I wrote the following story for City Limits, published on Monday, August 19, 2019!
Swing by Randall’s Island on a given night, and just a little of New York City’s sports diversity will be on display. Rugby on one field, soccer on another. Gaelic football over here, maybe Australian rules football over here. On a weekend day, the parade field at Van Cortlandt Park might offer a similar mix of team equipment: cricket bats, softball gloves, hurling sticks, frisbees.
Right before legendary high school basketball coach, Bob Hurley, spoke before a standing-room only Knights of Columbus event in Bayonne, New Jersey, he said in the following video interview that New Jersey Governor’s Chris Christie suggestion on the Boomer & Carton show on WFAN sports radio that each of the commissioners of the major sports leagues contribute $125,000 each to keep the storied Saint Anthony High School’s doors open wouldn’t cut it.