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

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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Boston is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Cities with the Best Sports Teams
Boston Massachusetts, USA

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Chicago is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Cities with the Best Sports Teams
Matthew C. Plowman added Chicago Chicago metropolitan area, Illinois, USA

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Pittsburgh is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Cities with the Best Sports Teams
Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, USA

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New York City is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Cities with the Best Sports Teams
New York City New York, USA

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Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Cities with the Best Sports Teams
Los Angeles California, USA

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San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Cities with the Best Sports Teams
San Francisco San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA

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Seattle is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Cities with the Best Sports Teams
geokain added Seattle Washington, USA

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Detroit is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Cities with the Best Sports Teams
Detroit Michigan, USA

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Denver is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Cities with the Best Sports Teams
Denver Colorado, USA

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St. Louis is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Cities with the Best Sports Teams
St. Louis Missouri, USA

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Manchester is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Cities with the Best Sports Teams
DavidClements added Manchester Greater Manchester, United Kingdom - Manchester united ,Manchester city ,2 of the best football (soccer) teams in the world.

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London is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Cities with the Best Sports Teams
NickClohessy added London Great Britain, United Kingdom

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Madrid is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Cities with the Best Sports Teams
wiabux added Madrid Community of Madrid, Spain

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Barcelona is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Cities with the Best Sports Teams
wiabux added Barcelona Catalonia, Spain

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Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Cities with the Best Sports Teams
Philadelphia Area codes 215 and 267, Pennsylvania, USA

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Kansas City is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Cities with the Best Sports Teams
Kansas City Missouri, USA

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Miami is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Cities with the Best Sports Teams
marcooch76 added Miami Florida, USA

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Dallas is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Cities with the Best Sports Teams
marcooch76 added Dallas Oregon, USA

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Baltimore is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Cities with the Best Sports Teams
beernbugs added Baltimore Maryland, USA

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Liverpool is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Cities with the Best Sports Teams
jackslee2 added Liverpool Merseyside, United Kingdom - Home of 5 times European Cup winning Liverpool FC, the most successful top flight English football club of all time.

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Washington, D.C. is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Cities with the Best Sports Teams
marcooch76 added Washington, D.C. Contiguous United States, USA

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Munich is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Cities with the Best Sports Teams
littlerachelbee added Munich Bavaria, Germany

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Toronto is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Cities with the Best Sports Teams
danahy added Toronto Ontario, Canada

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Green Bay is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Cities with the Best Sports Teams
littlerachelbee added Green Bay Wisconsin, USA

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Minneapolis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Cities with the Best Sports Teams
swimmingchic10 added Minneapolis Minnesota, USA

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Milan is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Cities with the Best Sports Teams
faomac added Milan Lombardy, Italy

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Montreal is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Cities with the Best Sports Teams
marcooch76 added Montreal Qu├ębec, Canada

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San Antonio is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Cities with the Best Sports Teams
Tex86 added San Antonio Texas, USA

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Atlanta is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Cities with the Best Sports Teams
alpharambo added Atlanta Georgia, USA

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Houston is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Cities with the Best Sports Teams
wiabux added Houston Texas, USA

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Cincinnati is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Cities with the Best Sports Teams
JenniferM.Collins added Cincinnati Ohio, USA

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Amsterdam is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Cities with the Best Sports Teams
HanifiAdiyaman added Amsterdam North Holland, Netherlands

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Oakland is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Cities with the Best Sports Teams
marcooch76 added Oakland California, USA - Oakland Raiders!!!!!!!

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Stockholm is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Cities with the Best Sports Teams
beernbugs added Stockholm Stockholm County, Sweden

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Buffalo is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Cities with the Best Sports Teams
Justinnnnnn added Buffalo New York, USA

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Dallas is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Cities with the Best Sports Teams
Tony Martin added Dallas Texas, USA

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Leicester is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Cities with the Best Sports Teams
darren-bell added Leicester East Midlands, United Kingdom - Leicester Tigers (rugby union), Leicester City (football), Leicester Riders (basketball)

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Vancouver is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Cities with the Best Sports Teams
GilLerat added Vancouver British Columbia, Canada

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Milwaukee is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Cities with the Best Sports Teams
mandyclark25 added Milwaukee Wisconsin, USA

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Liverpool is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Cities with the Best Sports Teams
beernbugs added Liverpool New York, USA

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Melbourne is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Cities with the Best Sports Teams
BenNicholson added Melbourne Oceania

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Berlin is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Cities with the Best Sports Teams
julian-matthias added Berlin Germany

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Glasgow is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Cities with the Best Sports Teams
BenNicholson added Glasgow Strathclyde - Football - Celtic, Rangers and Queen's Park Rugby union - Glasgow As well as host of the recent Commonwealth Games

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Hamburg is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Cities with the Best Sports Teams
julian-matthias added Hamburg West Germany

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Tampa is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Cities with the Best Sports Teams
sal-canete added Tampa Florida, USA

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Portland is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Cities with the Best Sports Teams
Portland Oregon, USA

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Turin is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Cities with the Best Sports Teams
beernbugs added Turin Province of Turin, Italy

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San Diego is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Cities with the Best Sports Teams
San Diego California, USA

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Cleveland is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Cities with the Best Sports Teams
NoahEvans added Cleveland Ohio, USA

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Sydney is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Cities with the Best Sports Teams
beernbugs added Sydney New South Wales, Australia