Redskins fall off Forbes Top 10 ‘most valuable’ list

WASHINGTON — The Washington Redskins remain one of the most valuable sports franchises in the world, but D.C.’s NFL team dropped out of the top 10 on Forbes “Most Valuable Sports Teams” list this year.

The Redskins come in at No. 11 this year, down from No. 8 last year, with what Forbes estimates is a value of $2.95 billion. That’s up 4 percent from its estimated value last year, when the Redskins franchise was valued at $2.85 billion.

Bayern's Robert Lewandowski, background, embraces team mate Thiago after scoring his side's opening goal during the German  Bundesliga soccer match between FC Bayern Munich and FC Augsburg at the Allianz Arena stadium in Munich, Germany, Saturday, April 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
15. Bayern Munich Team value: $2.71 billion  (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
Alex Wood
13. Los Angeles Dodgers (tie) Team value: $2.75 billion (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky) (AP/Lynne Sladky)
FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2017, file photo, New York Jets quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick looks to pass against the Buffalo Bills during the second half of an NFL football game in East Rutherford, N.J. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers agreed to terms Friday, May 19, on a one-year contract with Fitzpatrick, who will serve as a veteran backup to Jameis Winston. Fitzpatrick spent the last two seasons with the Jets, who allowed the quarterback's contract to expire in February, making him a free agent. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
13. New York Jets (tie) Team value: $2.75 billion (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
A Los Angeles Rams fans talks a group picture in the parking lot before an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
12. Los Angeles Rams Team value: $2.9 billion (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) (AP/Jae C. Hong)
FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2016 file photo, a Washington Redskins helmet is seen on the sidelines during the first half of an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Landover, Md. The Supreme Court on Monday, June 19, 2017, struck down part of a law that bans offensive trademarks in a ruling that is expected to help the Washington Redskins in their legal fight over the team name. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
11. Washington Redskins Team value: $2.95 billion (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File) (AP/Nick Wass)
Lonzo Ball puts on a cap as he approaches the stage after being selected by the Los Angeles Lakers as the No. 2 pick overall during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 22, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
9. Los Angeles Lakers (tie) Team value: $3 billion (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) (AP/Frank Franklin II)
FILE - In a Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016 file photo, San Francisco 49ers head coach Chip Kelly talks to his players during the first half of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills, in Orchard Park, N.Y. A 49ers loss on Sunday Nov. 27 against the Dolphins would be the 49ers’ 10th in a row, a franchise record. (AP Photo/Bill Wippert, File)
9. San Francisco 49ers (tie) Team value: $3 billion (AP Photo/Bill Wippert, File) (AP)
Odell Beckham
8. New York Giants Team value: $3.1 billion (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun) (AP)
Frank Ntilikina walks up on stage after being selected by the New York Knicks as the eighth pick overall during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 22, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
7. New York Knicks Team value: $3.3 billion (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) (AP/Frank Franklin II)
Tom Brady
6. New England Patriots Team value: $3.4 billion (AP Photo/Gregory Payan, File)
Marco Asensio, Rene Krhin, Cristiano Ronaldo
5. Real Madrid Team value: $3.58 billion (AP Photo/Daniel Tejedor, File) (AP/Daniel Tejedor)
In this  Saturday May 27, 2017 file photo, Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring a goal during the Copa del Rey final soccer match between Barcelona and Alaves at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid, Spain. Barcelona said Wednesday July 5, 2017, Argentina forward Lionel Messi has agreed to extend his contract that will tie him to the Spanish club through June 30, 2021. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza, File)
4. Barcelona Team value: $3.64 billion (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza, File) (AP/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)
Manchester United's Wayne Rooney, second left celebrates with teammates after the end of the Europa League semifinal second leg soccer match between Manchester United and Celta Vigo at Old Trafford in Manchester, England, Thursday, May 11, 2017. Manchester United drew the match but go through to the final 2-1. (AP Photo/Dave Thompson)
3. Manchester United Team value: $3.69 billion (AP Photo/Dave Thompson)
New York Yankees' Aaron Judge hits a single to right field on a pitch from Milwaukee Brewers relief pitcher Brent Suter during the sixth inning of an interleague baseball game, Saturday, July 8, 2017, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
2. New York Yankees Team value: $3.7 billion  (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) (AP/Julio Cortez)
Morris Claiborne
1. Dallas Cowboys Team value: $4.2 billion (AP Photo/Brad Penner, File)
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Bayern's Robert Lewandowski, background, embraces team mate Thiago after scoring his side's opening goal during the German  Bundesliga soccer match between FC Bayern Munich and FC Augsburg at the Allianz Arena stadium in Munich, Germany, Saturday, April 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
Alex Wood
FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2017, file photo, New York Jets quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick looks to pass against the Buffalo Bills during the second half of an NFL football game in East Rutherford, N.J. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers agreed to terms Friday, May 19, on a one-year contract with Fitzpatrick, who will serve as a veteran backup to Jameis Winston. Fitzpatrick spent the last two seasons with the Jets, who allowed the quarterback's contract to expire in February, making him a free agent. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
A Los Angeles Rams fans talks a group picture in the parking lot before an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2016 file photo, a Washington Redskins helmet is seen on the sidelines during the first half of an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Landover, Md. The Supreme Court on Monday, June 19, 2017, struck down part of a law that bans offensive trademarks in a ruling that is expected to help the Washington Redskins in their legal fight over the team name. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
Lonzo Ball puts on a cap as he approaches the stage after being selected by the Los Angeles Lakers as the No. 2 pick overall during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 22, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
FILE - In a Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016 file photo, San Francisco 49ers head coach Chip Kelly talks to his players during the first half of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills, in Orchard Park, N.Y. A 49ers loss on Sunday Nov. 27 against the Dolphins would be the 49ers’ 10th in a row, a franchise record. (AP Photo/Bill Wippert, File)
Odell Beckham
Frank Ntilikina walks up on stage after being selected by the New York Knicks as the eighth pick overall during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 22, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
Tom Brady
Marco Asensio, Rene Krhin, Cristiano Ronaldo
In this  Saturday May 27, 2017 file photo, Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring a goal during the Copa del Rey final soccer match between Barcelona and Alaves at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid, Spain. Barcelona said Wednesday July 5, 2017, Argentina forward Lionel Messi has agreed to extend his contract that will tie him to the Spanish club through June 30, 2021. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza, File)
Manchester United's Wayne Rooney, second left celebrates with teammates after the end of the Europa League semifinal second leg soccer match between Manchester United and Celta Vigo at Old Trafford in Manchester, England, Thursday, May 11, 2017. Manchester United drew the match but go through to the final 2-1. (AP Photo/Dave Thompson)
New York Yankees' Aaron Judge hits a single to right field on a pitch from Milwaukee Brewers relief pitcher Brent Suter during the sixth inning of an interleague baseball game, Saturday, July 8, 2017, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Morris Claiborne

The Baltimore Ravens come in at No. 27 this year, unchanged from last year’s ranking, despite a 19 percent jump in the franchise’s estimate worth, to $2.3 billion.

Forbes’ annual list of most valuable sports franchises includes the NFL, NHL, NBA, MLB, Formula 1, Soccer and NASCAR. No NHL or F1 teams made the top 50.

The NFL dominates the list, with 29 of the 50 most valuable sports franchises in the world.

Forbes says no sports league is as profitable as the NFL.

The Cowboys, Yankees and Manchester United top the 2017 most valuable sports franchise list.

You can see the full 2017 list on Forbes’ website.


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