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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.
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1
487 397
Minnesota Vikings is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Minneapolis
2
290 267
Oakland Raiders is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Oakland
3
282 336
Chicago Blackhawks is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
4
190 123
Minnesota Timberwolves is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
muzziac added Minneapolis
5
200 164
Pittsburgh Steelers is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
zacharyneill added Pittsburgh
6
188 138
Seattle Supersonics is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
7
203 187
New Orleans Saints is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
New Orleans
8
217 237
Milwaukee Brewers is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Milwaukee
9
147 128
Arizona Diamondbacks is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
JohnHernandez added Phoenix
10
188 236
Detroit Pistons is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
ChangesDownClub added Auburn Hills
11
105 77
Houston Oilers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
muzziac added Houston
12
176 255
Tampa Bay Buccaneers is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
13
207 225
Notre Dame Fighting Irish is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
clash1977 added
14
190 225
New York Yankees is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
New York City, The Bronx
15
228 243
Minnesota Twins is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Minneapolis, Minnesota
16
125 114
Seattle Seahawks is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
muzziac added Seattle
17
203 195
Minnesota Wild is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Saint Paul, Minnesota
18
92 69
Detroit Red Wings is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
jess-hart added Detroit
19
193 238
Chicago Bulls is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Chicago
20
116 112
Portland Trail Blazers is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
21
170 237
Denver Broncos is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
22
138 150
Arkansas Razorbacks is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
23
200 198
Green Bay Packers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Green Bay
24
70 49
Texas Longhorns men's basketba... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
RobLein added Austin
25
107 90
Michigan Wolverines is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
jschro1861 added Ann Arbor