Articles by: Rich Mancuso

Boxing community fights: Get boxing back in New York

Boxing community fights: Get boxing back in New York

  By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor New York based boxing promoter Lou DiBella is never one to hold back opinions about the sport and issues. Boxing is his love and passion and over the years Broadway Boxing has been a consistent […]

by · November 19, 2016 · Sports
First of three straight home games: Fordham still adjusting after a win

First of three straight home games: Fordham still adjusting after a win

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Coach Jeff Neubauer said after three games his Fordham Rams are still adjusting. Perhaps scheduling three straight games at home was good strategy and after a 68-55 win over FDU at Rose Hill his team adapted […]

by · November 19, 2016 · Sports
New York City Football Club/MLS

NEW YORK CITY FC ANNOUNCES THE RETURN OF CITYZENS GIVING

NEW YORK CITY FC ANNOUNCES THE RETURN OF CITYZENS GIVING GLOBAL COMMUNITY INITIATIVE THAT EMPOWERS FANS TO BACK CAUSES THEY CARE ABOUT New York City FC has announced the return of global charitable initiative, Cityzens Giving. The program funds community […]

by · November 18, 2016 · Sports
Will the Mets Touch “The Hot Stove?”

Will the Mets Touch “The Hot Stove?”

By William Coppola Looking at the New York  Mets, I see an organization filled with talented young pitchers at the Major League level. They have scouted and developed their pitchers very well. Just think of what the odds are in […]

by · November 15, 2016 · Sports
Week of Challenge for Fordham Men’s Basketball:  Home Opener Win Is a Start

Week of Challenge for Fordham Men’s Basketball: Home Opener Win Is a Start

  By Rich MancusoSports Editor The schedule this week has four home games on the Fordham men’s basketball schedule and three straight at Rose Hill this weekend as part of a multi-team event. Baseball is accustomed to playing one team […]

by · November 15, 2016 · Sports
Photos Fordham-Holy Cross   Credit: Gary Quintal

Yankee Stadium Return for Fordham Rams: Crusader Cup Comes Home to Rose Hill

  By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Two years they waited to play this rival college football game with Holy Cross at Yankee Stadium. The Fordham  University Rose Hill  campus is no more than a 15-minute subway ride on  the 4 and […]

by · November 13, 2016 · Sports
Gold Glove winner Bret Gardner, CF, NY Yankees

Bret Gardner is Gold(en) Glove Winner

By William Coppola New York Yankees Bret Gardner just won a Gold Glove for the first time. Having watched him day in and day out, I can honestly say, he deserved one. Understanding why the Yankees spent all that money […]

by · November 9, 2016 · Sports
Patriot League Title: Not for Fordham despite home win finale

Patriot League Title: Not for Fordham despite home win finale

  By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor They rang the Rams bell after their win at Jack Coffey Field at Rose Hill Saturday afternoon. This Fordham University football team won their home finale on senior day with a hard fought 24-20 win […]

by · November 9, 2016 · Sports
Looking For an Edge When Building a Championship Team

Looking For an Edge When Building a Championship Team

By William Coppola What happens when the Major League Baseball season ends in November? Well, it never really ends. The people, who put together each team, continue to do their thing all year trying to find that perfect mix of […]

by · November 7, 2016 · Sports
New York City Football Club/MLS

Not The Ending Expected: NYC FC Awaits Challenges Next Season

For NYC FC Fans, It’s Wait Til Next Year By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor “What a difference a day makes” is the song and for New York City FC and their fans the song should be ‘what a difference two weeks […]

by · November 7, 2016 · Sports
The dead cop killer — identified as Manuel Rosales, a 35-year-old from Brentwood, L.I., with a long rap sheet — was armed when the two officers from the 43rd Precinct encountered.

This Bronx Native: Bronx Is Not What It Was

By Rich Mancuso   This columnist, native and resident of the Bronx had to pitch the editor about a first hand perspective of living in the Bronx and the past few days again have come to a point that needs […]

by · November 5, 2016 · Crime, Ethics, Op Ed
World Series Game 7 begins Wednesday night at 8:08 PM. ET at Progressive Field in Cleveland.

No More Goats in Chicago, Only Cubs Heroes: Game 7 World Series

By William Coppola What an amazing World Series!  The Cubs and the Indians came into this World Series with a combined championship drought of 176 years. When the Indians went up 3-1 in games, most of us thought it was […]

by · November 3, 2016 · Sports
Chicago Cubs' Addison Russell celebrates after his grand slam against the Cleveland Indians during the third inning of Game 6 of the Major League Baseball World Series. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Monsters of the Midway: Cubs-Indians Head for Game 7 Finale

Cubs Win Game 6, 9-3 Forcing Do or Die 7th Game Against Indians By William Coppola The bomb in the first inning by Cubs’ Kris Bryant with two outs was not a good start for  Cleveland Indians starter Josh Tomlin […]

by · November 2, 2016 · Sports
A Core Group and More: Fordham looks to build off success of Last season

A Core Group and More: Fordham looks to build off success of Last season

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor There was that momentum up at Rose Hill in early March because the Fordham men’s basketball team had a chance to make some noise in the Atlantic-10 Tournament after 17 wins, their most since 2006-2007. […]

by · November 1, 2016 · Sports
Cubs vs Indians
World Series, Game 1
Tuesday, October 25, 8:08 PM on FOX
Progressive Field, Cleveland, Ohio

Game 5 Cubs vs Indians: “Too bad someone has to lose”

By William Coppola Hold everything, the Cubs are not dead yet. We are going to see a November fall classic after all. Starter Jon Lester got off to a good start with a mix of cutters, change ups, fastballs, curves […]

by · October 31, 2016 · Sports