The city of Los Angeles is home to multiple sports teams on an amateur, semi-professional, and professional level, ranging from high school and college to the four major professional sports league in the United States. The Los Angeles region boasts with nine professional sports teams that participate in the major leagues within America.
The Anaheim Ducks form part of the NHL and play for the Pacific Division within the Western Conference. The Honda Center is their home turf ever since the NHL team was established back in 1993. The team was initially called the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim before the name was re-branded to Anaheim Ducks before the start of the 2006/07 season. The colours of the Anaheim Ducks are orange, silver, metallic gold, and black. The team managed to make the playoffs a total of 13 times and impress with 6 Pacific Division titles. The team also has one Stanley Cup victory and two conference championships.
Los Angeles Rams
The Los Angeles Rams form part of the NFL and play for the National Football Conference within the West Division. The team was initially established back in 1936 in the state of Ohio but eventually transferred to Los Angeles in 2016 following stints in different cities. The Dome at America’s Centre is the team’s home turf until 2020 after the Los Angeles Stadium is constructed. The team’s colours are white, new century gold, and millennium blue. The Rams have managed to win one Super Bowl and three championships along with six conference championships.
Los Angeles Chargers
The Los Angeles Chargers form part of the NFL and play in the American Football Conference within the West Division. The team was initially founded in 1959 before moving to San Diego during 1961 and returning to Los Angeles during the 2017 season. The StubHub Center is the team’s home turf until 2020. Powder blue and navy are the team’s colours along with gold and white. The Chargers have enjoyed 18 playoff appearances and impress with 15 division championships.
Los Angeles Galaxy
The Los Angeles Galaxy team participated in the MLS within the Western Conference and was initially established back in 1994. The team started playing football at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena during the same year of their inception. The team wears blue and white colours and are considered one of the most successful football teams in America. The team has won 5 MLS trophies, a CONCACAF championship in 2000, the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup, and the Supporter’s Shield a total of 4 times.
Los Angeles Lakers
The Lakers participated in the NBA and played in the Western Conference within the Pacific Division. The Lakers call the Staples Centre their home and share the property with four other teams in the area. The team was initially established back in Minneapolis during 1947 before it joined the NBA during 1949 and transferred over to Los Angeles. The club boasts with 16 NBA titles.