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Sports Events in New York City This Weekend - September 15-September 17

September 11, 2017 - by CG Directory Editor
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NYC is home to the Knicks, the Yankees, the Jets, the Rangers, the Mets, the Nets, and the Islanders, so you can bet that there are sporting events happening in the city no matter the season. (There's also soccer, minor league baseball, marathons, and all kinds of college teams.) Find out what sports events in New York City are happening this weekend on City Guide's roundup and then snag some tickets for a game you'll never forget.

Yankees vs Baltimore Orioles - Yankee Stadium
September 16, 2017 - Bronx

Hoops for a Cause - Basketball City
September 16, 2017 - New York

Join the Friends of St. Mary's Committee for our third annual 3-on-3 basketball tournament to support St. Mary's Hospital for Children! Check out photos from last year's event: Discounted team registration available until July 11th, then cost will continue to increase as event approaches. So save your spot today! Sponsors and spectators welcome. We look forward to seeing you there!

Ecf 17 Total Domination 3 - Stage 48
September 16, 2017 - New York

Extreme Cage Fighting Inc. is New York's premier Mixed Martial Arts fight night host in the east coast, and on September 16, 2017, we bring you ECF 17 – Total Domination 3. The night is deemed to be epic with plenty of fights on the roster. Join us for an evening of extreme sport like only ECF can.

ALA Association Greater New York Chapter’s Long Island Walk to Defeat ALS - Eisenhower Park – Field 6
September 16, 2017 - East Meadow

The ALS Association Greater New York Chapter will host the 17th Annual Walk to Defeat ALS fund raiser on Long Island on Saturday, September 16th, 11:00 AM, at Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, NY. The Walk is wheelchair and stroller accessible. Before and after the Walk there will be family friendly activities such as face painting, music, mascots, refreshments, and other fun & games. For more information, contact Linda Berman at 212-720-3042 or To create a Walk team or to donate, please go online and visit the Walk to Defeat ALS webpage at: For more information about The ALS Association Greater New York Chapter, visit our website at, facebook, twitter, and instagram @ALSofGNY. Proceeds from the event will go to The ALS Association Greater New York Chapter. As one of The ALS Association's leading chapters, the Greater New York Chapter serves patients and families throughout Long Island, New York City, Westchester County, the Hudson Valley, and Northern & Central New Jersey. The ALS Association Greater New York Chapter plays a major role in promoting the mission to lead the fight to treat and cure ALS through g... (read more)

Sickle Cell Walk - Central Park
September 16, 2017 - Manhattan

The 19th Annual Sickle Cell Walk will be Saturday September 16th at Center Row in Central Park. Hosted by the Sickle Cell Thalassemia Patients network, a Brooklyn based non-profit the proceeds from the walk go towards client care and scholarships for students with sickle cell. Register at Registration begins at 9:00 am and the walk starts at 11:00 am. Registration fee is $20 and all registered walkers will receive a commemorative t-shirt. Come out and walk with us for Sickle Cel Awareness Month. Bring your friends and family and help us make this the best walk ever. See you there!

New York Cosmos vs. Jacksonville Armada FC - MCU Park
September 17, 2017 - Coney Island

MCU Park in Brooklyn will be the new home of the legendary soccer club the New York Cosmos. The team will host a total of 16 regular season NASL matches at MCU Park this year beginning with the home opener on April 1st.

Yankees vs Baltimore Orioles - Yankee Stadium
September 17, 2017 - Bronx

TCS New York City Marathon Tune-Up (18m) - New York Road Runners
September 17, 2017 - New York

This popular event is held just seven weeks before 50,000-plus runners are scheduled to line up at the TCS New York City Marathon start in Fort Wadsworth! The Tune-Up in Central Park provides 18 miles of motivation and camaraderie to carry you through the challenging preparation phase. Please note that you must complete the full 18-mile distance and cross the finish line wearing your race number in order to receive credit for your run and appear in the results.

NYRR Kurt Steiner Cross Country (5k) - New York Road Runners
September 17, 2017 - New York

"If you can hear my voice, you can break…" Those words, spoken by beloved race announcer Kurt Steiner (1921-1993), encouraged countless race finishers to run their hearts out. Steiner was a founding member of NYRR and a competitive runner and race walker. Born in Austria, Steiner was a member of the French Foreign Legion who escaped from enemy captors. Yankees Hall of Fame pitcher Whitey Ford was one of his soldiers in the U.S. Army. Steiner worked tirelessly behind the scenes to help stage the first five-borough New York City Marathon and assisted NYRR with race scoring, race applications, and media activities. Please note: NYRR cross country races do not count toward the 9+1 program.

Run 10 Feed 10 NYC 10K - Pier 84 at Hudson River Park
September 17, 2017 - New York

Want to help fight domestic hunger? All you have to do is RUN! Join our friends at Women's Health magazine for RUN 10 FEED 10 on Sunday, September 17 in New York City to run a 10K and you’ll instantly feed 10 people in your own hometown. Runners cross the start line at Pier 84 and race down the West Side Highway for a morning of fitness, fun, and giving back. Registration includes a limited-edition FEED bag and donation of 10 meals. Visit to register and learn more! #RUN10FEED10

NYC Pizza Run - Fort Greene Park
September 17, 2017 - Brooklyn

a challenge in which participants aim to complete a 5K run while stopping to eat two slices of pizza at checkpoints throughout the course. In a food obsessed metropolis where people are always on the run, putting together an event which pays tribute to some of the city’s defining characteristics seemed like a no-brainer. So grab your appetite and running shoes & join us this fall! A portion of the proceeds from the race will benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

Mets vs.Braves - Citi Field
Through September 17, 2017 - Flushing

NYRR Open Run - Brooklyn Bridge Park
Through October 03, 2017 - Brooklyn Heights

New York Road Runners invite you to join their free Tuesday night Open Runs! Whether you're a first time runner, a seasoned marathoner, or you prefer to walk, you're welcome along. No need to register in advance; sign-in takes place on site. Volunteers track the timing and marshal the course, but please leave your valuables at home as bag check is not provided. To participate, meet on the path south of Fornino at Pier 6 at 6:45pm for registration. The run begins at 7:00pm and the course comprises a full 5K. NYRR Open Runs are open to all ages. Strollers and dogs on leashes welcome.

- Bryant Park
Through October 13, 2017 - New York

Free beginner lessons with masters of this modern sport Take a stab at the modern sport of fencing with masters from Manhattan Fencing Center. No prior experience needed and equipment is provided. Pre-registration is required at Drop-ins will only be accepted if space allows. Must be 16 or older to participate. Fifth Avenue Terrace, at 41st Street Take a stab at the modern sport of fencing with masters from Manhattan Fencing Center. No prior experience needed and equipment is provided.

St. Francis Men's Soccer Game - Brooklyn Bridge Park
Through October 29, 2017 - Brooklyn Heights

The St. Francis College Men's Soccer Team will call BBP home for the fifth year in a row. Last year, the Terriers were NEC regular season champions and NEC Tournament champions. Head to Pier 5 to see the Terriers in action!

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