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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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359 245
Minnesota Vikings is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Minnesota Vikings Minneapolis

2
199 207
Chicago Blackhawks is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Sport Team Names

3
178 170
Oakland Raiders is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Oakland Raiders Oakland

4
111 74
Pittsburgh Steelers is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
zacharyneill added Pittsburgh Steelers Pittsburgh

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136 142
Milwaukee Brewers is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Milwaukee Brewers Milwaukee

6
93 56
Minnesota Timberwolves is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
muzziac added Minnesota Timberwolves Minneapolis

7
130 157
Detroit Pistons is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
ChangesDownClub added Detroit Pistons Auburn Hills

8
119 178
Tampa Bay Buccaneers is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Sport Team Names

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120 160
Denver Broncos is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Sport Team Names

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169 174
Minnesota Twins is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Minnesota Twins Minneapolis, Minnesota

11
143 177
Chicago Bulls is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Chicago Bulls Chicago

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156 185
New England Patriots is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Sport Team Names

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97 100
Arkansas Razorbacks is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Sport Team Names

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141 159
Notre Dame Fighting Irish is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
clash1977 added Notre Dame Fighting Irish

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74 65
Seattle Seahawks is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
muzziac added Seattle Seahawks Seattle

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120 130
New Orleans Saints is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
New Orleans Saints New Orleans

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124 164
New York Yankees is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
New York Yankees New York City, The Bronx

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140 137
Green Bay Packers is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Green Bay Packers Green Bay

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131 130
Minnesota Wild is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Minnesota Wild Minnesota, Saint Paul

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116 159
Texas Rangers is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Texas Rangers Arlington

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77 85
Pittsburgh Penguins is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Pittsburgh Penguins Pittsburgh

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114 147
Chicago Bears is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
wiabux added Chicago Bears Chicago

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95 88
Seattle Supersonics is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Sport Team Names

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80 91
Arizona Diamondbacks is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
JohnHernandez added Arizona Diamondbacks Phoenix

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79 88
Colorado Avalanche is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
ChangesDownClub added Colorado Avalanche Denver

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112 160
New Jersey Devils is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Sport Team Names

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53 45
Houston Oilers is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
muzziac added Houston Oilers Houston

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94 128
Baltimore Ravens is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Baltimore Ravens Baltimore

Sports Teams With The Most Fanatical Fans

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69 79
Portland Trail Blazers is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Sport Team Names

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81 108
Colorado Rockies is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Sport Team Names

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79 92
Miami Dolphins is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Miami Dolphins Miami metropolitan area

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43 35
Chicago Cubs is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
jess-hart added Chicago Cubs Chicago

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64 59
Michigan Wolverines is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
jschro1861 added Michigan Wolverines Ann Arbor

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86 100
Toronto Maple Leafs is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Sport Team Names

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40 40
Florida Gators is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
RobLein added Florida Gators

The Creepiest Sports Mascots

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

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42 35
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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79 132
Miami Heat is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Miami Heat Miami

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82 111
Boston Red Sox is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Sport Team Names

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78 90
Dallas Cowboys is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
SharonDittfurthGonzales added Dallas Cowboys Arlington

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76 114
Boston Bruins is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Boston Bruins Boston

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27 21
Texas Longhorns men's basketba... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
RobLein added Texas Longhorns Austin

The Coolest Basketball Team Logos

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

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75 97
San Jose Sharks is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
ChangesDownClub added San Jose Sharks San Jose

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58 110
Buffalo Sabres is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Buffalo Sabres Buffalo

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36 35
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 33
Baltimore Orioles is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
muzziac added Baltimore Orioles Baltimore

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36 51
Toronto Argonauts is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
PeterRico added Toronto Argonauts Toronto

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42 64
Alabama Crimson Tide is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Sport Team Names

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9 4
Wisconsin Badgers is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Nate098784 added Wisconsin Badgers