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Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Marissa Shorenstein, New York State president, AT&T, present the championship trophy for the sixth annual "Borough President's Cup" Little League Championship to Grand Slam Little League.

BP Diaz Hosts Little League Final at Yankee Stadium

BP Diaz Hosts Little League Final at Yankee Stadium Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., Marissa Shorenstein, President of AT&T New York, and the New York Yankees co-hosted the sixth annual Borough President’s Cup Little League Championship on Tuesday, August […]

by · August 19, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Sports
(l-r) Dr. Cary Goodman, 161st Street BID’s executive director; Council Speaker Mark-Viverito; and Mike Rendino, Stan’s Sports Bar owner, in front of the Derek Jeter mural. Photo courtesy 161st St BID

Despite the Loss: “Baby Bombers” Had Another Yankees Moment

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor It is no longer about Brian McCann, Mark Teixeira or Jacoby Ellsbury, and for that matter neither is it about Brett Gardner for these New York Yankees. It’s about the future and despite losing two of […]

by · August 18, 2016 · Sports
Nobody Does it Better: A Typical Weekend at Yankee Stadium

Nobody Does it Better: A Typical Weekend at Yankee Stadium

If I were to throw a big time party, I would have to ask Debbie Tymon to plan it.

by · August 17, 2016 · Sports
Kids from Dominican Republic Arrive in New York To Play Baseball

Kids from Dominican Republic Arrive in New York To Play Baseball

Santo Domingo and The Bronx – Linked by love of baseball By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor They arrived in town earlier this week with ambitions of competing on the baseball diamond with kids  just like them. But these youngsters from Santo […]

by · August 15, 2016 · Sports, Youth and Children
First Pitch To Be Thrown for Ram-Crusader Cup Game at Yankee Stadium

First Pitch To Be Thrown for Ram-Crusader Cup Game at Yankee Stadium

THE COLLEGE OF HOLY CROSS DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS NATHAN PINE AND FORDHAM UNIVERSITY HEAD FOOTBALL COACH ANDREW BREINER TO THROW OUT CEREMONIAL FIRST PITCHES PRIOR TO MONDAY’S YANKEES-BLUE JAYS GAME AT YANKEE STADIUM Holy Cross and Fordham Alumni, Fans and […]

by · August 15, 2016 · Sports
For T.J. Rivera: The Long Journey To Citi Field Is Here

For T.J. Rivera: The Long Journey To Citi Field Is Here

NYC Homecoming For Mets T.J. Rivera Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor There were so many family and friends at Citi Field to see T.J. Rivera Wednesday night as the long journey to the Major Leagues was here. The New York Mets in […]

by · August 11, 2016 · Sports
Fordham Men’s Basketball Releases 2016-2017 Non-Conference Schedule

Fordham Men’s Basketball Releases 2016-2017 Non-Conference Schedule

NEWS FROM FORDHAM UNIVERSITY ATHLETICS Rams to host eight non-conference games in Rose Hill Gym Coming off one of its most successful seasons over the past 25 years, the Fordham University men’s basketball program released its non-conference schedule today, a […]

by · August 11, 2016 · Sports
T.J. Rivera of the Bronx is On the Way But the Mets Are Not

T.J. Rivera of the Bronx is On the Way But the Mets Are Not

T.J. Rivera of the Bronx is on the way but the Mets are on the way out Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Tuesday night at Citi Field, Zach Greinke made a successful return to the mound for the Arizona Diamondbacks after missing six […]

by · August 10, 2016 · Sports
DISABILITY ADVOCATE DEMANDS YANKEES CUT TIES WITH UBER 

DISABILITY ADVOCATE DEMANDS YANKEES CUT TIES WITH UBER 

The Yankees host an annual Disability Awareness Night at the stadium to commemorate the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

by · August 9, 2016 · News, Sports
A-Rod and Yankees Are Finally At Peace

A-Rod and Yankees Are Finally At Peace

A-Rod and Yankees Are Finally At Peace Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Alex Rodriguez was emotional Sunday morning in the press conference room at Yankee Stadium. GM Brian Cashman and manager Joe Girardi followed and were grateful for his 12-years in pinstripes, […]

by · August 7, 2016 · Sports

Sanchez Shines in Yankees Win Over Indians 

 ‘Tex’ and Rookie Sanchez Shine in Victory Over Indians Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor The youth movement for the New York Yankees started in the past two weeks with the trades of pitchers Andrew Miller and Aroldis Chapman who were in the […]

by · August 6, 2016 · Sports
Mark Teixeira to Call it a Career at the Conclusion of the Year

Mark Teixeira to Call it a Career at the Conclusion of the Year

This column was originally published on Outside Pitch MLB.  During Spring Training, Mark Teixeira vowed to play five more MLB seasons. Five months later, it appears that he’s had a change of heart. Early Friday morning, multiple reports came out […]

by · August 6, 2016 · Sports
Chase Edmonds Named to STATS FCS Offensive Player of the Year

Chase Edmonds Named to STATS FCS Offensive Player of the Year

Chase Edmonds Named to STATS FCS Offensive Player of the Year Watch List Junior running back finished fourth on last year’s list. Bronx, N.Y. – With the opening of camp a few days away, Fordham junior running back Chase Edmonds continues to […]

by · August 5, 2016 · Sports
Subway Series Finale Drama: Colon a positive for Mets, A-Rod sits again

Subway Series Finale Drama: Colon a positive for Mets, A-Rod sits again

Subway Series Finale Drama Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Bartolo Colon was not supposed to be in the rotation of the New York Mets at this juncture of the season. The 43-year old righthander was expected to be regulated to the […]

by · August 5, 2016 · Sports

Subway Series Game 3: More Drama for Mets in loss to Yankees

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Mark Teixeira hit a three-run home run in the second inning that put the New York Yankees in the lead over the Mets Wednesday night in the Bronx. That was the beginning of more drama to […]

by · August 4, 2016 · Sports