Articles by: Rich Mancuso

Aviles Of Marlins Optimistic About Jeter

Aviles Of Marlins Optimistic About Jeter

By Rich Mancuso: Sports Editor Mike Aviles concluded his ninth year in the Major Leagues and is aware of transition. The 36-year old New Yorker and veteran of six teams completed his latest stint with the Miami Marlins and his […]

by · November 9, 2017 · Sports

Time To Give Deontay Wilder The Opportunity

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor   Yes it was a mismatch and all 2:59 of a first round at the Barclays Center Saturday night. But Deontay Wilder did what he said and made a mockery of Bermane Stiverne the mandatory […]

by · November 5, 2017 · Sports

Boxing Season Begins in New York

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor  The parade of 154-pound champions in New York Saturday night was  the beginning of a boxing season here and the PBC did their part showcasing three 154-pound title bouts that were broadcast on Showtime Boxing from the […]

by · November 4, 2017 · Sports
Miguel Cotto Is Running Late For His Retirement Party

Miguel Cotto Is Running Late For His Retirement Party

By Jason Gonzalez Prior to the commencement of 2017, 37-year-old Miguel Cotto [41-5, (33)] of Caguas, Puerto Rico promised to call it quits at the year’s conclusion. To Cotto’s credit, he has kept his word. But whenever big money is […]

by · November 4, 2017 · Sports

NYCFC Is The Playoff Team In Town

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor The playoff team in New York was at Citi Field Sunday afternoon as a baseball diamond was converted to a soccer field. NYCFC contingency plans called for their season finale to be played in Queens […]

by · November 4, 2017 · Sports
No Logic For Yankees Letting Girardi Go

No Logic For Yankees Letting Girardi Go

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Perhaps it was time for Joe Girardi to go and ten years is a long tenure for a manager in baseball. The days were getting longer for Girardi and the Yankees hierarchy pulled the plug […]

by · November 4, 2017 · Sports

All About The WBC Heavyweight Title

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor   When Hall Of Fame promoter Don King and Mauricio Sulaiman the President of the World Boxing Council are on the same podium then this must be something special. King has been dormant and hardly […]

by · November 3, 2017 · Sports
ALCS Loss And Looking Up For Yankees In 2018

ALCS Loss And Looking Up For Yankees In 2018

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor This was the beginning for the Yankees even though this unexpected run to the World Series came to an end Saturday night in Houston. And there is no reason for the Yankees or their fans to […]

by · October 22, 2017 · Sports
NY Yankees slugger, Aaron Judge had an RBI double and scored a run in Wednesday's 5-0 victory over the Houston Astros. (Credit: @Yankees)

Yankees Take ALCS Lead In This Home Field Series

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor The Yankees won the most home games in the American league and that success has carried into the postseason. In October, winning at home is what the Yankees have done and it has put them a […]

by · October 19, 2017 · Sports
Yankees In Business Again, Crush Astros, 8-1

Yankees In Business Again, Crush Astros, 8-1

The Houston Astros were shut down for six innings from CC Sabathia and the home run ball for New York led to a 8-1 win.

by · October 17, 2017 · Sports
Jack Harrison, NYC FC (Credit: Goal.com)

NYCFC Moves Final Home Game To Citi Field

NEWS FROM NEW YORK CITY FC New York City FC  announced a venue change for the Club’s final regular season game on Sunday, October 22. Due to the New York Yankees advancing to the American League Championship Series (ALCS) as […]

by · October 12, 2017 · Sports
Next Stop for the Yankees: The ALCS and the  Houston Astros

Next Stop for the Yankees: The ALCS and the Houston Astros

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor That eruption you heard late Wednesday night from the East side to the West side was in reaction to this NY Yankees team overachieving as it advance to the ALCS and heads to Houston for the […]

by · October 12, 2017 · Sports
Luis Severino: 7 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 1 BB, 9 K. (113 pitches, 76 strikes) Twitter

Yankees Win, Get To A Decisive Game 5

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor It is now three consecutive elimination games and the NY Yankees won them all to keep this October postseason run going strong. Monday night in the Bronx their 7-3  win over the Cleveland Indians earned them […]

by · October 10, 2017 · Sports
"Not all Hiros wear capes." 7 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 7 K from Masahiro Tanaka in the clutch. (@Yankees Twitter acct)

Classic Game 3 In the Bronx, Yankees Prevail

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Yankees manager Joe Girardi said he will always do his best managing from the dugout. After two fateful decisions in Game 2 of the ALDS — failing to challenge a hit batsman call and lifting […]

by · October 9, 2017 · Sports
Hall of Fame forward Connie Hawkins passed away at 75 | NBA.com
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Passing Of Connie Hawkins — One of the Greatest of All-Time

By Jason Gonzalez NBA Hall-of-Famer Connie Hawkins passed away last Friday night at the age of 75. At 6’8, 210 pounds, the Brooklyn native revolutionized the game. Being the first player to ever palm a basketball, pundits described Hawkins as […]

by · October 9, 2017 · Sports