Articles by: Rich Mancuso

The Aaron Boone-Yankees Era Begins

The Aaron Boone-Yankees Era Begins

By Ray Negron When Reggie Jackson left the Yankees after the 1981 season, he went to the California Angels on a five year free agent deal. During Reggie’s time there I would visit him quite often. The Angels weren’t the […]

by · December 6, 2017 · Sports
Fordham Football Coach Resigns

Fordham Football Coach Resigns

Fordham Football Head Coach Andrew Breiner Resigns Will join staff of former Ram mentor Joe Moorhead at Mississippi State Bronx, N.Y – Fordham University head football coach Andrew Breiner announced his resignation effective immediately as he will join the staff […]

by · December 6, 2017 · Sports
A Giants Mess

A Giants Mess

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor This does not compare to the old Yankees’ Billy Martin roller coaster ride with the owner George Steinbrenner but the football Giants are in turmoil mode with changes. A coaching change and change in the front […]

by · December 6, 2017 · Sports
Aaron Judge. Topps All-Star Rookie Team 2017

Young Yankees Make Topps All-Star Rookie Team

Last month, NY Yankees standouts Aaron Judge and Jordan Montgomery were today named among the 11 MLB players selected to the Topps All-Star Rookie Team. The right fielder Judge, the presumptive candidate for A.L. Rookie of the Year and a finalist for league […]

by · December 4, 2017 · Sports
Kovalev Again In Charge Of Division

Kovalev Again In Charge Of Division

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Sergey Kovalev is a champion again. That may or may not be good for the light heavyweight division now that the 34-year old holds the WBO title after a late second round stoppage over Vyacheslav Shabranskyy […]

by · December 4, 2017 · Sports
Bronx Fighter Wins Pro Debut At Garden

Bronx Fighter Wins Pro Debut At Garden

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Ismael Villarreal of the Bronx a promising prospect at 154 lbs. had a successful pro debut to open the card of boxing in the Garden Theatre. It was a unanimous four-round decision over Race Sawyer of […]

by · November 26, 2017 · Sports
Aviles Of Marlins Optimistic About Jeter

Aviles Of Marlins Optimistic About Jeter

By Rich Mancuso: Sports Editor Mike Aviles concluded his ninth year in the Major Leagues and is aware of transition. The 36-year old New Yorker and veteran of six teams completed his latest stint with the Miami Marlins and his […]

by · November 9, 2017 · Sports

Time To Give Deontay Wilder The Opportunity

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor   Yes it was a mismatch and all 2:59 of a first round at the Barclays Center Saturday night. But Deontay Wilder did what he said and made a mockery of Bermane Stiverne the mandatory […]

by · November 5, 2017 · Sports
Miguel Cotto Is Running Late For His Retirement Party

Miguel Cotto Is Running Late For His Retirement Party

By Jason Gonzalez Prior to the commencement of 2017, 37-year-old Miguel Cotto [41-5, (33)] of Caguas, Puerto Rico promised to call it quits at the year’s conclusion. To Cotto’s credit, he has kept his word. But whenever big money is […]

by · November 4, 2017 · Sports

NYCFC Is The Playoff Team In Town

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor The playoff team in New York was at Citi Field Sunday afternoon as a baseball diamond was converted to a soccer field. NYCFC contingency plans called for their season finale to be played in Queens […]

by · November 4, 2017 · Sports
No Logic For Yankees Letting Girardi Go

No Logic For Yankees Letting Girardi Go

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Perhaps it was time for Joe Girardi to go and ten years is a long tenure for a manager in baseball. The days were getting longer for Girardi and the Yankees hierarchy pulled the plug […]

by · November 4, 2017 · Sports

All About The WBC Heavyweight Title

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor   When Hall Of Fame promoter Don King and Mauricio Sulaiman the President of the World Boxing Council are on the same podium then this must be something special. King has been dormant and hardly […]

by · November 3, 2017 · Sports
ALCS Loss And Looking Up For Yankees In 2018

ALCS Loss And Looking Up For Yankees In 2018

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor This was the beginning for the Yankees even though this unexpected run to the World Series came to an end Saturday night in Houston. And there is no reason for the Yankees or their fans to […]

by · October 22, 2017 · Sports
NY Yankees slugger, Aaron Judge had an RBI double and scored a run in Wednesday's 5-0 victory over the Houston Astros. (Credit: @Yankees)

Yankees Take ALCS Lead In This Home Field Series

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor The Yankees won the most home games in the American league and that success has carried into the postseason. In October, winning at home is what the Yankees have done and it has put them a […]

by · October 19, 2017 · Sports
Yankees In Business Again, Crush Astros, 8-1

Yankees In Business Again, Crush Astros, 8-1

The Houston Astros were shut down for six innings from CC Sabathia and the home run ball for New York led to a 8-1 win.

by · October 17, 2017 · Sports