Articles by: Rich Mancuso

It’s Thurman Time Again

It’s Thurman Time Again

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Keith Thurman says it will be his time again. The welterweight championship he won from Danny Garcia almost twenty-two months ago at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn went his way with a controversial split decision. […]

by · January 25, 2019 · Sports
YANKEES SIGN RHP ADAM OTTAVINO TO THREE-YEAR CONTRACT

YANKEES SIGN RHP ADAM OTTAVINO TO THREE-YEAR CONTRACT

YANKEES SIGN RHP ADAM OTTAVINO TO THREE-YEAR CONTRACT The Yankees announced Thursday that they have signed RHP Adam Ottavino (“ah-tah-VEE-noh”) to a three-year contract through the 2021 season. Ottavino, 33, went 6-4 with six saves and a 2.43 ERA (77.2IP, 41H, 25R/21ER, […]

by · January 25, 2019 · Sports
Rivera And The New Hall Of Fame Class

Rivera And The New Hall Of Fame Class

By Jason Gonzalez  New baseball Hall Of Fame inductees Mariano Rivera, Mike Mussina, and Edgar Martinez took center stage at a press conference Wednesday afternoon at the St. Regis Hotel in Manhattan to announce the achievement. The trio expressed elation […]

by · January 24, 2019 · Sports
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Another Conference Loss For Fordham

By Jason Gonzalez  The Fordham Rams lose another game. The Rams lose yet another heartbreaker, to remain winless in the Atlantic 10 conference. The Digital Underground would agree, it’s the “same song”. La Salle Explorers senior guard Pookie Powell nailed a 3-pointer with just 35 seconds to […]

by · January 24, 2019 · Sports
Mariano The Unanimous Hall Of Fame Saver

Mariano The Unanimous Hall Of Fame Saver

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor He said after his unanimous Hall of Fame announcement, “I was just happy to be a ballplayer.” And Mariano Rivera was more than happy and rewarded as the first unanimous choice and newest member of […]

by · January 22, 2019 · Sports
Negron To Be Honored By Area Baseball Scouts

Negron To Be Honored By Area Baseball Scouts

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor The New York Baseball Hot Stove League is holding its annual awards dinner this Friday at 6:30 pm at Leonard’s of Great Neck Long Island. Among the people from the baseball community to be honored […]

by · January 22, 2019 · Sports
Ebenezer Ofori Returns on Loan for New York City FC

Ebenezer Ofori Returns on Loan for New York City FC

NEWS FROM NYCFC Ebenezer Ofori Returns on Loan for New York City FC New York City FC are pleased to welcome back Ebenezer Ofori on a season-long loan from VfB Stuttgart ahead of the 2019 season. The Ghanaian international midfielder […]

by · January 22, 2019 · Sports
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