Articles by: Rich Mancuso

Photo: Staten Island Yankees by Brandon Colon

Jorge Guzman Shines in Baby Bombers Win

By Brandon Colon After defeating the Aberdeen IronBirds 3-1 Sunday Afternoon the Staten Island Yankees came into tonight winning three games in a row. Their starting pitching and bullpen has been stellar to start the season and tonight would no […]

by · June 27, 2017 · Sports
Tanaka and Darvish Duel in the Bronx

Tanaka and Darvish Duel in the Bronx

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Friday night in the Bronx a baseball game was played the old way. A pitching duel on the mound from two of Japan’s best, the struggling Masahiro Tanaka of the New York Yankees and Texas Rangers […]

by · June 24, 2017 · Sports
Me, Jody Mac, WFAN and “Keep It In The Ring”

Me, Jody Mac, WFAN and “Keep It In The Ring”


by · June 22, 2017 · Sports

Staten Island Yankees Prospects Look to Make Impact

By Brandon Colon It has been 10 months since the Staten Island Yankees lost in the first round of the New York-Penn League playoffs. Saturday afternoon the Baby Bombers were back at Richmond County Bank Ballpark for media day. This […]

by · June 21, 2017 · Sports
Reggie Jackson, Ricky Negron and Roberto Alomar

Rickey Negron: A Natural Draft Pick By The Braves

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Ricky Negron was not a cinch this time around as the later rounds of the annual MLB amateur draft hit the boards. Then the call came late Wednesday afternoon as he monitored the draft with […]

by · June 17, 2017 · Sports
Mayweather-McGregor Fight Will Hype Your Pocket

Mayweather-McGregor Fight Will Hype Your Pocket

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor The fight had to be made and now it is set between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor. All that remains is particulars of how much will be sucked out of your pocket to watch this […]

by · June 16, 2017 · Sports
Matt Harvey, NY Mets

Granderson Helps Mets Take Series Over Cubs — Matt Harvey is an issue again

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor It was a milestone night for Curtis Granderson Wednesday night at Citi Field and not a good one again for New York Mets righthander Matt Harvey. Granderson’s go-ahead home run in the eighth inning was the […]

by · June 15, 2017 · Sports
2016-17 Baseball "A" PSAL Champions. Credit: South Bronx Campus

South Bronx: PSAL A-League Baseball Champs

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Frank Colon says he is the Casey Stengel of PSAL baseball coaches at South Bronx Campus.  He does have a long tenure coaching baseball in the Bronx but the difference from Stengel is winning two […]

by · June 12, 2017 · Sports
NY Yankee's rookie Aaron Judge's 13th HR a record for young sluggers. Credit:

Yankees ‘Baby Bombers’ Proving This Is No Fluke

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor This is as real as it gets and by now the New York Yankees know it is. And so do their fans who packed Yankee Stadium up in the Bronx this week.  After their 16-3  annihilation […]

by · June 11, 2017 · News, Sports
2017 PitCCh In Foundation Charity Bowling Tournament · CC and Amber Sabathia. Photo credit: Brandon Colon

Sabathia And Ortiz Bowl For Good Cause

By Brandon Colon C.C. Sabathia is coming off a great start in Toronto last Thursday, going six innings only allowing one earned run. That brought his win total to six, as the New York Yankees lead the AL East with […]

by · June 10, 2017 · Sports
Sabathia Has Resurged: Yankees Are Fortunate

Sabathia Has Resurged: Yankees Are Fortunate

To know that CC Sabathia has not resembled a 36-year old pitcher is good news for the New York Yankees.  Wednesday night in the Bronx, Sabathia, a 16-year veteran and in what will most likely be his last season in […]

by · June 8, 2017 · Sports
Ice Cube and Allen Iverson Launch BIG3 Basketball League.

There Is Nothing Like Summer Basketball in NYC

By Brandon Colon New Yorkers have not been able to enjoy some live basketball since April 12th when the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets played their final game of the season. With the NBA season coming to a close […]

by · May 29, 2017 · Sports
Passion For the Game in Long Island

Passion For the Game in Long Island

By William Coppola Down on the Duck pond in Central Islip, Long Island you will find a safe, fan-friendly, inexpensive and beautiful place to watch some pretty darn good baseball, with some pretty darn smart baseball fans. As I walked […]

by · May 23, 2017 · Sports
Crawford victory. Credit: Mikey Williams, Top Rank

Crawford Retains Titles With Pacquiao Next

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Terence Crawford made his statement again at Madison Square Garden Saturday night and may be headed for a clash with Manny Pacquiao. After stopping a determined Felix Diaz who could not come out for the 10th […]

by · May 23, 2017 · Sports
Reggie Jackson and 1977 Yankees To Be Honored At Benefit Golf Outing

Reggie Jackson and 1977 Yankees To Be Honored At Benefit Golf Outing

By Ray Negron This year marks the 40th anniversary of the 1977 New York Yankees. That iconic team was George Steinbrenner’s first World Championship ball club. Some very colorful players wore the Yankees pinstripes that year. Their captain Thurman Munson, […]

by · May 23, 2017 · Sports