Tag: Sports

Soccer Stadium Not Coming to The Bronx? Team Owners Now Scouting Site In Queens

Hasta la vista, Manchester City Football Club Soccer Stadium in The Bronx?

“Developers behind a proposal to build the city’s first Major League Soccer arena are looking to develop land near the Aqueduct Racetrack in Queens, after plans to build near Yankee Stadium fell apart, sources told Capital.”

Join Bronx Community College & Run The Bronx This May 3rd!

Bronx Community College (BCC)’s Run the Bronx race will be held on May 3. This annual event was founded in 1978 by former college president and Tuskegee Airman Dr. Roscoe C. Brown.

Now in its 36th year, the Run has become a signature event for the borough. And there’s so much more to the day than just a high-spirited, friendly competition. Run the Bronx promotes fitness and wellness, a crucial issue in a borough that has the highest rates of asthma, diabetes and obesity in our city. BCC would like to further expand the annual race to encourage healthier habits and lifestyles in our common community and turn around these alarming statistics.

Derek Jeter’s Last Opening Day At Yankee Stadium

Yankee fans came out today to bear witness for an historic moment – Derek Jeter’s last opening day at the stadium and the beginning of the end of his almost 20 year career.
Jeter began playing for the Bronx Bombers in 1995 and since his debut, he’s been a one of the most popular players ever.

¡Lucha Libre! Bronx Wrestlers Punch, Body-Slam for Glory At The Bronx Wrestling Federation

From The Wall Street Journal:

On the second floor of a warehouse in the Bronx’s Soundview neighborhood, men in costumes head-butt, clothes-line, and body-slam each other to the roars and jeers of more than 100 fans.

By day, the men are construction workers and restaurant managers—but by night, they turn into the Caveman and the Big Heavy, all taking part in the monthly spectacle organized by the Bronx Wrestling Federation, or BWF.

Taxpayers Expected To Fund Soccer Stadium To Be Built In The Bronx

A soccer stadium deal with a reported price tag of anywhere from $300 million to $400 million seems to have been made behind the back of the community.

Just last night, dozens of community members gathered at the offices of Bronx Legal Services to discuss the deals that were being made without any community input in relation to the proposed Major League Soccer stadium for the New York City Football Club.