Sports and entertainment, where would a city be without them? San Antonio, just like any other major city, is home to many different competitive sports leagues – from professional to collegiate sports and plenty of entertainment venues, the city of San Antonio provides its community with plenty options for every sports fanatic. Take a look at San Antonio’s sports and entertainment scene:
San Antonio Sports and Entertainment
- The Spurs, San Antonio’s NBA team, have won five NBA Championships (1999, 2003, 2005, 2007, and 2014). In addition, the Spurs currently have the highest winning percentage in NBA history and have a head-to-head winning record against every current NBA franchise. The Spurs play their home games at the AT&T Center.
- Founded in Salt Lake City, Utah, the Silver Stars, now the Stars, have called San Antonio home since 2003. The Stars, playing in the WNBA’s Western Conference, have won one Conference title in 2008, and have qualified for the playoff in seven of their 14 years in San Antonio. The Stars play their home games at the AT&T Center.
- The Rampage, San Antonio’s ice hockey team in the American Hockey League, are the currently the top affiliate of the NHL’s Colorado Avalanche. Owned by the San Antonio Spurs, the Rampage have won one Division Championship in the 2014-15 season and play their home games at the AT&T Center.
- A minor league baseball team, the Missions play in the Texas League, the Double-A affiliate of the San Diego Padres major-league club. The Missions are a very successful minor league team taking home 21 Division Titles, 13 League Titles and one Dixie Series Title (1950). They play at Nelson W. Wolff Municipal Stadium.
- San Antonio’s professional soccer team was founded this past year (2016). The team plays in the United Soccer League and had their debut season in 2016. o
- San Antonio’s largest public university, the UTSA Roadrunners host several collegiate athletic events throughout the year. From football games at the Alamodome to basketball games at the Convocation Center, there is a UTSA athletic event almost every day of the year.
- The Alamodome is one of San Antonio’s largest venues and plays host to several of the city’s largest events: the Valero Alamo Bowl, UTSA Roadrunner football games, conventions, and concerts. The facility can hold 72,000 fans at capacity.
- Home to the San Antonio Spurs, Stars and Rampage, the AT&T Center can hold 18,581 fans at capacity. The venue also hosts concerts, conventions, and other entertainment options.
- San Antonio’s very own racetrack, Retama Park is located just North of downtown.
- Home of the San Antonio Missions, Nelson W. Wolff Municipal Stadium opened in 1994 and can seat more than 6,200 fans (holds more than 9,000).
With so many options, there’s always a fun sporting event in San Antonio! While there are several sporting options, San Antonio also hosts a wealth of concerts – take a look here.
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