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Insider's Guide to Cincinnati Sports

When you're in the birthplace of professional baseball, you know you're in a place where sports are special. Have a major league experience at the Great American Ball Park - home of the Cincinnati Reds. Or experience our famous tailgating before, during or after a Cincinnati Bengals game. But that's not all - Cincinnati USA boasts some of the best sports and recreation experiences around. The Bleacher Report named Cincinnati the 26th best city for diehard sports fans because of the Reds and Bengals as well as the college basketball rivalry between the University of Cincinnati and Xavier University. TUSL.com also ranked Cincinnati #19 on TheUltimate Sports City list. Runners World magazine even declared the Flying Pig the best named marathon in the country.

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Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park

Great American Balll Park is home to the Cincinnati Reds, baseball’s first professional franchise and five-time World Series Champion. It's also home to the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame and Museum which features 71 inductees including: players, managers, announcers,  and other contributors Reds legacy.

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Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium

Welcome to the "Jungle" (Paul Brown Stadium) and home of the of the National Football League's Cincinnati Bengals. Despite troubled past-performances, the Bengals have turned a corner and earnerd two division titles in the past 5 years.

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Cincinnati Cyclones

The Cincinnati Cyclones are a professional, ECHL hockey team founded in 1990. The franchise has won two Kelly Cups, two conference championships, one overall points championship, and three division championships. In 2007â€"08, the team had the most successful season in ECHL history.

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FC Cincinnati

On the strength of record-breaking soccer attendances and the completion of an innovative plan to build a new, state-of-the-art soccer stadium, Cincinnati was awarded a Major League Soccer expansion team in 2018.  

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University of Cincinnati

As part of the American Conference and the Division I - NCAA, the University of Cincinnati Bearcats boasts dozens of collegiate level sports. The University has four individual and six team national championships

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Xavier University

The Xavier Musketeers compete at NCAA Divsion I level in the Big East Conference. Men's and womens teams compete in eight different sports from basketball, volleyball and baseball. The University is recognized as one of the top 10 universities in the Midwest for the past 18 years by U.S. News & World Report

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Flying Pig Marathon

The Flying Pig Marathon, powered by P&G, is the third-largest first-time marathon in the country, offering a range of events from a 26.2 mile road race to a Kids' Fun Run. The Flying Pig welcomes athletes of all running abilities, from across the world and is consistantly ranks as one of the top marathons in the country by Marathon Guide.

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Western & Southern Open

One of the world's top five ATP Masters Series events, the Western & Southern Open tennis championship takes host to both the men's and women's star-studded field. With past champions like Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Maria Sharapova and Serena williams, the tournament 10-day event attracts record crowds.