Peter Schwartz

Manny Pacquiao and Chris Algieri promote their upcoming fight at The Liberty Theatre on September 4, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images)

Schwartz: Chris Algieri ‘Hungry’ To Make Hometown Proud Against Pacquiao

Making history will be easier said than done against Manny Pacquiao, who brings a 56-4-3 record into the fight on Nov. 22. But the Huntington native says he’s up to the task.

10/07/2014

Erik Coleman during his time with the New York Jets  (Photo by Getty Images)

Schwartz: Ex-Jet Coleman Feeling Right At Home As Analyst For SNY

“I think the tough part is to have to criticize players,” says the retired safety. “I’m starting to get used to it. I’m starting to have fun with it.”

10/01/2014

A view of the game between the New York Islanders and the New Jersey Devils at Barclays Center on September 26, 2014. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Schwartz: The Good, Bad And Obstructed Of Islanders Hockey At Barclays

Beautiful arena, decent commute. Now the bad news: Barclays Center holds 15,795 fans for hockey, and not all of those seats offer an ideal view of the ice.

09/29/2014

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Schwartz: AFL Out To Hit Jackpot With New Commissioner

With a financial background that includes 20 years in investment banking, Scott Butera takes over a sports league that has enjoyed success but also has the potential for growth.

09/24/2014

FanDuel logo (Credit: Steinlight Media)

Schwartz: The Story Behind Groundbreaking FanDuel

Thanks to FanDuel.com, your fantasy football season isn’t over after a bad week.

09/23/2014

Joe Mihalich (Credit: Hofstra Athletics)

Schwartz: Restoring Basketball Pride On Long Island

When Joe Mihalich took over as the men’s basketball coach at Hofstra last year, he took over a program in need of a fresh start.

09/18/2014

Marvin Jones in 1995 (Mandatory Credit: Al Bello /Allsport)

Schwartz: 3 Former Jets Are On Brooklyn Bolts’ Coaching Staff

The Bolts have named former Jets offensive lineman John Bock as their head coach. Bock played six seasons in the NFL for the Jets and Dolphins after playing college football at Louisville and Indiana State.

09/15/2014

Bobby Nystrom signs autographs during the New York Islanders Draft Party on June 26, 2009, at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Schwartz: Islanders Legend Nystrom Reflects On Stellar Era At The ‘Old Barn’

When the Islanders’ 43-year history at Nassau Coliseum ends after this coming season, one moment will always stand alone as the best. It’s really not debatable.

09/10/2014

Brooklyn Bolts logo (Credit: 5W Public Relations)

Schwartz: Mark Your Calendars For The Brooklyn Bolts’ Inaugural Schedule

With the Jets and Giants’ seasons underway, area sports fans are back in football mode. But if you can’t get enough football, business will pick up next month when the FXFL launches its inaugural season.

09/09/2014

Ashley Young of Manchester United in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Burnley and Manchester United at Turf Moor on August 30, 2014 in Burnley, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Schwartz: A Guide To The Top Soccer Clubs In The World

“Club Soccer 101” is that extra help for the soccer novices, but it’s also a good resource for the most educated soccer fans as well.

09/08/2014

Riddell's SpeedFlex helmet (Credit: Riddell)

Schwartz: Riddell’s SpeedFlex Helmet Features Number Of Technological Advancements

A new helmet that has hit the market is drawing plenty of attention around the football world.

09/04/2014

Eli Manning (Credit: Topps)

Schwartz: Welcome To Your Football-Card Fantasy

For its 2014 football card set, The Topps Company has partnered with NFL.com Fantasy Football to include fantasy football stats on the backs of cards.

09/02/2014

"Something Of The Night" cover (Credit: Richard Neer/WFAN)

Schwartz: Previewing WFAN Host Richard Neer’s Debut Novel

It’s a story about an unpublished manuscript that threatens to start a sexual-abuse scandal surrounding a small Catholic school on the Jersey Shore.

08/29/2014

Brooklyn Bolts logo (Credit: 5W Public Relations)

Schwartz: A Football Team Grows In Brooklyn

The Bolts will play at Coney Island’s MCU Park, home of the Brooklyn Cyclones.

08/27/2014

Fireman Ed (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Peter Schwartz: My Beef With Fireman Ed

As my family gets ready to meet Mickey Mouse and friends, let’s dive into my lack of respect for Fireman Goofy — and what triggered it.

08/18/2014

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