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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

New York Cosmos (Photo by Peter Schwartz/WFAN)

Schwartz: The New York Cosmos Are Kings Once Again

Just like the Cosmos of old, it was an international star that came up with the big goal, as Marcos Senna helped the Cosmos win their sixth Soccer Bowl.

11/12/2013

Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens - Oct. 1, 2012 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

MLS Hopes To Announce Plans For Stadium In Queens In 4 To 6 Weeks

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.

04/25/2013

Proposed Cosmos stadium at Belmont Park (credit: Spectorgroup / Populous / Cameron)

New York Cosmos Planning New Soccer Stadium At Belmont Park Racetrack

The proposal also includes plans for restaurants, retail space, a hotel and a park. It would be built in a corner of the Elmont property that borders New York City.

01/16/2013

Football legend Pele speaks to the media at a press conference on March 3, 2011 at Jalan Besar Stadium in Singapore. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

After 30-Year Absence, New York Cosmos To Return To Professional Soccer For 2013

The New York Cosmos are back. After a nearly 30-year absence, the Cosmos joined the North American Soccer League on Thursday. The team will begin league play in the 2013 season.

07/13/2012

NEW YORK - JUNE 29: (L-R) Former NY Cosmo players Shep Messing and Giorgio Chinaglia attend a special screening of Miramax Films' 'Once in a Lifetime' at The Core Club on June 29, 2006 in New York City. (Photo by Peter Kramer/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Remembering Cosmos Legend Giorgio Chinaglia

Giorgio Chinaglia, legendary Cosmos striker passed away on Sunday at 65. Few athletes enjoyed the excesses of winning in New York quite like Chinaglia.

WFAN–04/01/2012