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Guide to Texas sports teams

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Cheer for the home team

Kids and families enjoy watching their favorite sports teams play. Texas is home to a number of professional sports franchises. Look for family discounts and free offers for children on the website of each team.

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Sports teams in Dallas

Dallas is home to pro sports teams for basketball, football and hockey.

Dallas Mavericks (NBA) - Founded in 1980, the Mavericks have won three division titles (1987, 2007, 2010) and one conference championship (2006). The Mavs always put a quality team on the floor and are enjoyed by fans of all age. The Mavericks play at the American Airlines Center.

 

2500 Victory Avenue, Dallas, TX 75219. Hours: See game schedule; Cost: Tickets start at $9.

 

Dallas Cowboys (NFL) - Dubbed "America's Team," the Dallas Cowboys are popular all around the country. The Cowboys hold the records for most consecutive games in front of sold-out stadiums, as well as most Super Bowl appearances. The team plays its home games at Cowboy Stadium.

 

925 N Collins Street, Arlington, TX 76011. Hours: See game schedule; Cost: Vary.

 

Dallas Stars (NHL) - If you love hockey, don't miss the Dallas Stars. The Stars have won seven division titles in Dallas, the Western Conference championship twice and, in 1998–99, the Stanley Cup. The team plays at American Airlines Center.

 

2500 Victory Avenue, Dallas, TX 75219. Hours: See game schedule; Cost: Tickets start at $9.

 

Texas Rangers (MLB) - Though not exactly in Dallas, baseball's Texas Rangers are in nearby Arlington - making them an "almost" Dallas team. Baseball games are fun to watch for kids of all ages, and tickets are usually affordable too.

 

1000 Ballpark Way, Arlington, TX 76011. Hours: See game schedule; Cost: Tickets start at $6.

 

Sports teams in Houston

Professional baseball, basketball and football teams make their home in Houston.

 

Houston Astros (MLB) - The Astros are in the Central Division of the National League. Since 2000, this popular baseball team has played its games at Minute Maid Park (formerly known as Enron Field). The Astros offer kids tickets FREE all summer for children 14 and under. Visit their website for more information.

 

501 Crawford Street, Houston, TX 77002. Hours: See game schedule; Cost: Adults: $7; Children 14 & under: free all summer.

 

Houston Rockets (NBA) - Despite injury woes, the Rockets remain a popular attraction in Houston. Whether you are a visitor or resident, you'll certainly enjoy taking your family to see the Rockets play. The Rockets and the WNBA Houston Comets play their home games at the Toyota Center.

 

1510 Polk Street, Houston, TX 77002.Hours: See game schedule; Cost: Tickets start at $10.

 

Houston Texans (NFL) - Relatively new to the Houston sports scene, the Houston Texans joined the NFL as an expansion team in 2002. The Texans play at Reliant Stadium.

 

One Reliant Park, Houston, TX 77054. Hours: See game schedule; Cost: Tickets start at $35.

 

Sports teams in San Antonio

San Antonio sports fans bleed the silver and black - the colors of the San Antonio Spurs (NBA). Though the Spurs and their WNBA counterpart, the Silver Stars, are the only games in town, there is no shortage of sports fans in the Alamo City. The San Antonio Spurs won their first NBA Championship in 1999, and followed up with three more titles in 2003, 2005 and 2007. The Spurs play in AT&T Center.

 

3201 E Houston Street (One AT&T Center Parkway), San Antonio, TX 78219. Hours: See game schedule; Cost: Tickets start at $10.

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