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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
Boxing Gyms In Last Round Due To Pandemic

Boxing Gyms In Last Round Due To Pandemic

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor The fight to overcome the Coronavirus is ongoing and by no means are we out of the woods. For the sport of boxing the fight continues as promoters are in a holding pattern and many […]

by · April 20, 2020 · Sports
Warriors Football Program And Long History Comes To End Because of Coronavirus pandemic

Warriors Football Program And Long History Comes To End Because of Coronavirus pandemic

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Youth sports is also feeling the hurt of the Coronavirus pandemic in New York and suburban areas of the country.  Little League Baseball operations have been suspended until further notice and other organized sports leagues […]

by · April 16, 2020 · Sports
Legacy For Hank Steinbrenner Was Hank’s Yanks And The Bronx

Legacy For Hank Steinbrenner Was Hank’s Yanks And The Bronx

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Ray Negron, the former Yankees batboy, and longtime history with the team, introduced yours truly to Hank Steinbrenner in early June of 2016. It was at the Ferry Point Golf course in the Bronx on […]

by · April 14, 2020 · Sports
Thank You Dad For Everything

Thank You Dad For Everything

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor On this Easter Sunday my blessings to all. Many know others who have lost loved ones or have been ill in this time of crisis. My longtime colleague and friend from the Bronx wrote this […]

by · April 12, 2020 · Sports
Realistic Is MLB Plan To Resume Won’t Work

Realistic Is MLB Plan To Resume Won’t Work

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Logistics say that Major League Baseball games being played in Arizona  will be difficult to save the 2020 season. In other words this is complicated towards gearing for a June 1 start. Lets be realistic […]

by · April 7, 2020 · Sports
Coppola:  Babe Ruth The Two Sides To Every Story

Coppola: Babe Ruth The Two Sides To Every Story

By William Coppola: Contributor Bronx Chronicle Sports Today a friend of mine wrote to me: “Remember when I said there are no longer any facts? That now “there are two sides to every story?” Well, I couldn’t sleep last night, so […]

by · April 6, 2020 · Sports
Fordham Names Ed Kull Interim Director of Athletics

Fordham Names Ed Kull Interim Director of Athletics

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor  Ed Kull, who has served as the Senior Director of Development and Senior Associate Athletic Director at Fordham for the past three years, was named interim athletic director at Fordham University it was announced today […]

by · April 6, 2020 · Sports
Fordham AD Dave Roach Announces Retirement

Fordham AD Dave Roach Announces Retirement

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor  Fordham University Director of Athletics David Roach, who has served in collegiate athletics for 45 years, announced his retirement today effective June 30, 2020.  “After much thought and reflection, I have decided to retire at […]

by · April 3, 2020 · Sports
Coronavirus Hits Home With Passing Of Boxing Manager From The Bronx

Coronavirus Hits Home With Passing Of Boxing Manager From The Bronx

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Nelson Cuevas was doing his thing and training the aspiring champions last week at the Mendez Boxing Gym in Manhattan, The Bronx native and resident was a warrior and always there over the years and […]

by · March 27, 2020 · Sports