Articles by: Rich Mancuso

Muhammad Ali Was “The Greatest” and Never Was There A Debate

By  Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor  Bert Randolph Sugar the late boxing author and historian wrote about Muhammad Ali in his book “The Ultimate Book of Boxing Lists: “The boxing world was his stage. This playful and boastful fighter became the […]

by · June 5, 2016 · Sports
Felix Verdejo an Christopher Diaz train on 151st street in The Bronx ,New York. Photo by Peter Amador for Top Rank Boxing.

Verdejo vs Diaz: Photo Gallery [Part 2]

Verdejo vs Diaz: Photo Gallery [Part 2] A special report from Rich Mancuso, Sports Editor       Felix Verdejo and Christopher Diaz brought their training camp to East 151st street in the South Bronx last Saturday. To the delight […]

by · June 3, 2016 · Sports
From the Bronx to Orlando: T M Baseball

From the Bronx to Orlando: T M Baseball

From the Bronx to Orlando: T M Baseball By Rich Mancuso, Sports Editor  Orlando FL: Down in central Florida where Disney World and the resorts are a reason to imagine, Tony Melendez and his wife Jessy are in a reality […]

by · June 3, 2016 · Sports
Verdejo vs Diaz: Photo Gallery [Part 1]

Verdejo vs Diaz: Photo Gallery [Part 1]

Verdejo vs Diaz: Photo Gallery [Part 1] On Saturday, Puerto Rican boxer Felix Verdejo joined his upcoming opponent Chris Diaz at a South Bronx street fair.   Both fighters appeared together to promote their upcoming June 11 fight on […]

by · May 31, 2016 · Sports
June 11 Boxing Promo: Verdejo vs Diaz [Video]  

June 11 Boxing Promo: Verdejo vs Diaz [Video] 

Boxing Promo: Verdejo vs Diaz [Video]  Boxer Felix Verdejo joined his opponent Chris Diaz to promote their upcoming June 11 fight taking place on the eve of National Puerto Rican Day Parade on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. [en Espanol]

by · May 31, 2016 · Sports, Video

Sports Flashback: Gio Gonzalez, Travis d’Arnaud

Nats pitcher Gio Gonzalez does not have an answer for his success pitching against the Mets at Citi Field.

by · May 30, 2016 · Sports

There was no DH issue with A-Rod and Beltran: Not this Friday Night

By Rich Mancuso St. Petersburg, Fla. –  It would have been the strong pitching of Masahiro Tanaka Friday night for the New York Yankees at Tropicana Field that was a cause for optimism. The righthander threw seven shutout innings on […]

by · May 28, 2016 · Sports
Ready for an Impact on ESPN Deportes New York

Ready for an Impact on ESPN Deportes New York

It all makes for good radio and starting this Thursday evening, ESPN Deportes New York is their new home as they host 1050 Impact.

by · May 23, 2016 · Sports
Noah Syndergaard, NY Mets pitching ace. Credit: bloggingmets.com

Noah, Closer, and Homerun ball: But Mets may need more

After getting his fifth win of the season Sunday afternoon at Citi Field in leading the Mets to a 3-1 win and three-game series sweep over the Milwaukee Brewers, Noah Syndergaard is Mets ace.

by · May 23, 2016 · Sports

Consensus: Sandy Alderson Won’t Let Health Get in His Way

Consensus: Sandy Alderson Won’t let Health get in way By Rich Mancuso On a night when the New York Mets got a 2-0 over win the Washington Nationals at Citi Field it put more smiles on the face of GM […]

by · May 18, 2016 · Sports
Scherzer and the Nats vs. Syndergaard and the Mets: A Duel of the Best

Scherzer and the Nats vs. Syndergaard and the Mets: A Duel of the Best

Scherzer and the Nats vs. Syndergaard and the Mets: A Duel of the Best by Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Noah Syndergaard and Max Scherzer as they say in baseball is the premiere matchup on the mound with two of the […]

by · May 18, 2016 · Sports
Book Review: Down on The Korner

Book Review: Down on The Korner

 “Down on The Korner”:  We know more now about Ralph Kiner and the broadcast By Rich Mancuso The post-game broadcast after a baseball game has come a long way with graphics, analysis that, at times, makes one wonder is this […]

by · May 11, 2016 · Sports
Lady Bombers on the field and playing game the right way

Lady Bombers on the field and playing game the right way

Lady Bombers on the field and playing game the right way By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor At the end of Balcom Avenue and across the street from the Throgs Neck Housing complex Ferry Point Park is the home of the […]

by · May 9, 2016 · Sports, Women, Youth and Children
Rivera home run for Mets could pave way for more playing time

Rivera home run for Mets could pave way for more playing time

Rivera home run for Mets could pave way for more playing time Rich Mancuso Flushing, NY:   Kevin Plawecki has started every game for the New York Mets when catcher Travis d’Arnaud went on the disabled list last week with a […]

by · May 5, 2016 · Sports
Keeping It In The Ring: TOP RANK RETURNS TO MADISON SQUARE GARDEN WITH VERDEJO

Keeping It In The Ring: TOP RANK RETURNS TO MADISON SQUARE GARDEN WITH VERDEJO

Verdejo ready for another Garden New York event: Will there be a knockout? By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor TOP RANK RETURNS TO MADISON SQUARE GARDEN WITH VERDEJO:  Bob Arum was back at Madison Square Garden Thursday afternoon and without Miguel […]

by · May 1, 2016 · Sports