Articles by: Rich Mancuso

Yankees offense and the bullpen made for a good combination in the Bronx

Yankees offense and the bullpen made for a good combination in the Bronx

Yankees offense and the bullpen made for a good combination in the Bronx By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor If Mark Teixeira was healthy last September and into October, and if the New York Yankees also had newcomer Starlin Castro in […]

by · April 8, 2016 · Sports
Fordham University Football 2016 Schedule

Fordham University Football 2016 Schedule

Fordham Football Announces 2016 Schedule Rams open season with trip to Navy Posted by Fordham University Athletics    A schedule featuring six home games on Jack Coffey Field, a game at Yankee Stadium and a road game at Navy, highlights the […]

by · April 5, 2016 · Sports
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Expectations are for Mets to repeat

Expectations are for Mets to repeat: Very possible By Rich Mancuso   The prevailing thought this spring as the New York Mets assembled down in Port St. Lucie Florida was the expectations because of their status of being perennial favorites […]

by · April 2, 2016 · Sports
Three soccer games in the Bronx a struggle for NYCFC

Three soccer games in the Bronx a struggle for NYCFC

Three soccer games in the Bronx a struggle for NYCFC By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor   Perhaps they are still getting to know who they are because New York City FC in three games complied two point in the standings. But […]

by · March 29, 2016 · Sports
TJ Rivera, NY Mets

Hot Stove Report: Johnny Monell and TJ Rivera have that Bronx connection with the Mets

Monell and Rivera have that Bronx connection with the Mets By Rich Mancuso   TJ Rivera will not be a part of the New York Mets roster when the defending National league champions open the season next Sunday night in […]

by · March 27, 2016 · Sports
MMA, Finally Legal in  New York, Could Benefit Boxing

MMA, Finally Legal in New York, Could Benefit Boxing

MMA finally comes to New York: It could benefit Boxing By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor   One component of Mixed Martial Arts, (MMA) is brutality with severity of injury with the participants in a cage. The pro boxing community has […]

by · March 24, 2016 · Sports
David Villa, NYCFC

Missed Opportunities, NYCFC Shutout

A shutout at Yankee Stadium as NYCFC missed opportunities   By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor   Steven Mendoza made the shot and it hit the post at Yankee Stadium Friday night with 15 minutes remaining in what became a defensive […]

by · March 20, 2016 · Sports
New York Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada, whose leg was broken in a hard slide by Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Chase Utley in Game 2, tips his cap during baseline introductions for baseball's Game 3 of the National League Division Series, Monday, Oct. 12, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Hot Stove Report: Mets made mistake letting Tejada walk away

If money was the reason: Mets made mistake letting Tejada walk away   By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor   Nothing personal here about Ruben Tejada, The infielder who was placed on waivers by the New York Mets is now a […]

by · March 20, 2016 · Sports
March Madness In The Bronx

March Madness In The Bronx

March Madness in the Bronx by Howard Goldin Bronx, NY—The most important month of the year to college basketball fans has arrived. Approximately 150 Division I squads will be participating in a national basketball tournament this month. Although the most […]

by · March 18, 2016 · Sports
Bronxite Scoochie Smith, Dayton Make NCAA ‘Big Dance’

Bronxite Scoochie Smith, Dayton Make NCAA ‘Big Dance’

Bronxite Scoochie Smith, Despite Dayton A-10 loss looks to NCAA Tournament   By Rich Mancuso   Dayshon ‘Scoochie’ Smith and the Dayton Flyers came up short last Saturday in their Atlantic 10 Tournament semifinal Men’s  Basketball Championship game against Saint […]

by · March 16, 2016 · Bronx Personalities, Sports
NYCFC Team Photo credit: Gary Quintal

Home Opener for NYC FC Soccer at Yankee Stadium

Home Opener for NYC FC Soccer at Yankee Stadium Created a Buzz By Rich Mancuso / Sports Editor   There was this buzz outside Yankee Stadium Sunday afternoon and it is expected with Opening Day at the ballpark. But this […]

by · March 14, 2016 · Sports
Despite exit from A-10 Fordham deserved NIT with 17 wins

Despite exit from A-10 Fordham deserved NIT with 17 wins

Despite exit from A-10 Fordham deserved NIT with 17 wins   By Rich Mancuso   They did not exit off the Barclays Center court with their heads down, and there was no reason why the Fordham men’s basketball team should […]

by · March 12, 2016 · Sports
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Fordham coach Neubauer: “We’re Not Done” as A-10 Tournament is Next

Fordham coach Neubauer: “We’re not done” as A-10 Tournament is Next By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor The talk of a resurgence up at Rose Hill come quicker than expected for the men’s basketball team at Fordham University and a senior […]

by · March 6, 2016 · Sports
Boxers Canelo Alvarez, left, and Amir Khan pose for pictures during a news conference in New York, Tuesday, March 1, 2016. The pair will fight in Las Vegas on May 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig/Golden Boy Promotions)

Keep In The Ring: Canelo Alvarez vs Amir Khan ‘Mega Fight’

Canelo and Khan promote their so-called “mega fight” By Rich Mancuso A three-city press tour came to New York City Tuesday afternoon and for Canelo Alvarez and Amir Khan, who clash on May 7th in Las Vegas, it was more […]

by · March 2, 2016 · Sports
Hot Stove Report: Aroldis Chapman Suspension Won’t Hurt Yankees

Hot Stove Report: Aroldis Chapman Suspension Won’t Hurt Yankees

Chapman suspension won’t hurt Yankees as MLB sends a Message   By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor   The New York Yankees will not be hindered by the 30-game suspension leveled by Major League Baseball on closer Aroldis Chapman.  The Cuban […]

by · March 2, 2016 · Sports