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Teresa Weatherspoon Adds New Title To Her NY Liberty Resume

By Luis Vazquez There are many people in the WNBA who hold positions that either are not completely defined or clear as to the role it plays in a franchise’s success on the court. Teresa Weatherspoon is not one of […]

by · April 22, 2017 · Sports
Luis Severino, NY Yankees. Credit: nysportsday.com

Severino Has Arrived For Yankees

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Similar to Michael Pineda there was always this conception about Yankees righthander Luis Severino. The kid can pitch and when his command is on point, as it has been in three starts this young season, there […]

by · April 19, 2017 · Sports
Aaron Hernandez, a former NFL star, committed suicide while serving a life sentence for murder.

Aaron Hernandez: Sad Tragedy Off A Field Of Hard Knocks

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor The sad part of the Aaron Hernandez story is reality that an all purpose talent never got that opportunity to complete a mission of purpose and partly that is blamed off the field he knew as […]

by · April 19, 2017 · Sports
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2017 WNBA Draft: Liberty Honor Memory of Mt. Vernon Star

By Luis Vazquez The 2017 WNBA Draft is the party where all young girls who play basketball want to attend. It’s also a time for nervousness as each player hopes to leave with their own personal Cinderella story. At Samsung […]

by · April 16, 2017 · Sports
Margaret Rodriguez (left) stands with her hero NY Yankees pitcher, C.C. Sabathia (right).
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Pride of The Yankees And The Bronx: The Margaret Rodriguez Story

By Ray Negron The Yankees held their annual welcome home dinner at the New York Hilton on Sixth Avenue in midtown. I received several phone calls from friends that attended the affair and they reported it was a truly memorable […]

by · April 16, 2017 · Sports
Fordham players mob Jason Lundy, celebrating his game-winning homer to win A-10 baseball game between St. Joseph and Fordham at Houlihan Park, in the Bronx, New York on April 13, 2017. (Credit Robert Cole).

Lundy’s Homer Lifts Fordham to A-10 Win 3-2

Lundy’s Homer Lifts Fordham to A-10 Win 3-2 by Robert Cole Just when it looked like the St. Joe’s Hawks would hold onto their 3-2 lead over the Fordham Rams, Jason Lundy hit a two run bomb in the bottom […]

by · April 14, 2017 · Sports
The Dallas Mavericks and Yogi Ferrell have agreed to a new Two-Year deal to remain with the Dallas Mavericks after his 32 point performance.

Mavericks’ Yogi Ferrell: One Who Got Away From Nets

By Steven Simineri Kevin “Yogi” Ferrell got his first NBA chance with the Brooklyn Nets earlier this season after impressing Brooklyn’s brass in the Summer League and in training camp. He appeared in 10 games with the Nets, averaging a […]

by · April 11, 2017 · Sports
TM: Ten Years And More

TM: Ten Years And More

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Envision a goal and the dream and most of all it all coming together. Tony and Jessy Melendez had the aspirations of providing a basic foundation for youth in the proper structure to advance their skills […]

by · April 11, 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)

Wrestling With Change

By Robert Cole Those who espouse the benefits of high school sports – learn discipline, cooperation, teamwork, and self-control – would have been proud of the girls that gathered at The Bronx High School of Science gym on Saturday for […]

by · April 11, 2017 · Sports
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Michael Pineda: Yankees Unexpected Hero Almost Does It on Opening Day

By Rich Mancuso /Sports Editor Michael Pineda was sharp and there is no other word to describe the New York Yankees righthander and on Opening Day in the Bronx it was almost perfection. He was perfect through 6.2 innings before […]

by · April 11, 2017 · Sports
Zack Wheeler Returns: He will Be Fine

Zack Wheeler Returns: He will Be Fine

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor   Zack Wheeler anticipated his return to the mound and it took a span of three years after a slow comeback from Tommy John Surgery. So there he was on the mound again at Citi Field […]

by · April 8, 2017 · Sports
Fordham Football Appoints Wide Receiver Coach

Fordham Football Appoints Wide Receiver Coach

Andre Barboza, former assistant coach at Sacred Heart University, was named an assistant football coach at Fordham University it was announced by head coach Andrew Breiner. Barboza will be responsible for the Rams’ wide receivers in 2017. “We are pleased […]

by · April 6, 2017 · Sports
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Terence Crawford Ready for Felix Diaz at the Garden

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Terence Crawford is undefeated and the world champion at 140 lbs. There is that constant debate in the sport of boxing as to who is the best pound-for-pound fighter and for the past few years that […]

by · April 5, 2017 · Sports
Verizon Fios Enhances Experience On Opening Day

Verizon Fios Enhances Experience On Opening Day

By Luis Vazquez MLB started its 2017 campaign with a variety of games from around the country. Many fans prefer the live experience because the technology that promised an interactive experience from home often disappointed with slow uploading and inconsistent […]

by · April 5, 2017 · Sports
Two NHL Veterans Could Be Calling It Quits

Two NHL Veterans Could Be Calling It Quits

By Steven Simineri On Sunday night in Los Angeles, the Arizona Coyotes skated against the Kings and ended their playoff hopes with a rare 2-1 victory. But mixed into the game’s storyline was the possibility of the matchup marking the […]

by · April 5, 2017 · Sports