Articles by: Rich Mancuso

Energetic Liberty Outlast Indiana Fever

Energetic Liberty Outlast Indiana Fever

Tina Charles carried New York to an 81-76 win Tuesday night and a peek above .500.

by · August 10, 2017 · Sports
Credit: Brandon Colon

Staten Island Yanks Win on Walk-Off

The 3-2 win is the second in a row for the Staten Island Yankees who beat the Williamsport Crosscutters.

by · August 10, 2017 · Sports
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Ramos is perfect for Mets pen

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor  There is that mentality for a pitcher coming out of the bullpen as the setup guy or closer. Newly acquired righthander AJ Ramos of the Mets was in both roles the past few years with the […]

by · August 10, 2017 · Sports
New York City FC forward David Villa (7) shoots the ball as New York Red Bulls midfielder Salvatore Zizzo (15) defends during the first half at Yankee Stadium.
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Hudson River Heavyweight Derby Goes to Villa and NYCFC

By Luis Vazquez This was a legitimate heavyweight encounter at Yankee Stadium Sunday afternoon. The Hudson River Derby has matured into a real rivalry where now the results between NYCFC and the New York Red Bulls are no longer a […]

by · August 7, 2017 · Sports
Chronicle Sports Editor Rich Mancuso Honored

Chronicle Sports Editor Rich Mancuso Honored

By Nick Singh Bronx Chronicle Sports Editor Rich Mancuso was presented with an award of appreciation Sunday afternoon for his efforts in  assisting the visiting team of youngsters from the Liga Los Trinitarios  baseball league of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. […]

by · August 7, 2017 · Bronx Personalities, Sports
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Babyn Bombers lose second straight game at home (SI)

By Brandon Colon The Staten Island Yankees looked to bounce back after a 7-3 loss Wednesday night to the Aberdeen Ironbirds (Baltimore Orioles Affiliate). Although they have lost six of their last 10 games the Baby Bombers (26-16) still have […]

by · August 6, 2017 · Sports
The Yankees acquired RHP Sonny Gray and int'l signing bonus pool money from Oakland for Dustin Fowler, James Kaprielian and Jorge Mateo. Credit: @YankeesPR

Gray a win for Yankees in trade

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Sonny Gray is the what the Yankees needed and it means bright days in the Bronx. Because the Yankees have done the unexpected it is obvious why this was a move that had to be made […]

by · August 1, 2017 · Sports
Dominican Baseball Team Arrives in Bronx

Dominican Baseball Team Arrives in Bronx

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor They have a hero in the Dominican Republic: Albert Pujois, the future Hall of Famer currently with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Los Trinitarios, a baseball organization from Santo Domingo arrived in the Bronx this […]

by · July 29, 2017 · Sports
Jorge Mateo Credit: Yankees.com

Yankees: At Trade Deadline Have Prospects to Offer

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Four days and the complexion of teams will change with the non-waiver trade deadline. Sellers, buyers, and rumors is all you have to know and the Mets showed Thursday they will sell with Lucas Duda now […]

by · July 28, 2017 · Sports
Let’s Make A Deal: Baseball Trade Deadline Nears

Let’s Make A Deal: Baseball Trade Deadline Nears

By William Coppola Baseball is the only professional sport that has these built-in days of excitement from beginning to end. The year never really ends as we go from the winter meetings for general managers, followed by the team winter meetings, […]

by · July 28, 2017 · Sports
Yankees Not Done Dealing: They’re In It To Win

Yankees Not Done Dealing: They’re In It To Win

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Wait a second.  At first look the Yankees are in playoff position and this was supposed to be the season of rebuilding and looking at next year, or the year after. But the youngsters have put […]

by · July 20, 2017 · Sports
Head Athletic Trainer At Fordham Retires

Head Athletic Trainer At Fordham Retires

Fordham University head athletic trainer Vinny Porricelli, ATC, CSCS, who has worked with Fordham student-athletes for the past 35 years, announced his retirement on Wednesday. Porricelli’s retirement will be effective August 25, 2017.  “We are immensely grateful to Vinny for […]

by · July 20, 2017 · Sports
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Cespedes Fails to Deliver Again

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor You can say this is expected with the New York Mets and their season of 2017. The come from behind wins have been few and that was the situation again Monday night at Citi Field in […]

by · July 18, 2017 · Sports
Yankees Loss of Pineda: Decision Time for the GM

Yankees Loss of Pineda: Decision Time for the GM

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor If this was another year when the New York Yankees were in a rebuilding mode than the season ending injury to righthander Michael Pineda would go as another loss. But the Yankees are not rebuilding in […]

by · July 15, 2017 · Sports
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Magic Pitch Counts Have Ruined Baseball

By William Coppola Remember when the Boston Celtic’s John Havlicek was the best sixth man on those championship teams back in the 60’s and 70’s? Maybe it is time for baseball to look to something similar, as in a sixth […]

by · July 13, 2017 · Op Ed, Sports