Sports In Jacksonville
Jacksonville is home to a number of professional sports teams, and the city has a long history of athletics. The Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League (NFL) compete at the major league level. Additionally, the PGA Tour is headquartered in the suburb of Ponte Vedra Beach, where it hosts The Players Championship every year.
In addition, Jacksonville has a number of minor league sports teams. These include the Jacksonville Suns baseball team, the Jacksonville Sharks Arena Football League team, the Jacksonville Axemen rugby league team, and the Jacksonville Giants basketball team. Jacksonville is also home to two universities, Jacksonville University and the University of North Florida, which compete in NCAA Division I. Several college sporting events are also held in Jacksonville annually.
|Jacksonville Dixie Blues||Women's American football||Women's Football Alliance||University Christian School|
|Jacksonville Jaguars||Football||National Football League (NFL) - AFC||EverBank Field|
|Jacksonville Suns||Baseball||Southern League - Southern Division||Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville|
|Jacksonville Sharks||Arena football||Arena Football League||Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena|
|Jacksonville Axemen||Rugby league||USA Rugby League||Hodges Stadium, University of North Florida|
|Jacksonville Giants||Basketball||American Basketball Association||Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena|
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