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Cam Newton. Photo courtesy: Charlotte Observer.

Cam Newton’s ‘SUPER’ growing pains

Cam’s ‘SUPER’ growing pains by Chris Saunders When Cam Newton arrived in the Bay Area last Sunday, his Versace pants made him the talk of the nation. When Newton leaves, he’ll still be the talk, but for all the wrong […]

by · February 9, 2016 · Sports
KFC Debuts New Celebrity Colonel Sanders During Super Bowl 50 Pregame

KFC Debuts New Celebrity Colonel Sanders During Super Bowl 50 Pregame

The Real Colonel Sanders Is Back. Yet Again. Seriously. KFC Debuts New Celebrity Colonel During Sunday’s Pregame And Live Stream LOUISVILLE, KY/PRNewswire/ — Kentucky Fried Chicken® continues to re-introduce  the “real” Colonel Sanders in its newest ad starring actor/comedian/writer/producer Jim Gaffigan. […]

Rasual Butler, San Antonio Spurs

San Antonio Is Just The Latest Resting Spot For Rasual Butler

San Antonio Just Latest Resting Spot For Rasual Butler   By Steven Simineri   Rasual Butler is your prototypical NBA journeyman – eight teams in 13 seasons.  A Philadelphia native, Butler earned the reputation of being one of the NBA’s […]

by · February 6, 2016 · Sports
Super Bowl 50 Has Bronx Connections

Super Bowl 50 Has Bronx Connections

Super Bowl 50 and a Bronx Connection   By Rich Mancuso   The Peyton Manning storyline of Super Bowl 50 and his possible last game on the gridiron is a major emphasis of the big game Sunday as the Denver […]

by · February 6, 2016 · Sports
Hot Stove Report: Youth brings rebirth to Yankees

Hot Stove Report: Youth brings rebirth to Yankees

Youth brings rebirth to Yankees By Chris Saunders Many Yankees fans have  a “World Series or bust”  mentality and GM Brian Cashman knows all about that. Going into the offseason Cashman had his shopping list consisting of a second baseman, […]

by · February 4, 2016 · Sports
For Knicks, Langston Galloway Could Be The Solution

For Knicks, Langston Galloway Could Be The Solution

For Knicks, Langston Galloway Could Be The Solution By Daniel Federico When Langston Galloway was earning 10-day contracts with the New York Knicks last season, many thought of it as a great story. After all, the combo guard went undrafted out of […]

by · February 3, 2016 · Sports
Hot Stove Report: With Greg Bird Out, Is Ike Davis In

Hot Stove Report: With Greg Bird Out, Is Ike Davis In

Why the Yankees Should Sign Ike Davis   By Steven Simineri   Seemingly out of the blue on Monday afternoon, Joel Sherman of the New York Post reported that promising youngster Greg Bird is going to miss all of the […]

by · February 2, 2016 · Sports
Best Bullpen? Yankees may have that as they prepare for spring training

Best Bullpen? Yankees may have that as they prepare for spring training

Best Bullpen? Yankees may have that as they prepare for spring training By Chris Saunders Months of trying to acquire a third bullpen piece to help ease the pressure on Dellin Betances and Andrew Miller finally happened when the Yankees obtained […]

by · February 1, 2016 · Sports
Can the Real Bronx Bombers Please Stand Up?

Can the Real Bronx Bombers Please Stand Up?

Can the Real Bronx Bombers Please Stand Up? By Chris Saunders The 2015 Season for the New York Yankees was anything but pleasant, when on July 31st Yankees lead the A. L. East Division by six games over the then […]

by · January 31, 2016 · Sports
Football History: The Road To the NFL Super Bowl Goes Thru The Bronx

Football History: The Road To the NFL Super Bowl Goes Thru The Bronx

More Bronx Football History and the Super Bowl…   By Victor Mastro The Modern Era Since 1973   Pro football has not been played in the Bronx since 1973. Nevertheless, the Bronx continues to contribute to the sport. At the […]

by · January 29, 2016 · History, Sports
Post-Script: Clemente’s Last Wish, Completed by the Bronx

Post-Script: Clemente’s Last Wish, Completed by the Bronx

  Clemente’s Last Wish, Completed by the Bronx by Koi Germany Jr.   The year was 1972. Fresh off his 12th consecutive Rawlings Gold Glove Award, 3000th hit and .312 batting average, Pittsburgh Pirates right fielder, Roberto Enrique Clemente Walker, known […]

by · January 28, 2016 · Community Affairs, Sports
Cespedes deal complete and Mets get ready for the spring

Cespedes deal complete and Mets get ready for the spring

Cespedes deal complete and Mets get ready for the spring   By Rich Mancuso   So the mission is complete as the New York Mets and Yoenis Cespedes have reunited. For GM Sandy Alderson and the Wilpon ownership, a three-year […]

by · January 28, 2016 · Sports
Yoenis Cespedes, NY Mets

The Cespedes Drama and Return to the Mets

The Cespedes Drama and Return to the Mets   By Rich Mancuso   It was going to get done because Yoenis Cespedes continually said his desire was to remain in New York and that team he wanted was the New […]

by · January 24, 2016 · Sports
Pacquiao/Bradley III In Las Vegas, April 9th

Pacquiao/Bradley III In Las Vegas, April 9th

Pacquiao-Bradley trilogy at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas on April 9th will be televised on HBO pay-per-view.

by · January 22, 2016 · Sports
Kyle Anderson

Sports Profile: New Jersey native Kyle Anderson growing into his own for the Spurs

New Jersey native Kyle Anderson growing into his own for the Spurs By Steven Simineri The San Antonio Spurs are 36-6, winners of 11 straight and destroying opponents by 14.2 points per game, which is 2.5 points higher than that […]

by · January 21, 2016 · Sports