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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 167
    Down 302
    Chicago More
    41
  2. 15
    Up 292
    Down 638

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Dallas Cowboys

    Arlington More
    52
  3. 36
    Up 88
    Down 295
    Denver More
    31
  4. 65
    Up 38
    Down 137

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Detroit Lions

    Detroit More
    20
  5. 4
    Up 539
    Down 583
    Green Bay More
    74
  6. 39
    Up 82
    Down 319

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Miami Dolphins

    Miami metropolitan area More
    28
  7. 14
    Up 291
    Down 445
    Foxborough More
    52
  8. 20
    Up 171
    Down 339
    East Rutherford More
    42
  9. 19
    Up 182
    Down 347
    Notre Dame More
    43
  10. 45
    Up 80
    Down 258

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Oakland Raiders

    Oakland More
    26
  11. 64
    Up 12
    Down 52
    Philadelphia More
    21
  12. 8
    Up 384
    Down 578
    Pittsburgh More
    62
  13. 11
    Up 327
    Down 430
    San Francisco More
    58
  14. 54
    Up 32
    Down 132

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Washington Redskins

    Landover More
    23
    added by: B_Smilez
  15. 63
    Up 2
    Down 4
    Stanford More
    21
  16. 55
    Up 1
    Down 1
    Melbourne More
    23
  17. 59
    Up 0
    Down 1
    Melbourne More
    22
  18. 41
    Up 3
    Down 9
    27
    added by: Lusebc
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  19. 33
    Up 56
    Down 135
    Atlanta More
    33
    added by: snowman69
  20. 50
    Up 10
    Down 21
    Baltimore More
    25
    added by: willyboymcoy
  21. 12
    Up 344
    Down 493
    Boston More
    57
  22. 28
    Up 84
    Down 168
    Chicago More
    35
    added by: snowman69
  23. 35
    Up 79
    Down 169
    Cincinnati More
    32
  24. 46
    Up 6
    Down 10
    Cleveland More
    26
  25. 32
    Up 94
    Down 172
    Detroit More
    34
  26. 17
    Up 223
    Down 376
    Los Angeles More
    47
  27. 58
    Up 3
    Down 4
    Minneapolis, Minnesota More
    22
  28. 1
    Up 713
    Down 798

    the people's #1
    New York Yankees

    New York City, The Bronx More
    81
  29. 34
    Up 74
    Down 171
    Oakland More
    32
  30. 24
    Up 127
    Down 250
    San Francisco More
    36
  31. 9
    Up 336
    Down 427
    St. Louis More
    60
  32. 3
    Up 526
    Down 689
    Boston More
    74
  33. 6
    Up 400
    Down 461
    Chicago More
    65
  34. 47
    Up 94
    Down 236
    Auburn Hills More
    26
  35. 57
    Up 4
    Down 5
    Washington, D.C. More
    22
  36. 2
    Up 548
    Down 712

    most listed
    Los Angeles Lakers

    Los Angeles More
    74
  37. 38
    Up 32
    Down 107
    Miami More
    28
    added by: tylerrollo
  38. 40
    Up 41
    Down 130
    New York City More
    27
  39. 18
    Up 182
    Down 292
    San Antonio More
    45
  40. 22
    Up 94
    Down 200
    Los Angeles More
    38
  41. 30
    Up 39
    Down 61
    Boston More
    34
    added by: dannyseven
  42. 25
    Up 68
    Down 96
    Chicago More
    36
  43. 7
    Up 421
    Down 484
    Detroit More
    65
  44. 53
    Up 9
    Down 19
    Edmonton More
    23
  45. 10
    Up 335
    Down 442
    Montreal, Québec More
    58
  46. 51
    Up 13
    Down 32
    New York City More
    25
  47. 44
    Up 17
    Down 43
    Philadelphia More
    26
    added by: tyler
  48. 43
    Up 12
    Down 24
    Pittsburgh More
    27
    added by: ChrisRubin
  49. 27
    Up 92
    Down 185
    Toronto More
    35
  50. 52
    Up 14
    Down 41
    New Zealand More
    24
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