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Real Madrid tops Forbes’ list of most valuable sports teams

  • ASSOCIATED PRESSNew York Yankees starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda, of Japan, delivers during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers Wednesday, June 19, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
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    New York Yankees starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda, of Japan, delivers during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers Wednesday, June 19, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NEW YORK >> Real Madrid tops Forbes’ list of 50 most valuable sports teams, with Manchester United and Barcelona holding the next two spots.

Forbes says Real Madrid is worth $3.3 billion. The Spanish power moved up a spot from No. 2 last year.

Man United, which was No. 1 last year, is worth $3.17 billion. Barcelona, Real Madrid’s fierce rival and Spanish League champions last season, is worth $2.6 billion.

The New York Yankees are fourth with a value of $2.3 billion and the Dallas Cowboys are fifth at $2.1 billion.

Thirty of the 32 NFL teams made the list (http://onforb.es/15HuUAm ) , along with seven baseball teams and seven soccer teams.

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