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Football History: Father Flynn and the Last NFL Championship at Yankee Stadium

Football History: Father Flynn and the Last NFL Championship at Yankee Stadium

Father Flynn and the Last NFL Championship at Yankee Stadium By Victor Mastro   Before the Super Bowl, in my second year as a teen, 1962, I rooted for our Bronx Giants, the New York Giants. They studied football plays, […]

by · December 24, 2015 · Sports
Steven Martinez stopped Jorge Melendez by TKO in round two of the opening bout of an HBO televised night of boxing. Photo credit Tom Hogan

Win for Bronxite Steven Martinez Could Open the Door

Win for Martinez Could Open the Door by Rich Mancuso   Steven Martinez waited for the opportunity to make a statement. The 25-year old super welterweight from the Bronx has been fighting as a professional the past six years and […]

by · December 23, 2015 · Sports
Briton Seeks to be First Person to Swim from New York to London

Briton Seeks to be First Person to Swim from New York to London

London-based IT Engineer Bids to be First Person to Swim from New York to London   LONDON, Dec. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — London IT engineer and extreme swimmer Michael Ventre is hoping to raise millions for Oxfam by swimming 3,800 miles from […]

by · December 22, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Sports
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Update: Judge Upholds AG Schneiderman’s Authority to Block Fantasy Sports Sites

  New York, NY — Justice Manuel Mendez’s Friday ruling stopping DraftKings and FanDuel from doing business in the state was appealed to the Appellate Court’s First Department, which issued an emergency stay allowing the daily fantasy sports sites to […]

by · December 21, 2015 · Government, Law, News, Sports
Fordham beats Maine 70-53

Fordham beats Maine 70-53

On Saturday, Fordham beats Maine 70-53. Photographs by photojournalist Gary Quintal.           Photo credit: Gary Quintal, Bronx Chronicle sports photographer.

by · December 21, 2015 · Sports
“Macho” Time: Hector Camacho is a Hall of Famer

“Macho” Time: Hector Camacho is a Hall of Famer

“Macho” Time: Hector Camacho is a Hall of Famer by Rich Mancuso   Hector Camacho Jr. got the call early Wednesday at his home in San Juan Puerto Rico. The oldest son of Hector “Macho” Camacho, and still an active […]

by · December 18, 2015 · Sports
Fordham hires a new football coach, Andrew Breiner

Fordham hires a new football coach, Andrew Breiner

Fordham hires a new football coach By Rich Mancuso It did not take long for Fordham director of athletics Dave Roach to find his next head football coach  with the recent departure of Joe Moorhead who resigned last week to […]

by · December 18, 2015 · Local News, News, Sports

Fordham Head Football Coach Joe Moorhead Steps Down to Join Penn State Staff

Fordham Head Football Coach Joe Moorhead Steps Down to Join Penn State Staff Ram mentor to serve as Nittany Lions Offensive Coordinator Bronx, N.Y. – Fordham director of athletics Dave Roach announced today that head football coach Joe Moorhead is […]

by · December 13, 2015 · Sports
Thank you Cuddyer: Now Mets must sign Cespedes

Thank you Cuddyer: Now Mets must sign Cespedes

Thank you Cuddyer: Now Mets must sign Cespedes by Rich Mancuso The unexpected happens and the scenario now for the New York Mets is simple: Michael Cuddyer retires after a 15-year career and assuming $12.5 million or less is off […]

by · December 13, 2015 · Sports
Yankees get younger and Mets with questions

Yankees get younger and Mets with questions

Yankees get younger and Mets with questions by Rich Mancuso Ben Zobrist to the Chicago Cubs earned the New York Mets a failing grade. Starlin Castro coming to the Bronx got the Yankees the “A” in two of the biggest […]

by · December 9, 2015 · Sports
2015 New Era Pinstripe Bowl Pits Duke Blue Devils and Indiana Hoosiers, 12/26

2015 New Era Pinstripe Bowl Pits Duke Blue Devils and Indiana Hoosiers, 12/26

Big 10, ACC Football Clash by Rich Mancuso The 2015 New Era Pinstripe Bowl features Duke University and Indiana University on Saturday, December 26, at Yankee Stadium, with kickoff scheduled for 3:30 p.m. (EST). The Blue Devils and Hoosiers will […]

by · December 7, 2015 · Sports
Fordham Men’s Basketball Triumphs Over Manhattan

Fordham Men’s Basketball Triumphs Over Manhattan

Fordham defeats Manhattan 87-64 in annual Battle of the Bronx. Mandell Thomas scored 26 points and Ryan Roomed added 20. Photo credit Gary Quintet.

by · December 3, 2015 · Sports
Metta World Peace Ain’t Done Yet

Metta World Peace Ain’t Done Yet

Metta World Peace is back and the NBA is a better place with him By Steven Seminieri Last season, Metta World Peace wasn’t just out of the league, he was of the country, dabbling in overseas gigs in Italy and […]

by · November 30, 2015 · Sports
Here Come the ‘Cityboys’

Here Come the ‘Cityboys’

Here Come the ‘Cityboys’ By Rich Mancuso   They have been playing sandlot football in the Bronx a long time. And for the many ballplayers who have put on the helmets and pads it has been an extension of competing […]

by · November 17, 2015 · Sports, Youth and Children
Lady Tigers in Need of Donor Support

Lady Tigers in Need of Donor Support

Lady Tigers in Need of Donor Support by Koi Germany, Jr.     The Lady Tigers need your help! Short of the goal for their annual athletic retreat to Florida State University, the softball team is now calling upon Bronxites […]