Articles by: Rich Mancuso

Coppola: Joe DeLucca True Baseball Man

Coppola: Joe DeLucca True Baseball Man

By William Coppola: Contributor Bronx Chronicle Sports Bitsy Mott, Bordie Waddle, Rinty Monahan, Skeeter Kell, Ozzie Van Brabant, Taffy Wright, Gerald Fryfogle, MacDuffee Biggs, Tony Napoles, Wiley Williams, Enid Drake, Bordie Waddle, Dixie Upright, Buzz Dozier, Perley Grant and Bobo Holloman.  […]

by · February 25, 2020 · Sports
Fury Was Better And Wilder Had That Bad Night

Fury Was Better And Wilder Had That Bad Night

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Photo: PBC Tyson Fury, now a formidable name in boxing history.. Saturday night, at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, Fury, secured part of his legacy with a dominant win over Deontay Wilder in […]

by · February 23, 2020 · Sports
Yankees Team-Building Activity at Steinbrenner Field

Yankees Team-Building Activity at Steinbrenner Field

PHOTOS: New York Yankees Earlier today at Steinbrenner Field, the Yankees held their final workout prior to the start of their spring exhibition schedule. Following the practice, they participated in their annual team-building activity, which was a 64-person ping pong […]

by · February 21, 2020 · Sports
DoC Gooden About His Addiction And Baseball Scandal

DoC Gooden About His Addiction And Baseball Scandal

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Doc Gooden has battled the demons with a history of alcohol and substance abuse. There are setbacks and the Cy Young Award pitcher of the Mets, who had a revival with the Yankees, is still […]

by · February 19, 2020 · Sports
Coppola:  Being Hit By The Pitch Never Hurt This Much

Coppola: Being Hit By The Pitch Never Hurt This Much

By William Coppola: Bronx Chronicle Sports Commissioner Rob Manfred issued a warning to all teams, other than the Houston Astros, to not throw at Houston players this season.” Throwing to hurt a defenseless player has always bothered me and should never […]

by · February 17, 2020 · Sports
Yoenis Cespedes Can’t Remain Silent And Fans Deserve Better

Yoenis Cespedes Can’t Remain Silent And Fans Deserve Better

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor “Not today, not tomorrow, not at all this year.”  Welcome to the 2020 baseball season of Yoenis Cespedes. Yes, those were his comments, Monday, when he emerged on the field down in Port St. Lucie. […]

by · February 17, 2020 · Sports
in game six of the 2017 World Series at Dodger Stadium on October 31, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.

Time For Beltran And Cora To Speak About Cheating Scandal

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Jose Altuve, Carlos Correa. Alex Bregman. They, and some of the other culprits of the 2017 Houston Astros sign stealing cheating scandal  faced the media for the first time Thursday at their West Palm Beach […]

by · February 14, 2020 · Sports
Yankees Have A Spot In Rotation With Paxton Injury

Yankees Have A Spot In Rotation With Paxton Injury

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor With James Paxton the Yankees are that much stronger with their starting rotation. He is the first and early casualty injury and out of the rotation for what is expected to be four months with […]

by · February 11, 2020 · Sports
in game six of the 2017 World Series at Dodger Stadium on October 31, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.

Coppola: Astroland: Brooklyn to Houston

By William Coppola: Contributor Bronx Chronicle Sports Once upon a time. there was a place called Astroland in Coney Island, Brooklyn, that first opened in 1962. The same year that the Mets and the Houston Colt 45’s, who later became […]

by · February 10, 2020 · Sports
Offense Again The Issue For Fordham Rams In Conference Loss

Offense Again The Issue For Fordham Rams In Conference Loss

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Photo: Warren King Jr. Again it was the Fordham defense that made it a game against Richmond up at the Rose Hill Gym Saturday afternoon. Similar to other outcomes it was the Rams inability to […]

by · February 8, 2020 · Sports
Apr 1, 2013; New York, NY, USA; Mr. Met tosses t-shirts into the stands during the seventh inning stretch of a MLB opening day game between the New York Mets and the San Diego Padres at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Mets And Wilpons: A Longer Stay For Sure

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor So what was going to happen was not with the Mets. The Wilpons sale to Steve Cohen is no more and the questions will continue as to why this deal went the other way. You […]

by · February 7, 2020 · Sports
Red Bull Arena to Host Round of 16 Match in the Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League

Red Bull Arena to Host Round of 16 Match in the Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League

NYCFC and Concacaf today announced that the Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League (SCCL) Round of 16 home leg against A.D. San Carlos on February 26 at 6 p.m. will be played at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey. Given the […]

by · February 7, 2020 · Sports
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Fordham Football Adds Five to 2020 Recruiting Class

Fordham University Head Football Coach Joe Conlin  announced the signing of five additional football student-athletes to letters of intent with Fordham for the 2020 season. They join the nine student-athletes who signed letters of intent in December. The new signees are Patrick Barr […]

by · February 5, 2020 · Sports
New York Yankees' Aaron Judge hits a three-run home run during the fourth inning of Game 3 of baseball's American League Championship Series against the Houston Astros Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Finding Mickey With A Pencil

By William Coppola- Contributor Bronx Chronicle Sports The search for the next Mike Trout or Max Scherzer has taken on a new partner. That being, analytics and algorithms. Today professional baseball organizations, have asked their scouts to give them more […]

by · February 5, 2020 · Sports
113th NYRR Millrose Games at The Armory To Showcase Epic Signature Matchups

113th NYRR Millrose Games at The Armory To Showcase Epic Signature Matchups

 High anticipation transforms into reality this Saturday as the famed 113th NYRR Millrose Games takes place at The Armory New Balance Track & Field Center.“ I don’t think there is any other atmosphere in the entire world like the Millrose Games when it comes […]

by · February 5, 2020 · Sports