Two Boston teams made the top 50 -- the Patriots were No. 6 with an estimated value of $1.37 billion and the Red Sox checked in at No. 31, $912 million.
The Bruins, Celtics and New England Revolution, who happen to play host to Manchester United tonight at Gillette Stadium, did not make the list.
Liverpool FC, the English Premier League soccer team Red Sox owner John Henry bought in October, also did not make the list.
All 32 NFL teams made the list. Eight soccer teams, six Major League Baseball teams and two NBA and two Formula 1 auto racing teams round out the ranking.
The main contributors to The Buzz are:
- Steve Silva, Boston.com senior sports producer
- Gary Dzen, Boston.com senior sports producer
- Zuri Berry, Boston.com sports producer