Most Cursed Sports Teams

Apples23
These teams have not had much success in the past, whether it might be countless playoff heartbreak, or just being plain bad.

The Top Ten

1 Cleveland Browns Cleveland Browns The Cleveland Browns are a professional American football team based in Cleveland, Ohio. The Browns compete in the National Football League as a member team of the American Football Conference North division. ...read more.

Used to be a model franchise in NFL's early days. But since then, they have gone through numerous draft busts and starting QBs. - Apples23

2 Detroit Lions Detroit Lions The Detroit Lions are a professional American football team based in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions compete in the National Football League as a member club of the league's National Football Conference North division. ...read more.

In the past last few years sure we made two playoff appearance only to lose go figure it's the Lions, anyways since then we have lost big major pieces of our team like Ndamukong Suh, Calvin Johnson, & Stephen Tulloch in a way. Now entering this new season I am approaching it with an open mind as if I know what will happen no need to overreact the result will be the same to me and hope for better of this team. If I'm correct in the future, If Stafford incredibly under performs to his expectations this year combined with terrible coaching then they should be considered top 5, If not top 3 I have suffered with this team for quite a long time of losing seasons and typical results over and over. - htoutlaws2012

Yes, you guys will say they are "too low". But they have been a little bit better recently, that doesn't save them from being on this list, though. Twice superstars have retired in their primes and are one of four teams not to have appeared in the Super Bowl. - Apples23

3 Toronto Maple Leafs Toronto Maple Leafs The Toronto Maple Leafs are a Canadian professional ice hockey team based in Toronto, Ontario, that competes in the National Hockey League.

Like the Browns, was once a model franchise. But they haven't won the cup since 1967 and since then have been a doormat of the NHL. - Apples23

4 Chicago Cubs Chicago Cubs The Chicago Cubs are an American professional baseball team based in Chicago, Illinois. The Cubs compete in Major League Baseball as a member club of the National League Central division.

Another reason why I hate voting just to express my opinion. Also, change the name of this list to 'Most cursed North American sports teams' it would suit this list a lot better. - AGK

Hey the curse is finally over, so therefore they should be lower. - htoutlaws2012

The curse is over, but it lasted 108 YEARS, PEOPLE!

They won the 2016 world series - WorldPuncher47592834

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5 New York Knicks New York Knicks
6 Texas Rangers Texas Rangers The Texas Rangers are an American professional baseball team based in Arlington, Texas located in the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex.

A lot of you guys will be against me, but I decided the Rangers are haunted enough to deserve a spot on the list. Made it to two straight World Series, but lost them both, the latter in agonizing fashion. - Apples23

7 Philadelphia Eagles

They finally won a super bowl - Randomator

They won a super bowl! - WorldPuncher47592834

I still can't believe they made it to the NFC Championship game four straight years in a row, yet made the SB only once, losing to New England. Their fans will tell you that as successful as they have been in the regular season, they are almost guaranteed to choke in the playoffs. - Apples23

8 Buffalo Sabres Buffalo Sabres
9 Buffalo Bills Buffalo Bills The Buffalo Bills are a professional American football team based in the Buffalo–Niagara Falls metropolitan area that competes in the National Football League. Buffalo Bills had the longest playoff drought of any team which came to an end in 2017.

This one speaks for itself. Went to four straight SB's, lost them all. Only sports team that hasn't been to the playoffs in the century. - Apples23

10 Minnesota Vikings Minnesota Vikings The Minnesota Vikings are an American football team based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Vikings joined the National Football League as an expansion team in 1960, and first took the field for the 1961 season.

Not a Vikings fan but the 2017 postseason was a perfect example. They had a Minneapolis miracle against New Orleans and then they followed that game with an absolute meltdown against Philadelphia who won the super bowl - Randomator

Being a Vikings fan myself, it was very painful to put them on the list. They're probably the "best" team to be on the list, but they have been ripping fan's hearts out for years and years. - Apples23

The Newcomers

? Cincinnati Reds Cincinnati Reds
? Denver Nuggets Denver Nuggets

The Contenders

11 Los Angeles Clippers Los Angeles Clippers The Los Angeles Clippers, often abbreviated as the LA Clippers, are an American professional basketball team based in Los Angeles.

Recently became good, but that doesn't erase their early years of being a doormat. They are one of three teams that have yet to make it to the Conference Finals - Apples23

Chris Paul went to the rockets. - WorldPuncher47592834

12 Utah Jazz Utah Jazz
13 San Jose Sharks San Jose Sharks The San Jose Sharks are a professional ice hockey team based in San Jose, California. They are members of the Pacific Division of the Western Conference of the National Hockey League.

I'll admit it, I had a tough time deciding who should have taken #10, but the Sharks are one of those teams that will do really well in the regular season, only to choke in the playoffs. - Apples23

14 Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks
15 Detroit Pistons Detroit Pistons
16 Washington Capitals Washington Capitals

Washington Capitals--Sharks joined the NHL in 91, Caps have been breaking their fans hearts since 74

They finally won the cup! - DoroExploro13

17 Cleveland Indians Cleveland Indians

They blew the World Series to the Cubs a few years ago. And being in Cleveland doesn’t help. - Randomator

18 Dallas Cowboys Dallas Cowboys
19 Arsenal Arsenal
20 Royal Challengers Bangalore
21 Boston Red Sox Boston Red Sox The Boston Red Sox are an American professional baseball team based in Boston, Massachusetts, that competes in Major League Baseball.
22 Arizona Cardinals Arizona Cardinals The Arizona Cardinals are a professional American football franchise based in the Phoenix metropolitan area.
23 Chicago Bears Chicago Bears The Chicago Bears are a professional American football team in Chicago, Illinois. The Bears compete in the National Football League as a member club of the league's National Football Conference North division.
24 Vancouver Canucks Vancouver Canucks The Vancouver Canucks are an ice hockey team based in Vancouver, British Columbia. They are members of the Pacific Division of the Western Conference of the National Hockey League.
25 Atlanta Falcons Atlanta Falcons The Atlanta Falcons are a professional American football team based in Atlanta, Georgia. The Falcons compete in the National Football League as a member club of the league's National Football Conference South division.

After witnessing them blow a 28-3 lead in the super bowl I'd say it must have been a curse.

26 New England Revolution New England Revolution
27 New England Patriots New England Patriots The New England Patriots are a professional American football team based in the Greater Boston region. New England Patriots are one of the few teams to have 5+ wins in the Super Bowl.
28 Kansas City Chiefs Kansas City Chiefs The Kansas City Chiefs are a professional American football team based in Kansas City, Missouri. The Chiefs compete in the National Football League as a member club of the league's American Football Conference West division.

They choke every year in the playoffs at home - Randomator

29 Columbus Blue Jackets Columbus Blue Jackets
30 Colorado Rockies Colorado Rockies
31 Phoenix Suns Phoenix Suns
32 Arizona Coyotes Arizona Coyotes The Arizona Coyotes are a professional ice hockey team based in the Phoenix suburb of Glendale, Arizona.
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