Cowboys remain world's most valuable sports franchise at $5.7B
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones smiles as he answers questions during a press conference at Ford Center at the Star. Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

Cowboys remain world's most valuable sports franchise at $5.7 billion

They say everything's bigger in Texas. That includes the valuation of the NFL's Dallas Cowboys. 

According to Forbes, the Cowboys remain the world's most valuable sports franchise at $5.7 billion, an increase from $5.5 billion last year. 

Dallas has topped Forbes' annual list each year since 2016. 

Major League Baseball's New York Yankees came in second at $5.25 billion and the NBA's New York Knicks ranked third at $5 billion. 

In total, the NFL features 26 of the top-50 franchises on the list. The New England Patriots ($4.4 billion) and the New York Giants ($4.3 billion) join the Cowboys in the top 10. 

The Golden State Warriors ($4.7 billion) and the Los Angeles Lakers ($4.6 billion) join the Knicks as the NBA's most valuable franchises. 

As for soccer, La Liga's Barcelona ($4.76 billion) and Real Madrid ($4.75 billion) are the most valuable. Bundesliga's Bayern Munich ($4.21 billion) rounds out the top-10. 

10 most valuable sports teams:

  1. Dallas Cowboys - $5.7 billion
  2. New York Yankees - $5.25 billion
  3. New York Knicks - $5 billion
  4. Barcelona - $4.76 billion
  5. Real Madrid - $4.75 billion
  6. Golden State Warriors - $4.7 billion
  7. Los Angeles Lakers - $4.6 billion
  8. New England Patriots - $4.4 billion
  9. New York Giants - $4.3 billion
  10. Bayern Munich - $4.21 billion

Erin Walsh is a Boston sports fan through and through. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Bridgewater State University and currently is in pursuit of her Master's Degree in Journalism from Northeastern University. Follow her on Twitter @ewalsh90.

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