Sports Franchise Name Changes

SJEarthquakes_logoMany sports franchises have changed names over the years, often in connection with a location move or ownership change. See how many of these you know and contact us with information on any we have missed, especially in the major leagues.


Original Team Name
Current Name
Sports League
Brooklyn Dodgers LA Dodgers Major League Baseball
New Orleans Jazz Utah Jazz National Basketball Assoc
Buffalo Braves / San Diego Clippers LA Clippers National Basketball Assoc.
Clash SJ Earthquakes Major League Soccer
New York Giants San Francisco Giants Major League Baseball
Rochester Royals / Cincinnati Royals / Kansas City Kings Sacramento Kings National Basketball Assoc.

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