Brooklyn Cyclones Lead NYPL in Attendance with Over 200, 000 Fans


By Jerry Del Priore While the Brooklyn Cyclones, the short-season New York-Penn League (NYPL) affiliate of the New York Mets, missed the playoffs by one game, they did lead the association in home attendance with 202, 495 fans during the summer of 2018. Brooklyn, who plays at MCU Park on Coney Island, outdrew any other franchise by over 50,000 … Continue reading Brooklyn Cyclones Lead NYPL in Attendance with Over 200, 000 Fans

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Three Fun Summertime Activities in New York City


Get Your Fun On in NYC at Coney Island, Citi Field, Yankees Stadium. MCU Park and Richmond County Bank Ballpark.

Should Trevor Hoffman Get the Call to the Hall?


By Jerry Del Priore On Wednesday, at 6:00 p.m. ET, Major League Baseball will announce its 2017 Hall of Fame class. One name creating a measure of HOF consideration, and speculation, is former All-Star closer Trevor Hoffman, who is on the ballot for the second year (he received 296 votes, 67.3 percent of the casted … Continue reading Should Trevor Hoffman Get the Call to the Hall?

Sunset Park, Brooklyn Boxer Julian Sosa Continues Torrid Fighting Pace With Win On Coney Island


Professional boxer Julian Sosa is busier than your average 20-year-old. Sosa, a welterweight from Sunset Park, Brooklyn, has fought seven times since turning professional approximately a year and a half ago, including his impressive, unanimous six-round decision over Rene Marquez (5-2, KOs) Sunday at the Ford Amphitheater on Coney Island. Though training and fighting don't … Continue reading Sunset Park, Brooklyn Boxer Julian Sosa Continues Torrid Fighting Pace With Win On Coney Island

Cyclones Drop 20-Inning Marathon Home Opener To Staten Island


Brooklyn Cyclones manager Tom Gamboa said his team led the New York-Penn League in extra inning tilts last season. So it was only fitting that the game went into extra innings as it reached the end of nine frames. Unbeknownst to Gamboa at the time that the affair would take 20 innings, five hours and … Continue reading Cyclones Drop 20-Inning Marathon Home Opener To Staten Island

Cosmos’ Semifinal Win Over Fort Lauderdale Give Soccer Icons Chance to Go Out on Top


By Jerry Del Priore It’s fair to say that most athletes want to finish their careers on top. Soccer legends Raúl and Marcos Senna, who will both retire after this season, are no different. After defeating the Fort Lauderdale Strikers, 2-1, at Brooklyn’s MCU Park Saturday in the North American Soccer League (NASL) Semifinals, the … Continue reading Cosmos’ Semifinal Win Over Fort Lauderdale Give Soccer Icons Chance to Go Out on Top

Local Figthers Highlight Brooklyn Brawl: Boxing at the Beach in Coney Island


By Jerry Del Priore World-renowned boxer Dmitriy Salita and his Brooklyn Brawl series electrified Coney Island’s MCU Park, home of the Brooklyn Cyclones baseball team, Tuesday night. The action-packed “Boxing at the Beach” fight card featured several talented Brooklyn pugilist, including Bakhtiyar “Baka” Eyubov (8-0, 8 KOs), a Marine Park resident, and Cornelius “Lighting” Lock, … Continue reading Local Figthers Highlight Brooklyn Brawl: Boxing at the Beach in Coney Island