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Sports Teams The Best Sport Team Names  

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List Rules Any team name of a professional sports franchise, as long as it's cool

These are the best sports team in organized team sports, as ranked by the wisdom of the crowd. Anyone can contribute to this list of great sports team names, which makes this ranking an accurate, real-time reflection of the crowd's collective opinion. Feel free to rank your favorites or add whatever team you see missing or isn't getting any love. Not surprisingly, a lot of the teams nicknames on the list feature things. That's to say, if a team is named after an animal, thing or a group of people, it's like to be on here. This is the reasoning behind seeing the New England Patriots, Cincinnati Bengals, Minnesota Vikings and New Orleans Saints representing the NFL. On the darker side of things, the New Jersey Devils and Chicago Bulls respective team names are meant to strike fear into their hearts of both their opponents and fans. But don't forget about weather elements either, which explains why Florida's own Miami Heat and Tampa Bay Lightning are on here. The weather, especially in the Sunshine State can be as daunting and intimidating as a team like the Chicago Blackhawks or Boston Bruins. No matter how you cut it, the teams on this list have the best names in all of sports and this Ultimate List is in your hands to select which of these teams has the greatest team name.
list ordered by
1
466 381
Minnesota Vikings is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Minneapolis
2
275 250
Oakland Raiders is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Oakland
3
272 324
Chicago Blackhawks is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
4
175 115
Minnesota Timberwolves is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
muzziac added Minneapolis
5
193 154
Pittsburgh Steelers is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
zacharyneill added Pittsburgh
6
196 178
New Orleans Saints is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
New Orleans
7
211 225
Milwaukee Brewers is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Milwaukee
8
175 132
Seattle Supersonics is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
9
138 124
Arizona Diamondbacks is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
JohnHernandez added Phoenix
10
182 230
Detroit Pistons is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
ChangesDownClub added Auburn Hills
11
168 248
Tampa Bay Buccaneers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
12
199 219
Notre Dame Fighting Irish is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
clash1977 added
13
88 63
Detroit Red Wings is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
jess-hart added Detroit
14
181 217
New York Yankees is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
New York City, The Bronx
15
105 82
Michigan Wolverines is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
jschro1861 added Ann Arbor
16
195 186
Minnesota Wild is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Saint Paul, Minnesota
17
167 230
Denver Broncos is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
18
137 145
Arkansas Razorbacks is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
19
218 236
Minnesota Twins is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Minneapolis, Minnesota
20
118 109
Seattle Seahawks is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
muzziac added Seattle
21
95 75
Houston Oilers is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
muzziac added Houston
22
185 231
Chicago Bulls is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Chicago
23
194 190
Green Bay Packers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Green Bay
24
113 115
Pittsburgh Penguins is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Pittsburgh
25
109 108
Portland Trail Blazers is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Sport Team Names