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Let’s Go Mets!!! City Reacts As Mets Take NL Pennant

Let’s Go Mets!!! City Reacts As Mets Take NL Pennant

Dan-cin’ in the sweep: Mets are NL champs!     The New York Mets celebrated an 8-3 win over the Cubs in Game 4 of the National League Championship Series on Wednesday at Wrigley Field, capping the first four-game sweep of […]

by · October 22, 2015 · Sports
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Mets Defeat Dodgers, 3-2. Face Cubs In NLCS

The Mets were celebrating. Again. Their Daniel Murphy-fueled 3-2 win over the Dodgers in Game 5 gave them a National League Division Series victory, clinching their date in the NL Championship Series, which begins Saturday (7:30 p.m. ET, TBS) against the […]

by · October 16, 2015 · Sports
Woodlawn Cemetery is the final resting place of  George L. (“Tex”) Rickard’s grave.  Tex Rickard was the founding owner of the New York Rangers Hockey team.

Kick Off The New York Rangers 2015-16 Season At Woodlawn Cemetery — This Was No Joke

Last week when The Bronx Chronicle received an email with the subject line: “New York Rangers Season Kick-off in The Bronx,” we were intrigued. When we realized it would be celebrated at Woodlawn Cemetery, our managing editor scratched his chin then […]

Yankee Legend Yogi Berra Has Died

Yankee Legend Yogi Berra Has Died

Early this morning, the Yogi Berra Museum tweeted, “It is with heavy hearts that we share the news that Yogi Berra passed away Tuesday night at the age of 90.” The NY Yankees organization later tweeted, “We are deeply saddened […]

by · September 23, 2015 · Obituary, Sports
The MMA Journalist: VICE Sports + BX Fight Club = MMA Legal Trouble

The MMA Journalist: VICE Sports + BX Fight Club = MMA Legal Trouble

The Problem with Sponsoring Illegal Fight Shows in New York by Jim Genia This past week the New York City-based illicit boxing promotion BX Fight Club began hyping their upcoming September 15 show on their Instagram, saying how rapper 50 […]

by · September 15, 2015 · Sports
New York Unity Race Aims To Bring Police and Community Together

New York Unity Race Aims To Bring Police and Community Together

In the spirit of unity, which can start with good sportsmanship, Crotona Park 5K, a Bronx running club, will host the New York Unity Race on September 20, 2015, from 8 AM to 2 PM. The goal of this unique […]

by · September 14, 2015 · Health & Nutrition, Sports
Bronx Realtors Rodriguez Pitches Shutout, 9-0

Bronx Realtors Rodriguez Pitches Shutout, 9-0

Miguel Clemente Rodriguez pitched a gem of a Game. He struck out 7 batters, picked off a runner at second base to preserve The Bronx Realtors’ first shut out victory in the Borough Cup by a score of 9-0. Rodriguez […]

by · August 3, 2015 · Sports, Youth and Children
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Bronx Profile: Coach Christopher Astacio And The Lady Tigers

Cancer Won’t Beat Coach A and His Lady Tigers by Koi Germany, Jr. Coach Christopher Astacio, recent stomach cancer survivor and physical and health education instructor at Jordan L. Mott, Junior High School 22, granted The Bronx Chronicle an exclusive interview […]

The MMA Journalist: State Senate Approves MMA But Bill’s Fate Still Uncertain In State Assembly

The MMA Journalist: State Senate Approves MMA But Bill’s Fate Still Uncertain In State Assembly

New York MMA Bill Status Update by Jim Genia Although yesterday was the last scheduled day of the 2015 legislative session and it came and went with seemingly no movement on the MMA bill, the outlook is still pretty positive […]

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Utica College Pioneers – Tutein Named USTFCCCA All-American

UTICA, NY – Bronxite and Utica College junior Rob Tutein was officially named an All-American in the high jump by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) on Tuesday.  The top eight student-athletes in each event […]

by · May 27, 2015 · Sports
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Senate’s MMA Backer Open To Changes

Senate’s MMA Backer Open To Changes Republican Sen. Joe Griffo, one of the main sponsors of a bill aimed at legalizing mixed-martial arts in the state, is open to making changes to the measure should it lead to its passage […]

by · May 21, 2015 · Government, News, Sports
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Lightning Outskate Rangers, 6-2

Stanley Cup Playoffs Final – Monday, 8:00 PM Madison Square Garden, New York, New York Tampa Bay Lightning (1-1-0) 6 New York Rangers (1-1-0) 2 Lightning scored 2 goals in the first period, one in the second and scored three goals in […]

by · May 19, 2015 · Sports
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Mets Beat Cardinals 2-1

Mayberry has winning hit in 14th, Mets beat Cardinals 2-1 http://t.co/qxDCpgyfKo

by · May 19, 2015 · Sports
Bronx Chronicle Sports Photo of the Day: May 2, 2015

Bronx Chronicle Sports Photo of the Day: May 2, 2015

A distant cousin of our Publisher, Sal Conforto. Michael Conforto – New York Mets

by · May 2, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Sports
THE MMA JOURNALIST: No Movement on MMA Vote in NY Assembly

THE MMA JOURNALIST: No Movement on MMA Vote in NY Assembly

From The Political Ringside by Jim Genia The Democratic Conference of the New York State Assembly met Monday night to discuss the legalization of pro mixed martial arts (MMA) and after 90 minutes of closed-door talks, no decision was made […]

by · April 28, 2015 · Government, Sports