Dallas is no small timer, being the largest city (coming third) in the entire Texas state; you can expect some serious sports action in these parts. Dallas is a wonder for the wandering tourist since there are plenty of shopping centers, downtown areas and entertainment facilities galore. Sports are a big deal in Dallas and during your visit you will be likely to come across a match or two without fail.
Here are some of the official sports teams that belong to the Dallas region and are well known and loved there:-
This is their star NBA basketball sensation. The team came into being around 1980 and has Avery Johnson as their current coach. Most of their games are played at home in the American Airlines Center. Some key names which has been instrumental to the ‘Mavs’ are Rolando Blackman, Mark Aguirre, and Jay Vincent.
Their uniform is silver, green, blue, white and midnight blue and these are the team’s colors per se. Jay Vincent is a great player who led the team to their rookie honors and he is still widely revered today amongst basketball enthusiasts.
This is the professional football team you can hope to catch in action. The team is based in the Fort Worth metropolitan area of Dallas. They form part of the National Football league and are one in four when you consider the eastern division alone. The team came into being in 1960 and has been going strong ever since.
The team was initially not an important contender as they won nothing in their maiden season but did win the Superbowl in 1977. Their uniforms are Metallic silver, white and navy blue.
This is their ice hockey team (ice hockey being a major sport in the area which draws many fans). They play at the same Airlines Center as the basketball team and the players are proud members of the National Hockey League. The team was created in 1967 before any of the others, outlining the dominance of the sport in the region.
They have seven division titles under their belt so they are one of the top teams in the entire country. Patrik Stefan is a well known player along with Jaroslav Modry. Their colors are the modest greens, gold and white. They also have a couple of Western Conference titles under their belt to boost their image.