Top Rated Sports Teams in Orlando

Sports! Football, baseball, soccer, hockey, and basketball. This list is endless! But, one thing is for sure; sports are America’s favorite pastime! Fortunately for those living in Orlando, there’s a handful of teams you can choose to root for locally! Check them out!

 

The Orlando Magic represents the City Beautiful as their American professional basketball team! Established in 1989, The Magic competes in the NBA as a member of the league’s Eastern Conference Southeast Division. Notable player alumni include Penny Hardaway, Grant Hill, Shaquille O’Neal, Tracy McGrady, Dwight Howard, Nikola Vucevic, and Jameer Nelson. After the Miami Heat, Orlando Magic has been the second most successful of the four expansion teams in winning percentage and playoff successes.   

 

Orlando Solar Bears are Orlando’s professional ice hockey team in the South Division of the ECHL’s Eastern Conference. When at home, they play at the expansive Amyway Center located in downtown Orlando. The Solar Bears will bring their hot moves to the cold ice as they battle for first place!  

 

Orlando City Soccer is an American professional soccer club that competes as a Major League Soccer Association member. They first began 2015 as the first major league soccer team in Florida since the Miami Fusion and Tampa Bay Mutiny. Orlando City Soccer plays its games at the Exploria Stadium located in the heart of Downtown Orlando.  

 

Winter Park Diamond Dawgs are one of six teams affiliated with the Florida Collegiate Summer League in Central Florida. Founded in 2003 with the goal to prepare players for a professional baseball career, the Florida League offers an opportunity for college players to play wood bat baseball against top-level competitors. The League is funded in part by Major League Baseball (MLB) and is a non-profit corporation dependent on the donations from individuals, businesses, and foundations from each team’s community.

 

Instead of watching your favorite sport on tv or online, you can catch the action live and in person! Feel the excitement of sports in real life and cheer on your favorite player while supporting Orlando’s great sports franchises!