Schwartz: The Basketball Tournament Allows Hoop Dreams To Come TrueThe Basketball Tournament is a 64-team event that has taken place over the last three weeks with squads from all over the country.
NJ Swimmer Connor Jaeger Returns To Olympics With A New FocusWith loftier goals than he had in London, he'll compete in the 400-meter freestyle and the 1,500-meter freestyle, an event in which he holds the American record.
Remembering The 1996 Yankees: Second Time Was The Charm For HayesIt’s quite clear that the baseball gods wanted Charlie Hayes to be one of the main contributors to the Yankees' 23rd world championship.
Schwartz: For Red Bulls' Grella, The New York Derby Hits HomeA native of Glen Cove on Long Island, Mike Grella was part of history when he suited up for the Red Bulls in their first meeting against then-expansion NYCFC at Red Bull Arena last year.
Schwartz: NASCAR Team Has New York ConnectionIn 2010, Andrew Murstein, the founder of New York City-based Medallion Financial Corp., became co-owner of Richard Petty Motorsports. Murstein and his group were looking to acquire a sports team and evaluated available clubs in all sports and raised more than $200 million for a sports fund.
Remembering The 1996 Yankees: Duncan Didn't Just Coin A Catchy PhraseEven though he wasn't initially penciled in as everyday player, Mariano Duncan ended up being a huge part of the Yankees' run to the 1996 championship.
Remembering The 1996 Yankees: Wetteland Did A Lot In A Short TimeWith 56,375 fans roaring, John Wetteland stood on the Yankee Stadium mound just one strike away from closing out the Bombers' first world championship in 18 years.
Schwartz: Wang Wasn't A Perfect Owner, But He Genuinely Cared About IslandersWang did a lot of good things for the Islanders and the NHL, such as taking over the franchise's AHL team in Bridgeport, promoting the game of hockey in China and spending millions in renovations to the coliseum. On that note, Wang did everything he could to give the Islanders a new home.
Schwartz: Former Giant Canty, Ex-Raven Brady Lend Helping Hand At Long Island Youth Football CampNot forgetting where they came from, both Canty and Brady served as guest instructors Tuesday night at the Big Daddy Youth Football Camp on Long Island. They ran drills, taught the kids the proper techniques and also spoke to the kids, sharing their life experiences.
Schwartz: Red Bulls, Cosmos Eye US Open Cup Title, Reach Round Of 16The Red Bulls and NYCFC are battling for position in the Eastern Conference of Major League Soccer while the defending NASL champion Cosmos have their sights set on a third Soccer Bowl title in four years.
Schwartz: Giants' Spagnuolo To Give Back At 'Big Daddy' CampThe camp will serve as a chance for Spagnuolo and the others to teach the fundamentals of the game to the kids, whether they play tackle, flag, or just in the backyard.
Schwartz: Once Again, 'Boomer Bowl' Leads Fight Against Cystic FibrosisThe celebration was on in the west stands of Shuart Stadium. That’s where the New York City fans were standing after a long Hail Mary pass by Long Island quarterback Mike Catanese fell incomplete on the final play of the game.