Peter Schwartz

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

NBA Development League logo (Photo by Steve Yeater/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schwartz: The Baby Knicks Are Coming To Westchester

The expansion team will be owned and operated by Madison Square Garden and will play its home games at the Westchester County Center in White Plains.

05/23/2014

Stony Brook athletic director Shawn Heilbron (L), Wolfie the Seawolf (C) and school president Samuel L. Stanley. (credit: Stony Brook University)

Schwartz: Long Island’s Team? Stony Brook Making Strides With New AD

While all of the teams are important to the university in their own way, football is the crown jewel in the eyes of the new boss.

05/21/2014

Tab Ramos (left) and John Gallucci, Jr. (Credit: Peter Schwartz/WFAN)

Schwartz: A Must-Read For Soccer Parents, Coaches And Players

One of the leading experts in soccer injuries has written a book that is designed to provide common-sense tips on how to prevent injuries, how to stay on the field and when to return to the field after suffering an injury.

05/09/2014

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

(Little League Baseball)

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

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