Top Ten Sports Franchises In Tampa Bay

The Top Ten

1 University of Tampa Baseball (College Division II)

6 Championships, A 54-4 record in 2014, and a contender every year.

2 Tampa Bay Lightning (NHL) Tampa Bay Lightning (NHL) The Tampa Bay Lightning are a professional ice hockey team based in Tampa, Florida. It is a member of the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League. The Lightning have one Stanley Cup championship in their history, in 2003–04.

1 Championship, and 2 Division Championships. Expected to be a powerhouse in 2014-15. Contends almost every year.

3 Tampa Bay Rays (MLB) Tampa Bay Rays (MLB) The Tampa Bay Rays are an American professional baseball team based in St. Petersburg, Florida. The Rays compete in Major League Baseball as a member of the American League East division.

Still looking for a championship, but 1 world series loss, won the tough AL east division 2 times, and has put on a show every year since 2008. Remember game 162.

4 Tampa Bay Rowdies (NASL)

A new team still looking for a championship, 2011,2012, and 2013 were amazing years for them. A really good team, with good players and great management.

5 University of Tampa Soccer (College Division II)

A good team overall every year, winning 3 NCAA championships.

6 Tampa Bay Storm (Arena Football)

A powerhouse. 5 league championships, 1 conference championship, and making the playoffs every year since they were founded (1987) except 2008, 2009, 2011, and 2012.

7 Tampa Bay Buccaneers (NFL) Tampa Bay Buccaneers (NFL) The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are a professional American football franchise based in Tampa, Florida. The Buccaneers currently compete in the National Football League as a member team of the National Football Conference South division.

A good team with some tough years. 1 super bowl championship, 1 conference championship, 6 division titles, and 10 playoff appearances.

8 University of South Florida Women's Basketball (College Division I)

In the Jose Fernandez era (since 2000), the bulls have really played well, racking up win after win.

9 Tampa Yankees (Minor League Baseball)
10 Lakeland Flying Tigers (Minor League Baseball)
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