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Top Sporting Events in Houston: May 16-22, 2022

By May 15, 2022May 18th, 2022Sports events
AEW Wrestling is coming to Houston this week with a double-header event | Courtesy of AEW Wrestling

Take a seat for these must-see games and sporting events around Houston from Monday, May 16 through Sunday, May 22, 2022.

This week, wrestling superstars descend on Houston, the Coogs wrap up a strong year on the diamond, a weekend of freebies up for grabs at Minute Maid Park, and more.

Want to know more about the sports happening around H-Town? Find more games and live sports throughout the month in the 365 Houston schedule.

Top 6 Sports Games and Events in Houston This Week

  • College Baseball: Houston Cougars vs. Rice Owls at Schroeder Park | tuesday may 17 – A showdown at Bayou City gets the better of the diamond at UH when the Coogs take to the field for their last home game of a solid season. $10 and up. 6:30 p.m.
  • AEW dynamite & Carnage at the Fertitta Center | Wednesday May 18 – All Elite Wrestling is hosting a doubleheader event at the Fertitta Center on the University of Houston campus, featuring a roster of top-flight wrestling talent like CM Punk, Sting, Thunder Rosa and more. Remaining tickets start at $50, but you can find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 6 p.m.
  • Houston Dynamo FC vs. Seattle Sounders FC at PNC Stadium | Wednesday May 18 – With a third of the season down, the Dynamo will be looking to fend off a challenge in the Western Conference table from a strong Seattle team. $14 and up. 7:30 p.m.
  • Houston Astros vs. Texas Rangers at Minute Maid Park | From Thursday 19 May to Sunday 22 May – With the Rangers in town for the weekend, the ‘Stros are hosting several days of giveaways, including a Chewbacca cooler on Thursdays star wars Night, an Orbit jersey on Friday, a Yuli Gurriel bobblehead on Saturday, and a limited keychain on Sunday afternoon. $15 and up. Hours vary.
  • Sugar Land Space Cowboys vs. Oklahoma City Dodgers at Constellation Field | From Friday 20 May to Sunday 22 May – This three-weekend series sees the Dodgers come to town with a special fireworks celebration on Friday, followed by Armed Forces Day – and a jersey giveaway – on Saturday. $8 and up. Hours vary.
  • Run Houston! Clear Lake 5K & 10K at the University of Houston–Clear Lake | Sunday May 22 – Get your feet moving at the next Run Houston event! series, which sends runners on 5K and 10K courses from the UH–Clear Lake campus to Bay Area Boulevard and back. Starting at $40, children can also enroll in the 1K course. $60 and up. 8 a.m.

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Lifelong Houstonian Justin Jerkins keeps tabs on all kinds of happenings in H-Town, including breweries, sports, concerts, must-see destinations and more while serving as editor of 365 things to do in Houston.