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Abbreviations

NFL Team Abbreviations

ARZ Arizona Cardinals
ATL Atlanta Falcons
BAL Baltimore Ravens
BALC Baltimore Colts
BCLT Baltimore Colts (1950)
BALCLT Baltimore Colts (AAFC)
BOSP Boston Patriots
BOSR Boston Redskins
BRKDA Brooklyn Dodgers
BRKT Brooklyn Tigers
BUF Buffalo Bills
BUFB Buffalo Bills/Bisons (AAFC)
CAR Carolina Panthers
CHI Chicago Bears
CHIC Chicago Cardinals
CHIROK Chicago Rockets (AAFC)
CIN Cincinnati Bengals
CINR Cincinnati Reds
CLE Cleveland Browns
CLER Cleveland Rams
DAL Dallas Cowboys
DALT Dallas Texans (AFL)
DALTX Dallas Texans (1952)
DEN Denver Broncos
DET Detroit Lions
FRK Frankfort Yellow Jackets
GB Green Bay Packers
HOU Houston Texans
HOUO Houston Oilers
IND Indianapolis Colts
JAC Jacksonville Jaguars
KC Kansas City Chiefs
LACH Los Angeles Chargers
LARD Los Angeles Raiders
LARM Los Angeles Rams
MIA Miami Dolphins
MIN Minnesota Vikings
NE New England Patriots
NO New Orleans Saints
NYG New York Giants
NYJ New York Jets
NYT New York Titans
NYYANK New York Yankees (AAFC)
OAK Oakland Raiders
PHI Philadelphia Eagles
PHX Phoenix Cardinals
PIT Pittsburgh Steelers
PITP Pittsburgh Pirates
PORT Portsmouth Spartans
SD San Diego Chargers
SEA Seattle Seahawks
SF San Francisco 49ers
STL St. Louis Rams
STLC St. Louis Cardinals
TB Tampa Bay Buccaneers
TEN Tennessee Titans
TENO Tennessee Oilers
WAS Washington Redskins

 

College Conferences

ACC Atlantic Coast
B10 Big Ten
B12 Big 12
B8 Big Eight
EAST Big East
IND Independents
MAC Mid-American
MWC Mountain West
PAC Pacific-10/12
SEC Southeastern
SUN Sun Belt
SWC Southwest
USA Conference USA
WAC Western Athletic
AEAST America East
ASUN Atlantic Sun
A10 Atlantic 10
SKY Big Sky
BSOUTH Big South
BWEST Big West
CAA Colonial Athletic
GWEST Great West
HOR Horizon League
IVY Ivy League
MAAC Metro Atlantic
MEAC Mid-Eastern
MVC Missouri Valley
NEC Northeast
OVC Ohio Valley
PAT Patriot League
SOUTH Southern
SLAND Southland
SWAC Southwestern
SUM Summit
WCC West Coast
B8 Big Eight
GMID Great Midwest
MECA Metropolitan Collegiate Athletic


NBA Team Abbreviations

ATL Atlanta Hawks
BAL Baltimore Bullets
BOS Boston Celtics
BUF Buffalo Braves
CAP Capital Bullets
CHA Charlotte Bobcats
CHI Chicago Bulls
CHP Chicago Packers
CHZ Chicago Zephyrs
CIN Cincinnati Royals
CLE Cleveland Cavaliers
DAL Dallas Mavericks
DEN Denver Nuggets
DET Detroit Pistons
FTW Fort Wayne Pistons
GSW Golden State Warriors
HOU Houston Rockets
IND Indiana Pacers
KCK Kansas City Kings
KCO Kansas City-Omaha Kings
LAC Los Angeles Clippers
LAL Los Angeles Lakers
MEM Memphis Grizzlies
MIA Miami Heat
MIL Milwaukee Bucks
MIN Minnesota Timberwolves
MLH Milwaukee Hawks
MPL Minneapolis Lakers
NJN New Jersey Nets
NOH New Orleans Hornets
NOJ New Orleans Jazz
NOK New Orleans-Oklahoma City Hornets
NYK New York Knicks
NYN New York Nets
OKC Oklahoma City Thunder
ORL Orlando Magic
PHI Philadelphia 76ers
PHO Phoenix Suns
PHW Philadelphia Warriors
POR Portland Trail Blazers
ROC Rochester Royals
SAC Sacramento Kings
SAS San Antonio Spurs
SDC San Diego Clippers
SDR San Diego Rockets
SEA Seattle SuperSonics
SFW San Francisco Warriors
STL St. Louis Hawks
SYR Syracuse Nationals
TOR Toronto Raptors
TRI Tri-Cities Blackhawks
UTH Utah Jazz
VAN Vancouver Grizzlies
WAB Washington Bullets
WAS Washington Wizards

 

Thank you to Robert Bradley author of The Compendium of Professional Basketball for providing NBA abbreviations.


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