Articles by: Rich Mancuso

Actor Chazz Palminteri holds a framed street sign from his new collection.--Photo by David Greene

A Real Bronx Tale

By Ray Negron Last week there was a horrific fire in the Belmont section of the Bronx. Seven people perished in the blaze. Families destroyed forever.   When something like this happens, as a human being, you want to help out […]

by · January 18, 2018 · Entertainment, News
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PEDs, Steroids and Cooperstown

By William Coppola The results of the voting for the 2018 class of new inductees to the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown will be announced next Wednesday.  Heading the list are Chipper Jones and Jim Thome, who are on […]

by · January 18, 2018 · Sports
Mets May Have KO’d Dominic Smith

Mets May Have KO’d Dominic Smith

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Dominic Smith heads to Port St. Lucie in four weeks and is back to ground zero. It is obvious the Mets first round draft pick has to fight for his job at first base now that […]

by · January 16, 2018 · Sports
Darvish to Yankees Is Necessary

Darvish to Yankees Is Necessary

Yu Darvish has averaged 6.1 innings in a six-year career with a 3.42 ERA and a record of 56 wins and 42 losses. 

by · January 12, 2018 · Sports
New Fordham Football Coach: Defined Process

New Fordham Football Coach: Defined Process

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Joe Conlin had the credentials and Fordham University Athletic Director David Roach welcomed his new head football coach to Rose Hill Thursday afternoon in the Bronx. This search for a new head coach did not take […]

by · January 12, 2018 · Sports
Expanded Netting At Yankee Stadium

Expanded Netting At Yankee Stadium

The New York Yankees announced that additional protective netting will be installed at Yankee Stadium for the start of the 2018 regular season. 

by · January 11, 2018 · Sports
Aaron Judge cover photo

Aaron Judge Now a Book Phenom

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Six more weeks down in Tampa Florida and it will be the newest Yankee Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron Judge. Already there is speculation and questions as to how many home runs combined the two will launch […]

by · January 5, 2018 · Sports
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New Pinstripe Bowl Star Emerges as Iowa Beats BC, 27-20

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Akrum Wadley, the two-time 1,000 rusher for Iowa will not forget Wednesday night at Yankee Stadium. It was the annual New Era Pinstripe Bowl in the Bronx against Boston College on a field that was just […]

by · December 29, 2017 · Sports
Joe Conlin, new Fordham Univeristy football coach.

Fordham Names Joe Conlin New Football Coach

NEWS FROM FROM FORDHAM UNIVERSITY ATHLETICS Joe Conlin, who served as the associated head coach/offensive coordinator at Yale for the past four years, was named head football coach at Fordham University it was announced today by director of athletics Dave […]

by · December 24, 2017 · Sports
Omar Minaya Returns To The Mets

Omar Minaya Returns To The Mets

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Welcome home Omar Minaya! This is the Christmas gift New York Mets fans got even though roster moves are what they really want. Friday morning, the Mets announced that Minaya was returning to the organization as […]

by · December 24, 2017 · Sports
Christmas In The Bronx and Birth of A Miracle

Christmas In The Bronx and Birth of A Miracle

By Ray Negron  It’s Christmas and I am driving back from a party for kids who reside in a homeless shelter. My dear friend, Dan Quintero, from the Kips Bay Boys and Girls Club always helps me to put this […]

by · December 22, 2017 · Sports
Willie Randolph Baseball Night At TM

Willie Randolph Baseball Night At TM

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Tuesday evening at the TM Baseball Baseball Training Academy former Yankees infielder Willie Randolph was a special guest along with Adelphi University Baseball coach Dom Scala. Ray Negron, a longtime NY Yankees executive who has partnered […]

by · December 20, 2017 · Sports
New Mets Manager Sets Expectations

New Mets Manager Sets Expectations

By Nick Singh LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL – New Mets manager Mickey Callaway said on Tuesday afternoon that one of his main goals he wants to see happen, entering his first season managing a big league team, is the feel […]

by · December 15, 2017 · Sports
Yankees Win The Meetings

Yankees Win The Meetings

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor  The exodus to get out of town was early for a majority of baseball officials Thursday morning at the Baseball Winter meetings at a Disney resort in Lake Buena Vista Florida. And this exodus is common […]

by · December 15, 2017 · Sports

Yankees Strike Again With Stanton Acquisition 

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor  Call them “The Evil Empire.” Respect the New York Yankees as the franchise that always gets the best player because they have the resources. In acquiring Giancarlo Stanton Saturday from the Miami Marlins shows the Yankees […]

by · December 10, 2017 · Sports