The following is a list of the top 10 sports teams with Bears, or a derivative of Bears, as the team's nickname. The list includes professional and college teams, and the is accompanied by a slideshow of photos featuring highlights from each team.
Photos of top 10 sports teams named Bears including Chicago Bears
- Chicago Bears
The Chicago Bears have been around since the NFL started in the 1920s. The Bears, or Da Bears, won eight NFL Championships prior to the Super Bowl, and have won one Super Bowl, for nine total titles.
- Memphis Grizzlies
The Memphis Grizzlies started out in 1995 playing in Vancouver. The team moved to Memphis in 2001. The Grizzlies have yet to win a NBA championship.
- Boston Bruins
The Boston Bruins of the NHL have won six Stanley Cups.
- Chicago Cubs
The Chicago Cubs won two World Series titles in back-to-back years in 1907 and 1908, but have not won another World Series since.
- Cincinnati Bearcats
The Cincinnati Bearcats won back-to-back NCAA championships in basketball in 1961 and 1962.
The Baylor Bears play in the Big 12 conference, which only has 10 members. In 2005 and 2012, Baylor won the women's NCAA Tournament in basketball.
- California Golden Bears
The Cal Golden Bears play in the Pac 12 conference. The Golden Bears won the NCAA Tournament in 1959, and have a claim to winning five college football championships in 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, and 1937.
- Montana Grizzlies
The University of Montana Grizzlies have won two FCS championships in college football, and their cheerleaders are pretty hot.
- UCLA Bruins
The UCLA Bruins have won well over 100 national sports titles in college athletics, including 11 NCAA Tournaments. UCLA has won more total championships than any other college.
- Maine Black Bears
The Maine Black Bears have won two ice hockey championships in college.