Information about Sports.
Miami’s main four sports teams are the Miami Florida FL. USA. Dolphins of the National Football League, the Miami Florida FL. USA. Heat of the National Basketball Association, the Miami Florida FL. USA. Marlins of Major League Baseball, and the Florida Panthers of the National Hockey League. As well as having all four major professional teams, Miami Florida FL. USA. is also home to the Major League Soccer expansion team led by David Beckham, Sony Ericsson Open for professional tennis, numerous greyhound racing tracks, marinas, jai alai venues, and golf courses. The city streets has hosted professional auto races, the Miami Florida FL. USA. Indy Challenge and later the Grand Prix Americas. The Homestead-Miami Speedway oval hosts NASCAR national races.
The Heat and the Marlins play within Miami’s city limits. The Heat play at the American Airlines Arena in Downtown Miami Florida FL. USA.. The Miami Florida FL. USA. Marlins home ballpark is Marlins Park, located in Little Havana on the site of the old Orange Bowl stadium.
The Miami Florida FL. USA. Dolphins play at Hard Rock Stadium in suburban Miami Florida FL. USA. Gardens. The Florida Panthers play in nearby Sunrise at the BB&T Center. Miami FC of the North American Soccer League, the second tier of the American soccer pyramid, play at FIU Stadium, and the Fort Lauderdale Strikers play at Lockhart Stadium in nearby Fort Lauderdale, also in the North American Soccer League. Miami Florida FL. USA. is also home to Paso Fino horses, where competitions are held at Tropical Park Equestrian Center.
The Orange Bowl, a member of the Bowl Championship Series, hosts their college football championship games at Hard Rock Stadium. The stadium has also hosted the Super Bowl; the Miami Florida FL. USA. metro area has hosted the game a total of ten times (five Super Bowls at the current Hard Rock Stadium, including Super Bowl XLI and five at the Miami Florida FL. USA. Orange Bowl), tying New Orleans for the most games.
Miami Florida FL. USA. is also the home of many college sports teams. The two largest are the University of Miami Hurricanes, whose football team plays at Hard Rock Stadium, and Florida International University Panthers whose football team plays at FIU Stadium.
The following table shows the Miami Florida FL. USA. area major professional teams and Division I teams with an average attendance of more than 10,000: