Historic franchises and can’t-miss sporting events are a dime a dozen in New York City. You won’t find a better atmosphere for a big game than at venues like the world-famous Madison Square Garden and the newer Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Check out this NYC sports guide to find out about upcoming games.
A Look ahead at NYC Sports
New York Rangers
The New York Rangers are currently in the midst of another successful season where the playoffs seem well within reach. Their team of crafty veterans and talented younger players are still filling up Madison Square Garden on a nightly basis. Come watch guys like Mats Zuccarello, Michael Grabner and the incomparable Henrik Lundqvist finish out the season strong. Tickets can be found here.
New York Islanders
Islanders fans may have written off their season long ago, but things are starting to change. Following the recent firing of head coach Jack Capuano, the Islanders have been playing their best hockey of the season under the guidance of their captain John Tavares and the new interim coach Doug Weight. See them finish off their final games and compete for a wild card spot.
The New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets aren’t exactly living up to expectations this season, but their games are still fun to watch! These two young squads are still coming into their own as a cohesive unit and will look to build on that chemistry as the season progresses.
College basketball is heating up in anticipation of the March Madness NCAA Tournament. Luckily, New York City is home to some of the biggest tournaments of the entire season.
From March 7 to March 11, the ACC Tournament will take place at the Barclays Center and will feature powerhouse teams like Florida State, North Carolina and Virginia. Purchase tickets here to catch all of the action.
Big East Tournament
Also, from March 8 to March 11, Madison Square Garden will host the Big East tournament which will showcase teams like the reigning NCAA champion Villanova, Creighton and Butler. You can find tickets here.
After all of the conference tournaments, it will finally be time for March Madness! The tournament’s East Regionals will be decided at Madison Square Garden from March 24 through the 26. Get tickets here.
Make your way to uptown Manhattan and check out the New York City Football Club. Their home opener will take place on March 12 at 2 p.m. in the Bronx’s Yankee Stadium, a NYC sports staple, against D.C. United.
Come out to the pitch and check out world-class players like Mix Diskerud, David Villa and Andrea Pirlo. Here is the rest of their season’s schedule so you can find out which game works best for you.
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