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Morning Brief: January 13

by Jeff Coltin
soccer ball

Cogsi, Deviant Art

Just over two months away till Yankee Stadium gets a new soccer team. Yes, New York City Football Club, or NYCFC will be the first pro soccer team playing a whole season in the Bronx since the Cosmos left the old Yankee Stadium in 1976. And big news for US Men’s National Team fans: Mix Diskerud is rumored to have signed with the team this morning.

Morning Brief: January 12

by Jeff Coltin
Princeton

New York Public Library, wikimedia

This year’s college football champions will be crowned tonight in Dallas. The game’s between the Ducks of Oregon and the Buckeyes of Ohio State—nary a New York connection in sight. New York City-area teams haven’t had luck on the national stage for a while, but back in the old days, they were dominant. Princeton claims 28 national championships! …all won before 1950. Yale claims 27 (last won in 1927), and Army claims three (last won in 1946).

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