What team names don’t have an s on the end of them?
When it comes to professional sports teams, there are a lot of team name options that end in "s". The Toronto Blue Jays, Dallas Mavericks, and Pittsburgh Penguins all have an "s" at the end of their name. But what about sports team names that don't end in s? In this blog post, we'll take a look at some of the most popular team names from major league sports that don't end in s.
There are several different sports and divisions with teams that don't end in s, so in this post we're going to be listing the major leagues out there - NBA, NFL, MLB, NHL, MLS, CFL, and the CHL. If you want to see some other team names that don’t have an s on the end, check out our other blog posts on Minor League Baseball Teams that Don’t End in S, and Team Names that Don’t End in S (Create a Unique Name for Your Team!)
Major League Teams that Don’t End in S:
NBA Teams that don't end in s
The National Basketball Association has teams within their Southeast & Northwest Divisions that don’t end in S. Check out the short, but talented, list of teams below:
NFL Teams that don't end in s
Did you know that currently ALL of the teams in the National Football League have names that end in an s? Seattle Seahawks, Pittsburgh Steelers, Dallas Cowboys, they’re all creative names, but all end in s. There are a few defunct, forgotten NFL teams from decades ago that didn’t end in s, so we’ve listed them below. Click on any team name to read a bit more about their history in the NFL.
MLB Teams that don't end in s
Major League Baseball is notable for 2 teams that don’t end in s. Although it sounds like an S, they spell it with an X - the Sox.
- Chicago White Sox
- Boston Red Sox
NHL Teams that don't end in s
The National Hockey League now has 4 teams that don’t end in S - with their newest addition of the Seattle Kraken. Check out the list below to see the other 3 NHL teams that have no S on the end:
- Tampa Bay Lightning
- Colorado Avalanche
MLS Teams that don't end in s
Major League Soccer actually has a large majority of teams that don’t end in an s. Not surprisingly, a lot of the teams end in SC for Soccer Club, FC for Football Club, or are just named after their city, like the Orlando City team. Click this link if you’re interested in seeing all the team names in Major League Soccer. We’ve listed the most unique ones below that don’t end in S:
CFL Teams that don't end in s
The only exception is a now defunct team, Las Vegas’ first official sports team:
- Las Vegas Posse
Their low attendance records, which contributed to their eventual downfall, were no laughing matter. But remember the time that they butchered the Canadian National Anthem? As Canadians, we can’t help but laugh at this unfortunate video.
CHL Teams that don't end in s
These Major Junior Hockey teams are part of the Canadian Hockey League (CHL), which includes the Ontario Hockey League (OHL), Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) and Western Hockey League (WHL). Listed below are the CHL teams that don’t end in s:
OHL Teams that don’t end in S:
QMJHL Teams that don’t end in S:
WHL Teams that don’t end in S:
We've covered some of the most popular team names in major league sports that don't end in s, and as you can see there are quite a few standout names that are well known and well loved by fans worldwide. If you're looking for a unique name for your own sports team, these are all great options to consider. Check out our other blog posts here for more creative ideas on team names that don't end in s.