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Giants Move On New Head Coach

Giants Move On New Head Coach

Ben McAdoo was the center of attention Friday morning when he was officially announced as the 17th head coach in franchise history of the New York Giants.

by · January 16, 2016 · News, Sports
Boban Marjanovic  (Photo credit: Steven Simineri)

Boban Mania – Boban Marjanovic is no circus act

Boban Mania – Boban Marjanovic is no circus act By Steven Simineri As the San Antonio Spurs warmed up prior to Monday night’s game in Brooklyn, fans weren’t gasping at the sight of Tim Duncan or LaMarcus Aldridge or Kawhi […]

by · January 15, 2016 · Sports
Dabo Swinney of Clemson University Named 2015 Paul “Bear” Bryant Coach of the Year

Dabo Swinney of Clemson University Named 2015 Paul “Bear” Bryant Coach of the Year

HOUSTON /PRNewswire/ — Dabo Swinney of Clemson captured the 30th annual Coach of the Year award at the American Heart Association’s Paul “Bear” Bryant Awards. Clemson rattled off 14 straight wins to start the 2015 season, and Swinney guided the Tigers to […]

by · January 14, 2016 · Sports
Hot Stove Rumor Mill: Cespedes eying Mets return. Could be a reality

Hot Stove Rumor Mill: Cespedes eying Mets return. Could be a reality

Cespedes eying Mets return: Could be a reality by Rich Mancuso   A week ago there was every reason to understand there was no chance of Yoenis Cespedes returning to Citi Field and solving the lack of that big bat […]

by · January 14, 2016 · Breaking News, News, Sports
Lance Thomas seizing opportunity with hometown Knicks

Lance Thomas seizing opportunity with hometown Knicks

Lance Thomas seizing opportunity with hometown Knicks   By Steven Seminieri   A few weeks ago, Lance Thomas joined Instagram and he received a special shout-out from one of the most recognizable players in the league, Kevin Durant. The Oklahoma […]

by · January 8, 2016 · Sports
Under Armour And IBM To Transform Personal Health And Fitness

Under Armour And IBM To Transform Personal Health And Fitness

New Cognitive Coaching System Will Apply Machine Learning to the World’s Largest Digital Health and Fitness Community LAS VEGAS, Jan. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — On Wednesday Under Armour announced a strategic partnership with IBM to create and provide meaningful data-backed […]

by · January 7, 2016 · Health & Nutrition, Sports
The Rams Ryan Rhoomes (30) scores in the paint.

Sense of Something Special at Rose Hill after latest win for Fordham

Sense of Something Special at Rose Hill after latest win for Fordham   By Rich Mancuso   Wednesday evening The Rose Hill Gym on the campus of Fordham University was not at capacity and that had nothing to do with […]

by · January 7, 2016 · Sports
The Legacy of Roberto Clemente Remembered

The Legacy of Roberto Clemente Remembered

Understanding the legacy of Roberto Clemente is the Number   By Rich Mancuso   Roberto Clemente the first Hispanic ballplayer enshrined in the National Baseball Hall of Fame has many roots in the Bronx. There are schools, community centers and baseball […]

by · January 6, 2016 · Local News, News, Sports
ESPN To Celebrate 90 Years Of Harlem Globetrotters Magic

ESPN To Celebrate 90 Years Of Harlem Globetrotters Magic

Nationally-televised special will include a tribute to fallen legends Meadowlark Lemon and Marques Haynes ATLANTA, Jan. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — The celebration of the Harlem Globetrotters‘ 90th year will grace television screens with a one-hour, nationally-televised special, premiering on ESPN2 on […]

by · January 5, 2016 · Sports, Television
Sports in 2015: A year of accomplishment and everything

Sports in 2015: A year of accomplishment and everything

Sports in 2015: A year of accomplishment and everything by Rich Mancuso   The year began with a Super Bowl Champion team under scrutiny because of a scandal known as “Deflategate” and the media focus on Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was […]

by · December 31, 2015 · Sports
The Bronx Dwarfs Combined Populations of College Football Playoff Home Towns

The Bronx Dwarfs Combined Populations of College Football Playoff Home Towns

Did you you know that the population of Clemson, South Carolina is smaller than that of Co-op City in the Bronx? Want to impress your family and friends with your knowledge of the cities represented by the college football teams […]

by · December 31, 2015 · Sports
Yankees Get Aroldis Chapman for the Pen: Does the Trade make sense?

Yankees Get Aroldis Chapman for the Pen: Does the Trade make sense?

Yankees Get Chapman for the Pen: Does the Trade make sense? By Rich Mancuso On one hand the New York Yankees trade for lefthander Aroldis Chapman for four minor leaguers does make sense. Then there are the questions that loom […]

by · December 29, 2015 · Sports
Football History: The Greatest Game Ever Played

Football History: The Greatest Game Ever Played

THE GREATEST GAME EVER PLAYED (December 28, 1958) By Victor Mastro The Greatest Game Ever Played was the 1958 National Football League Championship between the Baltimore Colts and the New York Giants at Yankee Stadium. The Colts won, 23-17. And […]

by · December 29, 2015 · Sports
On This Day In Football History: The Greatest Game Ever Played Happened In 1958

On This Day In Football History: The Greatest Game Ever Played Happened In 1958

THE GREATEST GAME EVER PLAYED — Colts vs. Giants at Yankee Stadium By Victor Mastro On this day in December 1958, the “Greatest Game Ever Played” was the 1958 National Football League Championship game between the Baltimore Colts and the […]

by · December 28, 2015 · Sports
Duke's QB Ross Martin (1) runs for a TD late in the Pinstripe Bowl.
Credit: Gary Quintal

New Era Pinstripe Bowl lived up to expectations, Duke wins in OT

  Pinstripe Bowl lived up to expectations by Rich Mancuso   There was an A-Rod reference early Saturday evening at Yankee Stadium but it had nothing to do with Alex Rodriguez the New York Yankees controversial `player who redeemed himself […]

by · December 27, 2015 · Sports