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Sports in Columbus

Home to several major sporting teams, you can catch a game no matter what the season!  

The only National Hockey League franchise in Ohio, the Columbus Blue Jackets play at Nationwide Arena, located in the heart of the Arena District. The Blue Jackets play in the NHL’s Eastern Conference and host games at Nationwide Arena from mid-September through mid-April.

The Columbus Crew SC has emerged as a force in Major League Soccer, making it one of Central Ohio's most popular sports attractions. The team plays in the United States’ first soccer-specific MAPFRE Stadium March through October. There is no better place to be than a tailgate with die-hard fans in the parking lot before a game.

If you want to see the baseball stars of tomorrow, check out the Columbus Clippers, Triple-A affiliate of the Cleveland Indians. The Clippers play at Huntington Park, named the best ballpark in America, in the Arena District. Take advantage of their many promotions throughout the season, including fan favorite, Monday Dime-a-Dog nights. The season runs from April to September and includes day and night games throughout the season.

Most known for their football program, led by head coach Ryan Day, Ohio State football is always a force to be reckoned with. Come fall in Columbus, the Ohio State University campus is filled with die-hard fans ready to cheer on their team to victory. The Buckeyes play at Ohio Stadium, otherwise known as the "Horseshoe" and are part of the Big Ten Leaders Division. Whether you have tickets to the game or not, the experience on campus on game day is well worth it. The Ohio State Basketball teams and Men's Hockey team play at the Schottenstein Center, which is also host to other special sporting events.

Check out the huge variety of sporting events below.