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Luis Severino: 7 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 1 BB, 9 K. (113 pitches, 76 strikes) Twitter

Yankees Win, Get To A Decisive Game 5

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor It is now three consecutive elimination games and the NY Yankees won them all to keep this October postseason run going strong. Monday night in the Bronx their 7-3  win over the Cleveland Indians earned them […]

by · October 10, 2017 · Sports
"Not all Hiros wear capes." 7 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 7 K from Masahiro Tanaka in the clutch. (@Yankees Twitter acct)

Classic Game 3 In the Bronx, Yankees Prevail

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Yankees manager Joe Girardi said he will always do his best managing from the dugout. After two fateful decisions in Game 2 of the ALDS — failing to challenge a hit batsman call and lifting […]

by · October 9, 2017 · Sports
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Passing Of Connie Hawkins — One of the Greatest of All-Time

By Jason Gonzalez NBA Hall-of-Famer Connie Hawkins passed away last Friday night at the age of 75. At 6’8, 210 pounds, the Brooklyn native revolutionized the game. Being the first player to ever palm a basketball, pundits described Hawkins as […]

by · October 9, 2017 · Sports
Hit Or Miss For Girardi in Loss

Hit Or Miss For Girardi in Loss

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Place the blame on Joe Girardi for not challenging an obviously wrong hit by pitch call in the sixth inning. Or blame the Yankees manager for pulling CC Sabathia after throwing only 77 pitches, retiring 10 […]

by · October 7, 2017 · Sports
Bullpen Gets Yankees To Cleveland

Bullpen Gets Yankees To Cleveland

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Quite a difference two years make when you consider that the last Wild Card game played at Yankee Stadium it was Dallas Keuchel and the Houston Astros shutting out the Yankees 3-0.  This one Tuesday night […]

by · October 4, 2017 · Sports
Additional Safety Netting Headed to Yankee Stadium

Additional Safety Netting Headed to Yankee Stadium

By William Coppola On Sunday, the NY Yankees sent out a press release regarding netting expansion. It read in part: “The New York Yankees announced today that they will expand the protective netting during the upcoming off season at both […]

by · October 2, 2017 · Opinion, Sports
Sonny Gray pitching against the Rays. NY Yankees - MLB.com (screengrab)

CM Espinal Congratulates NY Yankees on Extending Safety Netting

On May 10, 2017 Council Member Espinal first introduced legislation requiring NYC major and minor league ballparks to extend protective netting. Following the Yankee’s announcement on Sunday that the team will significantly expand their protective netting at Yankee Stadium, Council […]

by · October 2, 2017 · News, Sports
Fordham football's Chase Edmonds was limited to 16 carries and 83 yards in the 41-10 loss. Credit: Gary Quintal

Fordham Season Slipping Away After Loss To Yale, 41-10

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor The season is quickly slipping away for the Fordham University football Rams after their 41-10 loss to the Yale University Bulldogs Saturday evening at Rose Hill in the Bronx.  Fordham (1-4) has lost three straight for […]

by · October 1, 2017 · Sports
CC Sabathia gets a well-deserved standing ovation as he exits Saturday's game. His final line: 5.2 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 6 K. 
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Yankees Wild Card Bound

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor It was moments after the Yankees left the field in the Bronx and disposed the Toronto Blue Jays 2-1. The Boston Red needed a win and they did their business with a  win over Huston. The […]

by · October 1, 2017 · Sports
Yonkers Raceway saw Hugh Hefner 'come alive', as Hugh Hefner N., a nine year old pacer, won the seventh race of the night on September 28. Driver Jason Bartlett smiling in amazement. (Credit Gabriela Trmal)

Hugh Hefner Comes Alive at Yonkers Raceway

Hugh Hefner “Comes Alive” at Yonkers Raceway Nine-year-old gelding wins at Empire City Casino night after namesake’s passing Yonkers, NY — Call this one truth is stranger than fiction. It turns out the reports of Hugh Hefner’s death were greatly […]

by · September 30, 2017 · Sports
Carmelo To Thunder Poses Threat To Warriors

Carmelo To Thunder Poses Threat To Warriors

By Jason Gonzalez With the NBA season set to begin in less than three weeks, the Golden State Warriors have positioned themselves as the clear front runners to repeat as champions. But in the world of sports nothing is guaranteed, […]

by · September 29, 2017 · Sports
Yankees Focus Now Is The Twins

Yankees Focus Now Is The Twins

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Yankees manager Joe Girardi said after a 9-6 loss to Tampa Bay, “It’s frustrating because we had a chance to pick up a game.” And with their loss Thursday night in the Bronx you can just […]

by · September 29, 2017 · Sports
Last Hurrah For Collins And Reyes At Citi Field?

Last Hurrah For Collins And Reyes At Citi Field?

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Terry Collins and Jose Reyes were a match from the start. At Citi Field Wednesday evening that match may have come to end after the Mets home finale win over Atlanta and with three games remaining […]

by · September 28, 2017 · Sports
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Simple: Sports And Politics Don’t Mix

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Sports and politics are not a mix and by now it is obvious with the National Anthem, the National Football League and President Donald Trump. Instead of playing Monday morning quarterback and analyzing Week 3 […]

by · September 25, 2017 · Op Ed, Sports
“The Raging Bull” Last Of The Best

“The Raging Bull” Last Of The Best

Jake LaMotta was appropriately named “The Raging Bull” and outlived the contemporaries of his time.

by · September 20, 2017 · Sports