Articles by: Rich Mancuso

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
Was Reyes Juggle The Mets Turning Point?

Was Reyes Juggle The Mets Turning Point?

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Jose Reyes looked like he was a juggling a ball and auditioning for a circus act in the seventh inning at Citi Field Friday night. The Mets shortstop caught a blooped ball hit by Ben Revere […]

by · May 23, 2017 · Sports
Truman’s Pearl Fletcher goes for pin during 112lb. championship match against Cardozo’s Nian Chen, during the Welcome Wolverine Tournament at the Bronx High School of Science in the Bronx, on Saturday April 8, 2017. (Photo credit: Robert Cole)

Truman Girls Sweep ‘Beat The Streets’ Wrestling Tourney

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Chloe Cabrera was introduced on a hot day in the middle of Times Square in midtown. The 15-year old was on a mat  late Wednesday afternoon and in the spotlight representing Truman High School as the […]

by · May 19, 2017 · Sports, Women, Youth and Children
Fordham Soccer Player Awarded by A-10 Conference

Fordham Soccer Player Awarded by A-10 Conference

Fordham University Soccer Player is a Recipient of A-10 Scholarship   The Atlantic 10 Conference announced Wednesday its A-10 Postgraduate Scholarship recipients for 2017. Fordham University soccer player, Turner Block, a psychology major,  was a recipient of the A-10 Scholarship. […]

by · May 19, 2017 · Sports
Mets GM Alderson Is At Fault For Sinking Ship

Mets GM Alderson Is At Fault For Sinking Ship

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Oh Sandy, and this is not about a devastating hurricane. It’s about a sinking ship and how the New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson constructed a team that is falling apart quickly and we’re only […]

by · May 19, 2017 · Sports
Derek Jeter's plaque on Monument Park, Yankee Stadium. Credit: Pinterest

Another Jeter Moment in the Bronx

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor The ballgame is over. The cheers that were heard throughout Yankee Stadium have been replaced by the beautiful sounds of the cleaning crew sweeping the night away. Up and down each aisle, from seat to […]

by · May 15, 2017 · Sports
Radiant Training & Consulting director, Elvis Polanco. Photo Credit: Rich Mancuso

Radiant Training School: Life After A Ring Career

By Rich Mancuso Glen Ghany at one time was destined to go far in the boxing ring. The 40-year old native and resident of the Bronx could punch with the best and took home six New York City Golden Gloves […]

by · May 14, 2017 · Features
Astros McCann Says Yanks Jeter Changed Entire Generation

Astros McCann Says Yanks Jeter Changed Entire Generation

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Brian McCann came to his former friendly surroundings at Yankee Stadium Friday night. The right field porch is a familiar and inviting target for the Houston Astros catcher — who hit 46 of his 69 home […]

by · May 13, 2017 · Sports
Mets Handle Giants And All Is Calm With Matt Harvey

Mets Handle Giants And All Is Calm With Matt Harvey

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Matt Harvey talked with his manager and addressed his teammates Tuesday afternoon at Citi Field and for now quiet and calm has prevailed  in this latest round of turmoil that surrounds the New York Mets. A […]

by · May 10, 2017 · Sports
Noah Syndergaard, NY Mets pitching ace. Credit: bloggingmets.com

Mets Pitching Question Is Why The Rush?

By William Coppola For the past three years, we have heard nothing but amazing predictions about the young power arms of the New York Mets. We were told by all the experts how Matt Harvey was the second coming of […]

by · May 8, 2017 · Sports
Villa And Company Lead NYCFC To Another Win In The Bronx

Villa And Company Lead NYCFC To Another Win In The Bronx

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor David Villa is getting the help from his NYCFC teammates and that is part of the reason this team continues to have an impact in their first first nine games. The reigning MVP of the MLS […]

by · May 8, 2017 · Sports
NY Yankee's rookie Aaron Judge's 13th HR a record for young sluggers. Credit: MLB.com

For Yankee Rookie, It’s Judge-ment Night Again

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor He stands in front of his dressing quarters in the Yankees clubhouse and you hear the right words. Aaron Judge has been a major part of this New York Yankees offense and it’s a matter now […]

by · May 4, 2017 · Sports
Noah Syndergaard, NY Mets pitching ace. Credit: bloggingmets.com

Blame Baseball And Not The Mets On Noah

By William Coppola Not quite the fall of the Roman Empire, nevertheless a decline. The Mets of New York are headed to Mediocreville. The enormous rash of injuries that will keep their stars out for extended periods of time, is […]

by · May 2, 2017 · Sports