Peter Schwartz

Jack Perlungher, who played for Levittown North Baseball, was diagnosed with Wilm’s Tumor, a rare form of cancer, at the age of 4 in 2009. He died 13 months later. (Photo: Matt Perlungher)

Schwartz: Levittown North Baseball Ready For Big Sunday To Benefit J.A.C.K.

Levittown North Baseball is set to hold its second annual All-Star Benefit, a series of four games that will raise money for J.A.C.K


Nate Checketts (Photo: Weston Wells)

Schwartz: Son Of Former Knicks GM Could Probably Teach Dolan A Thing Or Two

Growing up, Nate Checketts had a big advantage over his friends, at least those that were big sports fans.


Bradley Schwartz (R) and proud dad Peter at Nassau Coliseum (Photo by Peter Schwartz/CBSNewYork)

Schwartz: My Son’s Emotional Farewell To The Coliseum

“It will be our real home forever.” Spoken like a true Islanders fan.


Kyle Hartzell of the New York Lizards celebrates after scoring the game-winning goal in overtime against the Denver Outlaws at James M. Shuart Stadium on August 9, 2014 in Hempstead, New York. Lizards defeated the Outlaws 12-11 in OT. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Schwartz: Lizards Star Hartzell Honoring Late Father On Field

“I think that every day I step onto the field, it’s for him,” New York defenseman Kyle Hartzell says. “I play for him. I let it be known that my dad was a big part of my life.”


Jordan Spieth waves to the gallery after making a birdie on the ninth hole during the second round of the RBC Heritage at Harbour Town Golf Links on April 17, 2015 in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)

Schwartz: Jordan Spieth Is Becoming Golf’s New Marketing Sensation

“His sponsorship dollars will increase,” said Rosner. “His appearance fees will increase. He’s got everything going for him.”


David Villa card (Credit: Topps)

Schwartz: Topps, MLS Team Up To Create ‘Healthy Habits’ Trading Cards

After partnering with MLS to produce trading cards two years ago, Topps has teamed up with MLS WORKS, the league’s community outreach initiative, to create the “Topps Healthy Habits Card.”


The interior of Nassau Coliseum. (Photo: Peter Schwartz)

Schwartz: Memories Are Many As Islanders Near The End At The Venerable ‘Old Barn’

Yeah, Nassau Coliseum is a dump. There’s no question about it. But just like Mets fans felt about Shea Stadium, the Coliseum was my dump.


Fireman Ed (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Schwartz: Fireman Ed Says Full-Time Return ‘Will Never Happen’

“I’ve never stopped loving them,” Ed Anzalone says of the Jets. “I love them more than ever. I’m at every game. I’ve never missed a game.” But it’s a lot harder to pick him out of the crowd.


Nassau Coliseum (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Schwartz: ‘A Toast To The Coliseum’ Will Celebrate 43 Years At The Old Barn

“A Toast to the Coliseum” will take place on Friday, April 10 at Chateau Briand in Carle Place on Long Island.


New York Cosmos head coach Giovanni Savarese (L) presents a soccer ball to Cuban National Team coach Walter Benitez on March 16, 2015 to announce their upcoming match to be played in Havana this June. (Photo by Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Schwartz: Cosmos, Cuba To Meet In Match Of Historic Proportions

The New York Cosmos were a global sensation back in the day. It’s only fitting, as part of their ongoing reincarnation as a soccer power, that they get the ball rolling in Havana.


The TEST Football Academy facility (Credit: KB Multimedia/

Schwartz: TEST Football Academy In New Jersey Prepares NFL Draft Prospects

TEST has gained a reputation as one of the best facilities in the country for preparing for the combine and Pro Days.


Mets third baseman David Wright wears a MISSION EnduraCool towel at Citi Field (credit: MISSION Athletecare)

Schwartz: The Wright Man For This ‘Mission’

As the third baseman tries to help lead the Mets to the postseason, he’s already part of a winning team as a partner with MISSION Athletecare, the leading brand in thermoregulation.


A shot from the movie "Little Ballers" (credit: Nickelodeon)

Schwartz: ‘Little Ballers’ A Must-Watch For Anyone In Youth Sports

As a parent of two boys, I’ve seen the good, bad and ugly of organized athletics. This film, which debuts Wednesday on Nicktoons, is a refreshing look at how to do things the right way.


Coliseum Conversation logo (Credit: The Lifestyle Group)

Schwartz: ‘Coliseum Conversation’ To Celebrate The Old Barn

“Coliseum Conversation,” presented by The Lifestyle Sports and Entertainment Group, will take place on Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Madison Theatre on the campus of Molloy College in Rockville Centre.


Red Bulls sporting director Ali Curtis (Photo: Steinlight Media)

Schwartz: New Red Bulls Sporting Director Ali Curtis Overcomes Criticisms

Generally, a new general manager or sporting director is given clearance to bring in his own people, but in his case Ali Curtis found himself in a tough spot.