Peter Schwartz

Steve Weatherford with Boomer & Carton (Photo by Al Dukes/WFAN)

Schwartz: Giants Punter Steve Weatherford Visits Pediatric Patients

After chatting with WFAN co-hosts Boomer & Carton in studio, he spent some time at the Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan to visit with pediatric patients at the Lerner Children’s Pavilion.

10/22/2014

Former Real Madrid player Raul, donning a towel bearing his likeness, acknowledges the crowd after the Santiago Bernabeu Trophy match between Real Madrid CF and Al-Sadd at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on August 22, 2013 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

Schwartz: With Raul On Board, It’s Like Old Times In Cosmos Country

Without question, Raul is going to help the Cosmos sell tickets. He just might also help build momentum for the franchise’s proposal to build a soccer-specific stadium next to Belmont Park.

10/21/2014

"The Rookie Bookie" cover (Credit: L. Jon Wertheim)

Schwartz: New Book Introduces Young Readers To Economic Concepts Through Sports

All in all, this terrific book for young readers is a fun journey that combines sports, statistics and financial literacy.

10/20/2014

Former NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Schwartz: Biographer Suggests Rozelle Would’ve Handled Rice Case Differently

“He would not have had to call four times (for the video),” said Jerry Izenberg, a longtime Star-Ledger columnist and the author of the new book, “Rozelle: A Biography.”

10/16/2014

The Islanders' infamous "fisherman" logo. (credit: New York Islanders)

Schwartz: Islanders Bidding Final Farewell To The Fisherman

While Islanders fans thought they had seen the last of the infamous logo, it’s coming back — for one night only.

10/13/2014

Youth football (Peter Schwartz/WFAN)

Schwartz: A Q&A With Concussion Expert John Gallucci

Concussions continue to be a huge topic of conversation in sports, particularly as it pertains to football.

10/10/2014

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

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