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As NYCFC Grows, So Do The Opinions

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By Nick Chavez of SoccerNewsday.com. NEW YORK - As New York City FC (NYCFC) grows, so do the opinions. There are those who support NYCFC while others have strongly opposed the second MLS New York franchise. Recently, soccer writer Zac Wassink stirred some controversy as a Guest Columnist on EmpireOfSoccer.com when he made the argument that there was no “organic movement” from NYC soccer fans demanding the establishment of ... Read More »

March Madness: UConn Eliminates Iowa In The Sweet 16

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NEW YORK, NY – Madison Square Garden held its first NCAA tournament game since 1961 on Friday night when the heavily favorite No. 7 Connecticut Huskies defeated the No. 3 Iowa State Cyclones 81-76 in a sold out and very affluent crowd. Prior to the Huskies making the conference change to the American Athletic Conference (AAC), they played in the ... Read More »

College Hoops: No. 21 UConn Hold Off No. 13 Cincinnati, Advance To American Athletic Conference Finals

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. – For the third time this season, No. 21 UConn faced off against No. 13 Cincinnati Bearcats.  In the semifinal round of the American Athletic Conference (AAC), the Huskies prevailed 58-56 over the Bearcats in the packed FedExForum. The fans in attendance witnessed a fast paced game which featured the battle between AAC Player of the Year Shabazz Napier (15 ... Read More »

College Hoops: UConn Blows Out Memphis 72-53 In American Athletic Conference Tournament Quarterfinals

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MEMPHIS, TENN. – In their third meeting against the No. 21 Connecticut Huskies, No. 19 ranked Memphis Tigers had home court advantage on Thursday night in the sold out FedExForum in the Quarterfinals of the American Athletic Conference (AAC) Tournament. Unfortunately, home court would not make a difference as Connecticut would blow the game wide open and win, 72-53, behind a spectacular ... Read More »

College Hoops: Senior Night Victory For Huskies Over Rutgers

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STORRS, Connecticut – In front of a sold out Gampel Pavilion, Senior Night was a success with the Connecticut Huskies pulling out a much needed 69-63 victory over the Rutgers Scarlet Knights. Leading the way for the Huskies was Shabazz Napier’s whose lights out seven three-pointers made the difference. Prior to tipoff, an emotional crowd cheered when seniors Shabazz Napier ... Read More »

College Hoops: Great Finish Gives UConn 51-45 Victory Over No. 11 Cincinnati

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HARTFORD, Conn – The unranked Connecticut Huskies took to their home floor to get revenge on conference rival, No. 11 Cincinnati Bearcats who won the first meeting. Both teams entered the nationally televised match-up neck and neck in the conference standings but that wasn’t what made this game such an anticipated meeting. The American Athletic Conferences number one and two ... Read More »

Is David Moyes Running Out Of Time?

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“It was a really poor performance. We never really got going and we didn’t deserve anything. I am just surprised, I didn’t see that level of performance coming, I just didn’t see it”, so opined David Moyes after Manchester United’s capitulation to Olympiakos, in the Champions League. But really, it could have been lifted from any number of post-match interviews ... Read More »

College Hoops: Close But No Cigar for the Bulls of South Florida As They Lose 61-56 To UConn

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TAMPA, FLORIDA – The USF Sun Dome was rocking Wednesday night as the University of South Florida sought to avenge a 43 point loss at the hands of the University of Connecticut Huskies in their last meeting in Hartford, Connecticut. The Bulls could not score during their first five possessions thanks to the superb defense played by the Huskies. Protecting ... Read More »

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