The world's most valuable sports teams of 2014

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The folks over at Forbes have released their annual list of the most valuable sports teams. It’s no surprise that the European football clubs still dominate the list, but American franchises are still full of wealth. In the United States, three states seem to have the highest concentration of valuable franchises. Can you guess the states? Did you favorite teams make the list?

List and figures courtesy of Forbes. You can see the full list on Forbes.com.

<b>No. 15 Los Angeles Lakers</b><br>Value: $1.35 billion<br>Owner: Jerry Buss Family Trusts, Philip Anschutz<br><br><i>Full list can be viewed on <a href="http://www.forbes.com/sites/kurtbadenhausen/2014/07/16/the-worlds-50-most-valuable-sports-teams-2014/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Forbes.com" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Forbes.com</a></i>
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No. 15 Los Angeles Lakers
Value: $1.35 billion
Owner: Jerry Buss Family Trusts, Philip Anschutz

Full list can be viewed on Forbes.com
<b>No. 14 New York Jets</b><br>Value: $1.38 billion<br>Owner: Robert Wood Johnson IV <br><br><i>Full list can be viewed on <a href="http://www.forbes.com/sites/kurtbadenhausen/2014/07/16/the-worlds-50-most-valuable-sports-teams-2014/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Forbes.com" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Forbes.com</a></i>
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No. 14 New York Jets
Value: $1.38 billion
Owner: Robert Wood Johnson IV

Full list can be viewed on Forbes.com
<b>No. 13 New York Knicks</b><br>Value: $1.4 billion<br>Owner: Madison Square Garden<br><br><i>Full list can be viewed on <a href="http://www.forbes.com/sites/kurtbadenhausen/2014/07/16/the-worlds-50-most-valuable-sports-teams-2014/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Forbes.com" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Forbes.com</a></i>
The world's most valuable sports teams of 2014
No. 13 New York Knicks
Value: $1.4 billion
Owner: Madison Square Garden

Full list can be viewed on Forbes.com
<b>No. 12 Houston Texans</b><br>Value: $1.45 billion<br>Owner: Robert McNair<br><br><i>Full list can be viewed on <a href="http://www.forbes.com/sites/kurtbadenhausen/2014/07/16/the-worlds-50-most-valuable-sports-teams-2014/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Forbes.com" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Forbes.com</a></i>
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No. 12 Houston Texans
Value: $1.45 billion
Owner: Robert McNair

Full list can be viewed on Forbes.com
<b>No. 11 Boston Red Sox</b><br>Value: $1.5 billion<br>Owner: John Henry, Thomas Werner<br><br><i>Full list can be viewed on <a href="http://www.forbes.com/sites/kurtbadenhausen/2014/07/16/the-worlds-50-most-valuable-sports-teams-2014/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Forbes.com" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Forbes.com</a></i>
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No. 11 Boston Red Sox
Value: $1.5 billion
Owner: John Henry, Thomas Werner

Full list can be viewed on Forbes.com
<b>No. 10 New York Giants</b><br>Value: $1.55 billion<br>Owner: John Mara, Steven Tisch<br><br><i>Full list can be viewed on <a href="http://www.forbes.com/sites/kurtbadenhausen/2014/07/16/the-worlds-50-most-valuable-sports-teams-2014/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Forbes.com" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Forbes.com</a></i>
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No. 10 New York Giants
Value: $1.55 billion
Owner: John Mara, Steven Tisch

Full list can be viewed on Forbes.com
<b>No. 9 Washington Redskins</b><br>Value: $1.7 billion<br>Owner: Daniel Snyder<br><br><i>Full list can be viewed on <a href="http://www.forbes.com/sites/kurtbadenhausen/2014/07/16/the-worlds-50-most-valuable-sports-teams-2014/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Forbes.com" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Forbes.com</a></i>
The world's most valuable sports teams of 2014
No. 9 Washington Redskins
Value: $1.7 billion
Owner: Daniel Snyder

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<b>No. 8 New England Patriots</b><br>Value: $1.8 billion<br>Owner: Robert Kraft<br><br><i>Full list can be viewed on <a href="http://www.forbes.com/sites/kurtbadenhausen/2014/07/16/the-worlds-50-most-valuable-sports-teams-2014/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Forbes.com" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Forbes.com</a></i>
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No. 8 New England Patriots
Value: $1.8 billion
Owner: Robert Kraft

Full list can be viewed on Forbes.com
<b>No. 7 Bayern Munich</b><br>Value: $1.85 billion<br>Owner: club members<br><br><i>Full list can be viewed on <a href="http://www.forbes.com/sites/kurtbadenhausen/2014/07/16/the-worlds-50-most-valuable-sports-teams-2014/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Forbes.com" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Forbes.com</a></i>
The world's most valuable sports teams of 2014
No. 7 Bayern Munich
Value: $1.85 billion
Owner: club members

Full list can be viewed on Forbes.com
<b>No. 6 Los Angeles Dodgers</b><br>Value: $2 billion<br>Owner: Guggenheim Baseball<br><br><i>Full list can be viewed on <a href="http://www.forbes.com/sites/kurtbadenhausen/2014/07/16/the-worlds-50-most-valuable-sports-teams-2014/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Forbes.com" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Forbes.com</a></i>
The world's most valuable sports teams of 2014
No. 6 Los Angeles Dodgers
Value: $2 billion
Owner: Guggenheim Baseball

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<b>No. 5 Dallas Cowboys</b><br>Value: $2.3 billion<br>Owner: Jerry Jones<br><br><i>Full list can be viewed on <a href="http://www.forbes.com/sites/kurtbadenhausen/2014/07/16/the-worlds-50-most-valuable-sports-teams-2014/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Forbes.com" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Forbes.com</a></i>
No. 5 Dallas Cowboys
No. 5 Dallas Cowboys
Value: $2.3 billion
Owner: Jerry Jones

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<b>No. 4 New York Yankees</b><br>Value: $2.5 billion<br>Owner: Steinbrenner Family<br><br><i>Full list can be viewed on <a href="http://www.forbes.com/sites/kurtbadenhausen/2014/07/16/the-worlds-50-most-valuable-sports-teams-2014/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Forbes.com" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Forbes.com</a></i>
The world's most valuable sports teams of 2014
No. 4 New York Yankees
Value: $2.5 billion
Owner: Steinbrenner Family

Full list can be viewed on Forbes.com
<b>No. 3 Manchester United</b><br>Value: $2.81 billion<br>Owner: Glazer family<br><br><i>Full list can be viewed on <a href="http://www.forbes.com/sites/kurtbadenhausen/2014/07/16/the-worlds-50-most-valuable-sports-teams-2014/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Forbes.com" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Forbes.com</a></i>
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No. 3 Manchester United
Value: $2.81 billion
Owner: Glazer family

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<b>No. 2 Barcelona</b><br>Value: $3.2 billion<br>Owner: club members<br><br><i>Full list can be viewed on <a href="http://www.forbes.com/sites/kurtbadenhausen/2014/07/16/the-worlds-50-most-valuable-sports-teams-2014/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Forbes.com" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Forbes.com</a></i>
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No. 2 Barcelona
Value: $3.2 billion
Owner: club members

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<b>No. 1 Real Madrid</b><br>Value: $3.44 billion<br>Owner: club members<br><br><i>Full list can be viewed on <a href="http://www.forbes.com/sites/kurtbadenhausen/2014/07/16/the-worlds-50-most-valuable-sports-teams-2014/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Forbes.com" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Forbes.com</a></i>
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No. 1 Real Madrid
Value: $3.44 billion
Owner: club members

Full list can be viewed on Forbes.com

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