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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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491 404
Minnesota Vikings is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Minneapolis
2
296 272
Oakland Raiders is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Oakland
3
286 344
Chicago Blackhawks is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
4
193 130
Minnesota Timberwolves is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
muzziac added Minneapolis
5
205 171
Pittsburgh Steelers is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
zacharyneill added Pittsburgh
6
192 144
Seattle Supersonics is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
7
206 192
New Orleans Saints is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
New Orleans
8
151 132
Arizona Diamondbacks is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
JohnHernandez added Phoenix
9
220 243
Milwaukee Brewers is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Milwaukee
10
177 258
Tampa Bay Buccaneers is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
11
189 240
Detroit Pistons is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
ChangesDownClub added Auburn Hills
12
105 80
Houston Oilers is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
muzziac added Houston
13
192 227
New York Yankees is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
New York City, The Bronx
14
208 229
Notre Dame Fighting Irish is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
clash1977 added
15
229 247
Minnesota Twins is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Minneapolis, Minnesota
16
195 241
Chicago Bulls is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Chicago
17
94 72
Detroit Red Wings is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
jess-hart added Detroit
18
205 200
Minnesota Wild is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Saint Paul, Minnesota
19
126 119
Seattle Seahawks is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
muzziac added Seattle
20
110 91
Michigan Wolverines is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
jschro1861 added Ann Arbor
21
171 240
Denver Broncos is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
22
202 200
Green Bay Packers is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Green Bay
23
72 51
Texas Longhorns men's basketba... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
RobLein added Austin
24
88 77
Brooklyn Dodgers is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
muzziac added Brooklyn
25
116 117
Portland Trail Blazers is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Sport Team Names