Total Nerd The Best Nintendo DS Sports Games  

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List Rules Games don't have to be console exclusive, as long as they were released for Nintendo DS at some point.

If you owned a Nintendo DS at any time during your life, then it's safe to say there were probably a few sports games in your collection. With so many great options to choose from, there was never a shortage of games to play for fans of the genre. Since some games were much better than others, we've decided to rank the best Nintendo DS sports games of all time.

This list will feature the most popular and best selling sports games that were released for Nintendo DS. While many of these games were console exclusive, we're allowing non-exclusives to be a part of the list as well. Examples of items on this list include Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games and Mario Hoops 3-on-3. Vote for your favorite video games below, and feel free to add any that you think deserve to be on the list.
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Mario & Sonic at the Olympic G... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Sports Games

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28 10
Madden NFL 2005 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Sports Games

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24 8
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic W... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Sports Games

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27 12
Mario Hoops 3-on-3 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Sports Games

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15 3
Tony Hawk's American Sk8land is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Sports Games

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22 10
Madden NFL 07 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Sports Games

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13 2
Backyard Hockey is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Sports Games
Backyard Hockey 2007

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14 4
Tecmo Bowl: Kickoff is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Sports Games

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15 5
FIFA Street 3 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Sports Games

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16 7
Tony Hawk's Proving Ground is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Sports Games

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11 3
Backyard Football is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Sports Games

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12 4
Inazuma Eleven is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Sports Games

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13 5
FIFA 10 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Sports Games
2009

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15 7
Madden NFL 08 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Sports Games

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15 7
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 08 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Sports Games

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16 8
Madden NFL 09 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Sports Games

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9 2
Diddy Kong Racing DS is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Sports Games

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12 5
FIFA Street 2 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Sports Games

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7 1
Backyard Football '09 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Sports Games

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10 4
2006 FIFA World Cup is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Sports Games

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6 1
Backyard Football '08 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Sports Games

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6 2
Colin McRae: Dirt 2 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Sports Games

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5 1
Super Dodgeball Brawlers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Sports Games

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7 4
Madden NFL 06 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Sports Games

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6 3
Don King Presents: Prizefighte... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Sports Games