Schwartz: Rising Red Bulls Star Has Taken The Long Road To HarrisonAaron Long had never really had any experience as a defender.
Schwartz: Islanders' Anders Lee Fighting Kids Cancer With FrisbeesEvery holiday season, Islanders left wing Anders Lee and his teammates visit hospitals and see first-hand what pediatric cancer patients go through.
Schwartz: For Now, Pulock Content To Star For Islanders' AHL ClubRyan Pulock has already experienced a taste of what the Stanley Cup playoffs are like and he wants to go through it again.
Schwartz: Lizards Star Greg Gurenlian To Retire From MLL After SeasonNew York Lizards star Greg Gurenlian began thinking about retiring last year when he was battling through the 2016 season with a broken foot.
Schwartz: Toronto Media Have Been Relentless When It Comes To TavaresEveryone in Toronto needs to stop acting like spoiled brats and that it’s the Maple Leafs’ God-given right to have Tavares on their team.
Schwartz: Nassau County Executive Candidate Optimistic About Islanders ReturningLaura Curran is running for Nassau County executive, and pushing for the return of the Islanders will be a focal point of her campaign.
Schwartz: Cosmos Are Ready To Rocco And Roll In BrooklynIf one was to write the story of the 2016 New York Cosmos, an appropriate title would be “The Best of Times and the Worst of Times."
Schwartz: Gary Sanchez Replaces Mickey Mantle In Topps LineupTopps has decided to bring No. 7 out of retirement for the 2017 set, and they have issued it to Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez.
Schwartz: Red Bulls' Connor Lade Continues Rehab After Season-Ending Knee InjuryHis status for the March 5 regular season opener in Atlanta is up in the air, but Lade is maintaining an optimistic approach to his rehab.
Schwartz: Islanders Should Test Drive The New Nassau ColiseumThese are interesting times for the Islanders. They seemingly can't lose on the ice in the face of a never-ending story of arena strife.
Schwartz: Long Island Musician Living Dream Playing Alongside Billy JoelFor Mike DelGuidice, the path to playing at a big league ballpark began when he was a kid growing up on Long Island.
Schwartz: With Drama Subsiding, Red Bulls, Cosmos Focus On PreseasonWith Major League Soccer’s preseason underway and the North American Soccer League staying alive, two of our area's top clubs have been busy getting ready the 2017 campaign.