(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 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.
Continue reading Red Bulls Roundup: Champions League, Bonomo Signing, & Goodbye Grella
(RJ Allen – Courtesy NYCFC)
New York City Football Club are continuing to make moves to shape their defense for 2018.
On Monday, NYCFC announced that they have traded defender RJ Allen to Orlando City in exchange for a 3rd Round MLS SuperDraft pick in 2018.
Continue reading NYCFC Trades Allen, Signs Stuver As They Overhaul Defense
(The scene during the Gotham Classic – Photo by Jason Schott)
Madison Square Garden hosted two college basketball tournaments this weekend. On Saturday afternoon in the Gotham Classic, Louisville beat Memphis, and on Sunday in the Holiday Festival, St. John’s beat Iona.
Continue reading Louisville, St. John’s Win At MSG Hoops Weekend
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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(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.
Continue reading Inside The Mind Of The Student-Athlete
(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.
Continue reading NYCFC Signs Tinnerholm From Sweden, Trade Brillant To DC
(Yankee Stadium – Photo by Jason Schott)
New York City Football Club has submitted their Protected List ahead of Tuesday’s MLS Expansion Draft.
The draft will take place on Tuesday, December 12 at 2 p.m. ET and LAFC will have five picks to help build out their roster for their inaugural season.
Continue reading NYCFC Protected List For Expansion Draft
(Photo by Jason Schott)
Kentucky rolled to an easy 93-76 win over Monmouth in the Citi Hoops Classic on Saturday afternoon at Madison Square Garden.
After trailing 5-4 in the opening minutes, Kentucky went on a 17-3 run capped by PJ Washington free throws to make it 21-8 at the 12:42 mark of the first half.
Continue reading Kentucky Mauls Monmouth At Garden
(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).
Continue reading Peyton Manning Headlines 2017 College Football Hall OF Fame Class