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Morning Coffee! Let's Talk Soccer Edition

Good morning, New York/New Jersey sports fans! We don't lead 'Morning Coffee' with soccer news very often, but that's where we begin today.

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Red Bulls Trade Stunner: Dwayne De Rosario For Dax McCarty: De Rosario is a world-class midfielder the Red Bulls acquired in a trade earlier this season. Now, they have shipped him to DC United for the younger, less talented and much less expensive midfielder Dax McCarty. It is that last part -- less expensive -- that might be the key to this deal. The Red Bulls, who have championship aspirations in 2011, are an unsatisfying 5-3-9. The work of goalkeepers Greg Sutton and Bouna Coundoul has been less than desirable thus far and the defense has not always been good. New York might be setting itself up for more midseason roster juggling.

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MetLife Stadium? The New York Giants and New York Jets are reportedly near a deal to sell the naming rights to the year-old New Meadowlands Stadium to MetLife for approximately $17 million annually.

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Yankees Trade Rumors: Ideas For Upgrading The Bullpen: Kicking around a few ideas for ways to help the depleted New York Yankee bullpen.

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