New York City is home to several sports teams: New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets are basketball, New York Rangers and New York Islanders for hockey, New York Yankees and New York Mets are baseball teams, New York Jets and New York Giants are teams for American Football, New York Red Bulls for soccer. New York City is proud to have world-class venues that host sporting events: Madison Square Garden, Barclays Center, Yankee Stadium. Red Bull Arena and MetLife Stadium are located in New Jersey, less than an hour away from Times Square.

Sports seasons

NBA, basketball: last week of October with playoffs starting mid-April.
NHL, hockey: 1st week of October to June.
Baseball: end of March to end of September.
NFL: September to end of January.
Soccer: March to October, with playoffs in November and December.
US Open - end of August - early September.