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Coppola: Will 60 -Game Season Give Us The Next DH Star?

Coppola: Will 60 -Game Season Give Us The Next DH Star?

By William Coppola: Bronx Chronicle Sports Now that we will finally see some kind of baseball this year, will we see anything different? Obviously the answer is, Yes. There will only be 60 games. We will see a runner at second […]

by · June 24, 2020 · Sports
Boxing Continues As Others Prepare To Resume

Boxing Continues As Others Prepare To Resume

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor So, you ask, why has Top Rank delivered boxing fans four televised ESPN shows the past week and another Saturday night from Mexico City ? Where do the other major promotions stand as the Coronavirus […]

by · June 22, 2020 · Sports
Coppola:  Michael Corleone: “It’s Not Personal, Just Business.”

Coppola: Michael Corleone: “It’s Not Personal, Just Business.”

By William Coppola: Contributor Bronx Chronicle Sports Here is what bothers me about what I feel baseball did in this draft and what kids in high school and college can expect in the future as MLB begins a 20 round […]

by · June 14, 2020 · Sports
Martial Arts Instructor Serving Purpose At Pelham Bay Park

Martial Arts Instructor Serving Purpose At Pelham Bay Park

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor You observe and listen to Xsavier Daniels. This 27-year old from the Bronx is a trainer of the martial arts and offers a philosophy. “Martial artists train for different reasons,” he says. “Concentration, physical to […]

by · June 13, 2020 · Sports
Yankees Select C Austin Wells on the First Day of the 2020 MLB First-Year Player Draft

Yankees Select C Austin Wells on the First Day of the 2020 MLB First-Year Player Draft

With their first-round selection (28th overall) of the 2020 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft, the New York Yankees selected C Austin Wells out of the University of Arizona. Wells, a 6-foot-2, 220-pound catcher, hit .357/.476/.560 (99-for-277) with 85R, 21 doubles, 7 triples, 7HR, […]

by · June 11, 2020 · Sports
MLS is Back: All 26 Teams to Resume Season at ESPN Wide World of Sports Starting July 8

MLS is Back: All 26 Teams to Resume Season at ESPN Wide World of Sports Starting July 8

– Unique tournament to feature games that will count in regular season standings– Tournament winner will earn spot in 2021 Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League– Extensive medical protocols with regular testing will be implemented for the tournament– MLS is Back Tournament […]

by · June 10, 2020 · Sports
Boxing Looking To Recover But Not Going To Be Easy

Boxing Looking To Recover But Not Going To Be Easy

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor NOTE: POSTED ON BOXING BLOG @WORLD WIDE BOXING Facebook.com You ask the promoters, fighters, trainers. And to those involved in boxing there is a lot at risk. They have been waiting and with patience. They […]

by · June 7, 2020 · Sports
Alex Santos Projected To Be Top MLB Draft Pick From The Bronx

Alex Santos Projected To Be Top MLB Draft Pick From The Bronx

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor “Alex Santos is one of the Top high school players In the nation.” Comment from a high ranking NL baseball official who monitors every prospect and words about Alex Santos. The Mount St, Michael Academy […]

by · June 5, 2020 · Sports
Bronx boxing Gym With Purpose Ready To Relocate

Bronx boxing Gym With Purpose Ready To Relocate

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Under that one roof we all at peace. it’s a chain. A strong chain.   Eric Kelly said those words. He is not a political leader or an activist. This is a 39 year-old in the […]

by · June 3, 2020 · Sports
Foley’s: Baseball’s Latest Tragedy

Foley’s: Baseball’s Latest Tragedy

By William Coppola: Contributor Bronx Chronicle Sports In the coming days you will be reading about the closing of the the most famous baseball and sports establishment in NYC and probably the country. Yes Foley’s in mid town Manhattan will not be reopening when […]

by · May 30, 2020 · Sports
Boxing Set For Limited Return

Boxing Set For Limited Return

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor March 7 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. That  was the last and live boxing event in New York City headlined with heavyweights Adam Kownackio and Robert Helenius. The boxing world has been dark with […]

by · May 29, 2020 · Sports
He Is “Mr. Met”

He Is “Mr. Met”

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor “One thing I noticed early on was that any time a great Mets player from recent years showed up, he would see Jay and break into a smile, and they’d immediately start talking like old […]

by · May 28, 2020 · Sports
NYCFC Begins Voluntary Workouts

NYCFC Begins Voluntary Workouts

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor A few days after New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo gave the go ahead for New York sports teams to open practice facilities, the New York City Football Club opened their facilities to players for […]

by · May 27, 2020 · Sports
Boxing In Danger Zone With Tyson-Holyfield Talk

Boxing In Danger Zone With Tyson-Holyfield Talk

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Stop the madness about Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield returning for another fight that is all good for the nostalgia. It’s not good for boxing and for the safety of these former heavyweight champions of […]

by · May 22, 2020 · Sports
Statements Regarding the Passing of Bob Watson

Statements Regarding the Passing of Bob Watson

STATEMENT FROM THE NEW YORK YANKEES:“Bob Watson was a devoted and deeply respected steward to the game of baseball who left an indelible mark on a countless number of people and organizations during his lifetime of service to our national […]

by · May 15, 2020 · Sports