Peter Schwartz

John Tavares minifigure (credit: OYO Sportstoys)

Schwartz: OYO Sportstoys — The Mighty Mini Collectibles

With the holiday season right around the corner, you can be sure that these are going to be a popular gift for kids and sports fans of all ages.

11/04/2014

Umberto’s Pizzeria & Restaurant (Credit: Richard "Big Daddy" Salgado)

Schwartz: Pizzeria To Donate All Sales To Charity In Honor Of Michael Strahan

This Monday, as a tribute to Giants Hall of Fame defensive end Michael Strahan being inducted into the team’s Ring of Honor, Umberto’s is having an event called “Pizza With A Purpose.”

10/31/2014

Mike Petri #9 of the USA Eagles dives across the goal line for a try against Uruguay in the opening qualifying match of the 2015 IRB Rugby World Cup at Fifth Third Bank Stadium on March 29, 2014 in Kennesaw, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Schwartz: Brooklyn’s Mike Petri Leads USA Rugby Into Chi-Town Showdown

Saturday is more than just a game against New Zealand. It’s about how far the sport has come in the United States.

10/27/2014

Fordham QB Mike Nebrich (credit: Fordham Athletics)

Schwartz: Fordham Rams, High-Octane Offense Off To Flying Start

The local NFL season hasn’t been very enjoyable. But in the Bronx, there’s a football team that is having a terrific season and appears to be headed for another trip to the playoffs.

10/23/2014

Steve Weatherford with Boomer & Carton (Photo by Al Dukes/WFAN)

Schwartz: Giants Punter Steve Weatherford Visits Pediatric Patients

After chatting with WFAN co-hosts Boomer & Carton in studio, he spent some time at the Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan to visit with pediatric patients at the Lerner Children’s Pavilion.

10/22/2014

Former Real Madrid player Raul, donning a towel bearing his likeness, acknowledges the crowd after the Santiago Bernabeu Trophy match between Real Madrid CF and Al-Sadd at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on August 22, 2013 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

Schwartz: With Raul On Board, It’s Like Old Times In Cosmos Country

Without question, Raul is going to help the Cosmos sell tickets. He just might also help build momentum for the franchise’s proposal to build a soccer-specific stadium next to Belmont Park.

10/21/2014

"The Rookie Bookie" cover (Credit: L. Jon Wertheim)

Schwartz: New Book Introduces Young Readers To Economic Concepts Through Sports

All in all, this terrific book for young readers is a fun journey that combines sports, statistics and financial literacy.

10/20/2014

Former NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Schwartz: Biographer Suggests Rozelle Would’ve Handled Rice Case Differently

“He would not have had to call four times (for the video),” said Jerry Izenberg, a longtime Star-Ledger columnist and the author of the new book, “Rozelle: A Biography.”

10/16/2014

The Islanders' infamous "fisherman" logo. (credit: New York Islanders)

Schwartz: Islanders Bidding Final Farewell To The Fisherman

While Islanders fans thought they had seen the last of the infamous logo, it’s coming back — for one night only.

10/13/2014

Youth football (Peter Schwartz/WFAN)

Schwartz: A Q&A With Concussion Expert John Gallucci

Concussions continue to be a huge topic of conversation in sports, particularly as it pertains to football.

10/10/2014

Manny Pacquiao and Chris Algieri promote their upcoming fight at The Liberty Theatre on September 4, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images)

Schwartz: Chris Algieri ‘Hungry’ To Make Hometown Proud Against Pacquiao

Making history will be easier said than done against Manny Pacquiao, who brings a 56-4-3 record into the fight on Nov. 22. But the Huntington native says he’s up to the task.

10/07/2014

Erik Coleman during his time with the New York Jets  (Photo by Getty Images)

Schwartz: Ex-Jet Coleman Feeling Right At Home As Analyst For SNY

“I think the tough part is to have to criticize players,” says the retired safety. “I’m starting to get used to it. I’m starting to have fun with it.”

10/01/2014

A view of the game between the New York Islanders and the New Jersey Devils at Barclays Center on September 26, 2014. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Schwartz: The Good, Bad And Obstructed Of Islanders Hockey At Barclays

Beautiful arena, decent commute. Now the bad news: Barclays Center holds 15,795 fans for hockey, and not all of those seats offer an ideal view of the ice.

09/29/2014

(credit: AFL)

Schwartz: AFL Out To Hit Jackpot With New Commissioner

With a financial background that includes 20 years in investment banking, Scott Butera takes over a sports league that has enjoyed success but also has the potential for growth.

09/24/2014

FanDuel logo (Credit: Steinlight Media)

Schwartz: The Story Behind Groundbreaking FanDuel

Thanks to FanDuel.com, your fantasy football season isn’t over after a bad week.

09/23/2014

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