NYCFC Stun Philly For Late Victory

(Alexander Callens celebrates his late goal in the NYCFC win on Saturday – Photo by USA Today Sports)

New York City Football Club rebounded from a tough draw with New England on Wednesday night with a thrilling 2-1 win over the Philadelphia Union on Saturday afternoon at Yankee Stadium.

In the game Wednesday night, NYCFC surrendered a goal in the 86th minute, and on Saturday, they won it with two goals in the final 10 minutes.

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NYCFC Celebrates Pride Month

(NYCFC plays at Yankee Stadium, the pregame festivities on Saturday – Photo by Jason Schott)

In celebration of LGBTQ Pride Month, Hetrick-Martin Institute (HMI) and New York City Football Club ‘s charity City in the Community will partner to provide local teens a safe, inclusive space to openly discuss LGBTQ-specific topics through a pioneer series of HMI-led inclusivity workshops.

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NYCFC Drops Points As Revs Rally Late

(NYCFC’s Jack Harrison battles New England’s Kelyn Rowe – USA Today Sports)

New York City Football Club saw their chance at another three points at home go down the drain when Xavier Kouassi tied it for the New England Revolutioin in the 86th minute.

NYCFC had to settle for one point in the 2-2 draw with New England on Wednesday night at Yankee Stadium.

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Mullin Continues To Make St. John’s Truly NYC’s Team

(The announcement on  Twitter @StJohnsBBall)

When Chris Mullin took over as Head Coach of the St. John’s Red Storm two years ago, he vowed to recruit more top prospects from New York City schools.

Mullin, a New York City product out of Xaverian High School who then went on to star at St. John’s in their heyday in the 1980s, did it immediately by bringing in Shamorie Ponds and Bashir Ahmed, who had great freshman seasons last year.

St. John’s continued that trend by recently announcing the signing of Sidney Wilson.

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Eight Red Bulls Named To MLS All-Star Game Fan Ballot

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Eight Red Bulls players have been named to the fan voting ballot for the 2017 MLS All-Star Game presented by Target.

Fan voting is now open on the MLS app, and through the EA Sports “More than a Vote” Challenge. The MLS All-Stars will face Real Madrid at Chicago’s Soldier Field on August 2. Fan voting runs through June 30.

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NYCFC Falls In Atlanta

(Atlanta’s Miguel Almiron celebrates with fans after their win – USA Today Sports)

Atlanta United, led by two goals from Miguel Almiron, beat New York City Football Club, 3-1, on Sunday night.

Atlanta’s three goals came within seven minutes in the first half.

Their tactics of playing over the NYCFC press instead of through it started to pay off after the first ten minutes.

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Red Bulls Run Past Revolution

(A large American flag was unfurled at Red Bull Arena before Saturday night’s game – Photo by Jason Schott)

The Red Bulls won their second straight on Saturday night, as they scored twice in the second half to outlast the New England Revolution, 2-1.

This game had a playoff atmosphere, as the Revolution had over 1,000 of their fans in the upper level, and their chanting was dueling with the Red Bulls super fan section in the opposite end.

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BrooklynFans Of Books: “Trophy Son” Examines Tennis World

Trophy Son

By Douglas Brunt

St. Martin’s Press

The competitive world of tennis, and how young you have to think about a professional career, is explored adeptly by New York Times bestselling author Douglas Brunt in his third novel, Trophy Son.

Brunt also addresses the deeply important topic of the cost of early excellence in our achievement-obsessed society.

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For Kreis Sake: Villa Double Helps NCFC Beat Ex-Coach

(NYCFC’s David Villa breaks away from Orlando City’s Antonio Nocerino – USA Today Sports)

New York City Football Club lost to their former coach, Jason Kreis, the first three times they faced him with his new club, Orlando City SC, including at Yankee Stadium on April 23rd.

NYCFC got their revenge on Sunday night with a dominant 3-0 win in Orlando, led by two goals from David Villa.

The win came on the fourth anniversary of the club’s Founding Day.

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