Head coach Mike Petke of the New York Red Bulls (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Dyer: Pay The Man! Red Bulls Head Coach Mike Petke Deserves An Extension

It is time for Dietrich Mateschitz to belly up to the proverbial bar as the owner of the New York Red Bulls and do the right thing for his head coach.

11/14/2014

Members of the Jets celebrate during their 20-13 win over Pittsburgh at MetLife Stadium on Nov. 9, 2014. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

3 Up And 3 Down: Who’s Hot And Who’s Not In New York Sports — Week 2

It’s time once again to look at who’s hot and who’s not on the New York/New Jersey sports landscape.

11/10/2014

Thierry Henry #14 of New York Red Bulls and Brandon McDonald #4 of D.C. United battle for the ball at Red Bull Arena on March 16, 2013 in Harrison, New Jersey.  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Red Bulls Advance Despite 2-1 Loss To DC United

Peguy Luyindula scored his second playoff goal in as many games and the New York Red Bulls advanced to the Eastern Conference finals despite a 2-1 loss to D.C. United on Saturday.

11/08/2014

New York Red Bulls looks on during the national anthem prior to their game against the D.C. United at Red Bull Arena on March 16, 2013 in Harrison, New Jersey.  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Red Bulls Look To Advance In MLS Playoffs

New York can advance to the Eastern Conference finals with a win, draw or one-goal loss after a 2-0 home victory in the first leg of this series Sunday.

11/08/2014

Thierry Henry #14, Kenny Cooper #33, Joel Lindpere #20 and Dax McCarty #11 of the New York Red Bulls their first goal against the Philadelphia Union at PPL Park on October 27, 2012 in Chester, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Red Bulls Take First Leg 2-0 Over D.C. United

Bradley Wright-Phillips and Peguy Luyindula scored for the Red Bulls with Thierry Henry setting up both goals.

11/03/2014

Thierry Henry #14 of New York Red Bulls controls the ball from Baggio Husidic #6 of Los Angeles Galaxy in the first half at StubHub Center on September 28, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Dyer: No Excuses — NY Sports Fans Should Be At Red Bull Arena On Sunday

There are no more excuses, no more reasons not to support this team. It is playoff time, New York, and you love that winner. Love this Red Bulls team in person on Sunday and let’s turn Red Bull Arena into a sold-out frenzy.

10/31/2014

Ashley Young of Manchester United in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Burnley and Manchester United at Turf Moor on August 30, 2014 in Burnley, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Schwartz: A Guide To The Top Soccer Clubs In The World

“Club Soccer 101” is that extra help for the soccer novices, but it’s also a good resource for the most educated soccer fans as well.

09/08/2014

Citi Field (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Ranking The Top 8 Sports Venues In New York And New Jersey

These places have come and gone over the years, but New York and New Jersey boast some of the best in the country. Here’s how they stack up against each other.

08/14/2014

Landon Donovan #10 of the Los Angeles Galaxy reacts to his supporters after a 4-1 win over the Philadelphia Union at StubHub Center on May 25, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Landon Donovan To Retire From Pro Soccer At End Of MLS Season

The LA Galaxy forward is widely considered the best player in American history. The 32-year-old Donovan is the top goal-scorer in MLS history and the top scorer in U.S. national team history.

08/07/2014

New York Red Bulls Fans (Photo by Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)

Red Bulls Lose To Philadelphia Union 3-1

The New York Red Bulls lost 3-1 Wednesday night to Philadelphia Union, who ended a 7-game, home-winless streak.

07/16/2014

A fan of the United States enjoys the atmosphere prior to the World Cup Round of 16 match against Belgium at Arena Fonte Nova on July 1, 2014 in Salvador, Brazil. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Silverman: Enough Already! Give Me Football — The Real Version Of The Sport

Despite the huge crowds that watched the World Cup games at public venues in major cities all over the land, we have not become a soccer-mad country.

07/02/2014

Fans of the United States watch the U.S. game versus Belgium on a projected screen under the Manhattan Bridge on July 1, 2014 in Dumbo. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Dyer: I Believe That — I Believe That — I Believe That Soccer Is Only Going Up

Fans lustily cheered, groaned and chanted “I believe,“ joining the chorus sung all over the country. But they didn’t just “believe that we will win.” No, they also believed that soccer has arrived.

07/02/2014

United States fans cheer in the rain prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil group G match between the United States and Germany at Arena Pernambuco on June 26, 2014 in Recife, Brazil. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Dyer: Soccer Has FINALLY Arrived In The U.S., And It’s Time To Accept It

The next move is yours, Joe Six-Pack. This soccer thing ain’t going anywhere, so you might as well accept it.

07/01/2014

Robin van Persie of the Netherlands shoots and scores his team's second goal during the World Cup Group B match against Australia at Estadio Beira-Rio on June 18, 2014 in Porto Alegre, Brazil. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

Red Bulls’ Cahill Scores, But Netherlands Proves Too Much For Australia

The Netherlands had to work much harder for victory over the World Cup’s lowest-ranked team than it did against the defending world and European champion.

06/18/2014

United States fans react to a call during the international friendly match against Nigeria at EverBank Field on June 7, 2014 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Dyer: Americans Who Ignore MLS, NASL Aren’t Real Soccer Fans

Chances are you’ll encounter plenty of soccer fans ahead of Monday’s U.S.-Ghana match. But guess what? They’re not real fans if they pooh-pooh the teams in their own backyard.

06/16/2014

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Red Bulls vs. Galaxy: August 15

Photos from the Galaxy’s 1-0 win over the Red Bulls at Red Bull Arena.

New York Red Bulls v Chicago Fire

Red Bulls at Fire: August 8

Photos from Rafael Marquez’s debut with the New York Red Bulls.

Manchester City v New York Red Bulls

Red Bulls vs. Manchester City: July 25

Red Bulls defeat Manchester City 2-1 at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey.

Tottenham Hotspur v New York Red Bulls

Tottenham Hotspur at Red Bulls: July 22

New York Red Bulls vs. Tottenham Hotspur at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey.

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