Which city has the longest championship drought?

The longest currently active championship drought belongs to the city of Minneapolis, who has gone 121 seasons without winning a championship. This drought started in 1992 and has been ongoing for 32 years.

City Championship Drought Length
Seasons Years

1

Minneapolis

121 32
The most recent championship for Minneapolis was the Minnesota Twins winning the World Series in 1991. Minneapolis has 4 active teams, the Minnesota Timberwolves, the Minnesota Twins, the Minnesota Vikings and the Minnesota Wild.

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2

Buffalo

119 58
There have been no championships* in Buffalo history. Buffalo has 2 active teams, the Buffalo Bills and the Buffalo Sabres.

3

San Diego

115 58
There have been no championships* in San Diego history. San Diego has only one active team, the San Diego Padres.

4

New York

99 12
The most recent championship for New York was the New York Giants winning the Super Bowl in 2011. New York has 8 active teams, the New York Giants, the New York Islanders, the New York Jets, the New York Knicks, the New York Mets, the Brooklyn Nets, the New York Rangers and the New York Yankees.

5

Phoenix

89 22
The most recent championship for Phoenix was the Arizona Diamondbacks winning the World Series in 2001. Phoenix has 4 active teams, the Arizona Cardinals, the Arizona Coyotes, the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Phoenix Suns.

6

Cincinnati

65 33
The most recent championship for Cincinnati was the Cincinnati Reds winning the World Series in 1990. Cincinnati has 2 active teams, the Cincinnati Bengals and the Cincinnati Reds.

7

Charlotte

63 35
There have been no championships in Charlotte history. Charlotte has 2 active teams, the Charlotte Hornets and the Carolina Panthers.

8

Detroit

62 15
The most recent championship for Detroit was the Detroit Red Wings winning the Stanley Cup in 2008. Detroit has 4 active teams, the Detroit Lions, the Detroit Pistons, the Detroit Red Wings and the Detroit Tigers.

9

Vancouver

59 53
There have been no championships in Vancouver history. Vancouver has only one active team, the Vancouver Canucks.

10

Nashville

52 27
There have been no championships in Nashville history. Nashville has 2 active teams, the Nashville Predators and the Tennessee Titans.

11

Portland

47 46
The most recent championship for Portland was the Portland Trail Blazers winning the NBA Title in 1977. Portland has only one active team, the Portland Trail Blazers.

12

Salt Lake City

45 44
There have been no championships in Salt Lake City history. Salt Lake City has only one active team, the Utah Jazz.

13

Miami

41 10
The most recent championship for Miami was the Miami Heat winning the NBA Title in 2013. Miami has 4 active teams, the Miami Dolphins, the Miami Heat, the Miami Marlins and the Florida Panthers.

14

Montreal

40 30
The most recent championship for Montreal was the Montreal Canadiens winning the Stanley Cup in 1993. Montreal has only one active team, the Montreal Canadiens.

15

Sacramento

39 38
There have been no championships in Sacramento history. Sacramento has only one active team, the Sacramento Kings.

16

Ottawa

37 96
The most recent championship for Ottawa was the Ottawa Senators winning the Stanley Cup in 1927. Ottawa has only one active team, the Ottawa Senators.

17

Chicago

37 7
The most recent championship for Chicago was the Chicago Cubs winning the World Series in 2016. Chicago has 5 active teams, the Chicago Bears, the Chicago Blackhawks, the Chicago Bulls, the Chicago Cubs and the Chicago White Sox.

18

Orlando

35 34
There have been no championships in Orlando history. Orlando has only one active team, the Orlando Magic.

19

Indianapolis

35 17
The most recent championship for Indianapolis was the Indianapolis Colts winning the Super Bowl in 2006. Indianapolis has 2 active teams, the Indianapolis Colts and the Indiana Pacers.

20

Calgary

34 34
The most recent championship for Calgary was the Calgary Flames winning the Stanley Cup in 1989. Calgary has only one active team, the Calgary Flames.

21

Edmonton

32 33
The most recent championship for Edmonton was the Edmonton Oilers winning the Stanley Cup in 1990. Edmonton has only one active team, the Edmonton Oilers.

22

San Jose

32 32
There have been no championships in San Jose history. San Jose has only one active team, the San Jose Sharks.

23

Winnipeg

30 44
There have been no championships in Winnipeg history. Winnipeg has only one active team, the Winnipeg Jets.

24

Jacksonville

29 29
There have been no championships in Jacksonville history. Jacksonville has only one active team, the Jacksonville Jaguars.

25

Newark

29 20
The most recent championship for Newark was the New Jersey Devils winning the Stanley Cup in 2003. Newark has only one active team, the New Jersey Devils.

26

New Orleans

29 14
The most recent championship for New Orleans was the New Orleans Saints winning the Super Bowl in 2009. New Orleans has 2 active teams, the New Orleans Pelicans and the New Orleans Saints.

27

Philadelphia

26 6
The most recent championship for Philadelphia was the Philadelphia Eagles winning the Super Bowl in 2017. Philadelphia has 4 active teams, the Philadelphia 76ers, the Philadelphia Eagles, the Philadelphia Flyers and the Philadelphia Phillies.

