League Texas Sports
The home arena is the Allen Event Center, located on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin in Austin, Texas, where the Texas Longhorns football team is based. They have played five times and defended their home ground four times, most recently in the 2015-16 season.
The city's parks include 17 different lakes, including White Rock and Bachman Lakes, which span more than 2,000 acres (1.5 million square feet) of land. Opened in 2008, it is a popular destination for nature lovers - for example, kayaking, canoeing, hiking, fishing, swimming and picnics.
Just southwest of Dallas is Cedar Hill State Park, which is run by Texas Parks and Wildlife, a state agency. Within the Dallas city limits is McCommas Bluff, which preserves more than 2,000 acres (1.5 million square feet) of land. Green means "green," and the neighboring city of Fort Worth, Texas "largest city, is home to the hornbill frog, as well as many other bird species, reptiles, and amphibians, including the red-legged and hornbill frog. Green means "green" or "green," and neighboring Dallas and Fort Texas are home to horned frogs. According to the state, it is the state's largest city with a population of about 1,500 people.
The main teams playing in Arlington are the newly baptized Dallas Wings, a WNBA team that moved to the North Texas market in 2015 from Tulsa, where it was known as Shock. Other universities in the Dallas-Fort Worth area include Mustangs of Southern Methodist University, which is located in an enclave near University Park, and Dallas Baptist University southwest of Dallas, as well as Texas A & M University and the University of Texas at Arlington.
The Dallas Tornado played in the North American Soccer League from 1969 to 1971 and won the championship in 1971. The Dallas Texans competed in an AFL team that had won against the Dallas Desperados from 1993 to 2002 and 2008. Another version of the Dallas Texans were the Kansas City Texans, who became the Kansas City Chiefs in 1963, and then the Houston Texans in 1966.
The original franchise was dissolved in 2010, with personnel and rosters transferred to the new Toronto team, while the team's history with the newer Rochester team was left behind. The original arena was the now demolished arena of Reunion, and they are now playing at the American Airlines Center.
In 2005, the Astros became the first Texas team to reach the World Series, followed by the Rangers. Two current NFL teams have previously played in the state: The Cowboys played their home games at AT & T Stadium in Dallas before moving to AT & T Stadium in nearby Arlington in 2010 after 38 years at Texas Stadium in Irving. One now-defunct NFL team also called this state its home: The Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League (NFL).
The Houston Rockets, however, became the first team from Texas to qualify for an NBA championship and are currently the only team in Texas to win an NBA championship. The Mavericks had their worst season in franchise history and missed the playoffs for the third time in four years as they finished with a record of 32-44, good enough for third place in the Western Conference.
Since 1999, the Stars have won the Stanley Cup and Western Conference championship three times as the top regular-season team, and they have won it all three times. Despite not winning an MLS Cup, FC Dallas has won four of the last five regular-season MLS championships and three of the last four playoff games. The Houston Texans, one of the most successful professional sports teams in Texas, were one of the most successful teams with eight Super Bowls and five wins, ranking second on points with the New York Giants and the New England Patriots.
Toyota Stadium in Frisco hosted the first Major League Soccer game between the Dallas Stars and the Houston Texans during the 2010 season and will remain so until at least 2024. The team played its last regular-season game at Toyota Stadium, finished the season 14-0 and was crowned AUDL Champion of the Season in front of more than 3,000 fans at Toyota Center.
The Dallas Wings play their home games at Toyota Center in Frisco, Texas, home to the Dallas Stars. West of Dallas, in Arlington, there are two other major football stadiums in Dallas - Fort Worth and Dallas / Arlington.
The Allen Americans, founded for the 2009-10 season, play in the Central Division of ECHL. The only Division I team to play within the political boundaries of Dallas are the Dallas Baptist University Patriots, who play at the University of Texas at Dallas, which is otherwise a Division II member. While Dallas has a program outside its city limits, there are two within the program: the Mustangs of Southern Methodist University, which is located in an enclave of University Park, and the Mavericks of North Texas State University. Cedar Ridge Preserve was formerly known as the Dallas Nature Center, but management has since been transferred to the Audubon Dallas Group, which manages it.