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BWP Leads Red Bulls Past Seattle

(Bradley Wright-Phillips celebrates with Ethan Kutler -@NewYorkRedBulls)

The Red Bulls outlasted Seattle Sounders FC, 2-1, on Wednesday night at Red Bull Arena, with Bradley Wright-Phillips getting the winning goal.

The Red Bulls improve to 8-4-2, with 26 points, in fourth place in the Eastern Conference, just one point behind Columbus, two behind NYCFC, and seven behind Atlanta for the top spot with two games in hand. Seattle dropped to 3-8-2 with 11 points, in 10th place in the West.

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Yankees HOPE Week Day 3: Think Kindness

On Day 3 of HOPE (Helping Others Persevere and Excel) Week on Wednesday afternoon, Yankees players CC Sabathia, Luis Severino, David Robertson and Aaron Hicks, along with third base coach Phil Nevin, Yankees General Partner / Vice Chairperson Jennifer Steinbrenner Swindal and Yankees Senior Vice President and General Manager Brian Cashman joined the founder of Think Kindness, Brian Williams, to surprise fourth and fifth graders at P.S. 73 in the Bronx.

Williams — with help from Yankees players and staff — led a school assembly about changing the world through simple acts of kindness.

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Yankees HOPE Week: A Kickball Game Supporting “No Bully” Campaign

(Yankees pitcher Dellin Betances and a child from the “No Bully” organization close in on a pop up in the kickball game – Photo by Jason Schott)

Yankees HOPE Week continued on Tuesday morning as Yankees players and coaches joined Cassidy Warner, her family, and children and staff from the anti-bullying organization “No Bully” for a kickball game at Heritage Field, the site of the original Yankee Stadium and across the street from the current Stadium.

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Yankees HOPE Week: The Muddy Puddles Project

The Yankees began HOPE (Helping Others Persevere and Excel) Week 2018 on Monday afternoon with Manager Aaron Boone, Brett Gardner, Sonny Gray, Didi Gregorius, bench coach Josh Bard, NYCFC Goalkeeper Brad Stuver and the founders of the Muddy Puddles Project, Cindy and Louis Campbell, surprising families that have been affected by pediatric cancer at Mohawk Day Camp.

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Torrent Named New NYCFC Head Coach

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New York City Football Club did not take long finding their new leader, as they announced the appointment of Domènec Torrent as Head Coach on Monday afternoon, just hours after Patrick Vieira left the club to take over Nice.

Torrent, former Head Coach of Girona FC and Assistant Coach at Barcelona FC and Bayern Munich, has most recently been Pep Guardiola’s right hand man at sister club Manchester City FC.

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Patrick Vieira leaves NYCFC For Nice In France

(Patrick Vieira last Wednesday night when NYCFC played the Red Bulls in the US Open Cup – USA Today Sports)

Patrick Vieira will be departing New York City Football Club after two-plus years as head coach to take over at OGC Nice in France.

City Football Group, which owns Manchester City and NYCFC, announced Vieira will join Nice immediately.

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