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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
Owners Or Players?

Owners Or Players?

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor When boxing promoters begin the process of a mega fight the negotiations of earnings begins at a 50/50 split. There are other elements in the process as they bargain and usually it becomes a 60/40 […]

by · May 15, 2020 · Sports
Perspective From A Baseball Insider

Perspective From A Baseball Insider

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor The following is an excerpt about credentials of what makes a ballplayer. It comes from a longtime baseball executive from the Bronx who played ball at the Allerton ball fields and attended Christopher Columbus High […]

by · May 15, 2020 · Sports
Trout, Jeter Lead The Way As TOPPS ‘Project 2020’ Surpasses 232,000 Cards Sold

Trout, Jeter Lead The Way As TOPPS ‘Project 2020’ Surpasses 232,000 Cards Sold

News From TOPPS As 20 commissioned popular artists across the world continue to re-imagine 20 iconic cards from the past 70 years in the Topps Company’s “Project 2020,” the first numbers are in, and with three Mike Trout cards and three of Derek […]

by · May 12, 2020 · Sports
Coppola: This Bear Will Not Become Extinct

Coppola: This Bear Will Not Become Extinct

By William Coppola: Contributor Bronx Chronicle Sports  Peter Alonso has landed in the perfect place to showcase who he is as a big league ballplayer. Only in New York and particularly as a Met could this happen. Jon Updike, the scout who signed him obviously saw the […]

by · May 11, 2020 · Sports
Boxing Was All About “Jimmy’s Corner”

Boxing Was All About “Jimmy’s Corner”

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Jimmy Glenn was associated with boxing as a cut man and trainer. You knew Jimmy,  he welcomed you as family. You didn’t know him and that did not matter. You see he was an original. […]

by · May 7, 2020 · Sports
With Obstacles Baseball Should Look At Next Year

With Obstacles Baseball Should Look At Next Year

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor “They want to play but there are obstacles”   That quote comes from a high ranking baseball official when asked about the potential or any start to the 2020 MLB season.  He speaks with MLB […]

by · May 4, 2020 · Sports
Cooking At Home With No Press Dining Room Service And Reasonable

Cooking At Home With No Press Dining Room Service And Reasonable

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor No sports and isolation. And for a sports journalist there is that adjustment of a different routine. If life was normal at this time a routine would be packing the bag with another day or […]

by · April 24, 2020 · Sports
We Miss Baseball And Could Be Shutout

We Miss Baseball And Could Be Shutout

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor  Like you, I am starving to see baseball. I miss the crack of the bat and sound of the crowd as a home run is hit out of the yard. From a personal perspective there is […]

by · April 22, 2020 · Sports