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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
453 367
Minnesota Vikings is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Minneapolis

2
265 238
Oakland Raiders is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Oakland

3
265 308
Chicago Blackhawks is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Sport Team Names

4
165 106
Minnesota Timberwolves is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
muzziac added Minneapolis

5
187 145
Pittsburgh Steelers is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
zacharyneill added Pittsburgh

6
189 169
New Orleans Saints is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
New Orleans

7
167 123
Seattle Supersonics is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Sport Team Names

8
202 214
Milwaukee Brewers is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Milwaukee

9
176 220
Detroit Pistons is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
ChangesDownClub added Auburn Hills

10
127 119
Arizona Diamondbacks is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
JohnHernandez added Phoenix

11
163 238
Tampa Bay Buccaneers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Sport Team Names

12
194 212
Notre Dame Fighting Irish is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
clash1977 added

13
177 210
New York Yankees is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
New York City, The Bronx

14
80 56
Detroit Red Wings is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
jess-hart added Detroit

15
188 178
Minnesota Wild is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Minnesota, Saint Paul

16
91 70
Houston Oilers is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
muzziac added Houston

17
106 100
Portland Trail Blazers is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Sport Team Names

18
214 230
Minnesota Twins is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Minneapolis, Minnesota

19
112 103
Seattle Seahawks is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
muzziac added Seattle

20
131 140
Arkansas Razorbacks is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Sport Team Names

21
62 40
Texas Longhorns men's basketba... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
RobLein added Austin

22
162 225
Denver Broncos is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Sport Team Names

23
188 185
Green Bay Packers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Green Bay

24
180 226
Chicago Bulls is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Chicago

25
95 78
Michigan Wolverines is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
jschro1861 added Ann Arbor