Las Vegas as a sports capital? It has been happening for years.
Las Vegas has always been known for special sporting events. Now they are becoming a strong destination for major sports teams’ franchises.
First, Las Vegas had the arrival of the National Hockey League’s Vegas Golden Knights in 2017. The Golden Knights just won the Stanley Cup with only being in existence for 6 years.
In 2020, Las Vegas became the home of the Raiders of the National Football League. With an inspired and well-traveled fan base, they have raised the city’s sports profile even more.
In the past Las Vegas has been known for high profile boxing matches, NASCAR races, UFC events and NCAA March Madness tournaments. Now, the city of Las Vegas has approved the build of a baseball stadium in order to lure the Athletics from Oakland.
It is hard to pick one Sports Capital. There is London, New York and Los Angeles to name a few. Las Vegas, your time has come!