NYC is the go-to city for sports fans. For football fans, we have the New York Jets and Giants; baseball lovers, the New York Mets and Yankees; basketball enthusiasts, the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets; and for lovers of ice hockey, the New York Rangers, New York Islanders and New Jersey Devils. And yup, we have some pretty cool sports bars and sports apparel shops, too. If sports and more sports is what you are looking for in the Big Apple, you have scored a touchdown!
Home of the Amazin' Mets, the world-class Citi Field boasts seating for nearly 42,000 fans, a natural-grass playing field, state-of-the-art video boards and sound system, and an exterior facade and main entry rotunda inspired by the old Ebbets Field in Brooklyn, New York. Transportation via subway and LIRR available.
Brooklyn's sleek entertainment and sports arena is home to the Brooklyn Nets basketball team and New York Islanders hockey team and also hosts world-famous boxing matches. The arena's shape is notable for its 12,000 exterior steel panels designed to invoke the image of Brooklyn's historic brownstones. Easy access via subway and LIRR.
This multi-purpose indoor arena in Newark, New Jersey, is home to the National Hockey League's New Jersey Devils and the NCAA's Seton Hall Pirates men's basketball team. The arena, which seats 16,514 fans for hockey and 18,711 for basketball, is noted for its handsome red and gray exterior (miming the colors of the New Jersey Devils).
The home of the Yankees (known as the Bronx Bombers) includes a legendary Monument Park, a refined steakhouse (NYY Steak), a Great Hall, Babe Ruth Plaza, tours, and much more. And of course, April thru September, it is the place to be to watch the incredible Yankees do their thing.
Rap entrepreneur Jay Z brings a club vibe to a sports bar. The club's name comes from a baseball term for a record set by only four players in the history of the sport: Jose Canseco, Barry Bonds, Alex Rodriguez and Alfonso Soriano hit 40 home runs and stole 40 bases in a single season. The cavernous sports bar is male and female friendly.
For sports enthusiasts, the new NBA Store is a must-visit: three floors spanning 25,000 square feet include a vast selection of NBA merchandise, a 400 square-foot video wall displaying league news, game highlights and social media posts and concierge services offering private tours and personal shopping.
If you are a fan of our men in green, then you'll want to nab a ticket during pre-season or season (August through December) at Metlife Stadium, where you can watch the Jets in an impressive 2.1 million square-foot facility, known as the top grossing stadium in the world. Also included are over 200 luxury suites.
Shared with rivals, the New York Jets, the New York Giants play their home games during football season in this huge stadium, with seating for nearly 90,000. Purchase Giants merchandise, grab a burger or a New York deli sandwich at one of the many food concessions and scream until you are hoarse for the men in green!
A sports bar loved by many New Yorkers, including Giants Justin Pugh,this super-popular bar may be tough to get into during major sporting events, but with its upscale pub food, flat screen televisions wherever your head turns, handsome red booths, and male-heavy sports loving clientele, this place is worth pushing your way in to.
Always busy, this only-in-New-York sports mecca has four floors filled with top-shelf sports clothes, shoes and equipment for men, women and children, from brands including Newton Running, Patagonia, Marmot, Coleman and others. The camping and hiking department is particularly impressive.
Arguably the most famous multipurpose arena, this huge sports and entertainment complex is home to The New York Knicks basketball team, The New York Liberty (the professional women's basketball team and The New York Rangers hockey team. A renovation, finished in 2013, added a larger entrance with interactive kiosks and LED video systems.