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Philly has all the major sports and more.
The National Football League is represented by the EAGLES who began playing in their new stadium, Lincoln Financial Field (aka, "the Link") in 2003. I was there rooting for my beloved Minnesota Vikings in the fall of 2004, but those stinkin' Eagles came out on top.
Major League baseball offers up the PHILLIES and their new stadium, Citizen's Bank Park, which followed the trend of new stadiums and is built in a throw-back style.
The National Basketball Association has the 76ers who play in the Wachovia Center, a modern arena.
The National Hockey League checks in with the FLYERS.
The cool thing is the all of these pro teams play in the same general place. The stadiums are all a subway ride away from Center City. Just take the Broad Street line to the Pattison stop and you'll arrive at the sports complex.
There are also tons of college sports. The area is home to Temple, U Penn, Drexel, La Salle, St. Joseph's and Villanova University.
You also have other pro sports teams such as the Kixx and Charge (soccer), the Wings (hockey) and the Camden Riversharks (baseball). Check out philly.com for info on all of these teams.
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