Articles by: Rich Mancuso

TM Hanks Yanks Dominate on All-Star Tuesday

TM Hanks Yanks Dominate on All-Star Tuesday

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor At Randall’s Island Park Tuesday afternoon it was an all-star day win for the TM Baseball Training Academy Hanks Yanks 16u team as they dominated the Razorbacks with a 18-3 win.  Led by the  home run […]

by · July 12, 2017 · Sports, Youth and Children
NY Yankees All-Star Aaron Judge at the home run derby. Credit: Mira Soto

All-Star Game: A Showcase for MLB

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor The ballgame did count Tuesday night in Miami.  It had nothing to do with home field advantage in the World Series and that’s a good thing because the traditional way to decide the Fall Classic in […]

by · July 12, 2017 · Sports
Yankees Have Trade Ability Towards Deadline

Yankees Have Trade Ability Towards Deadline

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Three weeks from the non-waiver trade deadline and Yankees GM Brian Cashman will not sit still. That wheeling and dealing is a trademark of Cashman and the Yankees and this time they will be buyers and […]

by · July 12, 2017 · Sports
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Baby Bombers Split Two With Cyclones

By Brandon Colon The Staten Island Yankees played a Minor League doubleheader, which meant both games would only go 7 innings. After last night’s win against rival the Brooklyn Cyclones the Baby Bombers came in with a seven-game winning strike […]

by · July 9, 2017 · Sports
Hanks Yanks T M Baseball Academy 12U Select Team. Photo Credit:  T M Baseball Academy

TM Baseball Academy 12U Select Wins Yorktown Tournament

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor TM Baseball Academy 12u Select team won their first major tournament under the Hanks Yanks banner this past weekend at the annual Yorktown Tournament up in Putnam County. Manager Joe Werner won his third tournament with […]

by · July 6, 2017 · Sports
AL All-Stars NY Yankees Gary Sanchez (left) and Aaron Judge (right). Photo Credit:  Cesar Diaz/

Yankees Judge and Sanchez Expect to Shine in Miami

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor These are the Yankees and they are accustomed to being represented in the MLB All-Star game. Next week the results of a good first half to the season and the rise of their youngsters will be […]

by · July 4, 2017 · Sports

Cabrera And Mets: All Content Again

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Before it can be said that Asdrubal Cabrera was not a happy camper eight days ago when he was asked to command second base, well think again. Because this has been a part of a New […]

by · July 2, 2017 · Sports
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Pitching Continues to be Dominant for SI Bombers

By Brandon Colon The Staten Island Yankees were back at home in Richmond County Bank Ballpark after a short three-game game road trip in Vermont against the Lake Monsters. The Baby Bombers would win the first game of the series […]

by · July 2, 2017 · Sports
Gleyber Torres in the Arizona Fall League. Credit: Ryan "Moose" Morris

Expert Opinion on Yankees Gleyber Torres Injury

By Brandon Colon Gleyber Torres is an up-and-coming shortstop in the New York Yankees organization. Torres was acquired last year with other prospects and Adam Warren from the Chicago Cubs for Aroldis Chapman who eventually won the World Series with […]

by · July 1, 2017 · Sports

Slow Death of Pay-Per-View Boxing Begins With Pacquiao on ESPN

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor It was inevitable and  boxing promoters are beginning to see the picture when Manny Pacquiao defends his WBO welterweight title tomorrow night from Australia. It has nothing to do with Pacquiao and his continued quest at […]

by · July 1, 2017 · Sports
Minnesota United midfielder Jerome Thiesson (3) heads the ball away from New York City FC midfielder Jack Harrison (11) during the second half at Yankee Stadium. Credit: USA TODAY Sports

Challenge Wins Building Character for NYCFC

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Trap game? Not for NYCFC at Yankee Stadium Thursday night as they challenged Minnesota United FC.  And coming off wins over the rival Red Bulls and defending MLS Cup champion Seattle, a match against an expansion […]

by · June 30, 2017 · Sports


By Brandon Colon The National Basketball Association hosted their first annual “NBA Award Show” at Pier 36 in New York City. The greatest players (young and old) to ever grace the NBA hardwood were in attendance. They were treated to […]

by · June 29, 2017 · Sports
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Mets Need to Rebuild: Here’s Why

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor The speculation is growing that Mets GM Sandy Alderson will be selling heading into the non-waiver trade deadline of July 31st. Asdrubal Cabrera, Curtis Granderson, Jay Bruce, Lucas Duda, Addison Reed, Jerry Blevins are among the […]

by · June 29, 2017 · Sports
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TM BX Hanks Yanks 16U Get Walk-Off Win

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Their first dramatic win in their initial season for TM Bronx Hanks Yanks 16U team came with a walk-off grand slam home run early Tuesday evening at Randall’s Island Park. Hanks Yanks, a community sponsored baseball […]

by · June 29, 2017 · Sports
Hit The Road Jack(son): Knicks and Phil Jackson Part Ways

Hit The Road Jack(son): Knicks and Phil Jackson Part Ways

By Brandon Colon The New York Knicks and team President Phil Jackson decided to part ways early Wednesday morning according to ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne. The decision coming after Jackson and team owner James Dolan could not agree on the direction […]

by · June 29, 2017 · Sports