Denver is the only city besides Philadelphia to have seven professional sports teams and Denver has a record six new sports stadiums: Coors Field; the Pepsi Center; Sports Authority Field at Mile High; Broomfield Events Center; Dick's Sporting Goods
Denver is the only city in the United States to ever host five All-Star Games in a nine year time frame: MLB 1998, NHL 2001, NLL 2004, NBA 2005, MLS 2007.
Denver was recognized by The Sporting News in 1997 as the #1 Sports City in America and by Sports Business Journal in 2004 as the #1 Sports City in America for Fan Loyalty.
Denver has won four World Championships in the past ten years.
-Two NHL Stanley Cup Championships (Colorado Avalanche 1996, 2001)
-Two NFL Super Bowl Championships (Denver Broncos 1997, 1998)
[New York has won four (Yankees), Detroit has won four (Red Wings-3, Pistons-1) and Boston has won four (Patriots-3, Red Sox-1)]
Denver is the only city in the United States to have built four new major league professional sports facilities in the past dozen years.
-Coors Field opened in 1995
-Pepsi Center opened in 1999
-Sports Authority (formerly INVESCO) Field at Mile High Stadium opened in 2001
-Dick's Sporting Goods Park 2006
Denver is one of two cities in the United States to have eight professional sports franchises (Philadelphia is the other).
-Denver Broncos (NFL)
-Colorado Rockies (MLB)
-Colorado Mammoth (NLL)
-Colorado Avalanche (NHL)
-Colorado Rapids (MLS)
-Denver Nuggets (NBA)
-Denver Outlaws (MLL)
The Colorado Rockies opened on April 9, 1993 before 80,277 fans, the most to ever witness an opening game in baseball history, and then went on to break the MLB single season attendance record with 4,483,350 fans.