Worst Professional Sports FranchisesThis list is for the worst of the worst when it comes to the big 4 sports.
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Possibly the only team ever to have two future HoF inductees retire rather than continuing to put on their uniform.
I went to school with the owners grandkids. They don't even watch the Detroit Lions.
One playoff win in 61 years. Went 34 years without a single playoff win (1957-1991) and are currently on a 27 year playoff winless streak. Haven't won a division title in 24 years. Have never won a Super Bowl; they've never even been to one. Went 44 years without a Pro Bowl QB (1971-2015). And, oh yeah, went 0-16 in 2008.
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.13 Comments
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.
In two years they won exactly one more football game than the New York Mets
Depends which version of the Browns we're dealing with: If it's the original, then they turned out to be a solid team and brought home a super bowl in 2012/13. Unfortunately, that was when they were, and still are, the Baltimore Ravens. Meanwhile, the expansion Browns were terrible. If that's what we're referring to, then this is really the worst franchise.
0-16 in 2017 with just 1 win in 2 seasons! They are a factory of sadness for their fans and are easily the worst franchise ever! The Browns are on the threshold of hell and I am so glad I am not a Browns fan!
Never made the Super Bowl in 45 seasons to date. At least the Pirates have won a World Series...7 Comments
After that World Series win in 2016, they aren't considered the worst team anymore! (maybe drop them down to the #15)
As long as Theo Epstein is still the owner of this club, the Cubs might win another WS or two as long as they don't bump into the Red Sox! - VioletParr89
102 years is two generations. do you realize how many people where cubs who died never seeing a championship?
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) - Ajkloth9 Comments
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.
Even their rare playoff seasons have been a blatant disaster.
Look at the history. It speaks for itself
Ask anybody they will tell you the same
Maybe if Jordan wasn't a retarded and would rehire larry Brown bobcat might make the playoffs
Jordan a great player
Really bad owner
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?
They actually won the 2015 world series
One winning season since 1985. Was once a model franchise.
Shouldn't have moved to Miami
Am a fan but still.
never been a good team ever
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
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
Poorly managed and going no where fast. Horrible GM. Feel bad for the city. Great hockey town.
This team is actually good. - OhioStateBuckeyes
What the hell is a blue jacket?
Oh my God! Their franchise is a complete joke. They keep trading good players and replace them with bad ones. They should definitely be first! - railfan99
NO winning seasons EVER. Won 70 or more games ONCE. Never finished above 4th in division.
Do I have to explain
Should be in the top 10 easily!
Al Davis' death seems to have brought about his even worse of a son in Mark Davis and they are going to be moving soon to Las Vegas! - VioletParr89
Have hit hard times because of inept owner.
Worst team ever named after bad guys
Won like 5 games out of 64 games1 Comment
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.
all they ever do is play the trap. no wonder why their at the very bottom of the league! - BKAllmighty
Shut up the bengals are my favorite team and mike brown is not a dumbass
Mike Brown is a dumbass and needs to get a general manager or sell the team - petitkw44
The Toronto Make-Believes: Avoiding postseason glory since 1967
THEY SHOULD BE the WORST.
It's a pity the Bills played in 4 straight Super Bowls without winning even ONE title let alone four. Can anybody say fail horn!
They suck joe Namath is trash
Because they trash boi
WHY IS THIS EVEN HERE?! - SayJ123
They should be taken off of this list, now that the BoSox have another WS win to claim to (4 in 2 decades)!
Only reason they're on it now is because of the Curse of the Bambino, which has long since left this Earth! - VioletParr89
The worst team in all of sports? They've won 3 World Series in the last 14 years and have consistently made the playoffs for the last 30.
They're the worst team in all of sports
Should be higher on this list (if not tied with their NFL and NBA counterparts) as they were the ones to start Cleveland's championship droughts in the first place! - VioletParr89
Haven't won a World Series since 1948.
Bad luck and bad teams
Laine can’t save them.. Matthews is better
2 playoff wins since 1967. Picked by many to represent NFC in Super Bowl 42.
I can't stand the saints!
lost more games than anybody in mlb history.
Definitely not the worst sport franchise, but when it comes to Worst Team Owner, they would be in the top 5 easily!
Dallas is never winning another SB until the day Jerry Jones dies (NFL should have stripped him of his ownership after what he did in 2017! ) - VioletParr89
Overrated franchise! They live too much in the past.
Dallas cowboys fell to 6th in the standings - bfdiftwcaillousucks
A team that won 11 championships should just quit? Who put this on the list?
Not very good due to losing Allen Craig, and Albert Pujols to AL teams - CS2004
Come on Tennessee?!
They are horrible now, and even when they were good they couldn't go anywhere in the playoffs. They can't draft, and they don't seem to be moving in the right direction. - Hajj
They are terrible, only 1 time they made it to the Super Bowl. And Jake Locker, ugh, LOCK HIM UP!
They suck the won ten games this year
Shouldn't even be on the list to begin with as they are now in Winnipeg! - VioletParr89
Should be way higher!
James Dolan (alongside Dan Gilbert of the Cavs) is one of the worst owners in the NBA! - VioletParr89
Have you even seen this joke that the state of Arizona calls their hockey team play? The fact that the NHL has had to step up just to own the team says it all. This team has not even been to the playoffs but one lucky run. Other than that this team is nothing but a dumpster fire. I can't even describe how bad they are. They are just bad period. Bad to the point where it's not even funny to watch. This joke of a franchise is just pure trash. - Randomator
They suck got swept by Nashville as the #1 seed
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