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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.