Articles by: Rich Mancuso

Thank You Dad For Everything

Thank You Dad For Everything

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor On this Easter Sunday my blessings to all. Many know others who have lost loved ones or have been ill in this time of crisis. My longtime colleague and friend from the Bronx wrote this […]

by · April 12, 2020 · Sports
Realistic Is MLB Plan To Resume Won’t Work

Realistic Is MLB Plan To Resume Won’t Work

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Logistics say that Major League Baseball games being played in Arizona  will be difficult to save the 2020 season. In other words this is complicated towards gearing for a June 1 start. Lets be realistic […]

by · April 7, 2020 · Sports
Coppola:  Babe Ruth The Two Sides To Every Story

Coppola: Babe Ruth The Two Sides To Every Story

By William Coppola: Contributor Bronx Chronicle Sports Today a friend of mine wrote to me: “Remember when I said there are no longer any facts? That now “there are two sides to every story?” Well, I couldn’t sleep last night, so […]

by · April 6, 2020 · Sports
Fordham Names Ed Kull Interim Director of Athletics

Fordham Names Ed Kull Interim Director of Athletics

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor  Ed Kull, who has served as the Senior Director of Development and Senior Associate Athletic Director at Fordham for the past three years, was named interim athletic director at Fordham University it was announced today […]

by · April 6, 2020 · Sports
Fordham AD Dave Roach Announces Retirement

Fordham AD Dave Roach Announces Retirement

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor  Fordham University Director of Athletics David Roach, who has served in collegiate athletics for 45 years, announced his retirement today effective June 30, 2020.  “After much thought and reflection, I have decided to retire at […]

by · April 3, 2020 · Sports
Not The Norm And Adjusting In The Bronx

Not The Norm And Adjusting In The Bronx

By Rich Mancuso Tuesday March 31, 2020: We begin the third week of this Coronavirus Pandemic and isolation period. From this perspective, it has been difficult with adjusting to a new lifestyle of staying  home and following procedures to stay […]

by · April 1, 2020 · Uncategorized
Coronavirus Hits Home With Passing Of Boxing Manager From The Bronx

Coronavirus Hits Home With Passing Of Boxing Manager From The Bronx

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Nelson Cuevas was doing his thing and training the aspiring champions last week at the Mendez Boxing Gym in Manhattan, The Bronx native and resident was a warrior and always there over the years and […]

by · March 27, 2020 · Sports
Baseball On Hold And That Is Secondary

Baseball On Hold And That Is Secondary

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor We look at the situation and sports are shut down. Sports, as much as we use as a diversion, is secondary at this point as the Coronavirus Pandemic crisis is here for the time being. […]

by · March 25, 2020 · Sports
What We Are Missing In Sports

What We Are Missing In Sports

By William Coppola/ Contributor Bronx Chronicle Sports As many of us sit at home and wait for this pandemic to pass, I begin to think about how different things have become. The temporary loss of basketball, hockey and baseball will be […]

by · March 21, 2020 · Sports
We Await Sports With Options And Stay Safe

We Await Sports With Options And Stay Safe

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Without sports there are some options as we continue to isolate in our homes. So the past week, in between some writing and dealing with the isolation, there are some good options to get your fix. […]

by · March 19, 2020 · Sports
The Impact Of This Crisis Is More Than The Shutdown Of Sports

The Impact Of This Crisis Is More Than The Shutdown Of Sports

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor I am okay here in the Bronx and taking precaution.  Yes, we are changing routines and isolating and in due time this Coronavirus crisis will pass. So, before I head to a scheduled doctor appointment […]

by · March 17, 2020 · Sports
Little Leagues And More Latest To Suspend Activities

Little Leagues And More Latest To Suspend Activities

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor More implications of the Coronavirus outbreak has disrupted youth sports in New York City and around the nation. Little League Baseball activities in the past few days have suspended all activities until further notice. The […]

by · March 14, 2020 · Sports
We Wait With Sports In The Dark

We Wait With Sports In The Dark

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Fordham did not get the opportunity to pull of an upset. Neither did other conference teams or the field of 68, as March Madness and the NCAA Tournament was suspended. All of sports is in […]

by · March 13, 2020 · Sports
Fordham With Momentum And Moves On In A-10 Tournament

Fordham With Momentum And Moves On In A-10 Tournament

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Photos: Warren King Jr. ADVISORY: Statement following from Atlantic-10 Conference regarding fans not permitted to attend remainder of tournament due to safety concerns regarding the Coronavirus Fordham was the last and 14th  seed in the […]

by · March 12, 2020 · Sports
Possible Impacts On Sports With Coronavirus Virus Cases

Possible Impacts On Sports With Coronavirus Virus Cases

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor With the number of coronavirus cases increasing there is also a watch and cautious approach that could impact sports in New York. Already major sporting events have been suspended or closed to the public in […]

by · March 9, 2020 · Sports