Category Archives: NYC Sports

Marsch Among Coaches Taking Part in US Soccer Pro Course

(Jesse Marsch – Photo by Jason Schott)

The second U.S. Soccer Pro License Coaching Course was completed on Friday, Dec. 15 in Chicago as part of its ongoing effort to develop world class players, coaches, and referees.

Jesse Marsch, the Head Coach of the Red Bulls, was one of 17 professional coaches from Major League Soccer, North American Soccer League, National Women’s Soccer League, United Soccer League, and the U.S. Men’s and Women’s National Teams completed a 12-month journey that began in January 2017.

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Red Bulls Roundup: Champions League, Bonomo Signing, & Goodbye Grella

(Red Bull Arena – Photo by Jason Schott)

It’s been a busy week for the Red Bulls, as they learned their opponent in the CONCACAF Champions League, signed forward Stefano Bonomo and let go of fan favorite Mike Grella.

Full reports are below:

CONCACAF Champions League

The Red Bulls will face Club Deportivo Olimpia from Honduras in the Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League Round of 16, as determined by a live draw on Monday night in Miami.

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Carnesecca Receives Naismith Outstanding Contributor To Basketball Award

Former St. John’s Head Coach Lou Carnesecca, one of the most revered figures in the history of college basketball, has added yet another honor to his resume on Wednesday morning, as he received the Naismith Outstanding Contributor to Basketball Award from the Atlanta Tipoff Club.

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Inside The Mind Of The Student-Athlete

(Photo by Jason Schott)

The Sports Business Journal’s SBJ/SBD Intercollegiate Athletic Conference was held last week at the Crowne Plaza Times Square.

Jack Ford, the veteran journalist who played college football at Yale and is a board member of the National Football Foundation, moderated a panel with student athletes and what their college lives have been like.

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NYCFC Signs Tinnerholm From Sweden, Trade Brillant To DC

(Anton Tinnerholm – Courtesy NYCFC)

New York City Football Club has completed the signing of defender Anton Tinnerholm. A Sweden international, Tinnerholm joins NYCFC as a free agent after his contract with Malmo FF expired at the end of their 2017 season, pending receipt of P1 visa and ITC.

Tinnerholm is the reigning 2017 Allsvenskan Defender of the Year after he played a key role in helping Malmo to clinch back-to-back titles in October.

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Peyton Manning Headlines 2017 College Football Hall OF Fame Class

(The 2017 College Football Hall of Fame Class – Photo by Jason Schott)

The National Football Foundation presented the inductees for the 2017 College Football Hall of Fame Class at the Hilton in Midtown Manhattan on Tuesday morning.

The Class includes (in alphabetical order) Bob Crable (Notre Dame), Marshall Faulk (San Diego State), Kirk Gibson (Michigan State), Matt Leinart (Southern California), Peyton Manning (Tennessee), Bob McKay (Texas), Dat Nguyen (Texas A&M), Adrian Peterson (Georgia Southern), Mike Ruth (Boston College), Brian Urlacher (New Mexico) and coaches Danny Ford (Clemson, Arkansas), Larry Kehres (Mount Union [Ohio]) and Steve Spurrier (Duke, Florida, South Carolina).

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