When it comes to famous people who grew up in East Meadow, there’s a few, but the name that always comes to mind for everyone, young and old, would be former big-league pitcher Frank Viola.
A year seems like a long way away, but it really won’t be long before we see that new badge on a pitch, somewhere, in 2015.
At the end of the day, Schwartz signed with the Giants for stability and a chance to win. He joins a team that has won two recent Super Bowls and he’ll be looked upon to help build a future championship club.
The popular fan website http://www.islesnation.net is organizing a protest of Islanders owner Charles Wang and general manager Garth Snow during the team’s home game against the Buffalo Sabres at Nassau Coliseum.
Andrew Murstein was a big sports fan growing up on Long Island, but he wanted to be more than just a cheering spectator.
Being a salesperson can be a challenge. Selling Mets tickets might be one of the most challenging jobs in sports. But as we found out last week, it can also bring a smile to your face.
When you get ready to call a show to foolishly rip a future Hall of Fame shortstop, make sure you say right at the top if you root for or hate the Yankees. This way, we’ll know if you’re an idiot or a jealous idiot.
It’s only been a few days, but I miss the NHL. And I think if you canvas fans around the league, they would prefer to not have to wait three weeks to watch games on television or go to games in person.
Should New York and New Jersey be given another chance? In my opinion, the answer is “absolutely.” And that’s is a far cry from how I felt when we were awarded Super Bowl XLVIII.
Paul Cartier’s worlds are about to collide. He is the organist for both the Islanders at Nassau Coliseum and the Yankees, so it’s only fitting that he will play the organ on Wednesday night when the Islanders host the Rangers.
It’s very simple. Since many people refer to the Pro Bowl as nothing more than a flag-football game, let’s just make it a flag-football game. Let’s turn the Pro Bowl into the NFL Pro Bowl Flag-Football Celebration.
From baseball and football to boxing and soccer to concerts and papal masses, the houses that Ruth and Jeter built have played host to just about everything. And now hockey!
Taste of the NFL is a Super Bowl party that will take place the night before the game on Saturday, February 1, at the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal on Pier 12. Proceeds from the event go toward food banks in all NFL cities.
Gang Green will watch the playoffs on television for the third straight year, but head coach Rex Ryan will return in 2014. And that’s a good thing.
You want to have fun, but you want to stay in the game. While the professional and collegiate athletes are getting the proper guidance, it’s important to make sure that youth players take part in the right strength programs.