Articles by: Rich Mancuso

Mugging Danger Lurks Near Bronx Psychiatric Center

Mugging Danger Lurks Near Bronx Psychiatric Center

I Was a Victim of Danger by Bronx Psychiatric on Waters Place   By Rich Mancuso You never expect this in your community but it happened to yours truly Wednesday afternoon walking on the sidewalk outside of the Bronx Psychiatric […]

by · February 19, 2016 · Crime, Local News, Mental Health, News
Yanks Err In Not Signing Reliever Carlos Torres

Yanks Err In Not Signing Reliever Carlos Torres

A Yankees miss not signing Carlos Torres for the pen   By Rich Mancuso   A few days ago Carlos Torres was weighing his options. The reliable righthander out of the bullpen was designated for assignment by the New York […]

by · February 13, 2016 · Sports
Super Bowl 50 Has Bronx Connections

Super Bowl 50 Has Bronx Connections

Super Bowl 50 and a Bronx Connection   By Rich Mancuso   The Peyton Manning storyline of Super Bowl 50 and his possible last game on the gridiron is a major emphasis of the big game Sunday as the Denver […]

by · February 6, 2016 · Sports
Cespedes deal complete and Mets get ready for the spring

Cespedes deal complete and Mets get ready for the spring

Cespedes deal complete and Mets get ready for the spring   By Rich Mancuso   So the mission is complete as the New York Mets and Yoenis Cespedes have reunited. For GM Sandy Alderson and the Wilpon ownership, a three-year […]

by · January 28, 2016 · Sports
Yoenis Cespedes

The Cespedes Drama and Return to the Mets

The Cespedes Drama and Return to the Mets   By Rich Mancuso   It was going to get done because Yoenis Cespedes continually said his desire was to remain in New York and that team he wanted was the New […]

by · January 24, 2016 · Sports
Pacquiao/Bradley III In Las Vegas, April 9th

Pacquiao/Bradley III In Las Vegas, April 9th

Pacquiao-Bradley trilogy at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas on April 9th will be televised on HBO pay-per-view.

by · January 22, 2016 · Sports
Hot Stove Rumor Mill: Cespedes eying Mets return. Could be a reality

Hot Stove Rumor Mill: Cespedes eying Mets return. Could be a reality

Cespedes eying Mets return: Could be a reality by Rich Mancuso   A week ago there was every reason to understand there was no chance of Yoenis Cespedes returning to Citi Field and solving the lack of that big bat […]

by · January 14, 2016 · Breaking News, News, Sports
Lance Thomas seizing opportunity with hometown Knicks

Lance Thomas seizing opportunity with hometown Knicks

Lance Thomas seizing opportunity with hometown Knicks   By Steven Seminieri   A few weeks ago, Lance Thomas joined Instagram and he received a special shout-out from one of the most recognizable players in the league, Kevin Durant. The Oklahoma […]

by · January 8, 2016 · Sports
The Rams Ryan Rhoomes (30) scores in the paint.

Sense of Something Special at Rose Hill after latest win for Fordham

Sense of Something Special at Rose Hill after latest win for Fordham   By Rich Mancuso   Wednesday evening The Rose Hill Gym on the campus of Fordham University was not at capacity and that had nothing to do with […]

by · January 7, 2016 · Sports
The Legacy of Roberto Clemente Remembered

The Legacy of Roberto Clemente Remembered

Understanding the legacy of Roberto Clemente is the Number   By Rich Mancuso   Roberto Clemente the first Hispanic ballplayer enshrined in the National Baseball Hall of Fame has many roots in the Bronx. There are schools, community centers and baseball […]

by · January 6, 2016 · Local News, News, Sports
Sports in 2015: A year of accomplishment and everything

Sports in 2015: A year of accomplishment and everything

Sports in 2015: A year of accomplishment and everything by Rich Mancuso   The year began with a Super Bowl Champion team under scrutiny because of a scandal known as “Deflategate” and the media focus on Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was […]

by · December 31, 2015 · Sports
Yankees Get Aroldis Chapman for the Pen: Does the Trade make sense?

Yankees Get Aroldis Chapman for the Pen: Does the Trade make sense?

Yankees Get Chapman for the Pen: Does the Trade make sense? By Rich Mancuso On one hand the New York Yankees trade for lefthander Aroldis Chapman for four minor leaguers does make sense. Then there are the questions that loom […]

by · December 29, 2015 · Sports
Duke's QB Ross Martin (1) runs for a TD late in the Pinstripe Bowl.
Credit: Gary Quintal

New Era Pinstripe Bowl lived up to expectations, Duke wins in OT

  Pinstripe Bowl lived up to expectations by Rich Mancuso   There was an A-Rod reference early Saturday evening at Yankee Stadium but it had nothing to do with Alex Rodriguez the New York Yankees controversial `player who redeemed himself […]

by · December 27, 2015 · Sports
Steven Martinez stopped Jorge Melendez by TKO in round two of the opening bout of an HBO televised night of boxing. Photo credit Tom Hogan

Win for Bronxite Steven Martinez Could Open the Door

Win for Martinez Could Open the Door by Rich Mancuso   Steven Martinez waited for the opportunity to make a statement. The 25-year old super welterweight from the Bronx has been fighting as a professional the past six years and […]

by · December 23, 2015 · Sports
“Macho” Time: Hector Camacho is a Hall of Famer

“Macho” Time: Hector Camacho is a Hall of Famer

“Macho” Time: Hector Camacho is a Hall of Famer by Rich Mancuso   Hector Camacho Jr. got the call early Wednesday at his home in San Juan Puerto Rico. The oldest son of Hector “Macho” Camacho, and still an active […]

by · December 18, 2015 · Sports