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The worst seasons for New York's eight pro franchises

Jets head coach Rich Kotite walks off the field after losing to the Indianapolis Colts on Sept. 8, 1996, at Giants Stadium. Credit: AP/Bill Kostroun

No one alive remembers living through a stretch longer than this one without the New York area enjoying a major pro sports championship.

Not since 1905-21 has it been so long – and there is no end in sight to a drought that has lingered since the Giants won Super Bowl XLVI on Feb. 5, 2012.

But even in better times, the metropolitan area has managed to produce some memorably awful teams.