Worst Names for Pro Sports Teams

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1 Washington Redskins Washington Redskins The Washington Redskins are a professional American football team based in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.

The name draws racial controversy to the franchise.Why is it still here. And this is D.C we are talking about. The nations capital.The last place you would expect to see this name - Randomator

2 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.

They are proud to be back with their family it seems - 445956

What kind of name is that? - Randomator

3 Utah Jazz Utah Jazz

Because Jazz is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Utah... - Randomator

4 Houston Texans Houston Texans The Houston Texans are a professional American football team based in Houston, Texas. The team competes in the National Football League as a member club of the American Football Conference South division.

In case you forgot were Houston was they’re named the Texans - Randomator

5 Philadelphia Phillies Philadelphia Phillies

What’s up with this name? That’s like another team calling themselves the New York Yorkers, the Cincinnati Cincys, the Cleveland Clevelanders you get the point - Randomator

6 Minnesota Wild Minnesota Wild

They should have picked one specific animal instead of just everything - Randomator

7 Toronto Raptors Toronto Raptors The Toronto Raptors are a Canadian professional basketball team based in Toronto, Ontario. The Raptors compete in the National Basketball Association, as a member of the league's Eastern Conference Atlantic Division.

Can’t really be afraid of a dinosaur that went extinct 60 million years ago - Randomator

8 Oklahoma City Thunder Oklahoma City Thunder The Oklahoma City Thunder are an American professional basketball team based in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
9 Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

Pick Los Angles or Anaheim please - Randomator

10 Nashville Predators Nashville Predators The Nashville Predators are a professional ice hockey team based in Nashville, Tennessee. They are members of the Central Division of the Western Conference of the National Hockey League.

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11 Pittsburgh Penguins Pittsburgh Penguins The Pittsburgh Penguins are an American professional ice hockey team based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, that competes in the National Hockey League.
12 Colorado Avalanche Colorado Avalanche
13 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.

So yeah a problem I have is What even is a Canuck? - Randomator

14 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 name is so confusing. Why bills instead of bison or something - Randomator

15 Hartford Whalers
16 Seattle Seahawks Seattle Seahawks The Seattle Seahawks are a professional American football franchise based in Seattle, Washington. The Seahawks compete in the National Football League as a member club of the league's National Football Conference West division.
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