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When did your metropolis win its final professional sports activities championship?

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Champa Bay’s reign continues. 

The Tampa Bay Lightning clinched their second consecutive Stanley Cup championship on Wednesday with a 1-0 victory in opposition to the Montreal Canadiens. The Lightning gained the collection in 5 video games, and that offers the town two consecutive professional sports activities championships. 

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and first-year quarterback Tom Brady routed the Chiefs and Patrick Mahomes 31-9 in Tremendous Bowl 55 at Tampa Bay’s Raymond James Stadium. That is Lombardi Trophy No. 2 for the Bucs.

The Tampa Bay Rays additionally went to the World Sequence final season. 

With that, Sporting Information seems to be throughout the 4 main skilled sports activities leagues (NFL, MLB, NHL, NBA) and solutions the query: 

When was the final time your metropolis gained a professional sports activities championship? 

  • Tampa-St. Petersburg (2021)

    The Lightning gained their second straight Stanley Cup championship in 5 video games in opposition to the Montreal Canadiens. Andrei Vasilevskiywon the Conn Smythe Trophy because the MVP of the playoffs.Others: Buccaneers (2021), Rays (none).

  • Los Angeles (2020)

    The Dodgers franchise ended three many years of frustration by taking down the Rays in six video games in MLB’s postseason bubble. Others: Lakers (2020), Kings (2014), Chargers (none), Rams (none), Clippers (none).

  • Kansas Metropolis (2019)

    The Chiefs rallied to defeat the 49ers in Tremendous Bowl 54, a half-century after the franchise gained Tremendous Bowl IV. Others: Royals (2015).

  • Washington (2019)

    D.C. celebrates its first baseball champion in 95 years after the Nationals, transplanted from Montreal, defeat the Astros in a seven-game World Sequence. Others: Capitals (2018), Redskins (1991), Wizards (1978).

  • Toronto (2019)

    Kyle Lowry and Co. ended a 26-year championship drought for Canada because the Raptors denied the Warriors a three-peat.Others: Blue Jays (1993), Maple Leafs (1967). (Ezra Shaw/Getty Pictures)

  • St. Louis (2019)

    The Blues, improbably, deliver the Stanley Cup to Missouri for the primary time after beating the Bruins in seven video games within the closing. St. Louis was final within the NHL standings in early January. Others: Cardinals (2011), Rams (1999). (Wealthy Gagnon/Getty Pictures)

  • Boston (2018)

    The Patriots gained Tremendous Bowl 53, a defensive battle that ended with a 13-3 victory in opposition to the Los Angeles Rams. That got here on the heels of the Pink Sox profitable the World Sequence. Tom Brady and Invoice Belichick will go for No. 7 in 2019. Others: Pink Sox (2018), Bruins (2011), Celtics (2008).

  • Oakland (2018)

    The Warriors gained their third NBA championship in 4 seasons within the 2018 NBA Finals with a sweep of the Cleveland Cavaliers. Steph Curry and Kevin Durant led the best way. Others: Raiders (1980), Athletics (1989).

  • Philadelphia (2017)

    The Eagles, led by backup quarterback Nick Foles, defeated the defending champion Patriots 41-33 in Tremendous Bowl 52 and gave the Metropolis of Brotherly Love its first NFL title since 1960. Others: Phillies (2008), 76ers (1983), Flyers (1975)

  • Houston (2017)

    Justin Verlander, Jose Altuve and Dallas Keuchel led the Astros to a seven-game World Sequence overcome the Dodgers. Others: Rockets (1995), Texans (None).

  • Pittsburgh (2017)

    The Penguins gave the Metal Metropolis its fifth Stanley Cup championship and its second in as many seasons with a six-game overcome the Predators within the Closing. Others: Steelers (2008), Pirates (1979).

  • Chicago (2016)

    The Chicago Cubs broke a drought that prolonged again to 1908 by beating the Cleveland Indians in seven video games within the World Sequence. Others: Blackhawks (2015), White Sox (2005), Bulls (1998), Bears (1985).

  • Cleveland (2016)

    Town waited 52 years for a champion, and LeBron James’ Cavs lastly delivered it, and in historic style, no much less. They turned the primary staff in NBA Finals historical past to win the collection after trailing three video games to at least one, stunning the mighty Warriors. Others: Browns (1964), Indians (1948).

  • Denver (2015)

    Tremendous Bowl MVP Von Miller helped Denver beat the Carolina Panthers 24-10 in Tremendous Bowl 50. Others: Avalanche (2001), Nuggets (none), Rockies (none).

  • San Francisco (2014)

    Madison Bumgarner led the Giants to their third World Sequence championship in 5 years by main San Francisco previous Kansas Metropolis in seven video games. Others: 49ers (1994).

  • San Antonio (2014)

    Kawhi Leonard gained NBA Finals MVP honors, and Tim Duncan and Tony Parker helped lead the Spurs to a 4-1 collection win in opposition to the Miami Warmth.

