Articles by: Rich Mancuso

Slow Death of Pay-Per-View Boxing Begins With Pacquiao on ESPN

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor It was inevitable and  boxing promoters are beginning to see the picture when Manny Pacquiao defends his WBO welterweight title tomorrow night from Australia. It has nothing to do with Pacquiao and his continued quest at […]

by · July 1, 2017 · Sports
Minnesota United midfielder Jerome Thiesson (3) heads the ball away from New York City FC midfielder Jack Harrison (11) during the second half at Yankee Stadium. Credit: USA TODAY Sports

Challenge Wins Building Character for NYCFC

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Trap game? Not for NYCFC at Yankee Stadium Thursday night as they challenged Minnesota United FC.  And coming off wins over the rival Red Bulls and defending MLS Cup champion Seattle, a match against an expansion […]

by · June 30, 2017 · Sports


By Brandon Colon The National Basketball Association hosted their first annual “NBA Award Show” at Pier 36 in New York City. The greatest players (young and old) to ever grace the NBA hardwood were in attendance. They were treated to […]

by · June 29, 2017 · Sports
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Mets Need to Rebuild: Here’s Why

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor The speculation is growing that Mets GM Sandy Alderson will be selling heading into the non-waiver trade deadline of July 31st. Asdrubal Cabrera, Curtis Granderson, Jay Bruce, Lucas Duda, Addison Reed, Jerry Blevins are among the […]

by · June 29, 2017 · Sports
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TM BX Hanks Yanks 16U Get Walk-Off Win

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Their first dramatic win in their initial season for TM Bronx Hanks Yanks 16U team came with a walk-off grand slam home run early Tuesday evening at Randall’s Island Park. Hanks Yanks, a community sponsored baseball […]

by · June 29, 2017 · Sports
Hit The Road Jack(son): Knicks and Phil Jackson Part Ways

Hit The Road Jack(son): Knicks and Phil Jackson Part Ways

By Brandon Colon The New York Knicks and team President Phil Jackson decided to part ways early Wednesday morning according to ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne. The decision coming after Jackson and team owner James Dolan could not agree on the direction […]

by · June 29, 2017 · Sports
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Jorge Guzman Shines in Baby Bombers Win

By Brandon Colon After defeating the Aberdeen IronBirds 3-1 Sunday Afternoon the Staten Island Yankees came into tonight winning three games in a row. Their starting pitching and bullpen has been stellar to start the season and tonight would no […]

by · June 27, 2017 · Sports
Tanaka and Darvish Duel in the Bronx

Tanaka and Darvish Duel in the Bronx

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Friday night in the Bronx a baseball game was played the old way. A pitching duel on the mound from two of Japan’s best, the struggling Masahiro Tanaka of the New York Yankees and Texas Rangers […]

by · June 24, 2017 · Sports
Me, Jody Mac, WFAN and “Keep It In The Ring”

Me, Jody Mac, WFAN and “Keep It In The Ring”


by · June 22, 2017 · Sports

Staten Island Yankees Prospects Look to Make Impact

By Brandon Colon It has been 10 months since the Staten Island Yankees lost in the first round of the New York-Penn League playoffs. Saturday afternoon the Baby Bombers were back at Richmond County Bank Ballpark for media day. This […]

by · June 21, 2017 · Sports
Reggie Jackson, Ricky Negron and Roberto Alomar

Rickey Negron: A Natural Draft Pick By The Braves

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Ricky Negron was not a cinch this time around as the later rounds of the annual MLB amateur draft hit the boards. Then the call came late Wednesday afternoon as he monitored the draft with […]

by · June 17, 2017 · Sports
Mayweather-McGregor Fight Will Hype Your Pocket

Mayweather-McGregor Fight Will Hype Your Pocket

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor The fight had to be made and now it is set between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor. All that remains is particulars of how much will be sucked out of your pocket to watch this […]

by · June 16, 2017 · Sports
Matt Harvey, NY Mets

Granderson Helps Mets Take Series Over Cubs — Matt Harvey is an issue again

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor It was a milestone night for Curtis Granderson Wednesday night at Citi Field and not a good one again for New York Mets righthander Matt Harvey. Granderson’s go-ahead home run in the eighth inning was the […]

by · June 15, 2017 · Sports
2016-17 Baseball "A" PSAL Champions. Credit: South Bronx Campus

South Bronx: PSAL A-League Baseball Champs

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Frank Colon says he is the Casey Stengel of PSAL baseball coaches at South Bronx Campus.  He does have a long tenure coaching baseball in the Bronx but the difference from Stengel is winning two […]

by · June 12, 2017 · Sports
NY Yankee's rookie Aaron Judge's 13th HR a record for young sluggers. Credit:

Yankees ‘Baby Bombers’ Proving This Is No Fluke

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor This is as real as it gets and by now the New York Yankees know it is. And so do their fans who packed Yankee Stadium up in the Bronx this week.  After their 16-3  annihilation […]

by · June 11, 2017 · News, Sports