Articles by: Rich Mancuso

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
Baseball vs. Aliens: The Game has Changed

Baseball vs. Aliens: The Game has Changed

By William Coppola Where is the next generation of big league players coming from? What will the motivation to attend a baseball game come from in the next ten years? I guess you’d have to start with youth baseball. Or […]

by · December 17, 2016 · Sports
Chase Edmonds Named First Team AP All-America

Chase Edmonds Named First Team AP All-America

Chase Edmonds Named First Team AP All-America Fordham University junior running back Chase Edmonds was named a First Team Associated Press All-American it was announced today. This marks the third straight year that he has earned All-America honors. Edmonds, a […]

by · December 16, 2016 · Sports
Boxing’s Heavyweight Division: No Longer a New York State of Mind

Boxing’s Heavyweight Division: No Longer a New York State of Mind

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Once upon a time the heavyweight division was the King of New York.  Then there was Lennox Lewis, Riddick Bowe, Shannon Briggs, Evander Holyfield, Shannon Briggs the pride of Brooklyn, and a brawler named Mike Tyson. […]

by · December 13, 2016 · Sports
Baby Bombers: Yankees on Right Path

Baby Bombers: Yankees on Right Path

By William Coppola “Make the New York Yankees great again” is a refrain fans of the Bronx Bombers are chanting. This theme, “great again,” was heard over and over this summer. I guess Yankees management were also pulled into its hypnotic […]

by · December 11, 2016 · Sports
The Haves and Have-Nots: Yanks Get Chapman at Dull Winter Meetings

The Haves and Have-Nots: Yanks Get Chapman at Dull Winter Meetings

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor NATIONAL HARBOR, MD – It always comes down to baseball economics. So who said the Baseball Winter Meetings would be non-stop wheeling and dealing and contracts offered to the high profiled closers that could bring some […]

by · December 8, 2016 · Sports
2016 New Era Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium: #23 Pitt vs Northwestern

2016 New Era Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium: #23 Pitt vs Northwestern

# 23 UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH AND NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY WILL PLAY IN THE 2016 NEW ERA PINSTRIPE BOWL AT YANKEE STADIUM The No. 23-ranked University of Pittsburgh and Northwestern University yesterday accepted invitations to play in the 2016 New Era Pinstripe Bowl at […]

by · December 8, 2016 · Sports
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Winter Meetings Boredom: Mets in Holding Pattern and Yankees?

  By Rich Mancuso/Sport Editor National Harbor, Maryland:  Maybe payroll flexibility does mean something for both New York baseball teams at the annual convention of minds also otherwise known as the 2016 MLB Winter Meetings.  Two days complete, two more […]

by · December 6, 2016 · Sports
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New York City FC Sign 2016 USL MVP Sean Okoli

New York City FC have completed the signing of Sean Okoli from FC Cincinnati. Okoli enjoyed a remarkable 2016 in Ohio where he was named United Soccer League MVP, made the All-League Team and won the Golden Boot for his […]

by · December 5, 2016 · Sports
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
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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