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The New York Cosmos celebrate with the trophy after winning the 2013 Soccer Bowl 1-0 against the Atlanta Silverbacks at Atlanta Silverbacks Park on November 9, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images for New York Cosmos)

Schwartz: New York Cosmos Look To Repeat After Last Year’s Reboot

The Cosmos were more than something special in the late ’70s and early ’80s. They were a phenomenon. And they’re primed to make history again.

04/11/2014

Belmont Park

2 Horses Die In Belmont Park Accident

Four-time graded stakes winner Caixa Eletronica and another horse died Saturday after a training accident at Belmont Park on Long Island.

01/04/2014

The New York Cosmos hope to build a privately financed 25,000-seat stadium in the shadow of Belmont Racetrack. (Photo: Handout)

Elmont Community Leaders Seeking To Block New Soccer Stadium

The 25,000-seat stadium would be the home of the recently revived New York Cosmos. The proposed site is currently a parking lot and would be developed with private funding, if approved.

07/23/2013

Policemen and Police Horses stand at attention at Belmont Park. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Monzo: Grades Stakes Weekend In NY, NJ And California

Great racing continues this Saturday as Belmont Park has the G2 Suburban Handicap and the G2 Dwyer Stakes, Monmouth Park has the G1 United Nations Stakes and Hollywood Park has the G1 Hollywood Gold Cup.

07/05/2013

The New York Cosmos hope to build a privately financed 25,000-seat stadium in the shadow of Belmont Racetrack. (Photo: Handout)

Cosmos Pushing Hard For 25,000-Seat Stadium Near Belmont Park

The Islanders are moving to Brooklyn, but will Long Island soon gain a professional soccer team? The New York Cosmos have big plans for a soccer stadium on the Queens/Nassau County border.

06/26/2013

Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens with Mike Francesa (Credit: Brian Monzo/WFAN)

LISTEN: Francesa Chats With Biggest Names In Horse Racing Ahead Of Belmont Stakes

Ahead of the 145th Belmont Stakes, WFAN’s Mike Francesa was live from Belmont Park on Friday to preview the third leg of the Triple Crown. You can listen to all of the exclusive audio from Friday’s program right here.

06/07/2013

Racing at Belmont Park. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Monzo Previews Memorial Day Weekend Racing At Belmont And Monmouth Park

Brian Monzo gives you the lowdown on this weekend’s horse racing action.

05/25/2013

Monmouth Park (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Monzo: Breaking Down Saturday Races Not Named The Preakness Stakes

Saturday’s feature of the day is the Preakness Stakes. We took a long look at that, but there are a few races I like at Belmont Park and Monmouth Park as well that we can discuss.

05/17/2013

Union Rags comes up along the inside during the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park - Elmont, NY - Jun 9, 2012 (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Belmont Stakes Revives Talk Of Casino Near Belmont Park

The thrills and economic boost of Saturday’s Belmont Stakes horse race have revived talk of bringing a casino to Belmont Park, WCBS 880 Long Island Bureau Chief Mike Xirinachs reported.

06/11/2012

(Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

No Triple Crown Try, No Super Buzz At The Belmont

With I’ll Have Another retired with a tendon injury, there wasn’t much excitement among fans entering the huge racetrack hours before the race.

06/09/2012

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Monzo: 2012 Belmont Stakes Preview And Picks

There have been 11 horses since 1978 to take the first two jewels of the Triple Crown, only to falter at the Belmont Stakes. I’ll Have Another has a chance to make history — or become No. 12.

06/08/2012

Atigun gallops during a morning workout at Belmont Park on June 6, 2012 in Elmont, New York. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Union: Tentative Deal Averts Strike Before Belmont

Belmont racetrack workers have struck a tentative labor deal with the New York Racing Association to head off a possible strike on the eve of a Triple Crown bid, a union official said Wednesday.

06/06/2012

Trainer D. Wayne Lukas who will saddle Optimizer in the 138th Kentucky Derby, talks with the media at Churchill Downs on May 2, 2012 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Trainer D. Wayne Lukas In Hospital After Horse Kicks Head

Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas was hospitalized on Tuesday after one of his horses reared up and kicked him in the head.

06/05/2012

ELMONT, NY - JUNE 06:  A General View of the Start of the141st Running of The Belmont Stakes at Belmont Racetrack on June 6, 2009 in Elmont, New York.  The race was won by Summer Bird ridden by Jockey Kent Desormeaux  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Labor Woes At Belmont As Triple Crown Bid Nears

If a deal isn’t reached soon, I’ll Have Another may not have another race at this weekend’s Belmont Stakes.

06/05/2012

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I’ll Have Another Training After Near Crash

Trainer Doug O’Neill welcomed an uneventful day at training for Belmont Stakes favorite I’ll Have Another.

WFAN–06/01/2012

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