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Mar 16, 2015

New York City FC savor reception at Yankee Stadium home

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The brand new New York City FC felt right at home in their Yankee Stadium debut on Sunday and were moved by the support they received from 43,000 fans at the iconic baseball ballpark.

“I couldn’t be more pleased with the atmosphere the fans brought today. It was fantastic,” NYCFC coach Jason Kreis said after the new Major League Soccer team’s 2-0 win over the New England Revolution in their landmark first home game.

Mar 16, 2015

Soccer-New York City FC savor reception at Yankee Stadium home

NEW YORK, March 15 (Reuters) – The brand new New York City FC felt right at home in their Yankee Stadium debut on Sunday and were moved by the support they received from 43,000 fans at the iconic baseball ballpark.

“I couldn’t be more pleased with the atmosphere the fans brought today. It was fantastic,” NYCFC coach Jason Kreis said after the new Major League Soccer team’s 2-0 win over the New England Revolution in their landmark first home game.

Mar 15, 2015

Soccer-Villa, NYCFC stage home opening party at Yankee Stadium

NEW YORK, March 15 (Reuters) – New York City FC celebrated their Big Apple opening in style at fabled Yankee Stadium with captain David Villa scoring and taking an emotional curtain call in their Major League Soccer home debut on Sunday.

New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio presented a plaque proclaiming March 15th NYCFC Day and Villa proved it to the delight of 43,000 fans in the chill of the Bronx in a 2-0 victory over the New England Revolution.

Mar 11, 2015

Spain’s Villa eager for Yankee Stadium’s MLS debut

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The curtain for the newest big-time sports show in town goes up on Sunday with Spanish captain David Villa leading New York City FC in their Major League Soccer home opener at Yankee Stadium.

Villa, a World Cup and European Championship winner, has embraced the challenge of leading a new team and winning hearts in New York starting against the New England Revolution.

Mar 11, 2015

Soccer-Spain’s Villa eager for Yankee Stadium’s MLS debut

NEW YORK, March 11 (Reuters) – The curtain for the newest big-time sports show in town goes up on Sunday with Spanish captain David Villa leading New York City FC in their Major League Soccer home opener at Yankee Stadium.

Villa, a World Cup and European Championship winner, has embraced the challenge of leading a new team and winning hearts in New York starting against the New England Revolution.

Mar 9, 2015

Another Wimbledon title is Federer’s goal

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Roger Federer is proud of all his grand slam singles titles, but if the Swiss master could add just one more to his record men’s haul of 17 it would be at Wimbledon.

“It would be my favourite choice if I had a choice right now,” Federer, 33, told reporters on the eve of Tuesday’s BNB Parabas Showdown exhibition at Madison Square Garden against 23-year-old Grigor Dimitrov.

Mar 9, 2015

Tennis-Another Wimbledon title is Federer’s goal

NEW YORK, March 9 (Reuters) – Roger Federer is proud of all his grand slam singles titles, but if the Swiss master could add just one more to his record men’s haul of 17 it would be at Wimbledon.

“It would be my favorite choice if I had a choice right now,” Federer, 33, told reporters on the eve of Tuesday’s BNB Parabas Showdown exhibition at Madison Square Garden against 23-year-old Grigor Dimitrov.

Mar 9, 2015

Mauresmo leads group elected to Hall of Fame

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Amelie Mauresmo, a two-time grand slam winner and the first French woman to be ranked number one, was elected to the International Tennis Hall of Fame, organizers said on Monday.

Joining Mauresmo in the Class of 2015 were Australian David Hall as a player in the wheelchair category and Nancy Jeffett of Dallas in the contributer category.

Mar 9, 2015

Tennis-Mauresmo leads group elected to Hall of Fame

NEW YORK, March 9 (Reuters) – Amelie Mauresmo, a two-time grand slam winner and the first French woman to be ranked number one, was elected to the International Tennis Hall of Fame, organizers said on Monday.

Joining Mauresmo in the Class of 2015 were Australian David Hall as a player in the wheelchair category and Nancy Jeffett of Dallas in the contributer category.

Mar 5, 2015

U.S. Ryder changes a ‘shrewd’ move, says Europe’s McGinley

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Former European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley said on Thursday he thought recent changes the struggling United States side has made in their approach to the premier match play team event were “shrewd” moves.

A U.S. task force set up after the Americans were thrashed by 16-1/2 points to 11-1/2 by McGinley’s Europeans last year in Scotland gave more input to players and installed a system patterned after the European model to nurture future captains.