Major League Soccer
On a day when New York City FC announced that it will play its inaugural Major League Soccer season at Yankee Stadium in 2015, it was also revealed that baseball’s all-time saves leader would be the team’s first season-ticket holder.
A year seems like a long way away, but it really won’t be long before we see that new badge on a pitch, somewhere, in 2015.
The Red Bulls earned their first Supporters’ Shield. New York carries an eight-game unbeaten streak into the playoffs.
Petke proved why we love him and why he is the personification of New York sports, more than any other coach in this city. Petke didn’t back down, just like a true New Yorker.
Since the Yankees own a stake in the New York City Football Club, a site on East 153rd Street and River Avenue could keep the team close to home.
Major League Soccer and its players’ union are partnering in an anti-discrimination campaign, a move less than a month after Robbie Rogers signed with the Los Angeles Galaxy and became the first openly-gay male athlete to play in a major U.S. professional league.
Rogers made history on Sunday night when he became the first openly gay male athlete to play in a U.S. professional league, making his Major League Soccer debut with the Los Angeles Galaxy.
The Red Bulls drew 2-2 with Columbus and their 5-0-3 run is their best since 2003.
The Yankees are partnering with Manchester City to own Major League Soccer’s 20th team, which will be called New York City Football Club and plans to start play in the 2015 season.
The 38-year-old Beckham, who recently won a league title in a fourth country with Paris Saint-Germain, said Thursday he will retire after the season.
The league and New York City have been involved in negotiations to build a stadium on a 10-acre site in the Flushing Meadows park. A team there would start play in 2016 and be rivals of the New York Red Bulls, who play in Harrison, N.J.
Thierry Henry found the game-winner as the Red Bulls finally won their first game of the MLS season.
The Red Bulls are still searching for their first win of the season.
In New York, just making the playoffs isn’t good enough but Backe did far more good for the club. He deserved one more year.
The Red Bulls defeated the Union 3-0 on Saturday and have virtually wrapped up third place in the MLS East.