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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. 21
    Up 168
    Down 304
    Chicago More
    42
  2. 15
    Up 292
    Down 641

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Dallas Cowboys

    Arlington More
    52
  3. 36
    Up 89
    Down 296

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Denver Broncos

    Denver More
    31
  4. 65
    Up 38
    Down 138
    Detroit More
    20
  5. 2
    Up 548
    Down 587
    Green Bay More
    74
  6. 38
    Up 83
    Down 320

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Miami Dolphins

    Miami metropolitan area More
    28
  7. 14
    Up 293
    Down 447
    Foxborough More
    52
  8. 20
    Up 171
    Down 341
    East Rutherford More
    42
  9. 19
    Up 185
    Down 347
    Notre Dame More
    43
  10. 44
    Up 81
    Down 259

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Oakland Raiders

    Oakland More
    26
  11. 63
    Up 13
    Down 53
    Philadelphia More
    21
  12. 8
    Up 387
    Down 583
    Pittsburgh More
    62
  13. 11
    Up 329
    Down 432
    San Francisco More
    58
  14. 55
    Up 32
    Down 134

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Washington Redskins

    Landover More
    23
    added by: B_Smilez
  15. 60
    Up 3
    Down 4
    Stanford More
    22
  16. 56
    Up 2
    Down 2
    Melbourne More
    23
  17. 64
    Up 0
    Down 3
    Melbourne More
    20
  18. 40
    Up 4
    Down 10

    ranked low on reranks
    Scuderia Ferrari

    27
    added by: Lusebc
    F1 Racing 
  19. 33
    Up 58
    Down 136
    Atlanta More
    33
    added by: snowman69
  20. 48
    Up 11
    Down 21
    Baltimore More
    25
    added by: willyboymcoy
  21. 12
    Up 344
    Down 497
    Boston More
    57
  22. 29
    Up 85
    Down 170
    Chicago More
    35
    added by: snowman69
  23. 35
    Up 79
    Down 171
    Cincinnati More
    32
  24. 49
    Up 6
    Down 12
    Cleveland More
    25
  25. 31
    Up 97
    Down 173
    Detroit More
    34
  26. 17
    Up 225
    Down 379
    Los Angeles More
    47
  27. 57
    Up 4
    Down 5
    Minneapolis, Minnesota More
    23
  28. 1
    Up 718
    Down 806

    the people's #1
    New York Yankees

    New York City, The Bronx More
    81
  29. 34
    Up 75
    Down 172
    Oakland More
    33
  30. 24
    Up 129
    Down 253
    San Francisco More
    37
  31. 9
    Up 339
    Down 429
    St. Louis More
    60
  32. 4
    Up 529
    Down 698
    Boston More
    73
  33. 5
    Up 405
    Down 466
    Chicago More
    65
  34. 47
    Up 94
    Down 238
    Auburn Hills More
    26
  35. 54
    Up 6
    Down 5
    Washington, D.C. More
    23
  36. 3
    Up 553
    Down 722

    most listed
    Los Angeles Lakers

    Los Angeles More
    74
  37. 39
    Up 32
    Down 108

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Miami Heat

    Miami More
    28
    added by: tylerrollo
  38. 42
    Up 41
    Down 132
    New York City More
    27
  39. 18
    Up 186
    Down 293
    San Antonio More
    45
  40. 22
    Up 95
    Down 201
    Los Angeles More
    38
  41. 30
    Up 41
    Down 64
    Boston More
    35
    added by: dannyseven
  42. 25
    Up 71
    Down 97
    Chicago More
    36
  43. 6
    Up 426
    Down 488
    Detroit More
    65
  44. 53
    Up 10
    Down 20
    Edmonton More
    24
  45. 10
    Up 336
    Down 445
    Montreal, Québec More
    58
  46. 51
    Up 14
    Down 34
    New York City More
    25
  47. 45
    Up 18
    Down 46
    Philadelphia More
    26
    added by: tyler
  48. 41
    Up 14
    Down 25

    ranked low on reranks
    Pittsburgh Penguins

    Pittsburgh More
    27
    added by: ChrisRubin
  49. 26
    Up 94
    Down 187
    Toronto More
    35
  50. 52
    Up 14
    Down 42
    New Zealand More
    24
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