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Baseball -- The El Paso Diablos, an independent team in the Central League, play a May-to-August schedule at 10,000-seat Cohen Stadium, 9700 Gateway Blvd. N. Single-game tickets are $6 to $7. Call tel. 915/755-2000 or visit www.diablos.com for schedules.

Basketball -- The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) fields a Conference USA team, the Miners, that plays from December to March at the Don Haskins Center, 2801 N. Mesa St. Tickets range from $6 to $50 for single games. Call tel. 915/747-5234 or visit www.utepathletics.com to purchase tickets or for more information.

Football -- The UTEP Miners football squad plays a Conference USA schedule from September to December on campus at the Sun Bowl. Single-game tickets are $20 to $40. Also, the stadium hosts the second-oldest New Year's bowl game in the nation. Call tel. 915/747-5234 or visit www.utepathletics.com for schedules or to purchase tickets.

Horse Racing -- There is live horse racing just outside of western El Paso (actually in New Mexico) at Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino, 1200 Futurity Dr. (tel. 575/874-5200; www.sunland-park.com). The racing season runs from December to April (simulcast racing from around the country is featured year-round). There are also restaurants, lounges, and a casino on-site.

Rodeo -- The Southwestern International PRCA Rodeo is held every September at Cohen Stadium, 9700 Gateway N. Call tel. 915/755-2000 or visit www.elprodeo.com for schedules and ticket information.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.