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Old 03-23-2014, 12:28 PM
 
Location: San José, CA
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Same answer I've had for 3 decades: Red Sox first and always. If not them then the Cubs. Anyone with a heart in their chest should root for the Cubs fans to finally win one.
Easily one of the most overstated, ridiculous opinions in the sports world. Chicago fans have been able to celebrate a White Sox title (2005), Six recent Bulls championships (1991-1993; 1996-1998), a Blackhawks Stanley Cup (2010) as well as one of the greatest NFL seasons ever when the Bears won in 1985.

In fact, since 1960, only New York, Boston, Los Angeles, and Pittsburgh have hoisted more championship trophies than Chicago.

No, no, no, if you have a heart in your chest, you should be rooting for ANY Cleveland sports franchise for it is they who are truly long-suffering.
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Old 03-24-2014, 05:24 AM
 
Location: Mount Airy, Maryland
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Easily one of the most overstated, ridiculous opinions in the sports world. Chicago fans have been able to celebrate a White Sox title (2005), Six recent Bulls championships (1991-1993; 1996-1998), a Blackhawks Stanley Cup (2010) as well as one of the greatest NFL seasons ever when the Bears won in 1985.

In fact, since 1960, only New York, Boston, Los Angeles, and Pittsburgh have hoisted more championship trophies than Chicago.

No, no, no, if you have a heart in your chest, you should be rooting for ANY Cleveland sports franchise for it is they who are truly long-suffering.

Very true and I do find myself rooting for Cleveland teams, particularly the Browns after they were stolen. But you do realize not all Cubs fans are NBA or NHL fans right? The Bears last won a title nearly 30 years ago.
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Old 03-24-2014, 02:14 PM
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Location: Galaxy’s Edge
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Tampa Bay. Love to see a small-market team win it all.
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Old 03-25-2014, 03:48 PM
 
Location: Under a bridge
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I have to go for my favorite team.... the L.A. Angels. A freeway series would be fun: Angels vs. Dodgers.


-Cheers.
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Old 03-26-2014, 10:37 AM
 
Location: Washington, DC area
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Will always be a Royals fan, but not sure they will ever get there again. I have adopted the Nationals since moving to Maryland. I think they have about as good a chance as KC .
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Old 03-26-2014, 10:52 AM
 
Location: A great city, by a Great Lake!
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Easily one of the most overstated, ridiculous opinions in the sports world. Chicago fans have been able to celebrate a White Sox title (2005), Six recent Bulls championships (1991-1993; 1996-1998), a Blackhawks Stanley Cup (2010) as well as one of the greatest NFL seasons ever when the Bears won in 1985.

In fact, since 1960, only New York, Boston, Los Angeles, and Pittsburgh have hoisted more championship trophies than Chicago.

No, no, no, if you have a heart in your chest, you should be rooting for ANY Cleveland sports franchise for it is they who are truly long-suffering.

To your last statement, I agree. But of course, I live in northeast Ohio, and am biased. There is no question that Cleveland sports fans have by far has suffered the most. People say that Cubs fans suffer, but that city has seen championships in recent history. People say that Lions fans suffer, but that city has also seen championships in recent history. The last time Cleveland has won anything (not counting the now defunct Cleveland Crunch) in any major sport was the Cleveland Browns in 1964 by shocking the Colts 27-0 in the NFL Championship. Unfortunately for me, I wasn't born until 1973. Between the Browns, Indians and Cavaliers as a northeast Ohioan I've seen a lot of almosts, and woulda coulda shouldas, but haven't seen a championship by one of my hometown teams.

Having said all that, if the Cleveland Indians make it to the World Series, there is no question where my loyalties lie. If not.... then personally I don't care, and probably won't watch. I like baseball, but I'm a way bigger football fan anyway.
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Old 03-26-2014, 11:01 AM
 
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I have adopted the Nationals since moving to Maryland.
This is why Peter Angelos tried to block baseball from coming back to DC all those years
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Old 03-26-2014, 09:04 PM
 
Location: Virginia
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I grew up an Indians fan. Still an Indians fan. Stickin' with them.
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Old 03-27-2014, 10:01 PM
 
Location: Washington, DC area
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This is why Peter Angelos tried to block baseball from coming back to DC all those years
Seems like the O's and Nats have enough fans to go around. We go to games in both parks several times a year and enjoy pulling for both teams unless KC is in town.

Will always be a Royals fan, but I gotta have a local team to follow and go to games. When we first moved here, the Nats were not very popular and pretty much sucked so I figured it couldn't hurt to jump on that bandwagon. We are probably some of the more established Nats fans in the DC area which is crazy since we didn't live here five years ago haha.
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