Articles by: Rich Mancuso

“Unnecessary Roughness” and Aaron Hernandez

“Unnecessary Roughness” and Aaron Hernandez

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor That success story that ends tragic and how it applies to former NFL star Aaron Hernandez who went from stardom with the New England Patriots and to a Massachusetts Correctional facility.  Charged with double homicide […]

by · September 21, 2018 · Sports
Sep 17, 2013; New York, NY, USA; New York Mets starting pitcher Zack Wheeler (45) throws the ball against the San Francisco Giants during the second inning of a game at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

The Wheeler Shutdown

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Plain and simple and decide for yourself about the season shutdown of Zack Wheeler. He deserved another start but the Mets, and conscious about pitching apparently saw it different. Innings, pitch counts and concerns about […]

by · September 20, 2018 · Sports
Ed Randall Prostate Cancer Free Screening At Yankee Stadium

Ed Randall Prostate Cancer Free Screening At Yankee Stadium

ED RANDALL’S FANS FOR THE CURE TEAMS UP WITH THE NEW YORK YANKEES, NEW YORK-PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL, COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER AND WEILL CORNELL MEDICINE TO SAVE LIVES FROM PROSTATE CANCER ON THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2018  For the eighth consecutive year, the New […]

by · September 19, 2018 · Sports
Canelo Decision Was Subjective

Canelo Decision Was Subjective

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Las Vegas:  Just like their first fight last year that ended in a controversial draw it was Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin Saturday night going to the judges scorecards. Except this time the majority decision […]

by · September 16, 2018 · Sports
PitCCh Giveaaway backpacks at Ps/MS 71

PitCCh Giveaaway backpacks at Ps/MS 71

Didi Gregorius and Aaron Hicks of the Yankees served as ambassadors for the PitCCh In Foundation’s “Welcome Back to School” assembly and backpack giveaway Friday at PS/MS 71 over in the Pelham Bay area. Friday. The event also acts as […]

by · September 14, 2018 · Sports
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Coppola: Again Two Teams In opposite Directions

By William Coppola We all know that baseball has two half seasons. The midway point is always thought of as being the Allstar break. This season we saw that break happen after most teams played about 95 games. It was […]

by · September 14, 2018 · Sports
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Conforto And Mets Had a Right Day

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor A “Wright’ Day For The Mets David Wright started the day and it was good news for the Mets at Citi Field. Their Captain will return to the lineup September 29th, one final time and […]

by · September 14, 2018 · Sports
Mets Jay Horwitz The PR Guru

Mets Jay Horwitz The PR Guru

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor The longtime Mets publicity guru Jay Horwitz had a press conference Wednesday afternoon and it was about himself. But the Vice President of Media Relations who has been with the organization since April 1, 1980 […]

by · September 12, 2018 · Sports
Reflections 17 Years Ago…

Reflections 17 Years Ago…

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor You can’t forget those events of September 11, 2001.  For the world of sports that was a day when fun and games also went dark with the cancellation of Major League Baseball games and the […]

by · September 11, 2018 · Sports
Porter A Champion Again At 147

Porter A Champion Again At 147

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Shawn Porter said he was coming to New York and take the vacated WBC welterweight title. Danny Garcia also wanted the same thing and left without once piece of the championship in the elite 147- […]

by · September 9, 2018 · Sports
Sep 8, 2018; New York, NY, USA; New York City forward David Villa (7) reacts after colliding with with D.C. United defender Jalen Robinson (20) for a high ball during the first half at Yankee Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports

NYCFC Attempts to Churn Rhythm Into Goals

By Carlos DeJesus A contagion has struck the team of NYCFC and it is one that seems really difficult to shake. This disease has taken the form of an inability to close games and convert goals. After a 1-1 draw […]

by · September 9, 2018 · Sports
Apr 1, 2013; New York, NY, USA; Mr. Met tosses t-shirts into the stands during the seventh inning stretch of a MLB opening day game between the New York Mets and the San Diego Padres at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Coppola: When Will The Mets Be Great Again?

By William Coppola Hey, only about 159 days until pitchers and catchers Mets fans. Plenty of time for this organization to get their act together. Look for the Mets to be very active in the free agent market along with […]

by · September 6, 2018 · Sports
Sep 5, 2018; New York, NY, USA;  New England Revolution midfielder Brandon Bye (15) and New York City midfielder Maximiliano Moralez (10) battle for the ball during second half at Yankee Stadium. The New England Revolution defeated the New York City 1-0. Mandatory Credit: Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports

Hometown Heartbreak NYCFC Loss

By Carlos DeJesus Looking to bounce back from a string of incomplete performances, NYCFC sought steady footing at home after recent stumbles. Lacking luster Saturday against the Columbus Crew, they failed to bounce back Wednesday night, suffering a rare loss […]

by · September 6, 2018 · Sports
Coppola: Jacob deGrom and the Lost Year

Coppola: Jacob deGrom and the Lost Year

By William Coppola Another agonizing waisted performance by the Mets’ Jacob deGrom last night. He pitched brilliantly against a very good hitting Cubs team and was not involved in the decision. The game was suspended after nine innings and completed […]

by · August 29, 2018 · Sports
John McCain Gave Boxing A Needed Punch

John McCain Gave Boxing A Needed Punch

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor We mourn the passing of Senator John McCain the American hero and public servant. And with all walks of life he left an impact, and not to be political here he did leave a legacy […]

by · August 28, 2018 · Sports