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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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Minnesota Vikings is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Minnesota Vikings Minneapolis

2
206 213
Chicago Blackhawks is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Sport Team Names

3
184 176
Oakland Raiders is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Oakland Raiders Oakland

4
116 79
Pittsburgh Steelers is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
zacharyneill added Pittsburgh Steelers Pittsburgh

5
140 149
Milwaukee Brewers is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Milwaukee Brewers Milwaukee

6
97 61
Minnesota Timberwolves is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
muzziac added Minnesota Timberwolves Minneapolis

7
132 163
Detroit Pistons is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
ChangesDownClub added Detroit Pistons Auburn Hills

8
122 184
Tampa Bay Buccaneers is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Sport Team Names

9
125 165
Denver Broncos is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Sport Team Names

10
162 190
New England Patriots is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Sport Team Names

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147 181
Chicago Bulls is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Chicago Bulls Chicago

12
170 178
Minnesota Twins is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Minnesota Twins Minneapolis, Minnesota

13
142 162
Notre Dame Fighting Irish is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
clash1977 added Notre Dame Fighting Irish

14
125 132
New Orleans Saints is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
New Orleans Saints New Orleans

Sports Teams With The Most Fanatical Fans

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98 104
Arkansas Razorbacks is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Sport Team Names

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146 139
Green Bay Packers is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Green Bay Packers Green Bay

17
126 167
New York Yankees is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
New York Yankees New York City, The Bronx

18
76 70
Seattle Seahawks is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
muzziac added Seattle Seahawks Seattle

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133 132
Minnesota Wild is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Minnesota Wild Saint Paul, Minnesota

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116 162
Texas Rangers is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Texas Rangers Arlington

21
79 87
Pittsburgh Penguins is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Pittsburgh Penguins Pittsburgh

The Best Wineries in France

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116 151
Chicago Bears is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
wiabux added Chicago Bears Chicago

23
97 90
Seattle Supersonics is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Sport Team Names

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113 162
New Jersey Devils is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Sport Team Names

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80 91
Colorado Avalanche is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
ChangesDownClub added Colorado Avalanche Denver

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80 94
Arizona Diamondbacks is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
JohnHernandez added Arizona Diamondbacks Phoenix

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96 130
Baltimore Ravens is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Baltimore Ravens Baltimore

28
70 81
Portland Trail Blazers is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Sport Team Names

Cities with the Best Sports Teams

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79 92
Miami Dolphins is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Miami Dolphins Miami metropolitan area

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53 47
Houston Oilers is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
muzziac added Houston Oilers Houston

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81 109
Colorado Rockies is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Sport Team Names

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86 102
Toronto Maple Leafs is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Sport Team Names

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43 37
Chicago Cubs is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
jess-hart added Chicago Cubs Chicago

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41 42
Florida Gators is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
RobLein added Florida Gators

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37 36
Brooklyn Dodgers is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
muzziac added Brooklyn Dodgers Brooklyn

The Creepiest Sports Mascots

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64 62
Michigan Wolverines is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
jschro1861 added Michigan Wolverines Ann Arbor

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43 37
Detroit Red Wings is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
jess-hart added Detroit Red Wings Detroit

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79 133
Miami Heat is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Miami Heat Miami

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80 91
Dallas Cowboys is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
SharonDittfurthGonzales added Dallas Cowboys Arlington

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82 114
Boston Red Sox is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Sport Team Names

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76 116
Boston Bruins is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Boston Bruins Boston

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45 43
San Francisco 49ers is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
muzziac added San Francisco 49ers San Francisco

The Coolest Hockey Team Logos of All Time

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76 97
San Jose Sharks is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
ChangesDownClub added San Jose Sharks San Jose

44
28 23
Texas Longhorns men's basketba... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
RobLein added Texas Longhorns Austin

45
58 111
Buffalo Sabres is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Buffalo Sabres Buffalo

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36 36
Toronto Blue Jays is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
jess-hart added Toronto Blue Jays Toronto

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32 34
Baltimore Orioles is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
muzziac added Baltimore Orioles Baltimore

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44 66
Alabama Crimson Tide is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Sport Team Names

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36 53
Toronto Argonauts is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
PeterRico added Toronto Argonauts Toronto

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63 103
Tampa Bay Lightning is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Sport Team Names