Category Archives: NYC Sports

NYCFC Partners With Telemundo For World Cup At Rock Center

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Telemundo Deportes in partnership with New York City Football Club (NYCFC) today announced the opening of a custom-built soccer field with giant screens displaying Telemundo’s exclusive Spanish language broadcast of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ at Rockefeller Center, in the heart of Manhattan.

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NYCFC Beats Toronto In Torrent’s Debut

(NYCFC’s Jo Inge Berget connecting on his first goal – USA Today Sports)

New York City Football Club got two goals from Jo Inge Berget to beat Toronto FC, 2-1, in Domenec Torrent’s debut as Head Coach.

NYCFC improves to 9-4-3, with 31 points, in second place in the Eastern Conference. They are three points behind Atlanta for the top spot in the conference, and two points ahead of the Red Bulls.

NYCFC remained unbeaten at Yankee Stadium this season, as they have seven wins and a draw.

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Red Bulls Provide Fireworks All Night In Rout Of Dallas

(Fireworks greeted the Red Bulls and FC Dallas as they entered the pitch – Photo by Jason Schott)

Saturday night at Red Bull Arena was a summer celebration, which featured fireworks before and after the Red Bulls’ game with FC Dallas, and they provided plenty of fireworks during the game, as they rolled to a 3-0 victory.

The Red Bulls improved to 9-4-2 with 29 points, and move into second place in the Eastern Conference, one point ahead of NYCFC for the time being. NYCFC hosts Toronto on Sunday night. FC Dallas, firmly in second place in the West, fell to 8-2-5 with 29 points.

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Anton Goff Resigns As St. John’s Athletic Director

(Anton Goff before St. John’s played Villanova this past January – Photo by Jason Schott)

St. John’s Director of Athletics Anton Goff announced his resignation on Friday, effective immediately. Goff had held the post since late 2016.

“Due to family reasons it is in my best interest to move on from St. John’s at this time,” said Goff. “I am thankful for the opportunities afforded to me at the University and will treasure all of the relationships I built with our student-athletes, coaches and administrators during my tenure.

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Never Count Out The Yankees

(Giancarlo Stanton celebrates his big home run Wednesday night – @Yankees)

When Yankees legend Ron Guidry was at Yankee Stadium last week, he was asked about what qualities he saw in the current Yankees that were similar to his championship teams in 1977 and 1978.

“When you watch them, it’s like they think that they’re never out of a game,” Guidry said. “No matter how many runs they’re down, they think they can come back and win. They’ve done it, scored three four runs here and there, seventh, eighth, ninth. So, that’s what you need to have a championship club.”

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