We Love Sports
Find any sport in every season in Binghamton, where we have nearly a century of experience hosting pro, amateur, national and local teams and tournaments. Our rich sports tradition stretches back to the Triplets ball club of the 1920s, when many in our bustling city took time out for an afternoon at the diamond. Today the Binghamton Rumble Ponies play 71 home games each year at NYSEG Stadium downtown. Get a seat, grab a dog and enjoy the game at this beloved venue. Even if baseball’s not your thing, everyone can appreciate promotions like “Two for Tuesdays” and “Thirsty Thursdays” throughout the season. Bonus: Many holidays and weekends feature post-game fireworks.
Built on traditions, Greater Binghamton has transformed into a community where there is always something to do, there is always something happening and there’s always new treasures to discover – like the community’s biggest event of the year.
In the colder months, catch one of the American Hockey League’s most competitive programs in the Binghamton Devils. The minor league affiliate of the NHL’s New Jersey Devils, the Binghamton Devils captured the AHL Calder Cup in 2011 and regularly make a push for the playoffs. The regular season schedule includes numerous promotions and special “Fan Experience Packages” like the “Sin Bin” and “Photo Finish” that give spectators exclusive access to games at the Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena downtown.
Hit the hardwood with the American Basketball Association’s newest franchise, the Binghamton Bulldogs. Their first year in Binghamton was a memorable one, as the Bulldogs captured the Northeast Division championship in 2017-18.
Binghamton University fields NCAA Division I teams in every sport, including the popular Bearcats basketball program that entertains throughout the winter.
With a storied sports history established more than 70 years ago, BU maintains the athletic heartbeat of Binghamton throughout the year with top-notch baseball and lacrosse in the spring as well as soccer in the fall.
Speaking of crowds, you don’t have to be a fan of golf to join the party at the Dick’s Sporting Goods Open. This PGA Champions Tour event dominates the local sport and social scene with plenty of festivities every July.
If you love sports as much as we do, Greater Binghamton has you covered in any season. Just check the schedule, buy a ticket and settle in for some exciting action at every level and in great venues.