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Mets Are Rising

Mets Are Rising

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Two catchers down in a matter of days for the Mets with season ending Tommy John surgery for Travis d’Arnaud and a non-displaced hairline fracture of the left hand to Kevin Plawecki. But when you […]

by · April 14, 2018 · Sports
The Quality Of Courage

The Quality Of Courage

By Ray Negron In the world of baseball I have always found that courage is when you love the game so much you never let anything interfere with your responsibilities, even though you may have deep personal issues. In my […]

by · April 14, 2018 · Sports
NYCFC Signs Second Homegrown Player

NYCFC Signs Second Homegrown Player

New York City FC Signs Joe Scally as Second Homegrown Player New York City FC today announced that Joe Scally has signed his first professional contract with the Club. The 15-year old becomes City’s second-ever Homegrown Player, following James Sands […]

by · April 13, 2018 · Sports
Ofori Part of NYCFC Good Start

Ofori Part of NYCFC Good Start

By John Tsaros Ebenezer Ofori got the pass from Maxi Moralez Wednesday night at Yankee Stadium late in the second half and NYCFC got their fourth and final goal in a 4-0 win over Real Salt Lake. It was his […]

by · April 12, 2018 · Sports
They Booed The Mick And Ted Williams Too

They Booed The Mick And Ted Williams Too

By Ray Negron As hard as it is to believe but two of the most loved players ever were Mickey Mantle and Ted Williams and at different times in their careers they were booed by the fans. When they would […]

by · April 11, 2018 · Sports
NYCFC Young Leader Training Culminates in Soccer Festival

NYCFC Young Leader Training Culminates in Soccer Festival

NEWS FROM NYCFC New York City FC  hosted its annual Young Leader Training at P.S. 83 in East Harlem. More than 40 local Young Leaders from ‘City in the Community’ (CITC) NY programs came together to take part in a […]

by · April 10, 2018 · Sports
Mickey Rivers, Yankee Honorary Ambassador

Mickey Rivers, Yankee Honorary Ambassador

By Ray Negron   Whenever I walk into the suite section at the new Yankee Stadium, I can literally tell you where every picture on the walls are located.   I can tell you that the photo of  Babe Ruth […]

by · April 9, 2018 · Sports
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Best Of Times To Worst For Yankees

By William Coppola  In Charles Dickens “A Tail of Two Cities,” we are told: “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was […]

by · April 9, 2018 · Sports
Valiant Was ‘Luscious’ As They Came

Valiant Was ‘Luscious’ As They Came

By Rich Mancuso   This morning a pro wrestling legend and longtime friend ‘Luscious’ Johnny Valiant passed away. He was hit by a vehicle crossing a street in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania and the driver stayed on the scene according to police […]

by · April 6, 2018 · Sports
MCF Warpath A Path To Discipline And More

MCF Warpath A Path To Discipline And More

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor   Inside a spacious warehouse that once housed a manufacturing business there is the new wave of martial arts and learning the craft of ultimate fighting/ boxing the sports that also stress discipline and desire […]

by · April 5, 2018 · Sports
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Bullpen Efficient Again For Mets in Win

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor   Noah Syndergaard gave credit to the Mets bullpen after a 4-2 win over the phillies. That was something that rarely was said last season because the pen finished next to last in baseball in […]

by · April 5, 2018 · Sports
The Stars Glowed Bright on a Cold and Dreary Night

The Stars Glowed Bright on a Cold and Dreary Night

By William Coppola What a day in New York for baseball. With the weather still looking and feeling like the dead of winter, the possibility of going to either Yankee Stadium for a 4:30 game or to Citi Field for a 7:10 start was […]

by · April 4, 2018 · Sports
The Reggie Bar 40 Years Later

The Reggie Bar 40 Years Later

By Ray Negron   In 1976 Reggie Jackson played for the Baltimore Orioles. After that season he became a free agent. He also covered the World Series as a color commentator along with Keith Jackson and Howard Cosell. During one […]

by · April 4, 2018 · Sports
No Hitters and Dinosaurs

No Hitters and Dinosaurs

By William Coppola Have you ever witnessed a major league no-hitter? It was always an amazing thing to see. I use the word ‘was’ because your chances of seeing a big league pitcher go nine innings to pitch one is […]

by · April 4, 2018 · Sports
Mission Impossible- Your Assignment is Mickey and Bucky!

Mission Impossible- Your Assignment is Mickey and Bucky!

By Ray Negron If life were a television show then I would be on Mission Impossible. The voice in the tape recorder would be that of George Steinbrenner and I would be Mr. Phelps. The Voice would say, “Your assignment, […]

by · April 2, 2018 · Sports