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Cities with the Best Sports Teams

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The cities with the best sports teams dominate all others in North America with successful and popular teams in the NBA, NHL, NFL and MLB. These basketball, hockey, football, baseball and college sports towns consistently compete among the elite, bring home titles and earn the jealousy of sports fans outside of these metro areas, which are also some of the coolest cities around.

Having dominated the 2000s, it's hard to argue that Boston, Massachusetts, is not the best sports city in the country. Between the Patriots, Red Sox, Celtics and Bruins, Beantown is the only city to earn professional sporting championships in all four major sports within a 10-year span starting with the New England Patriots Super Bowl victory in 2002 and concluding when the Boston Bruins took home the Stanley Cup in 2011.

Other cities might not have as many titles in a short amount of time, but their home teams are among the top all-time leaders in championships. Take New York City for example. The Yankees have 27 World Series titles but are only a fraction of the sports action in the Big Apple with no less than nine professional teams between the four major sports in the metro area.

But like how Boston and New York are bitter rivals in Major League Baseball, there are plenty of other sports cities that are hungry to become part of the elite. Los Angeles, Indianapolis, Denver, Chicago and Miami are just a handful of the cities right on the bubble with plenty of talented sports teams ready to dominate. Which sports city will rule in the next century? Stay tuned sports fans to find out.

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List Criteria: Consider the NBA, NHL, NFL and MLB teams from each city

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    the people's #1
    Boston

    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
    83
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    most listed &ranked high on reranks
    New York City

    Contiguous United States, New York, United States of America More
    70
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    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
    62
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    ranked low on reranks
    Pittsburgh

    Pennsylvania, Area code 412, Contiguous United States More
    62
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    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
    53
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    often listed
    St. Louis

    Area code 557, United States, with Territories, Missouri More
    53
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    often listed
    Philadelphia

    Pennsylvania, Contiguous United States, United States of America More
    52
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    ranked low on reranks
    Kansas City

    Contiguous United States, United States of America, United States, with ... More
    52
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    San Francisco

    California, Northern California, Contiguous United States More
    50
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    ranked high on reranks
    Denver

    Area code 720, Colorado, United States, with Territories More
    47
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    controversial &ranked low on reranks
    Detroit

    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
    44
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    Washington, Western United States, Northwestern United States More
    44
    added by: geokain
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    Europe, Eurasia, United Kingdom More
    42
    added by: DavidClements
    Manchester united ,Manchester city ,2 of the best football (soccer) teams in the world.
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    Europe, Eurasia, United Kingdom More
    37
    added by: NickClohessy
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    ranked high on reranks
    Barcelona

    Spain More
    36
    added by: wiabux
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    often listed
    Buffalo

    Contiguous United States, New York, United States of America More
    33
    added by: Justinnnnnn
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    ranked high on reranks
    Madrid

    Spain More
    33
    added by: wiabux
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    ranked low on reranks
    Cincinnati

    Midwestern United States, Northwest Territory, Ohio More
    32
    added by: JenniferM.Collins
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    controversial
    Atlanta

    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
    29
    added by: alpharambo
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    ranked low on reranks
    Amsterdam

    Netherlands, Kingdom of the Netherlands More
    28
    added by: HanifiAdiyaman
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    Europe, Eurasia, Italy More
    27
    added by: faomac
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    often listed &controversial
    Miami

    Florida, Contiguous United States, United States of America More
    26
    added by: marcooch76
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    ranked high on reranks
    Rio de Janeiro

    DVD Region 4, South America, Brazil More
    26
    added by: kaylive
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    Western United States, Northwestern United States, Salem OR, Metropolitan ... More
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    added by: marcooch76
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    controversial &ranked low on reranks
    Washington, D.C.

    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
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    added by: marcooch76
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    often listed &controversial
    Minneapolis

    Area code 612, United States, with Territories, Minnesota More
    22
    added by: swimmingchic10
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    Texas, Contiguous United States, United States of America More
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    added by: wiabux
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Oklahoma City

    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
    21
    added by: kaylive
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    ranked low on reranks
    Montreal

    Canada, North America, Americas More
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    added by: marcooch76
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Phoenix

    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
    18
    added by: Kenne_W
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Oakland

    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
    18
    added by: marcooch76
    Oakland Raiders!!!!!!!
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    ranked low on reranks
    Baltimore

    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
    17
    added by: beernbugs
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    ranked low on reranks
    Stockholm

    Europe, Sweden, Eurasia More
    12
    added by: beernbugs
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    ranked low on reranks
    Sydney

    DVD Region 4, Oceania, Pacific Ocean More
    11
    added by: beernbugs
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    Europe, Eurasia, Italy More
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    added by: beernbugs
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