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Arlington Sports Venues & Stadiums
The Arlington sports scene is active, with teams in nearly every major professional sport, including the Texas Rangers (MLB), the Dallas Cowboys (NFL), the Dallas Mavericks (NBA), and the Dallas Stars (NHL).
There are three major centers for sporting events in and near Arlington: The Ballpark in Arlington (2.5 mi), home of the Texas Rangers, and Cowboys Stadium (3.6 mi), home of the Dallas Cowboys, are located in the heart of Arlington's entertainment district. The American Airlines Center (17.5 mi) is home to the Dallas Mavericks and the Dallas Stars and is located in nearby Dallas.
Arlington is a major hub for professional football, with fans coming from all over to watch the world-famous Dallas Cowboys in action in the new Cowboy Stadium. In fact, it is the location for the next Super Bowl in 2011.
Arlington Sports Venues are listed by distance from the hotel:
Texas Rangers 2.5 mi
Rangers Ballpark in Arlington
1000 Ballpark Way, Arlington, TX (817) 273-5222
Watch the Texas Rangers play Major League Baseball at the Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. The Rangers are a member of the Western Division of the American League and have been in Arlington since 1972. The "Texas Rangers" are named for the famous law enforcement agency by the same name.
Dallas Cowboys 3.6 mi
900 E Randol Mill Rd., Arlington, TX 817-892-4400
Watch the world-famous Dallas Cowboys play NFL football at the new Cowboys Stadium in Arlington. This team is the highest valued sports team in American history, has competed in the super bowl eight times, won the NFC Championship eight times, and holds the NFL record for consecutive sell-out games (79) and the record for the most consecutive winning seasons (20), which is one of the longest winning streaks in all of professional sports.
The Dallas Mavericks 17.5 mi
The American Airlines Center
2500 Victory Ave, Dallas, Texas (214) 373-8000 (Ticketmaster)
The Dallas Mavericks (aka the Mavs) play professional basketball at the American Airlines Center in Dallas. Members of the Southwest Division of the Western Conference of the National Basketball Association (NBA), the Mavericks have won three division titles (1987, 2007, and 2010) and one conference championship (2006). According to a 2008 Forbes Magazine report, they are the seventh most valuable basketball franchise in the United States, valued at approximately $466 million.
The Dallas Stars 17.5 mi
The American Airlines Center
2500 Victory Ave, Dallas, Texas 214-GO STARS (467-8277)
See the Dallas Stars play professional ice hockey at the American Airlines Center in Dallas. Members of the Pacific Division of the Western Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL), the Stars have won seven division titles in Dallas, two President's Trophies as the top regular season team in the NHL, the Western Conference championship twice, and in 1998-99, the Stanley Cup.