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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. 19
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    Chicago

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  2. 16
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    Down 653

    often listed & ranked high on reranks Arlington

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  3. 37
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    Down 302

    often listed & ranked high on reranks Denver

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  4. 63
    Up 41
    Down 141

    often listed & ranked high on reranks Detroit

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  5. 2
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    Green Bay

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  6. 40
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    Down 12

    added by Trioxin245 Indianapolis

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  7. 44
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Miami metropolitan area

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  8. 15
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    Foxborough

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  9. 21
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    Down 350

    East Rutherford

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  10. 20
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    Down 358

    Notre Dame

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  11. 45
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Oakland

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  12. 61
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    Philadelphia

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  13. 8
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    Pittsburgh

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  14. 11
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    San Francisco

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  15. 55
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    Down 137

    often listed & added by B_Smilez Landover

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  16. 36
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    added by snowman69 Atlanta

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  17. 51
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    added by willyboymcoy Baltimore

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  18. 12
    Up 354
    Down 507

    Boston

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  19. 31
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    Down 179

    added by snowman69 Chicago

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  20. 33
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    Down 178

    Cincinnati

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  21. 53
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    Cleveland

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  22. 27
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    Down 179

    Detroit

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  23. 17
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    Los Angeles

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  24. 1
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    the people's #1 New York City, The Bronx

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  25. 34
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    Oakland

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  26. 26
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    Down 261

    San Francisco

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  27. 9
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    Down 441

    St. Louis

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  28. 4
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    Down 712

    Boston

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  29. 7
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    Down 482

    Chicago

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  30. 52
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    Down 243

    Auburn Hills

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  31. 3
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    Down 737

    most listed Los Angeles

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  32. 43
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    added by tylerrollo Miami

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  33. 46
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    New York City

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  34. 18
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    San Antonio

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  35. 58
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    added by Trioxin245 Louisville

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  36. 22
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    Down 209

    Los Angeles

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  37. 42
    Up 6
    Down 21

    added by Trioxin245 Gainesville

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  38. 29
    Up 46
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    added by dannyseven Boston

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  39. 24
    Up 77
    Down 103

    Chicago

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  40. 5
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    Down 500

    Detroit

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  41. 54
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    Edmonton

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  42. 10
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    Montreal, Québec

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  43. 49
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    New York City

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  44. 48
    Up 20
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    added by tyler Philadelphia

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  45. 39
    Up 22
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    added by ChrisRubin Pittsburgh

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  46. 28
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    Down 195

    Toronto

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  47. 47
    Up 19
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    ranked low on reranks New Zealand

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  48. 62
    Up 22
    Down 28

    added by henry216 New Zealand Rugby Union

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  49. 30
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    Milan

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  50. 35
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    Holloway

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