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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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Minnesota Vikings is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Minneapolis
2
Chicago Blackhawks is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
3
Pittsburgh Steelers is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
zacharyneill added Pittsburgh
4
Oakland Raiders is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Oakland
5
Minnesota Timberwolves is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
muzziac added Minneapolis
6
New Orleans Saints is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
New Orleans
7
Milwaukee Brewers is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Milwaukee
8
Arizona Diamondbacks is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
JohnHernandez added Phoenix
9
Texas Longhorns men's basketba... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
RobLein added Austin
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
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Houston Oilers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
muzziac added Houston
12
New York Yankees is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
New York City, The Bronx
13
Detroit Red Wings is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
jess-hart added Detroit
14
Seattle Seahawks is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
muzziac added Seattle
15
Florida Gators is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
RobLein added
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Minnesota Twins is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Chicago Bulls is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Chicago
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Notre Dame Fighting Irish is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
clash1977 added
19
Brooklyn Dodgers is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
muzziac added Brooklyn
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Denver Broncos is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
21
Michigan Wolverines is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
jschro1861 added Ann Arbor
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Pittsburgh Penguins is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Pittsburgh
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Green Bay Packers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Green Bay
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Detroit Pistons is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
ChangesDownClub added Auburn Hills
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Baltimore Ravens is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Sport Team Names
Baltimore