Articles by: Rich Mancuso

ODELL BECKHAM JR: FIRST PLAYOFF FORAY IS AN EPIC FAIL

ODELL BECKHAM JR: FIRST PLAYOFF FORAY IS AN EPIC FAIL

By Luis Vazquez Odell Beckham Jr. is a very talented wide receiver with a cool hairstyle who parlayed one hand catches into a super stardom art form. But if Odell Beckham Jr. is ever to be a great player, he […]

by · January 10, 2017 · Sports
War on WAR…

War on WAR…

By William Coppola Everyone in the baseball world, seems to be obsessed with WAR, spin ratios, WHIP, BBD, BBE, and DCOVs among other mind boggling stats being thrown at us. I think it is time to go to war with […]

by · January 5, 2017 · Sports
Lady Rams Win Third Straight A-10 Game

Lady Rams Win Third Straight A-10 Game

By Robert Cole With much of the basketball media’s attention on the St. John’s vs. Creighton game played in Queens, there was a college basketball team in the Bronx making their own claim for some of that attention.  The Lady […]

by · January 5, 2017 · Sports
JEREMY LIN: WHAT THE BROOKLYN NETS NEED WHEN HE PLAYS

JEREMY LIN: WHAT THE BROOKLYN NETS NEED WHEN HE PLAYS

Jeremy Lin is valuable to teams as a draw for Asian-American fans but he is still treated as a novelty, a one-trick pony.

by · January 5, 2017 · Sports
A Capsule of NY Sports Good and Bad in 2016

A Capsule of NY Sports Good and Bad in 2016

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Good luck, prosperity and all the best to you as we ring out the old and bring in a new year. And it is no different in the world of fun and games that this columnist […]

by · December 31, 2016 · Sports
Mets Rosario Making Case as Best Shortstop in New York 

Mets Rosario Making Case as Best Shortstop in New York 

Though so young, Rosario is extremely mature, demonstrating leadership qualities during plays and mound visits.

by · December 31, 2016 · Sports
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Northwestern Makes a Statement: New Era Pinstripe Bowl Champion

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Pittsburgh came up short  in their ninth straight Bowl appearance as Northwestern won their second consecutive bowl game, 31-24.  The New Era Pinstripe Bowl once again had a feel of championship contest from the opening kickoff to […]

by · December 29, 2016 · Sports
Former Mets and Yankees star, Dwight "doc" Gooden talked about pitching at the TM Baseball Academy in the Bronx. 
Photo credit: Gary Quintal

Doc Gooden Visits TM Baseball Academy

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor For the second time in a week, Dwight “Doc” Gooden, the Cy Young Award winning pitcher who threw heat on the mound for the New York Mets and Yankees visited the Bronx. Last week, Gooden helped […]

by · December 29, 2016 · Sports
Pittsburgh & Northwestern Visit One World Observatory and the 9/11 Memorial & Museum

Pittsburgh & Northwestern Visit One World Observatory and the 9/11 Memorial & Museum

New Era Pinstripe Bowl Opponents Visit the 9/11 Memorial & Museum Earlier today and as part of New Era Pinstripe Bowl week, the University of Pittsburgh and Northwestern University visited One World Observatory and the 9/11 Memorial & Museum.   […]

by · December 28, 2016 · Sports
Photo by Robert Cole.

Lady Rams Defeat Niagara

By Robert Cole The Fordham Lady Rams gave their fans an early Christmas present, victory as they defeated Niagara’s Lady Purple Eagles, 92-69 in a Thursday afternoon tilt at Rose Hill Gym, in the Bronx.   The win gave Fordham their […]

by · December 23, 2016 · Sports
Chartouny jumper for two of his 14 points on Central Connecticut State. Photo by Robert Cole.

Fordham Wins Big and Ready for Conference Play

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor This was the game that the Rams needed and they responded Wednesday evening up at Rose Hill in the Bronx.  Fordham played well in a 83-60 win over Central Connecticut State. Central Connecticut State, losers of […]

by · December 22, 2016 · Sports
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Gooden Brings Holiday Joy to Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Dwight “Doc” Gooden came to town Tuesday afternoon and distributed toys and joy to youngsters at the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club Christmas party for kids in the Castle section of the Bronx. The former […]

by · December 21, 2016 · Sports
Boxing Survives Final Round: Action Resumes In New York

Boxing Survives Final Round: Action Resumes In New York

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Boxing has survived another round in New York and the fighters are content. So are the promoters, matchmakers, managers, and trainers. Most of all the venues, including Madison Square Garden and the Barclays Center are back […]

by · December 21, 2016 · Sports
Chase Edmonds Named 2016 STATS FCS All-American

Chase Edmonds Named 2016 STATS FCS All-American

Junior Running back named to first team All America A day after receiving a pair of All-America honors, Fordham University junior running back Chase Edmonds picked up another, being named a first team STATS FCS All-American it was announced today. […]

by · December 21, 2016 · Sports
Aroldis Chapman Back in the Bronx: Everyone Is Content

Aroldis Chapman Back in the Bronx: Everyone Is Content

  By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor There are opinions about Aroldis Chapman and it extends to a minority of Yankees fans that won’t forgive the  issue of domestic violence abuse. That issue is in the past and the Yankees took their […]

by · December 17, 2016 · Sports