Sports and Recreation in Dallas

Dallas Cowboys
The Dallas Cowboys are members of the National Football League, and are one of the most decorated teams in the league. The Dallas Cowboys are one of only three teams that have been able to win the Super Bowl five times, and they are also tied with the most Super Bowl appearances with eight. The Cowboys currently play all of their home games in Cowboys Stadium, which is the largest domed stadium in the world. Cowboys Stadium holds over 105,000 people and is one of the best sports venues in the world.

Texas Rangers
The Texas Rangers have played in the American League of Major League Baseball since 1972. While the Rangers have never won a World Series, they were able to make World Series appearances in 2010 and 2011. The Rangers have played all of their home games at the Rangers Ballpark in Arlington since 1994. In addition to holding baseball games, the stadium is also the home of the Texas Rangers Baseball Hall of Fame.

Dallas Mavericks
The Dallas Mavericks have been members of the National Basketball Association since 1980. While the Dallas Mavericks were regularly one of the worst teams in the league, they were able to win their first championship in 2011. The Mavericks were also able to make the NBA Finals in 2006. The Mavericks play all of their home games in American Airlines Arena, which holds just over 21,000 people for basketball games.

Dallas Stars
The Dallas Stars are a professional hockey team that has been part of the National Hockey League since 1993, when the team moved from Minnesota to Dallas. The Stars were able to make back-to-back appearances in the Stanley Cup finals in 1999 and 2000, but were only able to win the title in 1999. The Dallas Stars also play all of their home games in American Airlines Arena, but the stadium only holds 18,500 people for hockey games.

FC Dallas
FC Dallas has played in Major League Soccer since their existence in 1995. FC Dallas' biggest accomplishment came a couple years after the team was formed, when they won the U.S Open Cup in 1997. The team was also able to make MLS Cup in 2010, but they were unable to win the title. FC Dallas have played all of their home games in FC Dallas Stadium since 2005. The stadium holds over 20,000 people and is one of the few MLS stadiums that is used exclusively for soccer games.