Articles by: Rich Mancuso

Loss to Sacred Heart: Fordham got Another Pre Conference Test

Loss to Sacred Heart: Fordham got Another Pre Conference Test

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor These are the games on the schedule that test a college basketball team before conference play starts up later this month. The Fordham Rams were aware that Sacred Heart would offer that challenge Wednesday night up […]

by · December 1, 2016 · Sports
Yoenis Cespedes, NY Mets

BREAKING: Cespedes Re-signs With the Mets

Cespedes and the Mets: Not a Matter of Dollars and Cents By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor New York:  End of the discussion and the New York Mets have shown their commitment again in re-signing Yoenis Cespedes to a four-year $110 million […]

by · November 29, 2016 · Sports
Photo Tom Brady

Revis Island: Pats knew how to get there in win over Jets

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Add another loss to the Jets disappointing season Sunday at MetLife Stadium and for a moment the Patriots were looking like the team that would go down to defeat. But the Jets managed another one to […]

by · November 28, 2016 · Sports
Coming together: Fordham Rams win Johnny Bach  Classic

Coming together: Fordham Rams win Johnny Bach Classic

  By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor You would never know that these Fordham Rams had played three games back-to-back-to-back as they swept the Johnny Bach Classic at Rose Hill Sunday afternoon with a 85-69 win over Lipscomb University. Friday night, the […]

by · November 21, 2016 · Sports
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