Worst Professional Sports Franchises

This list is for the worst of the worst when it comes to the big 4 sports.

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1Detroit Lions

By far the lions are the worst sporst franchise ever. They never win anything whatsoever I think they only have 1 or so playoff wins in there entire history. Look at there draft busts like Joey Harrington, Charles Rogers, and Mike Williams. All those losing seasons and poor managment. - Chris-1

Had the greatest running back ever to play the game alongside one of the great receivers in the game in Barry Sanders and Herman Moore. Still, 1 playoff win since 1957. Only 11 playoff appearances since 1957. Only 0-16 team in the history of the league. Gimmie a break, this isn't even close.

Almost officially 50 years and still no super bowl ring - htoutlaws2012

Stop going to the games.

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2Pittsburgh Pirates

This list needs updating. The Lions are on a roll now, the Rangers have been to two straight world series and the rays made the playoffs for the past couple years.

No winning seasons since 1992 and no end in sight.

3Chicago Cubs

Yeah they have a terrible franchise just pathetic they have been Around since there were dinosaurs and they've never been any good

It is true that the Cubs are one of the worst sports teams but you gotta admit they have the most loyal fans ever! (Including me) - Ajkloth

102 years is two generations. do you realize how many people where cubs who died never seeing a championship?

Cub fans get what they deserve. Crappy teams and full stadiums.

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4Cleveland Browns

Never made the Super Bowl in 45 seasons to date. At least the Pirates have won a World Series...

One playoff game ( a loss) in over 20 years? Should be top 5 for the worst! The only time they contended for an AFC title was in the eighties.
They consistently lose 10 or more games. They change QB's and coaches regularly. A total mess.

5Los Angeles Clippers

How can this team be on any list with the words "professional sports," in the title. They would suck at semi-pro.

NBA definition for futility.

6Jacksonville Jaguars

Look at the history. It speaks for itself

Ask anybody they will tell you the same

7Charlotte Bobcats

Maybe if Jordan wasn't a retarded and would rehire larry Brown bobcat might make the playoffs

Jordan a great player

Really bad owner

Really bad

8Kansas City Royals

The Kansas City Royals have only 3 winning seasons since winning the World Series in 1985, and no playoff appearances. And, they have the worst owner in Major League Baseball. Need I say more?

One winning season since 1985. Was once a model franchise.

9Memphis Grizzlies

They have 7 playoff wins you have none so I don't know what you're blabbering about how dumb are you Memphis Grizzlies for the win.

never been a good team ever

10Sacramento Kings

The Contenders

11Miami Marlins
12Atlanta Hawks
13Montreal Expos

They did make the playoffs in 1981. Best team in baseball in the 80's and quite possibly the greatest team ever in '94. Loudest fans on the planet even with 8000 in the stadium near the end. Money and greed killed the Expos. Much like most of the United States!

Never made the playoffs in 36 years. Clearly the worst

14Arizona Cardinals

Franchise was floundering even before the move to AZ.

I think their even worse than the Raiders and the Jags! Only 9 playoff apperances and 1 Super Bowl apperance. The owner needs to sell them to Los Angeles - CS2004

15Tampa Bay Devil Rays

NO winning seasons EVER. Won 70 or more games ONCE. Never finished above 4th in division.

16Columbus Blue Jackets

This team is actually good. - OhioStateBuckeyes

What the hell is a blue jacket?

Poorly managed and going no where fast. Horrible GM. Feel bad for the city. Great hockey town.

17Anaheim Ducks
18Portsmouth FC
19Texas Rangers

Went bankrupt, got bailed out by new ownership via the taxpayers, owners took the money and ran, sold team, they nearly went bankrupt again, got the league to move the cross state, extremely profitable Astros into their League and Division aand in the process shift revenue from Houston's lucrative T.V. deal to the foundering Rangers franchise. The Yankees aren't what's wrong with baseball, the Rangers are.

are you kidding me who has been in the world series 2 times in a row TEXAS ding ding ding 2009-2010 2010-2011 rangers are going to win it all

The reason why I don't play baseball. (I'm from Texas)

Never won a playoff series.

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20Oakland Raiders.

Have hit hard times because of inept owner.

Worst team ever named after bad guys

Won like 5 games out of 64 games

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2. Atlanta Hawks
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