Category Archives: NYC Sports

Robles, Iron Man Of Red Bulls & MLS, Ruled Out Of Sunday’s Match

(Red Bulls goalkeeper Luis Robles patrols outside his crease – Photo by Jason Schott)

Red Bulls goalkeeper Luis Robles has been ruled out of Sunday’s match against Atlanta United FC with a knee injury, ending his MLS Iron Man streak of playing 183 straight regular season games.

It will be the first time Robles misses an MLS regular season start since his first appearance for the club in September of 2012.

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BrooklynFans Of Books: “I’m Keith Hernandez”

I’m Keith Hernandez

By Keith Hernandez

Little, Brown & Company, 352 pages, $28.00; available today, May 15th

Keith Hernandez is known for being an accomplished baseball player with the St. Louis Cardinals and New York Mets.

Hernandez won the 1979 Most Valuable Player and the 1982 World Series with St. Louis and was a key part of the Mets’ 1986 World Championship team, a consummate fan favorite here in New York.

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Gavitt Tipoff Games Include SJU-Rutgers & Seton Hall-Nebraska

(St. John’s Head Coach Chris Mullin with his team in a huddle last season – Photo by Jason Schott)

The Big East and Big Ten Conferences released the 2018 lineup for the Gavitt Tipoff Games on Tuesday.

St. John’s will be taking on Rutgers on Friday, November 16 in Piscataway, N.J., while Seton Hall will be taking on Nebraska on Wednesday, November 14.

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BrooklynFans Of Books: Davey’s “Wild Ride in Baseball”

Davey Johnson: My Wild Ride in Baseball and Beyond

By Davey Johnson with Erik Sherman

Triumph Books, available Tuesday, May 15, 400 pages, $26.95

Davey Johnson is known here in New York mostly for winning the 1986 World Series as manager of the Mets.

Johnson was also well-known for being the guy teams hired when they needed a manager who would help them improve, such was the case with the Mets, Cincinnati Reds, Baltimore Orioles, Los Angeles Dodgers, and the Washington Nationals.

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NYCFC Ties LAFC

(NYCFC’s David Villa with a header on Sunday night in LA – USA Today Sports)

New York City Football Club tied Los Angeles FC, 2-2, on the road Sunday night at Banc of California Stadium.

NYCFC is now 6-3-2, with 21 points, tied for second place with the Columbus Crew and four points behind Atlanta for the top spot in the East.

In the 12th minute, NYCFC’s Anton Tinnerholm took a shot from outside the box that struck LAFC’s Edward Atuesta’s outstretched hand, resulting in a penalty confirmed by Video Assisted Review.

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Stanton Sizzles To Lead Yankees To Series Win

(Giancarlo Stanton in the batting cage on Friday night – Photo by Jason Schott)

Giancarlo Stanton had a big afternoon to lead the Yankees to a 6-2 win over the Oakland A’s on Sunday afternoon at The Stadium.

The Yankees took two of three from Oakland to finish the homestand with a record of 7-2.

The Yankees have now won 19 of their last 22 games, and are now 28-12, tied with Boston for the best record in the American League East and the entire league.

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