Articles by: Rich Mancuso

NYCFC Hosts South Bronx Street Soccer Block Party

NYCFC Hosts South Bronx Street Soccer Block Party

PHOTOS: NYCFC Saturday afternoon,, New York City FC (NYCFC) hosted a street soccer block party on the mini-pitch at P.S. 49 in the South Bronx that has become known as ‘La Canchita.’ NYCFC’s block party celebrated street soccer culture and featured […]

by · July 22, 2018 · Sports
Intense TBT Tournament Ends In Ejections

Intense TBT Tournament Ends In Ejections

By Brandon Colon The Basketball Tournament (TBT) was back in the Long Island University – Brooklyn Campus Friday and things were intense. The second game of Friday nights double-header featured 16th seed South Jamaica Kings against the 17th seed Philadelphia […]

by · July 21, 2018 · Sports
Negron: Columbia Ray

Negron: Columbia Ray

By Ray Negron The nicest thing to happen to me during the AllStar Break was to get invited to speak at Columbia University. The reason that it meant so much was because as a little boy I remember watching the […]

by · July 20, 2018 · Sports
Severino And deGrom: The All-Star Game

Severino And deGrom: The All-Star Game

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Washington D.C – It does not get better than seeing Luis Severino and Jacob deGrom pitching Tuesday night at Nationals Park.  Severino and deGrom, two of the premiere pitchers in baseball Yankees and Mets All-Stars. Representing […]

by · July 18, 2018 · Sports
NYCFC Medina Named MLS Player Of Week

NYCFC Medina Named MLS Player Of Week

NEWS FROM NYCFC New York City FC forward Jesús Medina was voted the Alcatel Major League Soccer Player of the Week by the North American Soccer Reporters (NASR) for Week 20 of the 2018 MLS season. NYCFC defeated Montreal Impact 3-0 […]

by · July 17, 2018 · Sports
Sep 9, 2015; Washington, DC, USA; New York Mets left fielder Michael Conforto (30) hits an RBI single during the ninth inning against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park. New York Mets defeated Washington Nationals 5-3. Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports

Mets Must Rebuild Now

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Passing grade does not apply with the first half disaster. At the All-Star break sharing last with the Marlins, and with fewest wins in the  National League, now is the time for the Mets to […]

by · July 16, 2018 · Sports
Youth Movement Works For NYCFC With Another Win

Youth Movement Works For NYCFC With Another Win

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor There have been changes for NYCFC this past week and after three home games at Yankee Stadium under new head coach Domenec Torrent there are is minimal room for criticism.  The lineup led to three […]

by · July 15, 2018 · Sports
“Thor” Returns And Rosario Excels For Mets

“Thor” Returns And Rosario Excels For Mets

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor A Mets with a 4-2 win over the Nationals at Citi Field Friday evening. The return of Right-hander Noah Syndergaard, his first start since May 25th showed how important good starting pitching could have made […]

by · July 14, 2018 · Sports
Latest Episode  All Bases Covered/ Sports With Rich

Latest Episode All Bases Covered/ Sports With Rich

Its all here. Baseball All-Star game, baseball trade rumors, co-host Brandon Colon covers the NBA and NFL, Big John in the locker room, and guest Scott Engel of Roto Experts.com and Fantasy Football from the Baseball Training Institute in the […]

by · July 14, 2018 · Sports
Negron: Bobby Murcer, One Bad Dude!

Negron: Bobby Murcer, One Bad Dude!

By Ray Negron Ten years ago this week we lost our first superstar hero of the post Mickey Mantle era. His name was Bobby Murcer. Even though he wasn’t as big as Mantle physically, he took on the responsibility of […]

by · July 14, 2018 · Sports
The “Dice Man: Underwhelms In Gotham

The “Dice Man: Underwhelms In Gotham

By Jason Gonzalez  Less than 48 hours ago, Andrew “Dice” Clay of Brooklyn, took center stage before a packed crowd at The Gramercy Theatre. During his hour and ten minute set, the “undisputed heavyweight champion of stand-up comedy” brought his […]

by · July 13, 2018 · Entertainment
Nimmo and deGrom: Mets Can Build

Nimmo and deGrom: Mets Can Build

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor First half and not as expected for the Mets with exception of Jacob deGrom who could get the starting nod for the NL All-Stars Tuesday not in Washington D.C.  Brandon Nimmo should have been considered […]

by · July 12, 2018 · Sports
Coppola: Ducks Host Spectacular All-Star Night

Coppola: Ducks Host Spectacular All-Star Night

By William Coppola Lets face it, baseball is the only sport that can put on an Allstar game at any level of the game. It is the perfect break in league play during a long season from spring to fall. […]

by · July 12, 2018 · Sports
Negron:  Surf King Bunger Leaves In Style

Negron: Surf King Bunger Leaves In Style

By Ray Negron It wasn’t a funeral , it was a party and a celebration of life. There wasn’t enough time in the day because there were just so many people that wanted to show their love and respect to […]

by · July 10, 2018 · Sports
Wilmer Flores Proves His Cause With Mets

Wilmer Flores Proves His Cause With Mets

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor  You remember three years ago at Citi Field and right at the trade deadline. Wilmer Flores in this age of social media thought he was no longer a New York Met. He cried on the […]

by · July 10, 2018 · Sports