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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

Patrick Grange died in 2012 at the age of 29. He reportedly had ALS. Researchers at Boston University tested his brain and say he had extensive frontal lobe damage and a build-up of a protein linked to CTE (Photo: CBS 2)

Researchers Link Heading In Soccer to Degenerative Brain Disease

CTE is a degenerative brain disease linked to repeated blows to the head. Typically, it’s been found in football players and boxers, but now a soccer player has become the first in his sport to be publicly named with the disease.

02/28/2014

An overhead view of the proposed location of a facility that would host a joint Manchester/New York Yankees Soccer team in the Bronx. (Credit CBS 2)

Professional Soccer Club Could Soon Be Bronx Bound

Professional soccer could be coming to the Bronx. The city is working on a deal that would put a soccer stadium down the street from Yankee Stadium.

12/12/2013

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The World’s Best Soccer Stadiums

Check out the best soccer stadiums from around the world.

11/06/2013

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Red Bulls Allow Goal In Extra Time, Tie 2-2 In Playoffs

Dynamo played the final 25 minutes with a man advantage after New York’s Olave was given a straight red card.

11/03/2013

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Red Bulls Earn 4th Straight Win, Shut Out FC Dallas 1-0

Robles, who is tied with five other goaltenders for the MLS lead in shutouts, made two saves to help New York to its fourth straight victory.

09/22/2013

Randy Gordon's gymnastics-like throw-in that was knocked into the net for a goal has turned the Hackensack High School junior into an Internet star. (Photo: Handout)

Local Soccer Player Becomes Internet Celeb Thanks To One Crazy ‘Shot’

Randy Gordon is a typical Hackensack High School junior, but one who has been catapulted into the spotlight because of a catapult-like throw in that resulted in a goal.

09/11/2013

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Former Rutgers AD Tim Pernetti Hired By MLS Expansion Team

The expansion team is a joint venture that pairs Manchester City Football Club with the New York Yankees.

09/09/2013

A scuffle is caught on camera at Long Island youth soccer match. (credit: YouTube)

Long Island Soccer Dad’s Tirade Caught On Camera

A volunteer flag man told the man to stop cursing at his own daughter, witnesses said.

08/22/2013

Officials in Princeton, N.J. are considering designs for protective head gear that some athletes will be required to wear. (Credit CBS 2)

Thick-Skulled? Some Question Plan To Make Princeton, N.J. Athletes Wear Head Gear

A spokesman for the Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey applauded the move, but added that research on the subject was lacking.

08/08/2013

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Red Bulls, Toronto FC Finish In Scoreless Draw

Toronto (2-10-8) has been shut out in its past three road games, a goalless drought that has reached 319 minutes.

07/20/2013

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Red Bulls Blank Dynamo 2-0, Move To Within Point Of First

Fabian Espindola broke a scoreless tie in the 60th minute with his first goal since April 20.

06/30/2013

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Philadelphia Union Beat Red Bulls 3-0

The Union (7-5-4) pulled even with New York (7-6-4) for third place in the Eastern Conference standings.

06/23/2013

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Reports: Thieves Targeting Urinal Screens In Brooklyn Bar Men’s Room

Some strange thieves reportedly have been targeting the men’s room at a bar in Williamsburg, Brooklyn – stealing items that seemingly no one would even care to touch.

06/04/2013

FC Bayern Muenchen players celebrate after winning the UEFA Champions League Final against Borussia Dortmund at Wembley Stadium on May 25, 2013 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Alex Grimm/Getty Images)

Bayern Munich Wins Champions League Final Over Borussia Dortmund

Arjen Robben scored in the 89th minute to win the prestigious Champions League over rivals Borussia Dortmund.

05/25/2013

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