Hartnett: Red Bulls Desperate For Something Positive This WeekendIn the wake of Wednesday's crushing loss in the U.S. Open Cup final, the Red Bulls’ attention has immediately turned toward solidifying their position in Major League Soccer's playoff race.
Hartnett: Red Bulls Simply Failed To Seize The MomentA cauldron of noise greeted the Red Bulls when they entered Children’s Mercy Park ahead of their showpiece U.S. Open Cup final against Sporting Kansas City.
Hartnett: Motivated Red Bulls Can Taste Their First Major ChampionshipRed Bulls head coach Jesse Marsch will have the opportunity to usher in a new era in club history on Wednesday should his squad secure New York’s first U.S. Open Cup championship.
Hartnett: Fierce Battle Is Underway On Rangers' Blue LineWhen Alain Vigneault first took charge of the Rangers in 2013, he began orchestrating an identity change from the defensive-obsessed leanings of predecessor John Tortorella.
Hartnett: Red Bulls Brace For Grind Of 4 Matches In 11 DaysFour matches over the span of 11 days will test the Red Bulls’ depth and resolve.
Hartnett: New-Look Rangers Have Fair Share Of Questions As Camp BeginsThe Rangers are somewhere between the Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins and expansion Vegas Golden Knights. But where, exactly?
Hartnett: Playoff-Hopeful Red Bulls Face Crucial Test At FireSaturday’s meeting between the Red Bulls and Chicago Fire will be a “six-pointer” in the truest sense of the term.
Hartnett: USMNT Needs To Take Tuesday's Gift And Run With ItThe message was clear long before the United States landed on Honduran soil: losing Tuesday’s World Cup qualifier would not be acceptable with three matches left to play. Yet it was all going wrong for the Americans for 84 minutes.
Hartnett: Red Bulls Need A Win, So Does The U.S. National TeamThe Red Bulls can move a step closer to clinching a playoff berth with a victory against FC Dallas on Saturday night.
Hartnett: The Time Has Come For MLS To Adopt A Pro-Rel SystemMajor League Soccer is an oddball, single-entity league that is out of step with the rest of the world.
Hartnett: Farewell And Adieu To Tanner Glass, A Guy Who Proved His WorthIt was never Tanner Glass’ fault that he became the posterboy for the old debate between intangibles and analytics.
Hartnett: Rangers In Position To Go After Russian Winger ZaripovOn Monday afternoon, the NHL gave Russian Danis Zaripov the all clear to immediately pursue a contract with any of its 31 clubs.

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