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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)

Hot Stove Report: Mets made mistake letting Tejada walk away

If money was the reason: Mets made mistake letting Tejada walk away   By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor   Nothing personal here about Ruben Tejada, The infielder who was placed on waivers by the New York Mets is now a […]

by · March 20, 2016 · Sports
The Brooklyn Nets’ Sean Kilpatrick finds his way home.

Taking the road less traveled, Nets’ Sean Kilpatrick finds his way home

Taking the road less traveled, Nets’ Sean Kilpatrick finds his way home   By Steven Simineri   Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo.com reported that the Brooklyn Nets agreed to a multi-year deal with 26-year old Sean Kilpatrick, including a guarantee for […]

by · March 18, 2016 · Sports
March Madness In The Bronx

March Madness In The Bronx

March Madness in the Bronx by Howard Goldin Bronx, NY—The most important month of the year to college basketball fans has arrived. Approximately 150 Division I squads will be participating in a national basketball tournament this month. Although the most […]

by · March 18, 2016 · Sports
Bronxite Scoochie Smith, Dayton Make NCAA ‘Big Dance’

Bronxite Scoochie Smith, Dayton Make NCAA ‘Big Dance’

Bronxite Scoochie Smith, Despite Dayton A-10 loss looks to NCAA Tournament   By Rich Mancuso   Dayshon ‘Scoochie’ Smith and the Dayton Flyers came up short last Saturday in their Atlantic 10 Tournament semifinal Men’s  Basketball Championship game against Saint […]

by · March 16, 2016 · Bronx Personalities, Sports
New York Yankees: Rob Refsnyder is earning a spot on the Opening Day roster

New York Yankees: Rob Refsnyder is earning a spot on the Opening Day roster

This article was originally published on Outside Pitch MLB.  It almost seems like New York Yankees prospect Rob Refsnyder was never supposed to make it in pinstripes. Not to say that the organization was purposely holding him back; it’s just that every opportunity that […]

by · March 16, 2016 · Sports
Josh Smoker

Hot Stove Report: Josh Smoker

Who says dreams can’t come true By Chris Saunders Pitchers spend years honing their skills in the pursuit of achieving their dream of maybe one day joining the ranks of Andy Pettitte, Randy Johnson, and Tom Glavine. If they’re  lucky, […]

by · March 16, 2016 · Sports
The Bronx’s Desi Rodriguez Helped Seton Hall Upset Villanova, Capture Big East Crown

The Bronx’s Desi Rodriguez Helped Seton Hall Upset Villanova, Capture Big East Crown

Local Player from The Bronx Helps Seton Hall to Upset Villanova and Capture Big East Title By Howard Goldin Villanova (29-5), the top seed in the Big East Tournament, was defeated by third seed and the nationally unranked Seton Hall […]

by · March 14, 2016 · Sports
NYCFC Team Photo credit: Gary Quintal

Home Opener for NYC FC Soccer at Yankee Stadium

Home Opener for NYC FC Soccer at Yankee Stadium Created a Buzz By Rich Mancuso / Sports Editor   There was this buzz outside Yankee Stadium Sunday afternoon and it is expected with Opening Day at the ballpark. But this […]

by · March 14, 2016 · Sports
Hot Stove Report: New York Yankees Fans Receive An Early Glimpse Of The Future

Hot Stove Report: New York Yankees Fans Receive An Early Glimpse Of The Future

This post was originally published on Outside Pitch MLB Although Spring Training isn’t even a week old, the New York Yankees fans have already received great news. The organization’s top prospects – most notably Aaron Judge, Jorge Mateo and James Kaprielian – have displayed their talent on […]

by · March 13, 2016 · Sports
Despite exit from A-10 Fordham deserved NIT with 17 wins

Despite exit from A-10 Fordham deserved NIT with 17 wins

Despite exit from A-10 Fordham deserved NIT with 17 wins   By Rich Mancuso   They did not exit off the Barclays Center court with their heads down, and there was no reason why the Fordham men’s basketball team should […]

by · March 12, 2016 · Sports
Jonathon Simmons, San Antonio Spurs

Jonathon Simmons’ remarkable journey from nowhere to the San Antonio Spurs

Jonathon Simmons’ remarkable journey from nowhere to the San Antonio Spurs   By Steven Simineri   The San Antonio Spurs are known for finding players from all over the world, but with undrafted rookie swingman Jonathon Simmons, they signed a […]

by · March 12, 2016 · Sports
Carlos Beltran, The Yankees Ageless Wonder

Carlos Beltran, The Yankees Ageless Wonder

Ageless Wonder is Yankees Carlos Beltran By Christopher Saunders When the Yankees signed Carlos Beltran to a three-year, $45 million deal two off-seasons ago, it seemed like a good arrangement for both sides. Initially, as Beltran started the first season […]

by · March 7, 2016 · Sports
Donald Sloan making the most of his opportunity in Brooklyn

Donald Sloan making the most of his opportunity in Brooklyn

Donald Sloan making the most of his opportunity in Brooklyn by Steven Simineri   The Brooklyn Nets broadcast team is one of the best in the business and they have a lot of fun during the games. During their “Who […]

by · March 6, 2016 · Sports
Bill Cartwright speaking at the University of San Francisco in 2011. Photo credit: Shawn P. Calhoun.

Basketball Great Bill Cartwright Returns to His Alma Mater

Cartwright will serve as University of San Francisco ambassador   SAN FRANCISCO, March 5, 2016  — Legendary basketball star Bill Cartwright is returning to the University of San Francisco (USF), his alma mater, as Director of Special Initiatives. Cartwright is a […]

by · March 6, 2016 · Higher Education, Sports
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Fordham coach Neubauer: “We’re Not Done” as A-10 Tournament is Next

Fordham coach Neubauer: “We’re not done” as A-10 Tournament is Next By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor The talk of a resurgence up at Rose Hill come quicker than expected for the men’s basketball team at Fordham University and a senior […]

by · March 6, 2016 · Sports