Top Ten Saddest Sports Cities

The Top Ten
1 Cleveland, Ohio

The Browns don't know what it's like to be in a superbowl and the Cavaliers have never gotten to be in an NBA finals even though everyone keeps saying that they will. The only championships Cleveland citezins got to experience was the Indians winning the world series in 1920 and 1948.

Even with the Cavs winning an NBA title in June 2016 and the Indians losing to the Cubs in baseball's 121st World Series (also in 2016), the Cleveland Browns wouldn't know a Super Bowl if it ate them in one bite.

The Browns are so horrible at football that they're only liked by little kids who like their logo and/or the color brown. I predicted that the next superbowl is Browns VS Lions and my dad said that if I'm right that he'll pay me $1000!

The Browns are some of the less popular NFL teams. The Cavaliers have had LeBron and Kyrie though so I wouldn't say it's that bad.

2 Atlanta, Georgia Atlanta is the capital and most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia. With an estimated 2017 population of 486,290, it is also the 38th most-populous city in the United States.

The Braves have been in the NLCS 11 times and in the world series once. The Atlanta Hawks have been in the playoffs 25 times and never to the finals.

Blowing a 25 point lead in the super bowl. Congratulations!

3 Buffalo, New York Buffalo is the second largest city in the U.S. state of New York and the largest city in Western New York.

In the 70s the Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Braves were really good teams, but the Bills were in 4 superbowls in a row and lost every single one. The Buffalo Braves are now more than 2000 miles away as the Los Angeles Clippers. Buffalo's hockey team, the Sabres have yet to win a Stanley Cup even with the 27 playoff apperances they have had since their first season in 1970.

It's a pity the Buffalo Bills played in four straight Super Bowls without winning even ONE title let alone four. Can anybody say fail horn!

4 Minneapolis, Minnesota

Most MN fans know nothing but terrible defeats...look no further than the Vikings who have to hold some of the worst playoff losses in NFL history...Blair Walsh, Gary Anderson anyone? Plus 0-4 in the Super Bowl.

Also of note, MLB, NBA, NFL, and NHL all exist in the state and only have ever won a championship in one sport, ever (Twins, most recent 1991).

Lastly, in hockey lore, they have one of the saddest stories in history...the state of hockey, and the worst owner ever moves the team from frigid MN to TX...and naturally the franchise around from 1967 to 1993 in MN, wins the Stanley Cup in TX in 1999. Oh yeah, there is a day named after it, Happy Norm Green Sucks day (June 9th).

The Vikings are 0-4 in superbowls and the Twins have won 3 world series and one of them is from when they were still the Washington Senators. But one very disappointing fact for Minneapolis is that their former basketball team is now one of the best in the NBA.

The Vikings have got to be the most heartbroken NFL team ever. Every year they think they are going somewhere, it ends abruptly. Think about all the times they were so close. As a Vikings fan, the 2010 NFC game is my most depressing sport-related memory.

5 Phoenix, Arizona Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of Arizona, with 1,626,000 people. It is also the fifth most populous city in the United States, and the most populous American state capital, and the only state capital with a population of more than one million residents.Phoenix is the anchor of the Phoenix metropolitan area, also known as the Valley of the Sun, which in turn is part of the Salt River Valley.

The Suns have been in the NBA finals twice and they lost both of times. The Cardinals made it to the superbowl for the first time ever and lost in the last minute.

6 Kansas City, Missouri

The other commenter is obviously not from KC. The Chiefs went to the first and fourth Super Bowls, winning the fourth, which is more than half the league can claim, and have been on a huge rise the last few years; Sporting KC is one of the best teams in the MLS every year; and the Royals just went to back-to-back World Series, so whether you think that's a fluke or not, no one misses the scrubby Athletics, trust me. And seriously, the Scouts? Sure, we all miss the Kings but no one gives a crap about hockey around here. KC fans are as diehard as they come, and sometimes it can be tough, but we love our teams and wouldn't trade them for anything.

The Cheifs still have no superbowl apperance and the Royals have won one world series. The city's former teams the Athletics, the Kings, and the Scouts now play in California and New Jersey.