28

Columbus

23 23
There have been no championships in Columbus history. Columbus has only one active team, the Columbus Blue Jackets.

29

Memphis

23 22
There have been no championships in Memphis history. Memphis has only one active team, the Memphis Grizzlies.

30

Seattle

23 10
The most recent championship for Seattle was the Seattle Seahawks winning the Super Bowl in 2013. Seattle has 3 active teams, the Seattle Kraken, the Seattle Mariners and the Seattle Seahawks.

31

Baltimore

22 11
The most recent championship for Baltimore was the Baltimore Ravens winning the Super Bowl in 2012. Baltimore has 2 active teams, the Baltimore Orioles and the Baltimore Ravens.

32

Cleveland

22 7
The most recent championship for Cleveland was the Cleveland Cavaliers winning the NBA Title in 2016. Cleveland has 3 active teams, the Cleveland Browns, the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Cleveland Guardians.

33

Boston

21 5
The most recent championships for Boston were the Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots winning championships in 2018 Boston has 4 active teams, the Boston Bruins, the Boston Celtics, the New England Patriots and the Boston Red Sox.

34

Los Angeles

20 2
The most recent championship for Los Angeles was the Los Angeles Rams winning the Super Bowl in 2021. Los Angeles has 8 active teams, the Los Angeles Angels, the Los Angeles Chargers, the Los Angeles Clippers, the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Anaheim Ducks, the Los Angeles Kings, the Los Angeles Lakers and the Los Angeles Rams.

35

Pittsburgh

19 6
The most recent championship for Pittsburgh was the Pittsburgh Penguins winning the Stanley Cup in 2017. Pittsburgh has 3 active teams, the Pittsburgh Penguins, the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Pittsburgh Steelers.

36

Raleigh

18 17
The most recent championship for Raleigh was the Carolina Hurricanes winning the Stanley Cup in 2006. Raleigh has only one active team, the Carolina Hurricanes.

37

Washington DC

18 4
The most recent championship for Washington DC was the Washington Nationals winning the World Series in 2019. Washington DC has 4 active teams, the Washington Capitals, the Washington Commanders, the Washington Nationals and the Washington Wizards.

38

Oklahoma City

16 15
There have been no championships in Oklahoma City history. Oklahoma City has only one active team, the Oklahoma City Thunder.

39

Toronto

14 4
The most recent championship for Toronto was the Toronto Raptors winning the NBA Title in 2019. Toronto has 3 active teams, the Toronto Blue Jays, the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Toronto Raptors.

40

Green Bay

13 13
The most recent championship for Green Bay was the Green Bay Packers winning the Super Bowl in 2010. Green Bay has only one active team, the Green Bay Packers.

41

San Antonio

10 9
The most recent championship for San Antonio was the San Antonio Spurs winning the NBA Title in 2014. San Antonio has only one active team, the San Antonio Spurs.

42

St. Louis

9 4
The most recent championship for St. Louis was the St. Louis Blues winning the Stanley Cup in 2019. St. Louis has 2 active teams, the St. Louis Blues and the St. Louis Cardinals.

43

Oakland

7 5
The most recent championship for Oakland was the Golden State Warriors winning the NBA Title in 2018. Oakland has only one active team, the Oakland Athletics.

44

Atlanta

7 2
The most recent championship for Atlanta was the Atlanta Braves winning the World Series in 2021. Atlanta has 3 active teams, the Atlanta Braves, the Atlanta Falcons and the Atlanta Hawks.

Tampa

7 2
The most recent championship for Tampa was the Tampa Bay Lightning winning the Stanley Cup in 2021. Tampa has 3 active teams, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Tampa Bay Rays.

46

Milwaukee

5 2
The most recent championship for Milwaukee was the Milwaukee Bucks winning the NBA Title in 2021. Milwaukee has 2 active teams, the Milwaukee Brewers and the Milwaukee Bucks.

47

San Francisco

4 1
The most recent championship for San Francisco was the Golden State Warriors winning the NBA Title in 2022. San Francisco has 3 active teams, the San Francisco 49ers, the San Francisco Giants and the Golden State Warriors.

Houston

4 1
The most recent championship for Houston was the Houston Astros winning the World Series in 2022. Houston has 3 active teams, the Houston Astros, the Houston Rockets and the Houston Texans.

49

Denver

2 0
The most recent championship for Denver was the Denver Nuggets winning the NBA Title in 2023. Denver has 4 active teams, the Colorado Avalanche, the Denver Broncos, the Denver Nuggets and the Colorado Rockies.

50

Dallas

1 0
The most recent championship for Dallas was the Texas Rangers winning the World Series in 2023. Dallas has 4 active teams, the Dallas Cowboys, the Dallas Mavericks, the Texas Rangers and the Dallas Stars.

Las Vegas

1 0
The most recent championship for Las Vegas was the Vegas Golden Knights winning the Stanley Cup in 2023. Las Vegas has 2 active teams, the Vegas Golden Knights and the Las Vegas Raiders.

52

Kansas City

0 0
The most recent championship for Kansas City was the Kansas City Chiefs winning the Super Bowl in 2023. Kansas City has 2 active teams, the Kansas City Chiefs and the Kansas City Royals.