What Is Considers A Dynasty?

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What is considered a dynasty in sports?

  1. 3 in a row

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  2. 3 in 4 years

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  3. 3 in 5 years

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  4. 4 or more in a decade

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  1. semipenguin

    semipenguin Bum Looker

    What is considered a dynasty in sports?

    Three or more in a row?

    Three out of four?

    Three in five years?

    Four or more in a decade?

    What teams or individuals do you consider having achieved dynasty status?

    How Do You Define

    Dynasty (sports) - Wikipedia
     
  2. Channel98

    Channel98 Don't yell or hit.

    You're asking me, a Clippers fan, to talk about dynasties? Okay, I consider three consecutive championships are enough to merit the title of "dynasty." By that definition, the all-time greatest dynasty is the North Carolina Tar Heels women's soccer team. Yes, "Tar Heels" is a dumb name -- but they won nine consecutive NCAA championships, 1986-1994, and 15 consecutive ACC championships, 1989-2003. Second greatest dynasty: the Boston Celtics, with eight consecutive NBA titles, 1959-1966. Third: the Montreal Canadiens, with five consecutive Stanley Cups, 1956-1960, and four more consecutive, 1976-79.

    As for the Clippers, they're a "never-get-past-the-second-round-of-playoffs" dynasty.
     
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  3. semipenguin

    semipenguin Bum Looker

    Even the Islanders have a dynasty. Who says the Clippers can't?
     
  4. memebag

    memebag Top Brass, ADVP

  5. HecticArt

    HecticArt Administrator

    :yeahthat:
     
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  6. scotchandcigar

    scotchandcigar arrogant bastard

    I would consider calling a sports franchise a dynasty if they are dominating the championships over a substantial era of years, such as a decade or more. I mean, that's why they call it a dynasty, because it resembles the ancient practice of ruling by dynasty.
     
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  7. HecticArt

    HecticArt Administrator

    3 or 4 years just seems like a lucky streak to me.
     
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  8. memebag

    memebag Top Brass, ADVP

    The players' children and grandchildren would have to ascend to the same position as the original players to qualify as a dynasty.
     
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  9. Wolf

    Wolf The Lone Wolf

    I think the Cleveland Browns is a dynasty team. They haven't made the playoffs in 16 seasons and they were undefeated for at least couple of years without winning a game.
     
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  10. IdRatherBeSkiing

    IdRatherBeSkiing This space for rent

    I think it depends on how many * you have to put beside their name.
     

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