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    added by: tylerrollo
  30. 37
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    Munich More
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    added by: sebbzor
  31. 36
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    Denver More
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  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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    Detroit More
    34
  36. 31
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    Holloway More
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  37. 30
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    Boston More
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    added by: dannyseven
  38. 29
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    Milan More
    34
  39. 28
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    Chicago More
    35
    added by: snowman69
  40. 27
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    Toronto More
    35
  41. 26
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    Down 59
    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
    37
  45. 22
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    Los Angeles More
    38
  46. 21
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    Chicago More
    41
  47. 20
    Up 171
    Down 339
    East Rutherford More
    42
  48. 19
    Up 182
    Down 347
    Notre Dame More
    43
  49. 18
    Up 182
    Down 292
    San Antonio More
    45
  50. 17
    Up 223
    Down 376
    Los Angeles More
    47
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