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CitiField: Mets Home Field

Mets Off To A Good First Day, With More To Come

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Noah Syndergaard was on the mound at Citi Field Monday afternoon and the ace of the New York Mets had his curve working as he threw six innings of scoreless ball with seven strikeouts against the Braves. […]

by · April 4, 2017 · Sports
MLB Preview: For Mets and Yanks There Will Be A Different Tune

MLB Preview: For Mets and Yanks There Will Be A Different Tune

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Never ask this columnist how it will all transpire for the two baseball teams in New York. Some thrive on predictions but at the end of September the final standings at times have the experts shaking […]

by · April 2, 2017 · Sports
North Carolina and Gonzaga win, will meet Monday in National Championship game

North Carolina and Gonzaga win, will meet Monday in National Championship game

Gonzaga beat South Carolina 77-73 and North Carolina beat Oregon 77-76 in Final Four games Saturday, and will play for the national title on Monday.   The 2017 NCAA National Championship game will pit a traditional power against a school […]

by · April 2, 2017 · Sports
NYCFC beats San Jose, 2-1.  (Photo credit: Gary Quintal)

McNamara Helps Move NYCFC past San Jose 2-1

Coach Vieira: The Right Chemistry At The Right Time For NYCFC By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Patrick Vieira came with the resume when he was named head coach of New York City FC and last year guided his team to the […]

by · April 2, 2017 · Sports
Jeruys Familia, NY Mets

Familia Suspension: Mets Will Survive And Baseball Got It Right

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor You can put this all in perspective when it comes to the 15-game suspension imposed by MLB on Mets closer Jeurys Familia for violating the League domestic violence policy. The Mets got a break and Familia […]

by · March 30, 2017 · Domestic Violence, Sports
Fordham sophmore guard Joseph Chartouny.
Photo credit: Robert Cole.

Fordham’s Joseph Chartouny to Declare for NBA Draft

Fordham University sophomore guard Joseph Chartouny announced today that he will declare for the 2017 NBA Draft. However, he will not sign with an agent, allowing him to return to Fordham if he withdraws by the May 24 deadline.  Chartouny […]

by · March 30, 2017 · Sports
Former “Gamecock Jordon Montgomery Is Impressing Yankees Brass

Former “Gamecock Jordon Montgomery Is Impressing Yankees Brass

By Christopher Saunders The Yankees have really been able to load up their farm system over past year and half acquiring top prospects such as Clint Frazier and Gleyber Torres. Jordon Montgomery is not one of the big names, however, he […]

by · March 28, 2017 · Sports
Gleyber Torres in the Arizona Fall League. Credit: Ryan "Moose" Morris

Yankees Torres Wins James P. Dawson Award

GLEYBER TORRES WINS 2017 JAMES P. DAWSON AWARD The New York Yankees today announced that infielder Gleyber Torres is the recipient of the 2017 James P. Dawson Award, given annually to the outstanding Yankees rookie in spring training. In his […]

by · March 28, 2017 · Sports
Fordham Rams Football Additions to Football Coaching Staff

Fordham Rams Football Additions to Football Coaching Staff

Fordham University head football coach Andrew Breiner announced the addition of four coaches to the 2017 Rams’ staff. Tommy Galt has been named offensive line coach, Jon Guynes has been named assistant defensive line coach/recruiting coordinator, Stephen Pribble has been […]

by · March 28, 2017 · Sports
Lehman’s Steve Cuello beats throw home to score during the Lehman verse John Jay game on Saturday afternoon at Fordham University in the Bronx. Credit: Robert Cole

On the Diamond: Lehman Falls Short To John Jay

By Robert Cole The Lehman College Lightning baseball team would fail to comeback from a 6-0 deficit against the John Jay Bloodhounds to lose the final game of the three game series 13-10 at Fordham University Jack Coffey Field.   […]

by · March 27, 2017 · Sports
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How Best to Remember Jimmy Rollins MLB Career

By Steven Simineri Coming off a stint last October as an in-studio analyst for TBS’s major league baseball post-season coverage following stints with the Dodgers and the White Sox in 2015 and2016, respectively, 38-year old Jimmy Rollins is in camp with the […]

by · March 26, 2017 · Sports
Laurie Hernandez, winner, Jefferson Award for Outstanding Service by a Young American 25. Photo: Luis Vazquez

Olympian Laurie Hernandez Has Many Options

By Luis Vazquez Laurie Hernandez, Olympic gold medal gymnastic champion and recipient of the Jefferson Award for Outstanding Service by a Young American 25 or under, continues to ride the winds of fame in 2017 with the same eyes of […]

by · March 26, 2017 · Sports
Greg Bird takes flight in Yankees spring training. Credit: m.mlb.com

Greg Bird and the Yanks Are Soarin’ in Spring Training

By Lenny Ortiz With the conclusion of spring training less than a week away the Yankees look to stay hot and get off to a good start in April. Loaded with one of the best farm systems in all of […]

by · March 26, 2017 · Sports
New York Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada, whose leg was broken in a hard slide by Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Chase Utley in Game 2, tips his cap during baseline introductions for baseball's Game 3 of the National League Division Series, Monday, Oct. 12, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Didi Gregorius Void For Yankees, Tejada Needs to Fill The Role

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Perhaps the World Baseball Classic became a blessing for Ruben Tejada. The former Met with a minor league contract is in New York Yankees camp. Manager Joe Girardi has to make decisions without Didi Gregorius who […]

by · March 23, 2017 · Sports
Heather Hardy working out. Credit: DiBella Entertainment Premier Boxing Champions

Heather Hardy: More Than Just A Fighter

By Hans Themistode Heather Hardy stepped back into the ring March 4th in Brooklyn New York at the Barclays Center against opponent Edina Kiss and delivered her normal terrific performance when she easily outpointed her opponent over eight rounds. Heather […]

by · March 21, 2017 · Sports