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ul 19, 2017; New York, NY, USA; New York City FC defender Alexander Callens (6) heads the ball against Toronto FC forward Jordan Hamilton (22) during the second half at Yankee Stadium. Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

NYCFC Can’t Secure Win at Home

By Lenny Ortiz Toronto FC made their way into the Bronx Wednesday evening for a much anticipated Eastern semifinals rematch that saw the Reds embarrass NYCFC 7-0 on aggregate in the two game set. Both sides seemed eager to get […]

by · July 23, 2017 · Sports
NY Liberty defeat Connecticut Sun,  96-80, on Camp Day in front of 17,443 at MSG.

NY LIBERTY: THE KIDS ARE ALRIGHT

By Luis Vazquez The New York Liberty brought their special superpower to Madison Square Garden Wednesday afternoon to match up against the Connecticut Sun, the Eastern Conference frontrunners. It was kid power and when it’s unleashed, New York rarely fails. […]

by · July 21, 2017 · Sports
Yankees Not Done Dealing: They’re In It To Win

Yankees Not Done Dealing: They’re In It To Win

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Wait a second.  At first look the Yankees are in playoff position and this was supposed to be the season of rebuilding and looking at next year, or the year after. But the youngsters have put […]

by · July 20, 2017 · Sports
Head Athletic Trainer At Fordham Retires

Head Athletic Trainer At Fordham Retires

Fordham University head athletic trainer Vinny Porricelli, ATC, CSCS, who has worked with Fordham student-athletes for the past 35 years, announced his retirement on Wednesday. Porricelli’s retirement will be effective August 25, 2017.  “We are immensely grateful to Vinny for […]

by · July 20, 2017 · Sports
Yoenis Cespedes, NY Mets

Cespedes Fails to Deliver Again

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor You can say this is expected with the New York Mets and their season of 2017. The come from behind wins have been few and that was the situation again Monday night at Citi Field in […]

by · July 18, 2017 · Sports
NYCFC, UAE Consulate General Join South Bronx Soccer Festival

NYCFC, UAE Consulate General Join South Bronx Soccer Festival

Celebration Brings Community Together and Empowers Local Youth On Saturday, New York City Football Club (NYCFC) and the Consulate General of the United Arab Emirates in New York came together to host a street soccer festival at P.S. 49 in […]

by · July 18, 2017 · Community Affairs, Sports
Hartley Leads Liberty To Must Win

Hartley Leads Liberty To Must Win

By Luis Vazquez The way to win in the WNBA is with guard play. In particular, the point guard. This position has been a point of contention all season with the committee system a proven failure. Someone had to step […]

by · July 17, 2017 · Sports
New York Liberty center Tina Charles

NEW YORK LIBERTY NOW BELOW AVERAGE AFTER LOSS

By Luis Vazquez The New York Liberty are not a championship team. The unit in Minnesota appears to be that. They are not a playoff team at this juncture even in a largely mediocre Eastern Conference. After a 78-68 loss  Friday […]

by · July 16, 2017 · Sports
Yankees Loss of Pineda: Decision Time for the GM

Yankees Loss of Pineda: Decision Time for the GM

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor If this was another year when the New York Yankees were in a rebuilding mode than the season ending injury to righthander Michael Pineda would go as another loss. But the Yankees are not rebuilding in […]

by · July 15, 2017 · Sports
From: Kerut EK, Kerut DG, Fleisig GS, Andrews JR. Prevention of Arm Injuries in Youth Baseball Pitchers. J La Med Assn 2008; March/April

Magic Pitch Counts Have Ruined Baseball

By William Coppola Remember when the Boston Celtic’s John Havlicek was the best sixth man on those championship teams back in the 60’s and 70’s? Maybe it is time for baseball to look to something similar, as in a sixth […]

by · July 13, 2017 · Op Ed, Sports
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
Credit: Brandon Colon

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