By GQ, Special for USDR.
The 20 Worst Sports Franchises of All Time” in its October 2013 issue, on newsstands now. For the list, GQ considered any and all professional sports franchises—currently active or not—and identifies the top twenty most inventively awful, disappointing, and frustrating teams in sports history. From the disgraceful Los Angeles Clippers (#4) to the self-destructive New York Jets (#6) to the historically helpless Philadelphia Phillies (#14), the teams on GQ's list are ones that have caused or continue to cause their fans the most agony. Topping the list is every sports franchise based in Cleveland, a city which—between the Browns, the Indians, and the Cavaliers—”last celebrated a title four years before LeBron's mother was born.”
The “20 Worst Sports Franchises of All Time,” as selected by GQ, are:
|1. Every Cleveland Sports Franchise||11. Phoenix Coyotes|
|2. Detroit Lions||12. New York Mets|
|3. Chicago Cubs||13. Washington Federals|
|4. Los Angeles Clippers||14. Philadelphia Phillies|
|5. Charlotte Bobcats||15. Toronto Raptors|
|6. New York Jets||16. Toronto Maple Leafs|
|7. Kansas City Royals||17. Buffalo Bills|
|8. Providence Steam Rollers||18. Pittsburgh Pirates|
|9. Indianapolis Racers||19. Arizona Cardinals|
|10. Detroit Wheels||20. St. Louis Blues|
Read the full article and find out why each franchise made the list at www.GQ.com.
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