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St. John’s Heron Named Big East Player of the Week; Figueroa Earns Honor Roll

(Mustapha Heron – @StJohnsBball)

On Sunday, Mustapha Heron and LJ Figueroa led St. John’s to a comeback victory over No. 13/13 Villanova, and on Monday, Heron has been named the Big East Player of the Week and Figueroa earned a spot on the league’s weekly honor roll.

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Red Bulls Sign 2018 MLS Defender of the Year Aaron Long

(Aaron Long greeting fans – Provided by Red Bulls)

The Red Bulls have signed United States Men’s National Team defender Aaron Long to a multi-year MLS contract using Targeted Allocation Money, the club announced on Monday morning.

Long was an integral piece of the Red Bulls’ success last season, anchoring a Red Bulls backline that allowed just 33 goals in 34 regular season games en route to the 2018 Supporters’ Shield with league-record points (71) and wins (22), as well as appearances in the Eastern Conference Finals and Semifinals of the Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League.

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Alfonzo Returns As Cyclones Manager

(Edgardo Alfonzo)

Mets icon Edgardo Alfonzo, will return as manager for the 2019 season, his sixth year with the Cyclones organization and third as manager. “Fonzie” will be joined on the bench by hitting coach Delwyn Young, pitching coach Josué Matos and coach Endy Chávez.

Chávez is known for authoring one of the best moments in Mets history when he reached over the left field fence to rob Scott Rolen of a grand slam in the seventh game of the 2006 NLCS. This will be his first season as a coach.

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NYCFC Signs Luis Barraza To His First Professional Contract

(Courtesy NYCFC)

New York City Football Club announced that 2019 MLS SuperDraft first round selection Luis Barraza has signed his first professional contract with the Club.

The goalkeeper, who was taken 12th overall, becomes NYCFC’s sixth offseason acquisition, following the arrivals of Tony Rocha, Keaton Parks, Ebenezer Ofori, Justin Haak and Juan Pablo Torres.

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