Peter Schwartz

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.

03/24/2015

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.

03/17/2015

The TEST Football Academy facility (Credit: KB Multimedia/TESTFootballAcademy.com)

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.

03/05/2015

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.

03/02/2015

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.

02/24/2015

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.

02/23/2015

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.

02/17/2015

Smoke rises from an apartment complex in Edgewater, New Jersey on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, following a massive fire. (Credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS880)

Schwartz: John Sterling To Host Benefit For Those Displaced By Edgewater Fire

The “Celebrity Meet and Greet” featuring sportscasters, former Yankees greats andGiants players will take place on Thursday, February 26 in New City, N.Y.

02/09/2015

The New York Islanders skate against the New Jersey Devils during a preseason game at Barclays Center. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Schwartz: Barclays Bringing Islanders’ Tradition To ‘Best Building In The Country’

As the Islanders finish out a 43-year run at the Nassau Coliseum, their future home is getting ready to welcome them with open arms for the 2015-16 campaign.

02/05/2015

Retired Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter appears on Topps' Sy Berger set (credit: Topps)

Schwartz: Topps Honors Jeter, Berger In 2015 Baseball Card Sets

One man was responsible for bringing joy to generations of kids and collectors. The other was responsible for bringing joy to Yankees fans of all ages for 20 years.

02/03/2015

(Credit: The New York Best Wings Festival)

Schwartz: What’s A Super Bowl Party Without Buffalo Wings?

Let’s face it: It’s not “Super Sunday” without Buffalo wings!

01/26/2015

Raúl (Credit: New York Cosmos)

Schwartz: Unlike Red Bulls And NYCFC, There’s No Controversy In Cosmos Country

It’s been an offseason of nothing but smiles and cheers from Cosmos Country, a far cry from what Red Bulls and NYCFC fans have had to endure.

01/19/2015

Todd Bowles (arrow) stands for a high school team photo (credit: Elizabeth High School)

Schwartz: Elizabeth Proud To Welcome Back Hometown Hero Todd Bowles

Ray Korn was at home watching the Miami-Duke college basketball game on Tuesday night when he saw the news. Todd Bowles was going to be the new head coach of the Jets.

01/16/2015

Paul Rabil (Credit: New York Lizards)

Schwartz: New Lizards Midfielder Paul Rabil Will Make Impact In More Ways Than One

In a blockbuster trade last week, the New York Lizards of Major League Lacrosse acquired Rabil from the Boston Cannons, and he’s bringing his game and his brand to the lacrosse hotbed of Long Island.

01/12/2015

Pat Lafontaine of the New York Islanders takes a slap shot during warm ups prior to a game against the Los Angeles Kings at the Great Western Forum in Inglewood, Calif., on Oct. 4, 1990. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Schwartz: Islanders To Honor LaFontaine On March 24, Prior To Game Vs. Wild

After representing the United States in the 1984 Winter Olympics, Pat LaFontaine jumped straight to the NHL and joined the Islanders in the midst of their quest for a fifth consecutive Stanley Cup.

01/05/2015

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