Now that the long nightmare of ineptitude is over for Chicago Cubs fans, Cleveland supporters have inherited baseball’s "Loveable Losers" mantle. They haven’t won it all since 1948. How does that compare with the title droughts in other sports? Pretty bad.
Every hockey fan knows the Toronto Maple Leafs haven’t won a Stanley Cup since 1967, but at least they had 13 before that. Their futility is almost rivalled by the St. Louis Blues. Things started well. Playing their first NHL game a few months after the Leafs’ last championship, the Blues made the finals in their first three seasons, losing every time. They haven’t been back since.
Plenty of NFL teams, 13 of 32 in fact, have never won a Super Bowl. One name stands out, though, because they hadn’t won a title for 20 years when the first Super Bowl was played in 1967. When the NFL incorporated in 1920, one of the inaugural teams was the Chicago Cardinals. The team moved to St. Louis in 1960, then to the Phoenix area in 1988 and broughtRead More »from Now that Cubs have won, who is sports' longest-running loser?