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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. 97
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    Los Angeles Clippers

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    18
  2. 96
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    Chicago Cubs

    18
  3. 95
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    about to drop off
    Arizona Cardinals

    Glendale More
    18
  4. 94
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    Cleveland Browns

    20
  5. 93
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    Phoenix More
    20
  6. 92
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    Anaheim More
    20
  7. 91
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    Memphis More
    20
  8. 90
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    often listed &about to drop off
    Philadelphia 76ers

    Philadelphia More
    20
  9. 89
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    St. Petersburg More
    21
  10. 88
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    Toronto Maple Leafs

    21
  11. 87
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    Houston More
    21
  12. 86
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    Los Angeles More
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  13. 85
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    Cleveland More
    21
  14. 84
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    Orlando More
    21
  15. 83
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    Tampa More
    21
  16. 82
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    Brooklyn More
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  17. 81
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    New York Mets

    21
  18. 80
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    Kansas City More
    21
  19. 79
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    St. Louis More
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  20. 78
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    Anaheim More
    21
  21. 77
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    Saint Paul, Minnesota More
    21
  22. 76
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    Salt Lake City More
    21
  23. 75
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    Glendale More
    21
  24. 74
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    Indianapolis More
    21
  25. 73
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    Charlotte More
    21
  26. 72
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    Oakland More
    21
  27. 71
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    New Zealand More
    22
    added by: henry216
    Rugby Union
  28. 70
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Detroit Lions

    Detroit More
    22
  29. 69
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    Nashville More
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  30. 68
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    22
  31. 67
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    Portland More
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  32. 66
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    Vancouver More
    22
  33. 65
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    Raleigh More
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  34. 64
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    Chicago More
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  35. 63
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    San Jose More
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  36. 62
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    UConn Womens Basketball

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  37. 61
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    about to drop off &ranked low on reranks
    Argentina national football team

    Argentina More
    23
  38. 60
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Miami Dolphins

    Miami metropolitan area More
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  39. 59
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Washington Redskins

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    added by: B_Smilez
  40. 58
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    Seattle Seahawks

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    24
  41. 57
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Oakland Raiders

    Oakland More
    25
  42. 56
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    Edmonton Oilers

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    25
  43. 55
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    niche appeal
    Philadelphia Eagles

    Philadelphia More
    26
  44. 54
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    New York Nickerbockers

    New York City More
    27
  45. 53
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    ranked low on reranks
    Texas Longhorns football

    Austin More
    27
    added by: shaunny_boi
  46. 52
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    ranked low on reranks &niche appeal
    Philadelphia Flyers

    Philadelphia More
    28
    added by: tyler
  47. 51
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Denver Broncos

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    28
  48. 50
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    about to drop off &ranked low on reranks
    Pittsburgh Pirates

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    28
  49. 49
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Detroit Pistons

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    28
  50. 48
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Miami Heat

    Miami More
    29
    added by: tylerrollo
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