Articles by: Rich Mancuso

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Coppola: Where Will Your Team Stand In October?

By William Coppola/ Contributor Columnist Bronx Chronicle The Yankees just made a trade with the Kansas City Royals Wednesday and obtained outfielder Terrance Gore for cash considerations. He is 28 -years old and has a total of sixty seven at […]

by · July 18, 2019 · Sports
Yankees Rained Out… Double-Header Thursday

Yankees Rained Out… Double-Header Thursday

Here are details about the Yankees rainout Wednesday night and the straight admission doubleheader scheduled for Thursday at Yankee Stadium between the Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays. TONIGHT’S YANKEES-RAYS GAME POSTPONED DUE TO THE FORECAST OF SEVERE WEATHER; WILL BE […]

by · July 17, 2019 · Sports
Empire Get First Win

Empire Get First Win

The New York Empire presented by Citi claimed its first win of the young World TeamTennis season with a 24-16 victory over the Vegas Rollers tonight at Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning in The Bronx. Empire Head Coach […]

by · July 16, 2019 · Sports
“Sweet Pea” Was The Southpaw

“Sweet Pea” Was The Southpaw

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor A Reason They Called HIm “Sweet Pea” Pernell Whitaker was called “Sweet Pea” and the name fit. And from this perspective that was seen the first day we worked together at the boxing venue in […]

by · July 15, 2019 · Sports
Empire Drops Opening Match In Bronx

Empire Drops Opening Match In Bronx

NEW YORK EMPIRE DROPS SEASON-OPENING MATCH TO THE SAN DIEGO AVIATORS, 23-11 John Isner and the New York Empire presented by Citi fell to the visiting San Diego Aviators, 23-11, on the opening night of World TeamTennis action from Cary […]

by · July 15, 2019 · Sports
Coppola: Ready For More Bizarre Baseball Changes?

Coppola: Ready For More Bizarre Baseball Changes?

By William Coppola/ Sports Columnist Bronx Chrinicle Get ready fans, more changes could be on the way soon to the game of baseball or should we say the “Rob Manfred” game of baseball? On July 11th it was announced that Major […]

by · July 13, 2019 · Animal Issues, Sports
Empire Tennis Entertainment Lineup In Bronx

Empire Tennis Entertainment Lineup In Bronx

NEW YORK EMPIRE ANNOUNCES ENTERTAINMENT LINEUP AND NATIONAL ANTHEM PERFORMERS FOR FIRST SEASON AT CARY LEEDS CENTER FOR TENNIS & LEARNING Accomplished Recording Artist Vivian Sessoms and Actor James Bernard Highlight a Special Season Featuring Top Americans John Isner and […]

by · July 13, 2019 · Sports
FLUSHING, NY - 1984: Dwight "Doc" Gooden #16 of the New York Mets pitches during a 1984 season game at Shea Stadium in Flushing, New York. (Photo by Rich Pilling/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

Sad To Know “Doc” Is Still Fighting A Battle

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Sad To Know Doc Is Still Fighting A Battle In this business of sports journalism you can take things to the heart. And from this perspective the news about Dwight Gooden arrested last month for […]

by · July 12, 2019 · Sports
Expectations For Second Half

Expectations For Second Half

What To Expect In Second Half  Guess what? That unofficial second half of the season begins tomorrow night in the Bronx for the Yankees and down in Miami for the Mets. And sad to say the odds of another Subway […]

by · July 11, 2019 · Sports
NYCFC Boys Academy Repeats Championship

NYCFC Boys Academy Repeats Championship

New York City FC Boys U-19 Academy Win National Championship For Second Consecutive Season – NYCFC becomes first team to repeat as national champions in oldest age group – The Club has competed in U-18/19 age group for two season and has […]

by · July 11, 2019 · Sports
Belmont Park Fall Meet Schedule

Belmont Park Fall Meet Schedule

NYRA releases Belmont fall meet stakes scheduleBelmont at the Big A from October 11 through October 27Eight Breeders’ Cup qualifiers on tap for Belmont Fall Championship Meet The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) today announced race dates for the 37-day […]

by · July 10, 2019 · Sports
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Coppola: I Remember When…

By William Coppola: Contributing Columnist For Bronx Chronicle I am so tired of saying, “I remember when” about things in my life. It seems like I say that more and more about baseball than anything else. I know that it […]

by · July 10, 2019 · Sports
NYRA TO Honor Hall Of Famer Mariano Rivera

NYRA TO Honor Hall Of Famer Mariano Rivera

Baseball Hall of Fame inductee and legendary Yankees closer Mariano Rivera to visit Saratoga Race Course on July 12 NYRA to honor “Mo” with third race to be named The Mariano Rivera Hall of Fame; trackside ceremony to be held […]

by · July 8, 2019 · Sports

NYCFC Win Streak Stopped In The Bronx

By Carlos De Jesus IV: Contributing Writer For The Bronx Chronicle The fortune that favored the bold Blues since March went missing Sunday night, as they succumbed to the Portland Timbers 1-0 for a rare home loss. Losses have been […]

by · July 8, 2019 · Sports
Mets vs Phillies

No Way Mets Can Contend

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor The Mets closed shop for the All-Star break Sunday afternoon at Citi Field and with another loss. But listen to manager Mickey Callaway and you want to believe there is hope that the second half […]

by · July 8, 2019 · Sports