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TJ Rivera, NY Mets

Hot Stove Report: Johnny Monell and TJ Rivera have that Bronx connection with the Mets

Monell and Rivera have that Bronx connection with the Mets By Rich Mancuso   TJ Rivera will not be a part of the New York Mets roster when the defending National league champions open the season next Sunday night in […]

by · March 27, 2016 · Sports
MMA, Finally Legal in  New York, Could Benefit Boxing

MMA, Finally Legal in New York, Could Benefit Boxing

MMA finally comes to New York: It could benefit Boxing By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor   One component of Mixed Martial Arts, (MMA) is brutality with severity of injury with the participants in a cage. The pro boxing community has […]

by · March 24, 2016 · Sports
How Will Barton went from being a trade afterthought to one of the NBA’s most terrifying threats off the bench

How Will Barton went from being a trade afterthought to one of the NBA’s most terrifying threats off the bench

How Will Barton went from being a trade afterthought to one of the NBA’s most terrifying threats off the bench By Steven Simineri The first ten picks of the 2012 NBA Draft produced some of the brightest young players: Anthony […]

by · March 24, 2016 · Sports
New York Yankees: Who will be the fifth starter?

New York Yankees: Who will be the fifth starter?

This article was originally published on Outside Pitch MLB. A healthy competition is good for any ball club. And for the New York Yankees, said competition comes in the form of their final spot in the starting rotation. With Masahiro Tanaka, Luis Severino, Michael […]

by · March 22, 2016 · Sports
Photo credit: Jacob Pramuk | CNBC

DraftKings and Fanduel DFS New York Settlement: Don’t Believe the Doom and Gloom

DraftKings and Fanduel New York Settlement: Don’t Believe the Doom and Gloom By Scott Engel/ Managing Director Rotoexperts.com Article published with permission from Rotoexperts.com March 21,2016 At first glance, the news that Daily Fantasy Sports operators DraftKings and FanDuel have […]

March Madness Tests Friendship of Rival Coaches

March Madness Tests Friendship of Rival Coaches

The Long Friendship of Two Rival NCAA Tournament Coaches, Fran Dunphy and Fran MCCaffery By Howard Goldin Barclays Center in Brooklyn was the scene of college basketball at its most exciting on Friday. Eight teams, none of them local, drew […]

by · March 20, 2016 · Sports
David Villa, NYCFC

Missed Opportunities, NYCFC Shutout

A shutout at Yankee Stadium as NYCFC missed opportunities   By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor   Steven Mendoza made the shot and it hit the post at Yankee Stadium Friday night with 15 minutes remaining in what became a defensive […]

by · March 20, 2016 · Sports
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