Peter Schwartz

Marty Lyons speaks during his Ring of Honor Induction at halftime of the Pittsburgh Steelers vs. New York Jets game on October 13, 2013 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Schwartz: Ex-Jet Marty Lyons Makes Kids’ Dreams Come True

In 1982, Lyons decided that he was going to make a difference. He did so the same way he played football: with passion, and by following the simple premise that actions speak louder than words.

07/14/2014

Jiggs McDonald and Ed Westfall on November 19, 2011 at Nassau Coliseum. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Schwartz: Islanders Broadcaster Jiggs McDonald Bids Farewell To Coliseum

“Disbelief,” McDonald told CBS New York’s Peter Schwartz about the move to Brooklyn. “My reaction basically centered around the fan base and the folks that have been so loyal.”

07/11/2014

Chris Algieri with Peter Schwartz's son, Bradley, during an appearance at the Big Daddy Youth Football Camp on July 8, 2014. (Photo by Peter Schwartz/WFAN)

Schwartz: Boxing Champ Algieri Delivers Winning Message In Uniondale

While football is not Chris Algieri’s area of expertise these days, being a champion is, and that’s why he was invited to inspire a group of kids on Tuesday.

07/09/2014

(Credit: Chris Carrino/WFAN)

Schwartz: A Net Gain For A Tremendous Cause

On July 17, Carrino’s foundation for FSHD will hold its fourth annual dinner/dance at Russo’s on the Bay in Howard Beach. The foundation is a non-profit 501(c) 3 charitable organization that funds specifically-focused scientific research.

07/02/2014

Geno Smith (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Joe Namath On Geno Smith: ‘I Don’t See Anything Outstanding About Him’

“Just looking at him physically, what’s outstanding about his running ability? What’s outstanding about his passing ability? Nothing to me is outstanding about it, but it’s pretty good.”

06/30/2014

Joe Namath (Credit: Broadway Joe PR)

Schwartz: From Broadway Joe To Cooker Joe

During his Hall of Fame career, Joe Namath made a habit out of carving up opponents. Today, Joe Willie is grilling up some outstanding delicacies thanks to the Rapid Cooker and Namath New York Steaks.

06/30/2014

Joetta Clark Diggs (Credit: Steinlight Media)

Schwartz: A True Olympic Hero Continues To Make A Difference

It was representing her country at the 1988, 1992, 1996 and 2000 Olympics that gave her the opportunity to make an impact on the lives of children and their families.

06/25/2014

(Credit: Peter Schwartz/WFAN)

Schwartz: 2 Perfect Games For A Perfect Cause

I didn’t know Lorenzo Fernandez, but he was known for always smiling. In fact, even after being diagnosed with liver cancer, he never stopped smiling. His mom said that he smiled right to the tragic end.

06/23/2014

Tyler Davis (Credit: Tyler Davis)

Schwartz: The UConn Huskies Find A Treasure In A Pirate

Nine schools offered Davis a scholarship, but he chose UConn to carry out his boyhood dream, a goal that was achieved by rolling up his sleeves and working hard.

06/17/2014

Greg Gurenlian of the New York Lizards is introduced prior to a game against the Rochester Rattlers at James M. Shuart Stadium on July 27, 2013 in Hempstead, New York. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Schwartz: A Chat With Greg Gurenlian, The Beloved ‘Beast’ Of NY

Nicknames can be born in many different ways. In the case of New York Lizards star Greg Gurenlian, it was hatched as a joke.

06/13/2014

A logo pays tribute to little leaguer Lorenzo Fernandez (Photo by Levittown North Baseball/Friends of Renz)

Schwartz: Levittown North Little League Looking To Strike Out Cancer

While soccer was his favorite game, a Long Island little league organization has been paying tribute to Lorenzo Fernandez this season.

06/11/2014

Big Daddy Youth Football Camp logo (Credit: Richard "Big Daddy" Salgado)

Schwartz: ‘Big Daddy’ Lends Another Helping Hand

For many kids in our area, summertime means going to camp and having plenty of fun. If you’re a youth football player, there’s even more reason to be happy thanks to the creation of a new football camp.

06/06/2014

David Villa (Credit: New York City FC)

Schwartz: Meet New York’s Newest Sports Superstar

On Monday, the club announced the signing of Spanish forward David Villa to a three-year contract on a free transfer from Atletico Madrid. He comes to New York City with a couple of responsibilities.

06/03/2014

The Red Bulls will be taking on the Cosmos on June 14. (Image courtesy New York Red Bulls)

Schwartz: Local Soccer Fans Get Dream Matchup In Cosmos-Red Bulls

This matchup is kind of like the Yankees playing their Triple-A team in Scranton. But the Cosmos are out to prove they have assembled a club that can beat an MLS team.

06/02/2014

Fall Experimental Football League logo (Credit: 5WPR)

Schwartz: FXFL Hopes To Becomes NFL’s Official Developmental League

The brand new FXFL, which stands for Fall Experimental Football League, will debut this September with six teams, including a franchise in New York.

05/28/2014

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