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Under Armour And IBM To Transform Personal Health And Fitness

Under Armour And IBM To Transform Personal Health And Fitness

New Cognitive Coaching System Will Apply Machine Learning to the World’s Largest Digital Health and Fitness Community LAS VEGAS, Jan. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — On Wednesday Under Armour announced a strategic partnership with IBM to create and provide meaningful data-backed […]

by · January 7, 2016 · Health & Nutrition, Sports
The Rams Ryan Rhoomes (30) scores in the paint.

Sense of Something Special at Rose Hill after latest win for Fordham

Sense of Something Special at Rose Hill after latest win for Fordham   By Rich Mancuso   Wednesday evening The Rose Hill Gym on the campus of Fordham University was not at capacity and that had nothing to do with […]

by · January 7, 2016 · Sports
The Legacy of Roberto Clemente Remembered

The Legacy of Roberto Clemente Remembered

Understanding the legacy of Roberto Clemente is the Number   By Rich Mancuso   Roberto Clemente the first Hispanic ballplayer enshrined in the National Baseball Hall of Fame has many roots in the Bronx. There are schools, community centers and baseball […]

by · January 6, 2016 · Local News, News, Sports
ESPN To Celebrate 90 Years Of Harlem Globetrotters Magic

ESPN To Celebrate 90 Years Of Harlem Globetrotters Magic

Nationally-televised special will include a tribute to fallen legends Meadowlark Lemon and Marques Haynes ATLANTA, Jan. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — The celebration of the Harlem Globetrotters‘ 90th year will grace television screens with a one-hour, nationally-televised special, premiering on ESPN2 on […]

by · January 5, 2016 · Sports, Television
Sports in 2015: A year of accomplishment and everything

Sports in 2015: A year of accomplishment and everything

Sports in 2015: A year of accomplishment and everything by Rich Mancuso   The year began with a Super Bowl Champion team under scrutiny because of a scandal known as “Deflategate” and the media focus on Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was […]

by · December 31, 2015 · Sports
The Bronx Dwarfs Combined Populations of College Football Playoff Home Towns

The Bronx Dwarfs Combined Populations of College Football Playoff Home Towns

Did you you know that the population of Clemson, South Carolina is smaller than that of Co-op City in the Bronx? Want to impress your family and friends with your knowledge of the cities represented by the college football teams […]

by · December 31, 2015 · Sports
Yankees Get Aroldis Chapman for the Pen: Does the Trade make sense?

Yankees Get Aroldis Chapman for the Pen: Does the Trade make sense?

Yankees Get Chapman for the Pen: Does the Trade make sense? By Rich Mancuso On one hand the New York Yankees trade for lefthander Aroldis Chapman for four minor leaguers does make sense. Then there are the questions that loom […]

by · December 29, 2015 · Sports
Football History: The Greatest Game Ever Played

Football History: The Greatest Game Ever Played

THE GREATEST GAME EVER PLAYED (December 28, 1958) By Victor Mastro The Greatest Game Ever Played was the 1958 National Football League Championship between the Baltimore Colts and the New York Giants at Yankee Stadium. The Colts won, 23-17. And […]

by · December 29, 2015 · Sports
On This Day In Football History: The Greatest Game Ever Played Happened In 1958

On This Day In Football History: The Greatest Game Ever Played Happened In 1958

THE GREATEST GAME EVER PLAYED — Colts vs. Giants at Yankee Stadium By Victor Mastro On this day in December 1958, the “Greatest Game Ever Played” was the 1958 National Football League Championship game between the Baltimore Colts and the […]

by · December 28, 2015 · Sports
Duke's QB Ross Martin (1) runs for a TD late in the Pinstripe Bowl.
Credit: Gary Quintal

New Era Pinstripe Bowl lived up to expectations, Duke wins in OT

  Pinstripe Bowl lived up to expectations by Rich Mancuso   There was an A-Rod reference early Saturday evening at Yankee Stadium but it had nothing to do with Alex Rodriguez the New York Yankees controversial `player who redeemed himself […]

by · December 27, 2015 · Sports
Football History: Father Flynn and the Last NFL Championship at Yankee Stadium

Football History: Father Flynn and the Last NFL Championship at Yankee Stadium

Father Flynn and the Last NFL Championship at Yankee Stadium By Victor Mastro   Before the Super Bowl, in my second year as a teen, 1962, I rooted for our Bronx Giants, the New York Giants. They studied football plays, […]

by · December 24, 2015 · Sports
Steven Martinez stopped Jorge Melendez by TKO in round two of the opening bout of an HBO televised night of boxing. Photo credit Tom Hogan

Win for Bronxite Steven Martinez Could Open the Door

Win for Martinez Could Open the Door by Rich Mancuso   Steven Martinez waited for the opportunity to make a statement. The 25-year old super welterweight from the Bronx has been fighting as a professional the past six years and […]

by · December 23, 2015 · Sports
Briton Seeks to be First Person to Swim from New York to London

Briton Seeks to be First Person to Swim from New York to London

London-based IT Engineer Bids to be First Person to Swim from New York to London   LONDON, Dec. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — London IT engineer and extreme swimmer Michael Ventre is hoping to raise millions for Oxfam by swimming 3,800 miles from […]

by · December 22, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Sports
Photo credit: Jacob Pramuk | CNBC

Update: Judge Upholds AG Schneiderman’s Authority to Block Fantasy Sports Sites

  New York, NY — Justice Manuel Mendez’s Friday ruling stopping DraftKings and FanDuel from doing business in the state was appealed to the Appellate Court’s First Department, which issued an emergency stay allowing the daily fantasy sports sites to […]

by · December 21, 2015 · Government, Law, News, Sports
Fordham beats Maine 70-53

Fordham beats Maine 70-53

On Saturday, Fordham beats Maine 70-53. Photographs by photojournalist Gary Quintal.           Photo credit: Gary Quintal, Bronx Chronicle sports photographer.

by · December 21, 2015 · Sports