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What’s On Second: Change for Baseball

What’s On Second: Change for Baseball

By William Coppola (Tampa, Florida) The other day in Yankee camp, Didi Gregorius and Starlin Castro put on a home run display that had the no admission crowd (estimated 673), on their feet cheering. They loved it. Maybe during the regular season, batting […]

by · February 27, 2017 · Sports
Fordham Football Coaching Staff Additions

Fordham Football Coaching Staff Additions

Fordham University head football coach Andrew Breiner announced the addition of three assistant coaches today with the appointment of John Bowes as the defensive coordinator/safeties coach, Andrew Jackson as the defensive line coach and Jordan Orlovsky as the linebacker coach. […]

by · February 24, 2017 · Sports
Time for Travis d’Arnaud to Step Up For Mets

Time for Travis d’Arnaud to Step Up For Mets

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Travis d’Arnaud is on watch and Sandy Alderson will take notice because if the Mets catcher does not step up there will be a change.  The expectations come every spring for the 28-year old catcher and […]

by · February 24, 2017 · Sports
Conor McGregor responds to Floyd Mayweather's fight comments: 'I run boxing'. Photo Credit: USA TODAY Sports

It is All Hype: Mayweather vs. McGregor

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor   You want hype? Well, you have it with this talk of Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor battling in the squared circle. To me, the eventuality of such a fight is a long shot. Unless the […]

by · February 19, 2017 · Sports
“Tommy John” Claims Another Pitcher

“Tommy John” Claims Another Pitcher

By Christopher Saunders  Alex Reyes could be a once in a generation type talent, could lead this Cardinals franchise to the promise land for years to come. Reyes had it all; ranked the No. 4 overall prospect by Baseball America, […]

by · February 19, 2017 · Sports
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Garcia-Thurman Ready For Unification

By Luis Vazquez There are two young and undefeated boxing champions in the welterweight division who want unify the belts. This is rare in the sweet science and only three times before has this happened. Danny “Swift” Garcia, the WBC […]

by · February 19, 2017 · Sports
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NYCFC THREE SIGNINGS BRINGS DEPTH TO THE BLUES

By Luis Vazquez NYCFC fought well in a 2-0 loss to the New York Red Bulls in Arizona but as the pre-season has been a worthy showcase for young talent, the three recent signings by the Blues are meant for […]

by · February 16, 2017 · Sports
The Need For Speed: Baseball Pooh-Bahs Propose Changes

The Need For Speed: Baseball Pooh-Bahs Propose Changes

By William Coppola Thank goodness that there was another meeting of baseball owners and the commissioner to discuss rule changes to speed up the game. With the average time of a nine-inning game last year at three hours, a four- […]

by · February 16, 2017 · Sports
Fordham Lady Rams Coach Gaitley celebrates record win with players. Phot credit: Robert Cole.

Gaitley Sets School Mark With Fordham Win

By Robert Cole With Fordham’s 74-43 win over UMass on Saturday afternoon at the Rose Hill Gym in the Bronx, Coach Stephanie Gaitley became the school’s all-time winningest coach capturing her 116th victory, surpassing the mark set by Kathy Mosolino […]

by · February 13, 2017 · Sports
Amid MSG Drama, Henrik Lundqvist Perseveres

Amid MSG Drama, Henrik Lundqvist Perseveres

By Steven Simineri What a difference a day makes. On Friday night, Knicks fans showed up to Madison Square Garden for the team’s game against the Nuggets chanting “Free Oakley” and holding up signs in favor of the New York […]

by · February 13, 2017 · Sports
Dolan vs. Oakley: Turmoil for Knicks and MSG

Dolan vs. Oakley: Turmoil for Knicks and MSG

By Luis Vazquez You had to hand it to Charles Oakley this past Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden. The former power forward/enforcer of the New York Knicks in the early 90’s accomplished three things that evening. He showed that […]

by · February 12, 2017 · Sports
Hiroki Kuroda, Former NY Yankees hurler. Credit: nj.com

The Rites of Spring: New York Baseball

The “Rites” of Spring: New York Baseball By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor The seven week countdown has started to opening day  when the first pitch is thrown at Citi Field and a week later the Yankees get their turn in the […]

by · February 11, 2017 · Sports
Fordham Rams go down to La Salle: Was it a Ripple Effect?

Fordham Rams go down to La Salle: Was it a Ripple Effect?

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Fordham coach Jeff Neubauer in the first half Wednesday night up at Rose Hill talk off the jacket and tie. It was more than a call from the official call that got him frustrated as his […]

by · February 9, 2017 · Sports
Matt Barnes: NBA Bad Boy Makes His Mark

Matt Barnes: NBA Bad Boy Makes His Mark

By Steven Simineri It’s been an interesting couple of weeks for 14-year NBA journeyman Matt Barnes. He ate Philly cheesesteaks and drank Hennessy with Boogie Cousins after the Kings game in Philadelphia was postponed. In Brooklyn, he accidental converted on […]

by · February 8, 2017 · Sports
Crowley and Bera Announce Major Step Forward in Fight Against International Basketball Federation’s Discriminatory Policy on Sikh Players

Crowley and Bera Announce Major Step Forward in Fight Against International Basketball Federation’s Discriminatory Policy on Sikh Players

Crowley and Bera Announce Major Step Forward in Fight Against International Basketball Federation’s Discriminatory Policy on Sikh Players FIBA Board Endorses Change to Policy Requiring Athletes Who Wear Articles of Faith to Remove Head Coverings in International Basketball Competition Crowley […]

by · February 8, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Sports