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Morning Brief: January 13

Morning Brief: January 13
NYCFC Mixing it Up

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.


White House Says it Should Have Sent More Senior Official to Paris [TIME].

FBI Investigating Hack of Central Command’s Social Media Accounts [Reuters].

NYPD Alerted to ISIS Threat Against Cops, Solidiers, Civilians [NY Post].

Arrests and Summonses Rise in NYC, but Fall Short of Pre-Showdown Levels [NY Times].

More than Just Condoms: NYC PrEP’s City Against HIV [WFUV News].


Ohio State upset Oregon in the college football national champsionship game, 42-40

Nets fell to Houston, 113-99


Islanders @ Rangers, 7PM


Sunny, but pretty darn windy. Official high of 27, but it’ll feel as low as 10 degrees with the windchill [full forecast].


• Shawn Colvin and Mary Chapin Carpenter (with Kate Davis) @ City Winery

• Guster @ Rough Trade NYC

• Ramsey Lewis “In Crowd 50th Anniversary” @ the Blue Note

• “Celebrating Charlie Haden 1937-2014” A Memorial And Celebration Of His Life @ Town Hall

• Melanie @ the B.B. King Blues Club and Grill

• WFUV PRESENTS: “On Your Radar” hosted by John Platt, featuring Butchers Blind, Katie Pearlman and Robert Bruey @ Rockwood Music Hall


On this day in 1968, Johnny Cash performed live at Folsom State Prison.

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