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Top 10 Winningest Owners in Sports

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The death of Dr. Jerry Buss on Feb. 18 renewed the debate on who's the most successful sports franchise owner of all time. Buss's three-decade stewardship not only made the Lakers a spectacular success as a business entity - now worth over $1 billion according to Forbes - he also transformed the former perpetual bridesmaids into the winningest franchise in professional basketball. 

But is Buss truly the "winningest" owner of all time? We at RealClearSports have done our research, and our list is completely based on facts, with our opinions serving only to break ties.

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