Articles by: Rich Mancuso

Baby Bombers: Yankees on Right Path

Baby Bombers: Yankees on Right Path

By William Coppola “Make the New York Yankees great again” is a refrain fans of the Bronx Bombers are chanting. This theme, “great again,” was heard over and over this summer. I guess Yankees management were also pulled into its hypnotic […]

by · December 11, 2016 · Sports
The Haves and Have-Nots: Yanks Get Chapman at Dull Winter Meetings

The Haves and Have-Nots: Yanks Get Chapman at Dull Winter Meetings

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor NATIONAL HARBOR, MD – It always comes down to baseball economics. So who said the Baseball Winter Meetings would be non-stop wheeling and dealing and contracts offered to the high profiled closers that could bring some […]

by · December 8, 2016 · Sports
2016 New Era Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium: #23 Pitt vs Northwestern

2016 New Era Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium: #23 Pitt vs Northwestern

# 23 UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH AND NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY WILL PLAY IN THE 2016 NEW ERA PINSTRIPE BOWL AT YANKEE STADIUM The No. 23-ranked University of Pittsburgh and Northwestern University yesterday accepted invitations to play in the 2016 New Era Pinstripe Bowl at […]

by · December 8, 2016 · Sports
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Winter Meetings Boredom: Mets in Holding Pattern and Yankees?

  By Rich Mancuso/Sport Editor National Harbor, Maryland:  Maybe payroll flexibility does mean something for both New York baseball teams at the annual convention of minds also otherwise known as the 2016 MLB Winter Meetings.  Two days complete, two more […]

by · December 6, 2016 · Sports
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New York City FC Sign 2016 USL MVP Sean Okoli

New York City FC have completed the signing of Sean Okoli from FC Cincinnati. Okoli enjoyed a remarkable 2016 in Ohio where he was named United Soccer League MVP, made the All-League Team and won the Golden Boot for his […]

by · December 5, 2016 · Sports
Loss to Sacred Heart: Fordham got Another Pre Conference Test

Loss to Sacred Heart: Fordham got Another Pre Conference Test

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor These are the games on the schedule that test a college basketball team before conference play starts up later this month. The Fordham Rams were aware that Sacred Heart would offer that challenge Wednesday night up […]

by · December 1, 2016 · Sports
Yoenis Cespedes, NY Mets

BREAKING: Cespedes Re-signs With the Mets

Cespedes and the Mets: Not a Matter of Dollars and Cents By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor New York:  End of the discussion and the New York Mets have shown their commitment again in re-signing Yoenis Cespedes to a four-year $110 million […]

by · November 29, 2016 · Sports
Photo Tom Brady

Revis Island: Pats knew how to get there in win over Jets

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Add another loss to the Jets disappointing season Sunday at MetLife Stadium and for a moment the Patriots were looking like the team that would go down to defeat. But the Jets managed another one to […]

by · November 28, 2016 · Sports
Coming together: Fordham Rams win Johnny Bach  Classic

Coming together: Fordham Rams win Johnny Bach Classic

  By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor You would never know that these Fordham Rams had played three games back-to-back-to-back as they swept the Johnny Bach Classic at Rose Hill Sunday afternoon with a 85-69 win over Lipscomb University. Friday night, the […]

by · November 21, 2016 · Sports
Boxing community fights: Get boxing back in New York

Boxing community fights: Get boxing back in New York

  By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor New York based boxing promoter Lou DiBella is never one to hold back opinions about the sport and issues. Boxing is his love and passion and over the years Broadway Boxing has been a consistent […]

by · November 19, 2016 · Sports
First of three straight home games: Fordham still adjusting after a win

First of three straight home games: Fordham still adjusting after a win

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Coach Jeff Neubauer said after three games his Fordham Rams are still adjusting. Perhaps scheduling three straight games at home was good strategy and after a 68-55 win over FDU at Rose Hill his team adapted […]

by · November 19, 2016 · Sports
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NEW YORK CITY FC ANNOUNCES THE RETURN OF CITYZENS GIVING

NEW YORK CITY FC ANNOUNCES THE RETURN OF CITYZENS GIVING GLOBAL COMMUNITY INITIATIVE THAT EMPOWERS FANS TO BACK CAUSES THEY CARE ABOUT New York City FC has announced the return of global charitable initiative, Cityzens Giving. The program funds community […]

by · November 18, 2016 · Sports
Will the Mets Touch “The Hot Stove?”

Will the Mets Touch “The Hot Stove?”

By William Coppola Looking at the New York  Mets, I see an organization filled with talented young pitchers at the Major League level. They have scouted and developed their pitchers very well. Just think of what the odds are in […]

by · November 15, 2016 · Sports
Week of Challenge for Fordham Men’s Basketball:  Home Opener Win Is a Start

Week of Challenge for Fordham Men’s Basketball: Home Opener Win Is a Start

  By Rich MancusoSports Editor The schedule this week has four home games on the Fordham men’s basketball schedule and three straight at Rose Hill this weekend as part of a multi-team event. Baseball is accustomed to playing one team […]

by · November 15, 2016 · Sports
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Yankee Stadium Return for Fordham Rams: Crusader Cup Comes Home to Rose Hill

  By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Two years they waited to play this rival college football game with Holy Cross at Yankee Stadium. The Fordham  University Rose Hill  campus is no more than a 15-minute subway ride on  the 4 and […]

by · November 13, 2016 · Sports