Major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada
The major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada are the highest professional competitions of team sports in those countries.- Major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada
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Process where teams are transferred between multiple divisions based on their performance for the completed season.
This maintains the same teams from year to year, with occasional admission of expansion teams and relocation of existing teams, and with no team movement between the major league and minor leagues.
Professional basketball league in North America.
The league is composed of 30 teams (29 in the United States and 1 in Canada) and is one of the major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada.
Relocation of professional sports teams occurs when a team owner moves a team, generally from one metropolitan area to another, but occasionally between municipalities in the same conurbation.
The practice is most common in North America, where a league franchise system is used and the teams are overwhelmingly privately owned.
Major men's professional basketball league from 1967 to 1976.
The ABA was conceived at a time stretching from 1960 through the mid-1970s when numerous upstart leagues were challenging, with varying degrees of success, the established major professional sports leagues in the United States.
The merger of the two major professional American football leagues in the United States at the time: the National Football League and the American Football League (AFL).
It paved the way for the combined league, which retained the "National Football League" name and logo, to become the most popular sports league in the United States.
Professional ice hockey league in North America comprising 32 teams—25 in the United States and 7 in Canada.
It is considered to be the top ranked professional ice hockey league in the world, and is one of the major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada.
Professional American football league that consists of 32 teams, divided equally between the American Football Conference (AFC) and the National Football Conference (NFC).
The NFL is one of the major North American professional sports leagues and the highest professional level of American football in the world.
Group of sports teams or individual athletes that compete against each other and gain points in a specific sport.
There is no team movement between the higher major league and the lower minor leagues.
The Colorado Avalanche (colloquially known as the Avs) are a professional ice hockey team based in Denver.
Among teams in the major North American professional sports leagues, only the National Football League (NFL)'s 1937 Washington Redskins have also accomplished the feat.
The Vegas Golden Knights are a professional ice hockey team based in the Las Vegas metropolitan area.
The team became the first major professional sports franchise to be based in Las Vegas, and the first NHL expansion team since 2000.