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Tom McNamara of the NYCFCscores the winning goal that beats San Jose 2-1. (Photo credit: Gary Quintal)

NYCFC SUPER DRAFT PICKS

NEWS FROM NYCFC  NYCFC selected goalkeeper Luis Barraza (Marquette University) with the 12th overall pick and defender Abdi Mohamed (University of Akron) with the 43rd overall pick in the MLS SuperDraft 2019 Friday afternoon in Chicago. City acquired the 12th overall pick from […]

by · January 11, 2019 · Sports
Yankees Agree To Terms With Players

Yankees Agree To Terms With Players

NEWS FROM THE NEW YORK YANKEES Yankees have agreed to terms with RHP Dellin Betances, 1B Greg Bird, RHP Sonny Gray, SS Didi Gregorius, OF Aaron Hicks, RHP Tommy Kahnle, LHP James Paxton and C Austin Romine on one-year, non-guaranteed contracts, thus avoiding arbitration. […]

by · January 11, 2019 · Sports
NYCFC Sets 2019 Schedule

NYCFC Sets 2019 Schedule

NEWS FROM NYCFC: Team announces 2019 Schedule  New York City FC today announced the Club’s 2019 MLS Regular Season schedule. Spanning eight months of the calendar, NYCFC’s fifth campaign is comprised of 34 regular season games, including 17 in New […]

by · January 7, 2019 · Sports
David Wright Has New Role With Mets

David Wright Has New Role With Mets

NEWS FROM THE NEW YORK METS The New York Mets announced today that David Wright will assume a new role with the club as Special Advisor to Mets COO Jeff Wilpon and General Manager Brodie Van Wagenen. In a related […]

by · January 7, 2019 · Sports
Fordham Loses A-10 Opener

Fordham Loses A-10 Opener

By Carlos De Jesus IV  The Fordham Rams stumbled into the New Year on Saturday succumbing to an insufferable VCU defense 76-51 at Rose Hill Gym in their A-10 Conference opening game. “I have certainly never prepared a team as […]

by · January 6, 2019 · Sports
Santiago Is A Met

Santiago Is A Met

FIRST REPORTED BY YOURS TRULY ON NEWYORKSPORTSDAY.COM By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Sources have confirmed to NY Sports Day that the Mets have signed lefthander Hector Santiago to a minor league contract with an invite to spring training. The 31 […]

by · January 5, 2019 · Sports
Yankees Sign “Tulo”

Yankees Sign “Tulo”

NEWS FROM NEW YORK YANKEES YANKEES SIGN SHORTSTOP TROY TULOWITZKI TO ONE-YEAR MAJOR LEAGUE CONTRACT    The New York Yankees today announced that they have signed shortstop Troy Tulowitzki to a one-year Major League contract. Tulowitzki, 34, missed the entire 2018 season […]

by · January 4, 2019 · Sports
Mets Host Annual Blood Drive

Mets Host Annual Blood Drive

METS TO HOST BLOOD DRIVE JANUARY 9 AT CITI FIELD The New York Mets will host their annual Winter Blood Drive on Wednesday, January 9 from 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. in the Foxwoods Club at Citi Field. Fans donating […]

by · January 4, 2019 · Sports
Fordham Comes Up Short To LIU

Fordham Comes Up Short To LIU

FROM FORDHAM UNIVERSITY ATHLETICS Men’s Basketball Falls to LIU, 60-57; Ram offense goes cold in second half The Fordham University men’s basketball squad had it chances tonight but the Ram offense went cold in the second half allowing Long Island […]

by · December 31, 2018 · Sports
Christmas Greetings From Sports Staff

Christmas Greetings From Sports Staff

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor During the past year we at The Bronx Chronicle sports staff have appreciated your support and comments about coverage. Local and beyond has been the goal and we did our best to keep you informed […]

by · December 24, 2018 · Sports
Sep 17, 2013; New York, NY, USA; New York Mets starting pitcher Zack Wheeler (45) throws the ball against the San Francisco Giants during the second inning of a game at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Coppola: Need For Speed Not What You Think

By William Coppola The obsession with fastball (FB) velocity by the media, fans, amateur baseball and yes even people in both scouting and player development in professional baseball is way off base. In a world where even political leaders and […]

by · December 24, 2018 · Sports
Split For Charlo Twins

Split For Charlo Twins

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor One Charlo brother lost his title with a controversial unanimous decision and the other retained his with a unanimous decision Saturday evening at the Barclays Center. Jermell and Jermall Charlo  highlighted the first of many […]

by · December 23, 2018 · Sports
Charlo Twins and Hard to Tell Them Apart

Charlo Twins and Hard to Tell Them Apart

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor    Now they get their opportunity to showcase two championships and on the same card. Jermall and Jermell Charlo are at times difficult to distinguish. Saturday night at Barclays Center in Brooklyn the brothers who […]

by · December 21, 2018 · Sports
Fordham Continues Home Domination

Fordham Continues Home Domination

By Carlos De Jesus IV Energized by their ambitious backcourt, the Fordham Rams put on another glowing home display in a 75-48 dismantling of the James Madison Tigers. Defending Rose Hill Thursday evening  for the 10th time this season, the […]

by · December 21, 2018 · Sports
Ramos to Mets and More To Come

Ramos to Mets and More To Come

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor You can argue that the Mets are a better team than they were in September. Another need was completed and made official Tuesday when Wilson Ramos signed on as the catcher. He is an upgrade […]

by · December 18, 2018 · Sports