Current Sports Cities with the Worst Sports Teams  

Blake Edwards
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List Rules Consider the NBA, NHL, NFL and MLB teams from each city

The cities with the worst sports teams are those miserable big and small cities across the United States and Canada who just plain suck when it comes to sports. These metro areas have professional sports teams in the NFL, NHL, NBA and MLB but can't seem to find any success whatsoever. These cities with the worst sports teams simply fail at sports.

Two of the perennial losers are interestingly located in the same state, Ohio. Both Cleveland and Cincinnati are home to a handful of professional football, baseball and basketball teams but haven't seen a championship in more than two decades. Title town, like what sports fans call Boston, Massachusetts, one of the cities with the best sports teams, these midwestern cities are not.

But it isn't just in the midwest where we see shameful and overall disappointing professional sports teams. From as far west as San Diego and San Francisco to as far east as Buffalo and Philadelphia and even as far south as Miami, being really bad at sports is all too common in these unfortunate cities these days.

So whether these teams are stinking it up on the football field in the plains, like the Kansas City Chiefs or the St. Louis Rams, or home to teams that leave their fans disappointed with mediocrity year after year, like the Maple Leafs and the Blue Jays in Toronto, each of these cities are home to some of the worst sports teams of all time.
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735 245
Cleveland is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Cities with the Worst Sports Teams
Ohio, USA
2
550 167
Buffalo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Cities with the Worst Sports Teams
New York, USA
3
418 153
Sacramento is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Cities with the Worst Sports Teams
California, USA
4
308 113
Jacksonville is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Cities with the Worst Sports Teams
danidu added Alabama, USA
5
277 188
San Diego is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Cities with the Worst Sports Teams
California, USA
6
296 213
Washington, D.C. is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Cities with the Worst Sports Teams
Contiguous United States, USA
7
247 162
Phoenix is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Cities with the Worst Sports Teams
Arizona, USA
8
241 182
Columbus is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Cities with the Worst Sports Teams
seelee added Ohio, USA
NHL Blue Jackets, MLS Crew, MLL Machine. The college teams are pretty good though.
9
254 195
Minneapolis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Cities with the Worst Sports Teams
ChristianD.Mulkey added Minnesota, USA
10
253 226
Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Cities with the Worst Sports Teams
Area codes 215 and 267, Pennsylvania, USA
11
206 234
Houston is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Cities with the Worst Sports Teams
Texas, USA
12
313 227
Toronto is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Cities with the Worst Sports Teams
Ontario, Canada
13
283 232
Dallas is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Cities with the Worst Sports Teams
Texas, USA
14
128 55
Tampa Bay, Fl is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Cities with the Worst Sports Teams
dakotatampa added Tampa Bay, Fl
15
222 176
Montreal is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Cities with the Worst Sports Teams
Qu├ębec, Canada
16
140 104
Vancouver is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Cities with the Worst Sports Teams
BostonBruins added British Columbia, Canada
17
213 187
Miami is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Cities with the Worst Sports Teams
Florida, USA
18
178 150
Oakland is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Cities with the Worst Sports Teams
werewolfkevinli added California, USA
19
208 206
Seattle is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Cities with the Worst Sports Teams
Washington, USA
20
89 65
San Jose is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Cities with the Worst Sports Teams
jschro1861 added Silicon Valley, California, USA
21
74 41
Milwaukee is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Cities with the Worst Sports Teams
AwesomeEmpire9 added Wisconsin, USA
22
34 13
Portland, Oregon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Cities with the Worst Sports Teams
Portland, Oregon
23
114 139
Chicago is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Cities with the Worst Sports Teams
ByronHibbs added Chicago metropolitan area, Illinois, USA
24
139 159
New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Cities with the Worst Sports Teams
Louisiana, USA
25
97 93
Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Cities with the Worst Sports Teams
MikeTrujillo added Texas, USA