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Peter Schwartz

New Jersey Devils CEO Scott O'Neil addresses the media during a press conference announcing the new ownership of the franchise on August 15, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images)

Schwartz: A ‘New’ Feeling In Jersey For Devils, Fans And CEO Scott O’Neil

At a Rangers game, you see suits. At a Devils game, you see more fans wearing jerseys. “This feels like Norm walking into Cheers,” O’Neil said in a one-on-one with WFAN.com.

05/05/2014

Long Island Ducks founder and CEO Frank Boulton. (Photo: CBS)

Schwartz: 15 Years Later, Long Island Ducks Are Still Quacking

It was opening night, so I hopped in my car and drove to the ballpark. The atmosphere was electric as the fans packed into the chilly stadium for all of the festivities. But, it wasn’t a Yankees or Mets game.

05/02/2014

"Give Cancer The Red Card" T-shirt (Credit: New York Cosmos)

Schwartz: Looking To Give Cancer The Red Card

Eskandarian has accomplished a lot in soccer. But his effort in the fight against cancer makes him a true winner. Please join him and his team in their efforts to “Give Cancer The Red Card.”

04/30/2014

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Schwartz: Diamond Anniversary — Little League Baseball Celebrates Its 75th Year

It’s a reminder about what Little League baseball is supposed to be about. Sure, it’s nice to win, but there’s something to be said about learning how to play, making friends and creating memories.

04/24/2014

NYCFC at Yankee Stadium (Credit: New York City FC/Edelman)

Schwartz: Mo Closes The Deal! Rivera Is NYCFC’s 1st Season-Ticket Holder

On a day when New York City FC announced that it will play its inaugural Major League Soccer season at Yankee Stadium in 2015, it was also revealed that baseball’s all-time saves leader would be the team’s first season-ticket holder.

04/22/2014

The New York Cosmos celebrate with the trophy after winning the 2013 Soccer Bowl 1-0 against the Atlanta Silverbacks at Atlanta Silverbacks Park on November 9, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images for New York Cosmos)

Schwartz: New York Cosmos Look To Repeat After Last Year’s Reboot

The Cosmos were more than something special in the late ’70s and early ’80s. They were a phenomenon. And they’re primed to make history again.

04/11/2014

Mick Foley (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)

Schwartz: Long Island’s Mick Foley Is Grappling For A Good Cause

It’s a fundraising event that benefits the PTA for Lee Road Elementary School in Wantagh, and Long Island native Mick Foley is one of the feature stars who will appear.

04/07/2014

A general view of signage for the NCAA Men's Final Four at AT&T Stadium on March 31, 2014 in Arlington, Texas (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Schwartz: Just Pay The Kids! NCAA Should Compensate ‘Student-Athletes’

These kids are not asking for a million dollars. They just need a few bucks here and there to help make ends meet. The colleges make millions of dollars as a result of these kids walking through the tunnel and onto the fields or courts.

04/01/2014

(Credit: East Meadow High School)

East Meadow Showing Tremendous Support For Hometown Kid Frank Viola

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.

03/28/2014

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Schwartz: A Badge Of Honor For New York’s Newest Team

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.

03/21/2014

Geoff Schwartz (Photo by Kyle Rivas/Getty Images)

Giants Offensive Guard Geoff Schwartz Will Be Loved By Big Blue Faithful

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.

03/20/2014

Charles Wang and Garth Snow of the New York Islanders watch the draft board during day two of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft at Consol Energy Center on June 23, 2012 in Pittsburgh, Pa. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Fed Up Islanders Fans Set To Lodge Protest Against Front Office Saturday

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.

03/11/2014

New York Lizards logo (Credit: New York Lizards)

Schwartz: Andrew Murstein Taps Into Business Expertise As NY Lizards Owner

Andrew Murstein was a big sports fan growing up on Long Island, but he wanted to be more than just a cheering spectator.

03/03/2014

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Schwartz: An Amazin’ Sales Call Gone Wrong

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.

02/25/2014

Derek Jeter (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Schwartz: Memo To The Haters — Derek Jeter Is No. 1 Where It Counts

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.

02/19/2014

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