Articles by: Rich Mancuso

Boss, Munson Remembered for their Heart in “BATBOY: The Play”

Boss, Munson Remembered for their Heart in “BATBOY: The Play”

Written By Producer/Psychologist Steve Vaccaro During the latest production of BATBOY, the audiences in Suffolk County (Argyle Theatre), Nassau County (Tilles Center) and the Bronx (Hostos Community College) were treated to an evening of drama, romance, laughter, baseball, player hijinx, […]

by · October 29, 2018 · Sports
Oct 28, 2018; New York, NY, USA; Philadelphia Union forward Cory Burke (19) attempts a header defended by New York City defender Ben Sweat (2) during the first half at Yankee Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Dennis Schneidler-USA TODAY Sports

NYCFC Finale Leads To Playoff Momentum

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Of course this NYCFC team would prefer a bye in the first round of the MLS playoffs a position they were in two consecutive years. Instead they host a first round  knockout game at Yankee […]

by · October 29, 2018 · Sports
Coppola: Game 3; Great Game For All Involved

Coppola: Game 3; Great Game For All Involved

By William Coppola Game 3 of the World Series was one for the ages. One that went into the wee hours of the night, 3:20 am on the east coast to be exact. It had drama with both great plays […]

by · October 27, 2018 · Sports
Garnes: Preview Week 8 Jets-Giants

Garnes: Preview Week 8 Jets-Giants

By Sam Garnes Bronx native and former NFL safety Sam Garnes who played for the Giants and Jets gives his perspective of Week 8. New York Jets @ Chicago Bears @ 1 pm /Sunday 10/28/2018: Last week’s final score was […]

by · October 26, 2018 · Sports
October 24, 2018; New York, NY, USA; Daniel Jacobs and Sergiy Derevyanchenko pose after the final press conference for the Matchroom Boxing USA fight card on October 27, 2018 at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden.  Mandatory Credit: Ed Mulholland/Matchroom Boxing USA

Boxing Notebook

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor  Saturday evening at Madison Square Garden, Daniel Jacobs gets his opportunity on HBO with the iBF title middleweight title up for grabs. Jacobs (34-2, 29 KO’s) opposes Sergly Derevyanchenko, 12-0, the undefeated pro formerly of […]

by · October 25, 2018 · 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

Coppola: Cool Teams Become Elite Teams

By William Coppola Why are some baseball teams almost always at the top of the scale and others just swimming around the pond? Just slowly backstroking to the top once in a while to feed on the good stuff. We […]

by · October 25, 2018 · Sports
World Series Game 1: Nunez Helps Red Sox Win

World Series Game 1: Nunez Helps Red Sox Win

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor  Boston:  The Boston Red Sox signed Eduardo Nunez late in the free agent signing period. That was March and now it’s October when it all counts .But Nunez, who missed last year with injuries made […]

by · October 24, 2018 · Sports
The Reality Hits A Pro Wrestler Superstar

The Reality Hits A Pro Wrestler Superstar

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Many are aware that yours truly worked in the pro wrestling business during the Hulk Hogan era. Then it was a learning lesson and no longer a fantasy. In other words, I saw it all. […]

by · October 23, 2018 · Sports
Growing Pains Continue For Fordham

Growing Pains Continue For Fordham

By Carlos De Jesus IV Scoring over 40 points for the second straight week would prove not enough for the Fordham Rams in their return home at Rose Hill against the Bryant Bulldogs. A last second 42-41 loss in a […]

by · October 21, 2018 · Sports
BatBoy “A Yankee Miracle” Comes To The Bronx

BatBoy “A Yankee Miracle” Comes To The Bronx

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor  The production BatBoy “A Yankee Miracle” hit the stage Friday evening at the Hostos Community College Theater.  The production and performance is based on the book that was authored by Ray Negron a longtime baseball […]

by · October 20, 2018 · Sports
Coppola: Getting Back To Old School Baseball

Coppola: Getting Back To Old School Baseball

By William Coppola Sources tell me that the Atlanta Braves player development system may to be moving away from small ball, (bunting, stealing and situational hitting) as part of their make-up as a team. My source from the Braves organization […]

by · October 20, 2018 · Sports
Garnes: Giants And Jets Previews For Sunday

Garnes: Giants And Jets Previews For Sunday

By Sam Garnes Editors Note: Sam Garnes is Offering insights of the Giants and Jets for The Bronx Chronicle. The former All-City safety with DeWitt Clinton High School and Bronx native had a successful NFL career at safety for the […]

by · October 19, 2018 · Sports
Freshmen Offer Future For Rams

Freshmen Offer Future For Rams

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Jeff Neubauer begins his fourth year as head coach of the Fordham University basketball program and to say the least the first three have been a struggle. Thursday afternoon at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn […]

by · October 19, 2018 · Sports
Canelo The Richest Athlete; New Face Of Boxing?

Canelo The Richest Athlete; New Face Of Boxing?

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Wednesday afternoon at Madison Square Garden the entire face of boxing changed with a fighter and the direction of televising the sport.   DAZN and Matchroom Boxing are the new home for Alvarez, the WBC Middleweight […]

by · October 18, 2018 · Sports
NYCFC Soccer Week Kicks Off In Bronx

NYCFC Soccer Week Kicks Off In Bronx

To celebrate the opening of the next 10 New York City Soccer Initiative mini-soccer pitches, New York City FC (NYCFC) along with their partners (the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City, the First Lady of New York City Chirlane […]

by · October 15, 2018 · Sports