Rich Mancuso

Established sports journalist and educator. Published frequently on various sports web sites and publications. Graduate of City College of New York. Been writing and broadcasting as a professional for 28 years. Rich joined Double G Sports in March of 2011 as a general sports writer and lead Boxing journalist. Specialize in coverage of pro boxing, Major League Baseball. Baseball editor and writer covering the New York Mets for Latinosports.com and Newyorksportsday.com Previous writer for the Associated press. Broadcaster of pro wrestling on WFAN sports radio in New York City. Bronxnet, Sportschannel New York and News 12 Bronx. Currently still resides in the Bronx and coordinates editing and writing of keepitintheringsports.blogspot.com web site. Also an award winning writer and educator of journalism of literature and journalism courses on the high school and college level. "Keep It In The Ring" - was established 20 years ago. It is the slogan established on WFAN by Mancuso and continued over the years with a newsletter and with boxing coverage. It was the closing tag that Mancuso used when he closed his wrestling program on the FAN with Jodi McDonald.

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By Rich Mancuso On Thursday, May 17th, 2012
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Mets Bullpen Blows Again While Carassco Gets Sent Packing

New York – Tuesday evening New York Mets right hander D.J. Carrasco was involved in a controversial pitch that was thrown to Ryan Braun of the Milwaukee Brewers. In the eighth inning at Citi Field Wednesday night More...

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By Rich Mancuso On Thursday, May 17th, 2012
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The Pitch & Game That Got Away As Mets Lose To Brews

New York – Terry Collins said the game of baseball has unwritten rules when it comes to a retaliation pitch. Tuesday night, at Citi Field, the New York Mets manager said he would not risk David Wright from getting More...

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By Rich Mancuso On Wednesday, May 9th, 2012
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Yanks Use Home Run Ball To Beat Tampa Bay Without Mo

Home cooking is what the New York Yankees needed, even if it is five weeks into the season and a new closer is in the Bronx. Behind three home runs, two from Raul Ibanez and one off the bat of Curtis Grandeson, More...

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By Rich Mancuso On Monday, May 7th, 2012
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D-Backs Lost In Dickey’s Knuckleball; Tejada on the DL?

New York – One day the New York Mets will erase the stigma of being one of four teams that has never had a no-hitter pitched. In their 50th year of existence they have come close and Sunday afternoon at Citi Field, More...

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By Rich Mancuso On Friday, May 4th, 2012
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Have We Seen The Last of The Great Mariano Rivera?

If we have seen the last of Mariano Rivera, as it appears with a season ending torn ACL, this is a sad way to go out. Because the injury occurred on a warning track at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, and not on More...

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By Rich Mancuso On Wednesday, April 25th, 2012
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Reyes Return Overshadowed By Injuries And Johan

NEW YORK— José Reyes was supposed to be the storyline at Citi Field Tuesday evening returning to New York for the first time since signing the lucrative off-season deal with the Miami Marlins. However, that was More...

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By Rich Mancuso On Tuesday, April 24th, 2012
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Double-Dip At Citi Field Was All Giants Before Reyes Arrival

New York –It was the first double doubleheader between the Mets and San Francisco Giants since June 6, 2006 at Shea Stadium when they split a pair of games. The last time the Mets swept the Giants in one day was More...

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By Rich Mancuso On Sunday, April 22nd, 2012
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Wind And An Error Figure On Mets Win Over SAN FRAN

New York – Angel Pagán knows something about how the wind can play a factor at Citi Field. He was in the San Francisco Giants dugout watching a play in the ninth inning, the Mets one out away from a win and getting More...

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By Rich Mancuso On Saturday, April 14th, 2012
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Hughes Home Run Ball Hurts Yankees in Loss To Angels

Phil Hughes got the start at Yankee Stadium Saturday afternoon and it was not what the New York Yankees hope they will get from their number three starter this season. Hughes gave up two early home runs and the More...

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By Rich Mancuso On Friday, April 13th, 2012
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Another Perfect Home Opener for the Yankees

Nick Swisher got a good pitch to hit in the first inning, a double to deep center that scored Robinson Cano, Alex Rodriguez and Mark Teixeira. That opened the door for another perfect Opening Day in the Bronx at More...

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By Rich Mancuso On Thursday, April 12th, 2012
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Mets’ Offense Showing Deficiency; Johan Continues Recovery

New York – Johan Santana was pleased with his second outing of the season at Citi Field Wednesday afternoon. The New York Mets left hander opened the2012 campaign six days ago at home throwing five scoreless innings More...

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By Rich Mancuso On Thursday, April 12th, 2012
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Santana Gets The Loss in Mets Loss to Nats

New York – Johan Santana was pleased with his second outing of the season at Citi Field Wednesday afternoon. The New York Mets’ left-hander opened the 2012 campaign six days ago at home, throwing five More...