This story appears in the July 12 issue of ESPN The Magazine.
Now in its eighth year, ESPN The Magazine's Ultimate Standings ranks every pro franchise across the four major American sports 1-122. The New Orleans Saints took top honors for 2010, with the Los Angeles Clippers bringing up the rear. What follows is a deeper look at how The Mag rendered its decision.
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