Articles by: Rich Mancuso

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Mets Pull A Trade And A Win

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor This is another ballgame when the trade deadline approaches. Days before the July 31 deadline and the Mets were first to make a major splash late Sunday afternoon, Moments after their fourth straight win Sunday,, […]

by · July 28, 2019 · Sports
Jul 26, 2019; New York, NY, USA; New York City FC midfielder Alexander Ring (8) heads the ball over Sporting Kansas City defender Matt Besler (5) during the second half at Yankee Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports

NYCFC WIN And Moving UP

NEWS FROM NYCFC ‘ New York City FC was back at home in the BX after back-to-back road games to celebrate Manhattan Borough night and take on Sporting Kansas City.  As City looked to get their second consecutive win, Dome […]

by · July 27, 2019 · Sports
Sep 17, 2013; New York, NY, USA; New York Mets starting pitcher Zack Wheeler (45) throws the ball against the San Francisco Giants during the second inning of a game at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Wheeler Increased Trade Value

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Wheeler Could Be The Trade Target Was this the last of Zack Wheeler at Citi Field? Noah Syndergaard may or may not have thrown his last pitches in Flushing Wednesday night. Then there is Jason […]

by · July 27, 2019 · Sports
Empire Prevail On Road

Empire Prevail On Road

Proving that every point really does count in World TeamTennis, the New York Empire presented by Citi won a thrilling match Wednesday night from Breakers Stadium at Palisades Tennis Club in Newport Beach, Calif. Trailing the Orange County Breakers 16-15 […]

by · July 25, 2019 · Sports
Cano Set His Signature

Cano Set His Signature

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Robinson Cano had a career night Tuesday at Citi Field. Three home runs put Cano in the record books and now  the oldest second baseman at 36-years of age to do that. An epic night […]

by · July 24, 2019 · Sports
Sad Is Another Boxing Tragedy

Sad Is Another Boxing Tragedy

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor There is no doubt that boxing is a brutal sport. Fighters take a risk each and every time they lace up the gloves and step in the ring. Sadly, the boxing community is in mourning […]

by · July 23, 2019 · Sports
Coppola: Back To The Future

Coppola: Back To The Future

By William Coppola: Contributor Bronx Chronicle As I watched the Long Island Ducks doubleheader Friday night vs. the Lancaster Barnstormers that began the second half of their season in the Atlantic League, I looked for any sign of all the […]

by · July 20, 2019 · Sports
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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