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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
466 378
Minnesota Vikings is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Minneapolis
2
273 249
Oakland Raiders is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Oakland
3
272 321
Chicago Blackhawks is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
4
174 112
Minnesota Timberwolves is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
muzziac added Minneapolis
5
193 152
Pittsburgh Steelers is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
zacharyneill added Pittsburgh
6
195 176
New Orleans Saints is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
New Orleans
7
175 130
Seattle Supersonics is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
8
210 224
Milwaukee Brewers is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Milwaukee
9
137 123
Arizona Diamondbacks is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
JohnHernandez added Phoenix
10
182 228
Detroit Pistons is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
ChangesDownClub added Auburn Hills
11
168 246
Tampa Bay Buccaneers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
12
88 61
Detroit Red Wings is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
jess-hart added Detroit
13
199 217
Notre Dame Fighting Irish is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
clash1977 added
14
104 80
Michigan Wolverines is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
jschro1861 added Ann Arbor
15
195 183
Minnesota Wild is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Saint Paul, Minnesota
16
180 216
New York Yankees is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
New York City, The Bronx
17
95 73
Houston Oilers is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
muzziac added Houston
18
118 107
Seattle Seahawks is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
muzziac added Seattle
19
166 228
Denver Broncos is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
20
217 235
Minnesota Twins is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Minneapolis, Minnesota
21
185 229
Chicago Bulls is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Chicago
22
194 188
Green Bay Packers is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Green Bay
23
135 144
Arkansas Razorbacks is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
24
113 113
Pittsburgh Penguins is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Pittsburgh
25
65 43
Texas Longhorns men's basketba... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
RobLein added Austin