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Red Bulls Tie Olympia To Open Champions League

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The Red Bulls earned a 1-1 draw against Club Deportivo Olimpia in the first leg of the Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League Round of 16 on Thursday at Estadio Nacional in San Jose, Costa Rica

The Red Bulls goal came from Daniel Royer in the 31st minute on a feed from Bradley Wright-Phillips.

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Hantuchova & Cirstea Added To Tie Break Tens Lineup

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Tie Break Tens, the new quick-fire, short-form tennis competition, announced that Daniela Hantuchová and Sorana Cirstea have been added to the star-studded lineup competing at its inaugural United States tournament at the iconic Madison Square Garden in New York City on Monday, March 5.

They join a dynamic line-up, including Serena and Venus Williams, Elina Svitolina, CoCo Vandeweghe and Marion Bartoli, with just one contender yet to be unveiled.

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St. John’s Streak Ends, Seton Hall Gets Win Ahead Of Battle At Garden

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St. John’s stirring four-game winning streak came to an end on Wednesday night, as they lost 85-73 to Marquette, while Seton Hall gutted out a unique win on Thursday afternoon over Providence, 89-77.

This comes ahead of the big showdown on Saturday between St. John’s and Seton Hall at Madison Square Garden. Seton Hall won their first meeting of the season, 75-70, on December 31 in Newark.

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NYCFC To Host 24-Hour Soccer Game At Rockefeller Center

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New York City Football Club announced on Thursday morning that it will soon be hosting a 24-hour soccer game at Rockefeller Center, giving 500+ New Yorkers the opportunity to play on the Plaza and the chance to be coached by NYCFC players and Head Coach Patrick Vieira in the middle of Manhattan.

In anticipation of the Club’s home opener on Sunday, March 11, the Team Villa vs. Team Vieira 24-hour match will kick off at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, March 9 and will continue until 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 10.

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NYCFC Signs Ebenezer Ofori

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New York City Football Club has announced the signing of Ebenezer Ofori from VfB Stuttgart, pending ITC.

The 22-year old Ghanaian international has signed a one-year loan deal with an option for City to purchase Ofori permanently at the end of the 2018 season.

Ebenezer said in a statement, “I’m feeling good and happy because I’ve been looking forward to start this new chapter with a big club like NYCFC.

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Robles New Red Bulls Captain

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The Red Bulls have named goalkeeper Luis Robles their Team Captain, head coach Jesse Marsch announced on Wednesday.

“For the last five and a half years, I have been given a great privilege to represent this organization and its supporters on the field,” said Robles. “With this new duty, as Captain, I understand that I have been entrusted with an even greater responsibility to be at my best, to empower my teammates to be the best they can be, while leading the way to our shared goals of an MLS Cup and success at the highest levels.”

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Desi & Delgado Lead Seton Hall To Big Win Over DePaul

(Seton Hall setting up their offense – Photo by Jason Schott)

The Seton Hall Pirates, led by 33 points from Desi Rodriguez, outlasted DePaul 82-77 at the Prudential Center in Newark.

The win breaks a four-game losing streak for Seton Hall and their Big East record is back to .500 at 7-7 and their overall record is now 18-9.

Seton Hall Head Coach Kevin Willard said afterwards, “It was a huge win, 7-7. Each one this time of year — any win this time of year is a big one, and this was a big one.”

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CoCo Vandeweghe To Compete At Tie Break Tens at MSG 3/5

Tie Break Tens, the new fast-paced, short-form tennis competition, announced that American star CoCo Vandeweghe will compete at its inaugural tournament in the United States at the iconic Madison Square Garden in New York City on Monday, March 5, 2018.

Vandeweghe, coming fresh off a win at this weekend’s Fed Cup, joins a line-up of elite athletes that includes Serena and Venus Williams, Elina Svitolina and Marion Bartoli. The final three stars set to compete will be announced soon.

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Red Bulls Sign Alejandro “Kaku” Romero Gamarra as Young Designated Player

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The Red Bulls have completed the transfer of Argentine attacking midfielder Alejandro “Kaku” Romero Gamarra from Club Atletico Huracan pending receipt of his P-1 visa and ITC, the club announced today. Gamarra will be the first Young Designated Player in club history and occupy an international roster spot.

At 23, Gamarra is already in his fifth professional season. He signed with Club Atletico Huracan’s senior team in July of 2013, and made his professional debut in the second half of the 2014/15 season. He helped the club earn promotion to Argentina’s top division in 2015.

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Red Bulls Tie Sporting KC In Final Preseason Match

(Bradley  Wright-Phillips getting a shot off against Sporting KC – @NewYorkRedBulls)

The Red Bulls played to a 1-1 draw against Sporting Kansas City on Wednesday night at the Kino Sports Complex in a preseason match in Tucson, Arizona behind a goal from Bradley Wright-Phillips.

With the first leg of the Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League Round of 16 series against CD Olimpia just over a week away,  Red Bulls Head Coach Jesse Marsch pushed his starting group to a full 90 minutes, aside from midfielder Marc Rzatkowski, who played 75 minutes before being replaced by academy product Amando Moreno.

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