New Jersey is one of the most populous US state hosting a number of professional sports leagues at national and international levels. From Football, soccer to Ice Hockey; here are some of the famous sports teams that have been performing for quite a long time in New Jersey. The Sports Culture in this state has a long history since the beginning of time, following the three major sports with massive numbers of super fans.
New Jersey Devils
This is one of the best Hockey teams in the National Hockey League. The team has won multiple championships with a great following of loyal and intense fans. This hockey team is the only national sports league in New Jersey to bear the name of the state. Regular sporting seasons runs from early October to early April with playoffs in late April. Based in Newark, the Devils home games are played at the Prudential Center which also happens to be their headquarters.
New York Red Bulls
This New Jersey’s professional soccer team bears the name of New York State. They are based in the Red Bull Arena, Harrison, New Jersey. The soccer team is identified to have its roots in New York and this has been featured in their Franchise. The major League’s season runs from March to October with a number of fans representing and taking the American soccer to the next level. Red Bull Arena is an ideal landmark in the history of Soccer in the US and this motivates the Red Bulls to outshine beyond New Jersey.
Under this popular professional sport are two performing teams; the New York Jets & New York Giants. The two teams play at one of the legendary football Arenas in the US; Meadowlands Sports Complex located at the Met Life Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey. This stadium is one of the most expensive ever built upon its completion and opening in 2010. Pre-seasons begins in August while the regular season runs from; September to December. Playoffs are normally set for January ever year.
Minor Entertainment Leagues
The other sports teams include the Minor Leagues Baseball that is common for recreational and fun time activities. The sporting sessions are meant for kids or the whole family especially if you are looking for an authentic, local gaming experience. It comprises of the New Jersey Jackals, Trenton Thunder and Lakewood BlueClaws. To attend these entertaining minor league baseball clubs; all you need is a ticket.
From the professional sports teams to the amateur entertainment Leagues; New Jersey is home to a number of sporting activities. Other sports such as basketball have a short history in the State leaving the three sports teams to dominate.