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Top Games & Sports Events of the Month: September 2022

The Cougars will be back on the ballpark in September for the new college football season.Courtesy of the Houston Cougars Athletics

Get tickets and popcorn to the top games and sporting events in Houston in September 2022.

Temperatures may cool down, but sports in Houston heat up in September as the Texans and college football begin their season, just as the Astros, Space Cowboys, Dash and Dynamo wrap up their season.

We’ve rounded up the highlights of this month’s sports schedule, but for more information visit 365 Houston calendar.

Top 12 Gaming & Sporting Events of the Month: September 2022

  • Houston Astros vs. Los Angeles Angels at Minute Maid Park | Friday, September 9-Sunday, September 11 – Astros host Shohei Ohtani and the Angels end the season with a First Responders Day giving away Justin Verlander’s 90s jersey giveaway, Kyle Tucker’s bobblehead and a commemorative coin to the first 10,000 fans It will be held over the weekend. $12 and up. Hours vary.
  • 9/11 Heroes Run at Houston City Hall | Saturday, September 10 – Since 2007, the Travis Manion Foundation has taken to the streets to commemorate 9/11, honoring the legacy of first responders and servicemen. Registration starts at $35, with different levels of support and registration available. 8 am.
  • Houston Texans vs. Indianapolis Colts at NRG Stadium | Sunday, Sept. 11 – The Texans will begin the 2022 NFL season at home against division rival Indy. $69 and up. noon.
  • Houston Dash vs. Angel City FC at PNC Stadium | Sunday, September 11 – A new expansion franchise from Los Angeles will stop by Houston for its penultimate home game of the year. $12 and up. 6 pm.
  • Houston Dynamo FC vs. New England Revolution at PNC Stadium | Tuesday, September 13 – The Revs team, contending for a playoff spot in the East, arrives at H-Town for one of the final home games of the season. $14 and up. 7:30 p.m.
  • Houston Astros vs. Oakland Athletics at Minute Maid Park | Thursday, September 15-Sunday, September 18 – This four-game series kicks off with Teacher Appreciation Night, followed by a Hispanic Heritage Weekend that includes special jersey giveaways, fireworks, Sugar Skull Bobbleheads, Street Fest and more. $23 and up. Hours vary.
  • Houston Cougars vs. Kansas Jayhawks at TDECU Stadium | Saturday, September 17 – After the college football season kicks off with a field trip, the Coogs head home for their first opponent on campus. $15 and up. 3 pm.
  • Bentley Cup at Houston Polo Club | Sunday 18th September – A new polo season kicks off for the fall. Featuring world-class polo matches, player parades, live music, halftime champagne divot stomp and best dressed contest. $35; $15.50 for 12 and under. Boxes for 2 to 20 people range from $89 to $895. 5pm.
  • Sugar Land Space Cowboys vs. Albuquerque Isotopes at Constellation Field Tuesday, September 20-Sunday, September 25 – The Space Cowboys will host their final homestand of the season with Albuquerque playing. Take advantage of him all week with drink discounts, Friday fireworks, Lance McCullers Jr. bobblehead giveaways and more. $7 and up. Hours vary.
  • Houston Cougars vs. Rice Owls at TDECU Stadium | Saturday, September 24 – When these two historic rivalries clash on the University of Houston campus ballpark, you’ll get the Bayou Bucket. $15 and up. Time undecided.
  • Houston Dash vs. OL Reign at PNC Stadium | Saturday, Sept. 24 – The Dash’s final home game of the regular season arrives in late September, just as the team gears up for its first-ever playoff push. $12 and up. 7:30 p.m.
  • Houston Astros vs. Arizona Diamondbacks at Minute Maid Park | Tuesday, September 27 and Wednesday, September 28 – The Astros begin the final home stretch of the regular season, facing the Diamondbacks on back-to-back nights. In addition to his Night of the Dollar Dog on Tuesday, all fans in attendance on Wednesday will receive a Yuri Gurriel AL Champion replica his ring. $12 and up. 7:10 pm.

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