New brand of champion

Updated: April 25, 2003, 2:57 PM ET
By By Aneel Trivedi, STATS, Inc.
Over the last year in sports, there's been a trend developing: long-time hard-luck teams finally breaking through and winning titles. Starting in October with the Anaheim Angels' stunning victory in the 2002 World Series, every major championship has gone to a team or organization that never has won a title or has gone many years without winning it all.

(* 2002 season, title won in 2003)