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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
FreshDirect Donates $2000 TO C-BALL

FreshDirect Donates $2000 TO C-BALL

FreshDirect Donates to Community Basketball League by Koi Germany This past Saturday, Larry Scott Blackmon, vice president of online grocer, FreshDirect, presented a check for $2,000, plus nutritious foodstuffs promoting healthy living to the organizers of the C-BALL event at […]

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NYers Don’t Believe Mets Are Amazin’

Siena College Poll: 59% of New Yorkers Think Yankees More Likely Than Mets to Make the Playoffs; Only 18% Believe in Mets Nearly Half of Men but Only Just over a Quarter of Women say they are Baseball Fans. Look […]

by · April 6, 2015 · Sports
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Duke, Kentucky, Wisconsin and Michigan State Make Final Four

Duke (33-4), the region’s No. 1 seed, is going to Indianapolis to play Michigan State in the Final Four. The other national semifinal game Saturday matches undefeated Kentucky and Wisconsin. The national championship game in men’s college basketball will be […]

by · March 30, 2015 · Sports
SENATE PASSES BILL LEGALIZING MIXED MARTIAL ARTS IN NY, AGAIN

SENATE PASSES BILL LEGALIZING MIXED MARTIAL ARTS IN NY, AGAIN

Measure Receives Senate Approval for the Sixth Consecutive Year to Allow the State to Sanction and Regulate Professional MMA Events The New York State Senate today passed legislation for the sixth consecutive year to legalize and regulate mixed martial arts […]

by · March 25, 2015 · Government, Local News, Sports
Lifting MMA Ban Clears A Hurdle…Again

Lifting MMA Ban Clears A Hurdle…Again

The bill to legalize mixed martial arts in New York passed through the State Senate’s finance committee on Wednesday, as expected reported Newsday. According to a source, the vote was 29-8 in favor of lifting the ban on professional MMA […]

by · March 20, 2015 · Government, Sports
Two Bronx Basketball Players in National Championship

Two Bronx Basketball Players in National Championship

Aaliyah Mercer Karen Bellamy Two female college basketball players from the Bronx are currently competing at the NJCAA Division II National Championship in Overland Park, KS. Karen Bellamy, formerly a student at Wings Academy; and Aaliyah Mercer, who attended Samuel […]

by · March 18, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Sports
THE MMA JOURNALIST: New York MMA Bill Vote Could Come After April 21

THE MMA JOURNALIST: New York MMA Bill Vote Could Come After April 21

From the Political Ringside by Jim Genia We’re finally getting a firmer inkling of a legislative timetable for the 2015 MMA bill. According to Speaker Carl Heastie… …A bill to legalize mixed-martial arts will likely be considered by the conference […]

by · March 18, 2015 · Sports
BREAKING NEWS: State Business Council Backs Ending MMA Ban

BREAKING NEWS: State Business Council Backs Ending MMA Ban

The Business Council of NYS, Inc. supports legislation authorizing and properly regulating Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) in New York State. Legislation lifting the MMA ban and bringing it under state regulations is currently pending in the NY State Legislature, Bills S.2159 (Griffo)/A.2604 […]

by · March 12, 2015 · Government, Sports
Former Major League All-star Minnie Minoso, Dead At 90

Former Major League All-star Minnie Minoso, Dead At 90

Orestes “Minnie” Minoso died Sunday at 90. Mr. Minoso, a seven-time American League All-Star, was the first black Cuban player in Major League Baseball. After a stellar 1951 season, he became “Mr. White Sox.” During his career, Minnie Minoso led the […]

by · March 2, 2015 · Announcements, Obituary, Sports
The MMA Journalist: Zuffa to Battle New York in Court on March 5,

The MMA Journalist: Zuffa to Battle New York in Court on March 5,

The tide of battle may have shifted on the legislative side of [the UFC’s Dan] Zuffa’s campaign to get MMA sanctioned here in New York, but the judicial angle still rages with the intensity of a bloody border conflict, and […]

by · February 25, 2015 · Government, Sports
Legislative Leanings: Assemblyman Jeff Dinowitz on Mixed Martial Arts

Legislative Leanings: Assemblyman Jeff Dinowitz on Mixed Martial Arts

  Writing on his blog, The MMA Journalist, blogger Jim Genia posted responses from state legislators about lifting the ban on professional mixed martials arts (MMA) bouts in New York.   Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz on the MMA bill: “I have […]

by · February 24, 2015 · Government, Sports