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Dallas Pro Sports Teams
If you are looking for a city that loves its sports, look no further than Dallas, TX. A team from every major professional sport has a place it calls home in the DFW Metroplex. The Dallas area is the only metro area in the entire Southwest to host teams from five major professional sports. From the Cowboys to the Rangers, Dallas’ passion for sports and its home teams runs deep.
Headquartered in Valley Ranch in Irving, Texas, this professional American football franchise is the highest valued sports franchise in the nation’s history according to a 2009 Forbes magazine article. They are currently valued at $1.65 billion and generate nearly $269 million in annual revenue, making them the wealthiest football team in the NFL. The Dallas Cowboys franchise shares the record for the most Super Bowl appearances as well as the most NFC championships with the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Owner: Jerry Jones
Head Coach: Jason Garrett
Home Field: Cowboys Stadium
The Dallas Mavericks, commonly known as the Dallas Mavs, are the fourth-most valuable basketball franchise in the United States. They are members of the Southwest Division of the Western Conference and are valued at nearly $497 million. Since their first season (1980-81), the Mavs have gone on to win three division titles, two conference championships, and one NBA Championship.
Owner: Mark Cuban
Head Coach: Rick Carlisle
Arena: American Airlines Center
The Dallas stars are members of the Pacific Division of the Western Conference of the National Hockey League. The professional ice hockey team was originally founded in 1967 in Bloomington, Minnesota, but relocated to Dallas for the 1993-94 NHL season. With one Stanley Cup, two Conference Championships, 2 President’s Trophies, and seven Division Championships, the Dallas Stars have seen three of their players inducted into the United States Hall of Fame, and three inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame.
Owner: Tom Gaglardi
Head Coach: Glen Gulutzan
Home Arena: American Airlines Center
Based in Arlington, Texas, the Texas Rangers are reigning A.L. Western Division and A.L. Champions since 2010. The Texas Rangers have made it to the World Series the past two years, but unfortunately has not been able to lock down a World Series title. This year’s team is off to a successful start, ranking 2nd in the overall MLB Standings. Will the Texas Rangers make yet another appearance at the World Series?
Owner: Nolan Ryan
Manager: Ron Washington
Ballpark: Rangers Ballpark in Arlington
The American profession soccer club, FC Dallas, has won the MLS Western Conference twice, the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup, eight Brimstone Cups, two Texas Derbies, two Lama Hunt Pioneer Cups and the Walt Disney World Pro Soccer Classic. FC Dallas was a runner-up in 2010 for the MLS cup. After listening to their fans, the team finally moved from the Cotton Bowl to their own soccer-specific FC Dallas Stadium in 2006.
Owner: Clark Hunt
Head Coach: Schellas Hyndman
Stadium: FC Dallas Stadium