7 Seattle, Washington Seattle is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington.

The Seahawks have been in 1 superbowl and they lost it. The Mariners don't even know what it's like to be in a world series. The Sonics no longer exsist in the entire state. Now that the Sonics are in Oklahoma City, Kevin Durant is doing great. Seattle goes higher than any other city in the whole wide world!

This entry is in light of the disappearance of the Sonics basketball team that won an NBA title in 1979.

They have made it to the Super Bowl 5 times! Get your facts right!

8 San Diego, California

San Diego's two former basketball teams both moved to new cities. The Chargers lost their first superbowl in 1995 and haven't been in one since. The Padres have never won a world series before.

With the Chargers relocating to LA, San Diego should be #1.

9 Sacramento, California

When the NBA's Kings left Kansas City, they should have turned themselves into the Oklahoma City Thunder (leaving Seattle's Sonics team alone), in which case there would be no SUCKramento Queens.

10 Houston, Texas Houston is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Texas and the fourth most populous city in the United States, with a census-estimated population of 2.312 million in 2017. It is the most populous city in the Southern United States and on the Gulf Coast of the United States.

The Astros still await their first title through 48 seasons and nine playoff appearances. The Rockets' two titles are all the city has since the Oilers took two early AFL championships during the pre-Super Bowl era. You may not believe this but the Oilers were so bad, that the residents told the owners to move the team out of the state.

All houston has for themselves are the 2 rings they have. And those two rings came when Michael Jordan was out of the league for a year and a half.

The Contenders
11 Washington, D.C.

The Washington Senators (old baseball team) won a World Series in 1924 only to spend 47 years avoiding baseball's biggest prize.

The Redskins, Capitals, Wizards, and Nationals have only won 5 championships altogether, 3 of which were by the Redskins.

12 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Philadelphia is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the sixth-most populous city in the United States, with an estimated population of 1,567,872 and more than 6 million in the seventh-largest metropolitan statistical area, as of 2016. Philadelphia is the economic and cultural anchor of the Delaware Valley region, located along the lower Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers.

They barely have any titles in any sports! I do not like Philly sports fans so they deserve this!

13 Charlotte, North Carolina
14 Chicago, Illinois
15 Salt Lake City, Utah

The Utah Jazz (worst oxymoron in team sports) have never won a single NBA title.

16 Montreal, Canada Montreal is the most populous municipality in the Canadian province of Quebec and the second-most populous municipality in Canada. Originally called Ville-Marie, it is named after Mount Royal, the triple-peaked hill in the heart of the city. The city is centred on the Island of Montreal, which took its name from the same source as the city, and a few much smaller peripheral islands, the largest of which is Île Bizard. It has a distinct four-season continental climate with warm to hot summers and cold, snowy winters.

This entry is in light of the disappearance of the Expos baseball team that won the NL East in 1981 and 1994.

17 Toronto, Canada Toronto is the most populous city in Canada, the provincial capital of Ontario, and the centre of the Greater Toronto Area, the most populous metropolitan area in Canada. Toronto is an international centre of business, finance, arts, and culture, and is recognized as one of the most multicultural and cosmopolitan cities in the world.
18 Orlando, Florida

At least the Miami Heat have won NBA titles, unlike the Orlando Magic.

19 Nashville, Tennessee
20 Cincinnati, Ohio
21 Detroit, Michigan Detroit is the largest and most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan. Located across from Windsor, Ontario, Canada on the Detroit River, Detroit had an estimated population of 672,662 in 2018.
22 Los Angeles, California Los Angeles, officially the City of Los Angeles and often abbreviated as L.A., is the largest city in California. It has an estimated population of nearly 4 million, and is the second-largest city in the United States, after New York City, and the third-largest city in North America, after Mexico City and New York City. Los Angeles is known for its Mediterranean climate, ethnic and cultural diversity, Hollywood entertainment industry, and its sprawling metropolitan area. more.
23 Dallas, Texas
24 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Pittsburgh is a city in the western part of the U.S. state of Pennsylvania and the second most populated city in the state.
25 Hartford, Connecticut

This entry is in light of the disappearance of the Hartford Whalers (old NHL team)

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