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.
The mayor’s team of Guttenberg, NJ and its police department faced off in the town’s first ever Mayor’s Bowl, which proved to be an exhilarating match just hours before the kickoff of Super Bowl LIII.
The following report first aired on Hudson County View.
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.