Articles by: Rich Mancuso

Tom McNamara of the NYCFCscores the winning goal that beats San Jose 2-1. (Photo credit: Gary Quintal)

NYCFC Adds Player Off Loan

NEWS FROM NYCFC New York City FC acquire Keaton Parks  New York City FC are pleased to announce the acquisition of Keaton Parks on loan from S.L. Benfica for the 2019 season. The 21-year-old American is a versatile central midfielder […]

by · January 19, 2019 · Sports
Wettleland: A Baseball Career Camouflages Abusive Behavior

Wettleland: A Baseball Career Camouflages Abusive Behavior

By Aris Sakellaridas Ex-Major League John Wettleland gets arrested for having sex with a minor and all I’m reading about is his on field heroics. Every media story that I read glorified his on-the-field highlights. Let’s report the story the […]

by · January 18, 2019 · Sports
NYBG Bar Car Nights

NYBG Bar Car Nights

By Jason Gonzalez  Prior to the New York Botanical Garden [NYBG] concluding its Bar Car Nights seasonal showcase, The Bronx Chronicle checked out the pristine scenery one last time under the carnivalesque lights. The Bar Car Nights is a holiday outing at […]

by · January 18, 2019 · Arts and Culture
Jan 15, 2019; Bronx, NY, USA; WBO Middleweight Champion Demetrius Andrade and former WBO Junior Welterweight Champion Chris Algieri speak to kids at the South Bronx Early College Academy Charter School in Bronx, NY.  The two will fight in separate bouts on Friday night at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City.  Mandatory Credit: Ed Mulholland/Matchroom Boxing USA

ANDRADE AND ALGIERI VISIT SOUTH BRONX SCHOOL

Defending World champion and former World ruler inspire next generation Demetrius Andrade and Chris Algieri took time out of their preparations for crucial fights on Friday night at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, live on DAZN in the […]

by · January 16, 2019 · Sports
Fordham Loses Another Conference Game

Fordham Loses Another Conference Game

By Jason Gonzalez The Fordham Rams are now the losers of five straight. Fordham dropped their fourth home game this year as the Billikens of Saint Louis won by a final score of 63-60. In their first match-up this season […]

by · January 16, 2019 · Sports
Negron: The Passing Of Mel

Negron: The Passing Of Mel

By Ray Negron Like everyone else in the baseball community I was saddened by the terrible news of Yankee pitching great and outstanding pitching coach Mel Stottlemyre’s passing. I first met Mel in 1973 during my first season as a […]

by · January 15, 2019 · Sports
Yankees Sign Infielder DJ LeMahieu

Yankees Sign Infielder DJ LeMahieu

YANKEES SIGN INFIELDER DJ LeMAHIEU TO TWO-YEAR CONTRACT  The New York Yankees announced today that they have signed two-time All-Star and three-time Gold Glove-winning infielder DJ LeMahieu (“leh-MAY-hyoo”) to a two-year contract through the 2020 season. LeMahieu, 30, hit a career-high 15 home […]

by · January 14, 2019 · Sports
Yankees Mourn the Passing of Mel Stottlemyre

Yankees Mourn the Passing of Mel Stottlemyre

STATEMENT FROM YANKEES MANAGING GENERAL PARTNER HAL STEINBRENNER ON BEHALF OF THE NEW YORK YANKEES  RE: PASSING OF FORMER YANKEES PLAYER AND COACH MEL STOTTLEMYRE “Beyond his tremendous accomplishments as a player and coach, Mel Stottlemyre was beloved for his […]

by · January 14, 2019 · Sports
Tom McNamara of the NYCFCscores the winning goal that beats San Jose 2-1. (Photo credit: Gary Quintal)

NYCFC SUPER DRAFT PICKS

NEWS FROM NYCFC  NYCFC selected goalkeeper Luis Barraza (Marquette University) with the 12th overall pick and defender Abdi Mohamed (University of Akron) with the 43rd overall pick in the MLS SuperDraft 2019 Friday afternoon in Chicago. City acquired the 12th overall pick from […]

by · January 11, 2019 · Sports
Yankees Agree To Terms With Players

Yankees Agree To Terms With Players

NEWS FROM THE NEW YORK YANKEES Yankees have agreed to terms with RHP Dellin Betances, 1B Greg Bird, RHP Sonny Gray, SS Didi Gregorius, OF Aaron Hicks, RHP Tommy Kahnle, LHP James Paxton and C Austin Romine on one-year, non-guaranteed contracts, thus avoiding arbitration. […]

by · January 11, 2019 · Sports
It’s Out Of Hand In Pelham Bay

It’s Out Of Hand In Pelham Bay

By Rich Mancuso Again this is out of my league. However, and with one hand, due to a car that hit me last week, the question has become about the safety and welfare of residents in the Pelham Bay community. […]

by · January 10, 2019 · News
NYCFC Sets 2019 Schedule

NYCFC Sets 2019 Schedule

NEWS FROM NYCFC: Team announces 2019 Schedule  New York City FC today announced the Club’s 2019 MLS Regular Season schedule. Spanning eight months of the calendar, NYCFC’s fifth campaign is comprised of 34 regular season games, including 17 in New […]

by · January 7, 2019 · Sports
David Wright Has New Role With Mets

David Wright Has New Role With Mets

NEWS FROM THE NEW YORK METS The New York Mets announced today that David Wright will assume a new role with the club as Special Advisor to Mets COO Jeff Wilpon and General Manager Brodie Van Wagenen. In a related […]

by · January 7, 2019 · Sports
Fordham Loses A-10 Opener

Fordham Loses A-10 Opener

By Carlos De Jesus IV  The Fordham Rams stumbled into the New Year on Saturday succumbing to an insufferable VCU defense 76-51 at Rose Hill Gym in their A-10 Conference opening game. “I have certainly never prepared a team as […]

by · January 6, 2019 · Sports
Santiago Is A Met

Santiago Is A Met

FIRST REPORTED BY YOURS TRULY ON NEWYORKSPORTSDAY.COM By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Sources have confirmed to NY Sports Day that the Mets have signed lefthander Hector Santiago to a minor league contract with an invite to spring training. The 31 […]

by · January 5, 2019 · Sports