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Forbes: Cleveland Browns Ranked 21st Most Valuable Sports Team in the World

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An article by Forbes ranks the top 50 most valuable sports teams in the world. Coming in at No. 21 on that list? The Cleveland Browns, valued at $1.02 billion. Says Forbes:

The Browns’ revenues were the third highest in football in 1999 when Cleveland Browns Stadium opened, but they now rank in the bottom half of the NFL.

The choice of having running back James Davis and offensive lineman Billy Yates represent the Browns is a bit odd, but hey, maybe they don't have a lot of photos in stock from this past season. Only one other team in the state of Ohio made the list: the Cincinnati Bengals, who ranked No. 31 overall and were valued at $905 million.

The most valuable team overall on the list was Manchester United, valued at $1.86 billion. To no surprise, coming in at No. 2 on the list and being the top NFL team was Jerry Jones' Dallas Cowboys, valued at $1.81 billion.