Articles by: Rich Mancuso

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Teresa Weatherspoon Adds New Title To Her NY Liberty Resume

By Luis Vazquez There are many people in the WNBA who hold positions that either are not completely defined or clear as to the role it plays in a franchise’s success on the court. Teresa Weatherspoon is not one of […]

by · April 22, 2017 · Sports
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Severino Has Arrived For Yankees

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Similar to Michael Pineda there was always this conception about Yankees righthander Luis Severino. The kid can pitch and when his command is on point, as it has been in three starts this young season, there […]

by · April 19, 2017 · Sports
Aaron Hernandez, a former NFL star, committed suicide while serving a life sentence for murder.

Aaron Hernandez: Sad Tragedy Off A Field Of Hard Knocks

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor The sad part of the Aaron Hernandez story is reality that an all purpose talent never got that opportunity to complete a mission of purpose and partly that is blamed off the field he knew as […]

by · April 19, 2017 · Sports
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2017 WNBA Draft: Liberty Honor Memory of Mt. Vernon Star

By Luis Vazquez The 2017 WNBA Draft is the party where all young girls who play basketball want to attend. It’s also a time for nervousness as each player hopes to leave with their own personal Cinderella story. At Samsung […]

by · April 16, 2017 · Sports
Margaret Rodriguez (left) stands with her hero NY Yankees pitcher, C.C. Sabathia (right).
Credit: Ray Negron

Pride of The Yankees And The Bronx: The Margaret Rodriguez Story

By Ray Negron The Yankees held their annual welcome home dinner at the New York Hilton on Sixth Avenue in midtown. I received several phone calls from friends that attended the affair and they reported it was a truly memorable […]

by · April 16, 2017 · Sports
TM: Ten Years And More

TM: Ten Years And More

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Envision a goal and the dream and most of all it all coming together. Tony and Jessy Melendez had the aspirations of providing a basic foundation for youth in the proper structure to advance their skills […]

by · April 11, 2017 · Sports
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Michael Pineda: Yankees Unexpected Hero Almost Does It on Opening Day

By Rich Mancuso /Sports Editor Michael Pineda was sharp and there is no other word to describe the New York Yankees righthander and on Opening Day in the Bronx it was almost perfection. He was perfect through 6.2 innings before […]

by · April 11, 2017 · Sports
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What’s New At Yankee Stadium This Season?

By Joe McDonald Unlike its counterpart in Queens, the new Yankee Stadium has remained pretty much the same as it did when its doors first opened in 2009. There were no major changes to the field and the seating was pretty […]

by · April 8, 2017 · Food & Restaurants
Zack Wheeler Returns: He will Be Fine

Zack Wheeler Returns: He will Be Fine

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor   Zack Wheeler anticipated his return to the mound and it took a span of three years after a slow comeback from Tommy John Surgery. So there he was on the mound again at Citi Field […]

by · April 8, 2017 · Sports
Fordham Football Appoints Wide Receiver Coach

Fordham Football Appoints Wide Receiver Coach

Andre Barboza, former assistant coach at Sacred Heart University, was named an assistant football coach at Fordham University it was announced by head coach Andrew Breiner. Barboza will be responsible for the Rams’ wide receivers in 2017. “We are pleased […]

by · April 6, 2017 · Sports
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Terence Crawford Ready for Felix Diaz at the Garden

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Terence Crawford is undefeated and the world champion at 140 lbs. There is that constant debate in the sport of boxing as to who is the best pound-for-pound fighter and for the past few years that […]

by · April 5, 2017 · Sports
Verizon Fios Enhances Experience On Opening Day

Verizon Fios Enhances Experience On Opening Day

By Luis Vazquez MLB started its 2017 campaign with a variety of games from around the country. Many fans prefer the live experience because the technology that promised an interactive experience from home often disappointed with slow uploading and inconsistent […]

by · April 5, 2017 · Sports
CitiField: Mets Home Field

Mets Off To A Good First Day, With More To Come

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Noah Syndergaard was on the mound at Citi Field Monday afternoon and the ace of the New York Mets had his curve working as he threw six innings of scoreless ball with seven strikeouts against the Braves. […]

by · April 4, 2017 · Sports
MLB Preview: For Mets and Yanks There Will Be A Different Tune

MLB Preview: For Mets and Yanks There Will Be A Different Tune

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Never ask this columnist how it will all transpire for the two baseball teams in New York. Some thrive on predictions but at the end of September the final standings at times have the experts shaking […]

by · April 2, 2017 · Sports
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McNamara Helps Move NYCFC past San Jose 2-1

Coach Vieira: The Right Chemistry At The Right Time For NYCFC By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Patrick Vieira came with the resume when he was named head coach of New York City FC and last year guided his team to the […]

by · April 2, 2017 · Sports