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Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie welcomed @NFL quarterback greats @JimKelly1212 & Vinny Testaverde to the People's House Tuesday.

Assrmbly Speaker Carl Heastie Meets Former NFL Greats Jim Kelly and Vinnie Testaverde

  Last week, two former NFL pro quarterbacks — Vinnie Testaverde (NY Jets) and Jim Kelly (Buffalo Bills) were in the Capitol to lobby on behalf of daily fantasy sports legalization bills. AG Eric Schneiderman declared DFS betting illegal gambling […]

Citywide Borough Cup Returns for Youth Baseball

Citywide Borough Cup Returns for Youth Baseball

News from the NYC Borough Cup The days of New York City’s youth baseball players leaving the area each summer to play in competitive tournaments are over. The Borough Cup, a thrilling citywide tournament that culminates with championship games at elite venues, Yankee Stadium […]

by · June 21, 2016 · Sports

Gant, once a Met, Was the Better Pitcher for the Braves

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Matt Harvey was coming off three straight good outings on the mound for the New York Mets. The Atlanta Braves tied for the worst record in the majors with the Minnesota Twins came to Citi Field […]

by · June 18, 2016 · Sports
The Journeyman Bluefish

The Journeyman Bluefish

The Journeyman Bluefish  By  Christopher Saunders In  the case of 30 year old Bridgeport Bluefish Wilkin Ramirez, time isn’t on his side.  Despite his age and with his unwillingness to give up as other players have, Ramirez endeavors to stay […]

by · June 17, 2016 · Sports
Nobody Does It Better: Karpin Scores 1,000th Game

Nobody Does It Better: Karpin Scores 1,000th Game

  By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor  Milestones are a part of baseball on the field but up in the press box at Citi Field Tuesday night Howie Karpin achieved one that does not get noticed. The senior official scorer in […]

by · June 16, 2016 · Sports
Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie welcomed @NFL quarterback greats @JimKelly1212 & Vinny Testaverde to the People's House Tuesday.

Assembly Speaker Heastie Meets Former NFL Greats Jim Kelly and Vinnie Testaverde

Assembly Speaker Heastie Meets Former NFL Greats Jim Kelly and Vinnie Testaverde   Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie met with former NFL quarterbacks Jim Kelly and Vinny Testaverde. The two former NFL pro quarterbacks were in the Capitol to lobby on […]

Mets Fans Don’t Panic: Injuries Happen and the GM will make the moves

After a 4-0 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates Tuesday night at Citi Field, the replica of last season was more apparent.

by · June 15, 2016 · Sports
ASSEMBLY MINORITY LEADER KOLB MEETS WITH LEGENDARY BUFFALO BILLS QUARTERBACK JIM KELLY

ASSEMBLY MINORITY LEADER KOLB MEETS WITH LEGENDARY BUFFALO BILLS QUARTERBACK JIM KELLY

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua) (right) met with former Buffalo Bills quarterback and National Football League Hall of Famer, Jim Kelly, on Tuesday at his office in the Capitol. Kelly, who was in Albany discussing […]

Negron captures the game and more in the community

Negron captures the game and more in the community

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor   Ray Negron arrived from Yankee Stadium and entered the doorway of the TM Baseball and Softball Training Academy on Seabury Avenue in the Bronx.  The special consultant to owners of the New York Yankees who […]

by · June 13, 2016 · Sports

Tigers run into a resurgent Sabathia: Yankees keep rolling

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor A month ago there was that prevailing losing attitude about the New York Yankees.  It was seen on the field, in the clubhouse and most of their enthusiastic fans forgot that not even a third […]

by · June 11, 2016 · Sports

Angels Latest Team to spark Yankees Offense

  By Rich Mancuso / Sports Editor Monday evening the New York Yankees started a stretch of 18-games on their schedule and the lone team with an above .500 record are the Detroit Tigers who visit the Bronx for three […]

by · June 9, 2016 · Sports
WEST 33RD STREET NEXT TO MADISON SQUARE GARDEN RENAMED “MUHAMMAD ALI WAY”

WEST 33RD STREET NEXT TO MADISON SQUARE GARDEN RENAMED “MUHAMMAD ALI WAY”

MAYOR DE BLASIO NAMES WEST 33RD STREET NEXT TO MADISON SQUARE GARDEN “MUHAMMAD ALI WAY”   Honoring “The Greatest,” street between Seventh and Eighth Avenues will be temporarily renamed for the next week   NEW YORK––Mayor Bill de Blasio today […]

by · June 7, 2016 · News, Sports
President Barack Obama Mourns Loss of Muhammad Ali

President Barack Obama Mourns Loss of Muhammad Ali

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali died of septic shock Friday night after he first arrived in the hospital Monday for a respiratory illness, a family spokesman said Saturday.

by · June 5, 2016 · Announcements, Obituary, Sports

Muhammad Ali Was “The Greatest” and Never Was There A Debate

By  Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor  Bert Randolph Sugar the late boxing author and historian wrote about Muhammad Ali in his book “The Ultimate Book of Boxing Lists: “The boxing world was his stage. This playful and boastful fighter became the […]

by · June 5, 2016 · Sports
Felix Verdejo an Christopher Diaz train on 151st street in The Bronx ,New York. Photo by Peter Amador for Top Rank Boxing.

Verdejo vs Diaz: Photo Gallery [Part 2]

Verdejo vs Diaz: Photo Gallery [Part 2] A special report from Rich Mancuso, Sports Editor       Felix Verdejo and Christopher Diaz brought their training camp to East 151st street in the South Bronx last Saturday. To the delight […]

by · June 3, 2016 · Sports