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

  • Sammy Baugh (Football)

    A charter member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Sammy Baugh was a two-time collegiate All-American (1935, 1936) for national power TCU. Nicknamed “Slingin’ Sammy,” he played quarterback, punter and defensive back in the NFL and was twice named the league’s Player of the Year (1947, 1948).

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