Articles by: Rich Mancuso

Yankees-Mets Resume Series

Yankees-Mets Resume Series

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Here we go again as the Yankees and Mets resume their interleague borough series in the Bronx Monday night. Though the novelty of this series is long gone this is still Yankees-Mets and baseball bragging rights […]

by · June 9, 2019 · Sports
Mark Casse does it again with Sir Winston

Mark Casse does it again with Sir Winston

By Jason Gonzalez Contributing Writer The streak of bizarre occurrences in thoroughbred horse racing during its illustrious triple crown season remained intact. A crowd of 56,217 was present at Belmont Park to witness the unusual event that transpired.   For […]

by · June 8, 2019 · Sports
Jun 6, 2019; New York, NY, USA; New York City FC midfielder Alexandru Mitrita (28) celebrates his goal against FC Cincinnati during the first half at Yankee Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

NYCFC Back In Bronx And On A Roll

By Carlos De Jesus IV Contributor Bronx Chronicle Sports When the final whistle blew at Yankee stadium following a 5-2 thumping in favor of NYCFC, it had a feeling of mercy you would expect after a one sided heavyweight fight. […]

by · June 7, 2019 · Sports
Belmont Stakes And Notes

Belmont Stakes And Notes

Master Fencer posts final breeze for G1 Belmont StakesCasse trainees in good order ahead of G1 Belmont StakesTapit a continuing presence in the “Test of the Champion”Sacco to saddle Grade 1 contenders Joevia and Mind ControlPletcher flying under the radar […]

by · June 5, 2019 · Sports
Tom McNamara of the NYCFCscores the winning goal that beats San Jose 2-1. (Photo credit: Gary Quintal)

New York City FC Named Finalist for ESPN Sports Humanitarian Team of the Year

ESPN today announced that for a second time, New York City FC (NYCFC) has been named a finalist for the annual Sports Humanitarian Team of the Year Award presented by ESPN and sponsored by Bristol-Myers Squibb. Each year, this award […]

by · June 5, 2019 · Sports
The Manager Imploded

The Manager Imploded

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor So it continues. And there is no help on the way with a Mets bullpen that was charged with six runs in the top of the 10th inning at Citi Field Tuesday evening. But Robert […]

by · June 5, 2019 · Sports
Day 1: Yankees Draft Picks

Day 1: Yankees Draft Picks

YANKEES SELECT THREE PLAYERS ON THE FIRST DAY OF THE 2019 MLB FIRST-YEAR PLAYER DRAFT The New York Yankees tonight selected three players over the first two rounds of the 2019 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. With their first-round […]

by · June 4, 2019 · Sports
June 1, 2019; New York, NY; IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz during their heavyweight championship bout at Madison Square Garden in New York City.  Mandatory Credit: Melina Pizano/Matchroom Boxing UK

A New Heavyweight Champion And Where This Goes

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Andy Ruiz Jr. may not have had a bigger upset as Buster Douglas had over Mike Tyson. But Saturday night at Madison Square Garden he was a huge underdog and all week he said that motivated […]

by · June 2, 2019 · Sports
Retired Knicks Player John Wallace Presents Awards To Student Athletes

Retired Knicks Player John Wallace Presents Awards To Student Athletes

RETIRED KNICKS PLAYER JOHN WALLACE SPOKE AND PRESENTED TROPHIES TO STUDENTS AT THE NEW YORK INSTITUTE FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION ANNUAL SPORTS AWARDS CEREMONY At the event, Wallace shared an inspiring speech of his experiences playing basketball and his career playing […]

by · May 31, 2019 · Sports, Uncategorized
Sep 9, 2015; Washington, DC, USA; New York Mets left fielder Michael Conforto (30) hits an RBI single during the ninth inning against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park. New York Mets defeated Washington Nationals 5-3. Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports

Mets Suffer Earthquake Disaster Out West

By William Coppola Los Angeles: Time for an opinion piece for the “State of the Union in Queens.” After beating up on a weak Washington Nationals team and then a Detroit Tigers group that looked like kittens, the Mets then […]

by · May 30, 2019 · Sports
Yankees-Red Sox Postponed Tonight.

Yankees-Red Sox Postponed Tonight.

YANKEES-RED SOX GAME POSTPONED DUE TO WILL BE MADE UP AS THE SECOND GAME OF A DAY-NIGHT, SEPARATE-ADMISSION DOUBLEHEADER ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 3 ***TICKETS FOR TONIGHT’S GAME ARE VALID ONLY FOR THE SECOND GAME OF THE AUGUST 3 DOUBLEHEADER (7:05 p.m.).*** ***THE START TIME OF THE ORIGINALLY SCHEDULED GAME […]

by · May 30, 2019 · Sports
Yankees Can Put Dent Into Red Sox

Yankees Can Put Dent Into Red Sox

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Yankees=Red Sox and four games begin in the Bronx Thursday night. Indeed there is always that anticipation with the historic franchises in baseball but the tables have turned. For now, and with plenty of season […]

by · May 30, 2019 · Sports
Ruiz Looks To Shock Boxing World

Ruiz Looks To Shock Boxing World

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Andy Ruiz Jr. is a heavyweight that does not fit the model look next to Anthony Joshua the IBF/WBA heavyweight champion. Yet the two will face off in the ring at Madison Square Garden Saturday […]

by · May 29, 2019 · Sports
09/13/19 Miami Marlins vs New York Mets  at  citifield   queens  ny  photos  by   neil miller  /sportsdaywire  New York Mets third baseman Todd Frazier #21  hits  a  walk  off  homer   to   win the   1st  game   of  a  doubleheader  today

A Rebound Week For The Mets

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor On the mound it was Zack Wheeler, Jeurys Familia, and Edwin Diaz. Adeiny Hechavarria hit another home run and those three runs were all the Mets needed Sunday afternoon at Citi Field. They completed a […]

by · May 26, 2019 · Sports
Fordham Wins A-10 Baseball Title

Fordham Wins A-10 Baseball Title

It was high drama all game long, featuring gutsy pitching, stellar defense, and clutch hits in the 2019 Atlantic 10 Baseball Championship game held at Fordham’s Houlihan Park.  However in the end, it was the keen eye of Fordham senior […]

by · May 26, 2019 · Sports