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Boy Injured by a Broken Bat at Yankee Stadium

Boy Injured by a Broken Bat at Yankee Stadium

Council Member Espinal Reiterates Calls to NYC Baseball Teams to Extend Protective Netting in Wake of Young Boy Injured by a Broken Bat at Yankee Stadium A boy was struck on the head by a broken bat during the New […]

The Positive Coaching Alliance and the New York Yankees honored five incredible youth and high school athletic coaches Tuesday evening at Yankee Stadium. Credit: PCA - NY

Coaching Alliance Honors Youth At Yankee Stadium

By Lenny Ortiz The Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) and the New York Yankees honored five incredible youth and high school athletic coaches Tuesday evening at Yankee Stadium. These coaches were recognized as the PCA’s Double-Goal Coach Award winners, and were […]

by · May 24, 2017 · Sports, Youth and Children
Charles Barkley will host 'American Race' On TNT exploring American racial issues. (Credit: TNT)

CHARLES BARKLEY TACKLES RACISM IN TNT SERIES, “AMERICAN RACE”

By Luis Vazquez Charles Barkley has always been outspoken. The former NBA superstar has always understood the plight of African-Americans in the United States having grown up in Alabama in the deep South. But in producing his TNT series “American […]

Passion For the Game in Long Island

Passion For the Game in Long Island

By William Coppola Down on the Duck pond in Central Islip, Long Island you will find a safe, fan-friendly, inexpensive and beautiful place to watch some pretty darn good baseball, with some pretty darn smart baseball fans. As I walked […]

by · May 23, 2017 · Sports
Crawford victory. Credit: Mikey Williams, Top Rank

Crawford Retains Titles With Pacquiao Next

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Terence Crawford made his statement again at Madison Square Garden Saturday night and may be headed for a clash with Manny Pacquiao. After stopping a determined Felix Diaz who could not come out for the 10th […]

by · May 23, 2017 · Sports
SUGAR IS SWEET BUT LYNX JINX NEW YORK LIBERTY, 90-71

SUGAR IS SWEET BUT LYNX JINX NEW YORK LIBERTY, 90-71

By Luis Vazquez The New York Liberty talk about winning championships. There is no doubt that the desire and the material is there. But across from them were the Minnesota Lynx, three-time WNBA champions who showed what a championship team […]

by · May 23, 2017 · Sports
Reggie Jackson and 1977 Yankees To Be Honored At Benefit Golf Outing

Reggie Jackson and 1977 Yankees To Be Honored At Benefit Golf Outing

By Ray Negron This year marks the 40th anniversary of the 1977 New York Yankees. That iconic team was George Steinbrenner’s first World Championship ball club. Some very colorful players wore the Yankees pinstripes that year. Their captain Thurman Munson, […]

by · May 23, 2017 · Sports
Was Reyes Juggle The Mets Turning Point?

Was Reyes Juggle The Mets Turning Point?

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Jose Reyes looked like he was a juggling a ball and auditioning for a circus act in the seventh inning at Citi Field Friday night. The Mets shortstop caught a blooped ball hit by Ben Revere […]

by · May 23, 2017 · Sports
Truman’s Pearl Fletcher goes for pin during 112lb. championship match against Cardozo’s Nian Chen, during the Welcome Wolverine Tournament at the Bronx High School of Science in the Bronx, on Saturday April 8, 2017. (Photo credit: Robert Cole)

Truman Girls Sweep ‘Beat The Streets’ Wrestling Tourney

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Chloe Cabrera was introduced on a hot day in the middle of Times Square in midtown. The 15-year old was on a mat  late Wednesday afternoon and in the spotlight representing Truman High School as the […]

by · May 19, 2017 · Sports, Women, Youth and Children
Fordham Soccer Player Awarded by A-10 Conference

Fordham Soccer Player Awarded by A-10 Conference

Fordham University Soccer Player is a Recipient of A-10 Scholarship   The Atlantic 10 Conference announced Wednesday its A-10 Postgraduate Scholarship recipients for 2017. Fordham University soccer player, Turner Block, a psychology major,  was a recipient of the A-10 Scholarship. […]

by · May 19, 2017 · Sports
Mets GM Alderson Is At Fault For Sinking Ship

Mets GM Alderson Is At Fault For Sinking Ship

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Oh Sandy, and this is not about a devastating hurricane. It’s about a sinking ship and how the New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson constructed a team that is falling apart quickly and we’re only […]

by · May 19, 2017 · Sports
Derek Jeter's plaque on Monument Park, Yankee Stadium. Credit: Pinterest

Another Jeter Moment in the Bronx

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor The ballgame is over. The cheers that were heard throughout Yankee Stadium have been replaced by the beautiful sounds of the cleaning crew sweeping the night away. Up and down each aisle, from seat to […]

by · May 15, 2017 · Sports
LAIMBEER RAINS ON NEW YORK LIBERTY PARADE IN  SEASON OPENER

LAIMBEER RAINS ON NEW YORK LIBERTY PARADE IN SEASON OPENER

By Luis Vazquez Like the unfortunate souls who were inundated by torrential rains on their way to Madison Square Garden Saturday afternoon, the New York Liberty ran into Hurricane Bill after a 73-64 win over the short-handed San Antonio Stars […]

by · May 14, 2017 · Sports
Astros McCann Says Yanks Jeter Changed Entire Generation

Astros McCann Says Yanks Jeter Changed Entire Generation

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Brian McCann came to his former friendly surroundings at Yankee Stadium Friday night. The right field porch is a familiar and inviting target for the Houston Astros catcher — who hit 46 of his 69 home […]

by · May 13, 2017 · Sports
NY Yankees Castoffs Ben Gamel And James Pazos Thriving As Mariners

NY Yankees Castoffs Ben Gamel And James Pazos Thriving As Mariners

By Steven Simineri With a 5-3 loss to the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night, the Yankees became the last team in the major to reach double-digit losses at 21-10. Through the early goings of the regular season, New York is […]

by · May 10, 2017 · Sports