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Tuesday, January 8, 2002
Updated: September 29, 8:02 AM ET
Forbes Franchise Values


FORBES FRANCHISE VALUES
Team League Owner Value
Washington Redskins NFL Daniel Snyder $1.1 billion
Dallas Cowboys NFL Jerry Jones $923 million
Houston Texans NFL Robert McNair $905 million
New England Patriots NFL Robert Kraft $861 million
Philadelphia Eagles NFL Jeffrey Lurie $833 million
Denver Broncos NFL Pat Bowlen $815 million
Cleveland Browns NFL Randy Lerner $798 million
Chicago Bears NFL McCaskey Family $785 million
Tampa Bay Buccaneers NFL Malcolm Glazer $779 million
Baltimore Ravens NFL Steve Bisciotti $776 million
Miami Dolphins NFL Wayne Huizenga $765 million
Carolina Panthers NFL Jerry Richardson $760 million
Green Bay Packers NFL Public $756 million
Detroit Lions NFL William Ford $747 million
Tennessee Titans NFL Bud Adams $736 million
New York Yankees MLB George Steinbrenner $730 million
Pittsburgh Steelers NFL Dan Rooney $717 million
Seattle Seahawks NFL Paul Allen $712 million
Kansas City Chiefs NFL Lamar Hunt $709 million
St. Louis Rams NFL Georgia Frontiere $708 million
New York Giants NFL W. Mara/P. Tisch $692 million
Jacksonville Jaguars NFL Wayne Weaver $688 million
New York Jets NFL Woody Johnson $685 million
Cincinnati Bengals NFL Mike Brown $675 million
Buffalo Bills NFL Ralph Wilson Jr. $637 million
San Francisco 49ers NFL Denise DeBartolo York $636 million
New Orleans Saints NFL Tom Benson $627 million
Oakland Raiders NFL Al Davis $624 million
San Diego Chargers NFL Alex Spanos $622 million
Indianapolis Colts NFL Jim Irsay $609 million
Minnesota Vikings NFL Red McCombs $604 million
Atlanta Falcons NFL Arthur Blank $603 million
Arizona Cardinals NFL Bill Bidwell $552 million
New York Mets MLB Fred Wilpon $482 million
Los Angeles Lakers NBA Jerry Buss $447 million
Los Angeles Dodgers MLB News Corp. $435 million
Boston Red Sox MLB John Henry $426 million
Atlanta Braves MLB AOL/Time Warner $424 million
New York Knicks NBA C. Dolan/J. Dolan $401 million
Seattle Mariners MLB Hiroshi Yamaguchi $373 million
Cleveland Indians MLB Larry Dolan $360 million
Texas Rangers MLB Tom Hicks $356 million
Chicago Bulls NBA Jerry Reinsdorf $356 million
San Francisco Giants MLB Peter Magowan $355 million
Colorado Rockies MLB Jerry McMorris $347 million
Dallas Mavericks NBA Mark Cuban $338 million
Houston Astros MLB Drayton McLane $337 million
Philadelphia 76ers NBA Comcast Corp. $328 million
Baltimore Orioles MLB Peter Angelos $319 million
Boston Celtics NBA W. Grousbeck/S. Pagliuca $290 million
Chicago Cubs MLB Tribune Co. $287 million
Detroit Pistons NBA William Davidson $284 million
San Antonio Spurs NBA Peter Holt $283 million
Phoenix Suns NBA Jerry Colangelo $283 million
Arizona Diamondbacks MLB Jerry Colangelo $280 million
Indiana Pacers NBA H. Simon/M. Simon $280 million
Houston Rockets NBA Les Alexander $278 million
Sacramento Kings NBA G. Maloof/J. Maloof $275 million
Washington Wizards NBA Abe Pollin $274 million
Portland Trail Blazers NBA Paul Allen $272 million
St. Louis Cardinals MLB B. DeWitt/F. Hanser $271 million
Detroit Red Wings NHL Michael Ilitch $266 million
New York Rangers NHL C. Dolan/J. Dolan $263 million
Detroit Tigers MLB Michael Ilitch $262 million
Philadelphia Flyers NHL Comcast Corp. $262 million
Cleveland Cavaliers NBA G. Gund/G. Gund $258 million
Dallas Stars NHL Tom Hicks $254 million
Colorado Avalanche NHL Stanley Kroenke $250 million
Toronto Raptors NBA Maple Leaf Sports & Ent. $249 million
New Jersey Nets NBA Bruce Ratner $244 million
Boston Bruins NHL Jeremy Jacobs $243 million
Pittsburgh Pirates MLB Kevin McClatchy $242 million
Toronto Maple Leafs NHL The Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan $241 million
Utah Jazz NBA Larry Miller $239 million
Milwaukee Brewers MLB Bud Selig Trust $238 million
Miami Heat NBA Micky Arison $236 million
Philadelphia Phillies MLB B. Giles/D. Montgomery $231 million
Minnesota Timberwolves NBA Glen Taylor $230 million
Memphis Grizzlies NBA Michael Heisley $227 million
Chicago White Sox MLB Jerry Reinsdorf $223 million
Chicago Blackhawks NHL Bill Wirtz $218 million
Denver Nuggets NBA Stanley Kroenke $218 million
New Orleans Hornets NBA G. Shinn/R. Wooldridge $216 million
Los Angeles Clippers NBA Donald Sterling $208 million
San Diego Padres MLB John Moores $207 million
Los Angeles Kings NHL P. Anschutz/E. Roski $205 million
Atlanta Hawks NBA Atlanta Spirit LLC $202 million
Cincinnati Reds MLB Carl Lindner $204 million
Orlando Magic NBA Rich DeVos $199 million
Seattle SuperSonics NBA Howard Schultz $196 million
Anaheim Angels MLB Walt Disney Co. $195 million
Golden State Warriors NBA Chris Cohan $188 million
Montreal Canadiens NHL George Gillett Jr. $187 million
Toronto Blue Jays MLB Rogers Communications $182 million
Milwaukee Bucks NBA Herb Kohl $174 million
New Jersey Devils NHL YankeeNets $159 million
San Jose Sharks NHL K. Compton/G. Reyes $158 million
Oakland Athletics MLB S. Schott/K. Hofman $157 million
New York Islanders NHL C. Wang/S. Kumar $156 million
Kansas City Royals MLB David Glass $152 million
Columbus Blue Jackets NHL John McConnell $150 million
St. Louis Blues NHL Bill Laurie $148 million
Tampa Bay Devil Rays MLB Vincent Naimoli $142 million
Washington Capitals NHL Ted Leonsis $140 million
Minnesota Wild NHL Robert Naegele Jr. $139 million
Florida Marlins MLB Jeffrey Loria $137 million
Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Mario Lemieux $137 million
Atlanta Thrashers NHL Atlanta Spirit LLC $134 million
Nashville Predators NHL Craig Leipold $132 million
Carolina Hurricanes NHL Peter Karmanos Jr. $128 million
Minnesota Twins MLB Carl Pohlad $127 million
Florida Panthers NHL Alan Cohen $127 million
Tampa Bay Lightning NHL William Davidson $124 million
Phoenix Coyotes NHL S. Ellman/W. Gretzky $117 million
Anaheim Mighty Ducks NHL Walt Disney Co. $111 million
Vancouver Canucks NHL John McCaw Jr. $110 million
Montreal Expos MLB Major League Baseball $108 million
Ottawa Senators NHL Eugene Melnyk $95 million
Calgary Flames NHL Limited Partnership $94 million
Buffalo Sabres NHL NHL $92 million
Edmonton Oilers NHL Edmonton Investors Group $86 million