  • Seattle (2013)

    Tremendous Bowl MVP Malcolm Smith led a dominant defensive effort in a 43-8 win in opposition to Denver in Tremendous Bowl 48 to offer the Seahawks their first Tremendous Bowl championship. Others: SuperSonics (1979), Mariners (none).

  • Miami (2013)

    LeBron James led the Warmth to their second straight NBA championship in a dramatic seven-game collection in opposition to the Spurs. Others: Marlins (2003), Dolphins (1973), Panthers (none).

  • Baltimore (2012)

    Ray Lewis and Joe Flacco led the Ravens to a 34-31 win over the San Francisco 49ers in Tremendous Bowl XLVII. It was Baltimore’s second Tremendous Bowl championship because the Ravens. Others: Orioles (1983).

  • New York (2011)

    Eli Manning led the Giants, who in actual fact play in New Jersey, previous the Patriots 21-17 in Tremendous Bowl XLVI. Others: Yankees (2009), Rangers (1994), Mets (1986), Islanders (1983), Knicks (1973), Jets (1968), Nets (1976, ABA).

  • Dallas (2011)

    NBA Finals MVP Dirk Nowitzki led the Mavericks to their first NBA title in opposition to the Miami Warmth. Others: Stars (1999), Cowboys (1995), Rangers (none).

  • Milwaukee/Inexperienced Bay (2010)

    Inexperienced Bay is shut sufficient to Milwaukee, proper? Aaron Rodgers led the Packers to a 31-25 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers in Tremendous Bowl XLV. Others: Bucks (1971), Brewers (none).

  • New Orleans (2009)

    Drew Brees introduced the Saints their first championship with a 31-17 win over the Indianapolis Colts in Tremendous Bowl XLIV. Others: Pelicans (none).

  • Detroit (2008)

    Henrik Zetterberg led the Pink Wings previous the Penguins in six video games within the 2008 Stanley Cup finals. Others: Pistons (2004), Tigers (1984), Lions (1957).

  • Anaheim (2007)

    Scott Niedermayer earned MVP honors after the Geese beat Ottawa 4 video games to at least one within the Stanley Cup finals. Others: Angels (2002).

  • Raleigh (2006)

    Cam Ward and Rod Brind’Amour led the Hurricanes previous the Edmonton Oilers in seven video games within the 2006 Stanley Cup finals.

  • Indianapolis (2006)

    Peyton Manning led the Colts to a 29-17 win over the Chicago Bears in Tremendous Bowl XLI. Others: The Pacers gained three ABA titles, the final in 1973, earlier than becoming a member of the NBA.

  • East Rutherford (2003)

    The Devils and goaltender Martin Brodeur beat the Anaheim Geese in seven video games to win their third Stanley Cup. The membership now performs in Newark, N.J.

  • Phoenix (2001)

    Randy Johnson and Curt Schilling led the Diamondbacks to a seven-game victory over the New York Yankees within the 2001 World Sequence. Others: Suns (none), Cardinals (none), Coyotes (none).

  • Atlanta (1995)

    The Braves beat the Indians in six video games within the 1995 World Sequence behind MVP Tom Glavine. The Hawks final gained a NBA championship in 1958, however the franchise was in St. Louis on the time. Others: Falcons (none).

  • Montreal (1993)

    Led by Patrick Roy, the Canadiens gained the 1993 Stanley Cup finals in opposition to Los Angeles in 5 video games. It is the final time a staff from Canada has gained the Stanley Cup.

  • Minneapolis/St. Paul (1991)

    Kirby Puckett and Jack Morris led the Twins previous the Braves within the 1991 World Sequence, which went seven video games. Others: Vikings (none), Timberwolves (none), Wild (none).

  • Cincinnati (1990)

    Barry Larkin, Jose Rijo and the Reds pulled off a 4-0 sweep of the Oakland Athletics within the 1990 World Sequence. That gave the Reds their fifth World Sequence championship. Others: Bengals (none).

  • Edmonton (1990)

    Mark Messier and Craig MacTavish led the Oilers to a 4-1 collection win over the Boston Bruins within the 1990 Stanley Cup finals. That closed a decade the place Edmonton gained 5 Stanley Cup championships.

  • 30 years or extra

    Calgary (1989). The Flames beat the Canadiens in six video games to win the 1989 Stanley Cup finals.

    Portland (1977). The Path Blazers gained their solely NBA title behind Invoice Walton to beat the 76ers in six video games.

    Buffalo (1965). The Payments gained back-to-back AFL titles in 1964-65, however Jim Kelly and Co. misplaced 4 Tremendous Bowls and the Sabres have by no means gained the Stanley Cup.

    San Diego (1963). The Chargers, now in Los Angeles, gained a AFL title in 1963. The Padres misplaced the World Sequence in 1984 and 1998.



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