Fort Worth: Cowboys, Culture and Sports

It doesn’t matter if you are looking on from the final hole of Colonial’s Horrible Horseshoe, the dugouts of venerable LaGrave Field, the 50-yard line of majestic AT&T Stadium or turn four at the spectacular Texas Motor Speedway, you can see one thing clearly—Fort Worth is a sports town.

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Upcoming Events

  • National Cutting Horse Association Super Stakes at the Will Rogers Memorial Center and Coliseum (the 2nd event of their Triple Crown of Cutting).
  • Inaugural Pony Express Relay Blowout and Barrel Racing at Cowtown Coliseum. Click here for tickets.
  • WinStar World Casino & Resort 400 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas.
  • Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas. Learn more.

 

Famous Events

  • TCU vs. SMU (November 30, 1935)

    Dubbed the “Game of the Century” by famed sportswriter Grantland Rice, a clash between No. 1 TCU and No. 4 SMU was won by the visiting Mustangs, 20-14. More than 37,000 fans crammed into then 25,000-seat Amon G. Carter Stadium to watch the rivalry game.

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Fort Worth Greats

  • LaDainian Tomlinson (Football)

    Former TCU running back LaDainian “L.T.” Tomlinson owns the NCAA FBS single-game rushing record with a 406-yard outburst in 1999. The 2000 Doak Walker Award winner later became the 2006 NFL MVP. He ranks among the top 10 in NFL history (fifth) and NCAA history (eighth) in career rushing yards.

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