Articles by: Rich Mancuso

“The Raging Bull” Last Of The Best

“The Raging Bull” Last Of The Best

Jake LaMotta was appropriately named “The Raging Bull” and outlived the contemporaries of his time.

by · September 20, 2017 · Sports
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Boxing Needs Reform After Canelo-Golovkin Travesty

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor  More than one follower on social media last night with the insults claimed to tell this columnist to stick with baseball and the knowledge was like a novice who did not know how to lace […]

by · September 18, 2017 · Sports
Yankees Bats Made Sound As Home Stretch Begins

Yankees Bats Made Sound As Home Stretch Begins

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor What Yankees manager  Joe Girardi was hoping for was winning ballgames at at home. Thursday night the Yankees started that stretch, 14 of their last 17 games in the Bronx and the manager was hoping […]

by · September 17, 2017 · Sports
Nicaragua Baseball Kids Visit The Bronx

Nicaragua Baseball Kids Visit The Bronx

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Yours truly had a night off from the big league ballpark Monday night as the Yankees played that contingency road game in Flushing, Queens against the home team Tampa Bay Rays at Citi Field.  So when […]

by · September 12, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Community Events, Sports
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Depth Leads To Latest Win For NYCFC

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor  David Villa, their leading scorer, and eight other regulars for NYCFC were away on international duty or injured and not on the field Wednesday night at Yankee Stadium. Good teams with depth can adapt and […]

by · September 7, 2017 · Sports
Fordham Men’s 2017-18 Basketball Schedule

Fordham Men’s 2017-18 Basketball Schedule

NEWS FROM FORDHAM UNIVERSITY ATHLETICS Fordham University Announces 2017-2018 Men’s Basketball Schedule  The full 2017-2018 Fordham University men’s basketball schedule was released today. It features four televised Atlantic 10 contests and a visit from the defending Atlantic 10 champions, the […]

by · September 7, 2017 · Sports
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Time for Jacob deGrom To Sit For Mets

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Jacob deGrom said he was terrible and that came after the Mets reliable ace allowed a career high nine runs to the Philadelphia Phillies Tuesday night at Citi Field. On a night the Mets were eliminated […]

by · September 7, 2017 · Sports
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Strength Conditioning For Youth Under Question

By Brandon Colon On August 10, 2017, the Long Island community lost a young man and student athlete by the name of Joshua Mileto. He was taking part in an offseason football-training camp, where they were performing an unusual exercise.  […]

by · September 3, 2017 · Sports
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Brawl Aftermath And Yankees Loss

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor If baseball was meant to be played the way it was Thursday afternoon at Comerica Park in Detroit please alert the boxing and combat sports promoters. A record number of ejections of Yankees and Tigers and […]

by · August 27, 2017 · Sports
Mayweather vs. McGregor: This Is Not Boxing

Mayweather vs. McGregor: This Is Not Boxing

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor  From my perspective and that of  more than one boxing observer, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor can do what they want Saturday night in Las Vegas. The fight is not boxing and deserves minimal attention, though […]

by · August 27, 2017 · Sports
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Matz Latest Setback For Mets

  By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Steven Matz is hurt again and that won’t impact the Mets chances as they are finishing out the string. But this latest injury to the New York Mets lefthander is just another blow to a […]

by · August 22, 2017 · Sports
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Sweep Of Mets Is Momentum For Yankees

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor This was a subway series again for New York baseball and the fans. More meaningful for the Yankees with their eyes on a division title as they head to Boston for another three game showdown […]

by · August 20, 2017 · Sports
Granderson Provides Leadership in Subway Series, Mets Still Lose

Granderson Provides Leadership in Subway Series, Mets Still Lose

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Ways to describe two games in the Bronx with this Subway Series, well only one and that is compelling. One story line after another that continued Tuesday night at Yankee Stadium included another sour point for […]

by · August 16, 2017 · Sports
This week, the American Dairy Association visited the Melrose Playground with their "Got Milk" campaign.

“Got Milk” Campaign HR Derby

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Wednesday afternoon in the Bronx the American Dairy Association visited the Melrose Playground with their “Got Milk” campaign. The youngsters participating in the event enjoyed the home run derby and meeting former NY Yankees slugger Cecil […]

by · August 11, 2017 · Sports
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Mets Let Bruce Loose

By William Coppola This is how much Jay Bruce was worth to the Mets. They got Ryder Ryan, a 22 year old RHP, 6’2” – 205 lb. who has pitched a total of 60 innings, with an ERA of 4.50 […]

by · August 11, 2017 · Sports