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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. 20
    Up 169
    Down 306
    Chicago More
    41
  2. 14
    Up 295
    Down 642

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Dallas Cowboys

    Arlington More
    52
  3. 36
    Up 90
    Down 296

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Denver Broncos

    Denver More
    31
  4. 65
    Up 38
    Down 138
    Detroit More
    19
  5. 2
    Up 550
    Down 590
    Green Bay More
    74
  6. 38
    Up 84
    Down 321

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Miami Dolphins

    Miami metropolitan area More
    28
  7. 15
    Up 293
    Down 450
    Foxborough More
    52
  8. 21
    Up 171
    Down 344
    East Rutherford More
    41
  9. 19
    Up 186
    Down 348
    Notre Dame More
    43
  10. 44
    Up 83
    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 390
    Down 584
    Pittsburgh More
    62
  13. 11
    Up 330
    Down 434
    San Francisco More
    58
  14. 56
    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. 55
    Up 2
    Down 2
    Melbourne More
    23
  17. 64
    Up 0
    Down 3
    Melbourne More
    20
  18. 42
    Up 4
    Down 11
    27
    added by: Lusebc
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  19. 33
    Up 59
    Down 136
    Atlanta More
    33
    added by: snowman69
  20. 48
    Up 12
    Down 21
    Baltimore More
    26
    added by: willyboymcoy
  21. 12
    Up 345
    Down 499
    Boston More
    56
  22. 29
    Up 86
    Down 170
    Chicago More
    35
    added by: snowman69
  23. 35
    Up 80
    Down 171
    Cincinnati More
    32
  24. 50
    Up 6
    Down 13
    Cleveland More
    25
  25. 31
    Up 99
    Down 173
    Detroit More
    34
  26. 17
    Up 225
    Down 380
    Los Angeles More
    47
  27. 57
    Up 4
    Down 5
    Minneapolis, Minnesota More
    23
  28. 1
    Up 719
    Down 811

    the people's #1
    New York Yankees

    New York City, The Bronx More
    81
  29. 34
    Up 76
    Down 172
    Oakland More
    33
  30. 25
    Up 130
    Down 254
    San Francisco More
    37
  31. 9
    Up 339
    Down 432
    St. Louis More
    60
  32. 4
    Up 530
    Down 700
    Boston More
    73
  33. 5
    Up 407
    Down 468
    Chicago More
    65
  34. 46
    Up 96
    Down 238
    Auburn Hills More
    26
  35. 54
    Up 6
    Down 5
    Washington, D.C. More
    23
  36. 3
    Up 555
    Down 723

    most listed
    Los Angeles Lakers

    Los Angeles More
    74
  37. 40
    Up 32
    Down 110

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Miami Heat

    Miami More
    28
    added by: tylerrollo
  38. 41
    Up 42
    Down 132
    New York City More
    27
  39. 18
    Up 187
    Down 294
    San Antonio More
    45
  40. 22
    Up 95
    Down 203
    Los Angeles More
    38
  41. 28
    Up 44
    Down 64
    Boston More
    35
    added by: dannyseven
  42. 24
    Up 73
    Down 97

    ranked low on reranks
    Chicago Blackhawks

    Chicago More
    37
  43. 6
    Up 429
    Down 490
    Detroit More
    65
  44. 53
    Up 10
    Down 20
    Edmonton More
    24
  45. 10
    Up 337
    Down 447
    Montreal, Québec More
    58
  46. 49
    Up 15
    Down 34
    New York City More
    25
  47. 45
    Up 19
    Down 46
    Philadelphia More
    26
    added by: tyler
  48. 39
    Up 17
    Down 26

    ranked low on reranks
    Pittsburgh Penguins

    Pittsburgh More
    28
    added by: ChrisRubin
  49. 26
    Up 97
    Down 188
    Toronto More
    36
  50. 52
    Up 14
    Down 42
    New Zealand More
    24
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