INTERVIEW: New York Giants: Did Sterling Shepard Get his 2017 Color Rush Wish?

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan and Facebook.com/CoachMcCartan) BERGEN COUNTY, N.J.- Hot off the press, the 2017 New York Giants’ color rush uniforms have been revealed via Instagram by equipment director Joseph Skiba! The uniforms, set to be worn against’ division rival Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, are the same white-on-white design as the 2016 uniforms. Both NFL fans…

New York Giants: What are Eli Manning’s options in 2018?

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan and Facebook.com/CoachMcCartan) BERGEN COUNTY, N.J.- New York Giants’ head coach Ben McAdoo and general manager Jerry Reese have been canned following a roster move heard-round-the-world.  McAdoo benched Eli Manning, two-time Super Bowl winning Giants QB, Super Bowl MVP, and longest tenured Giants player in history after stating that “Geno Smith gives…

New York Jets: That’s COACH Christian Hackenberg, to you!

FLORHAM PARK, N.J.- Manhattan North FLAG football team: You’re going to… Orlando! The New York Jets hosted a flag football tournament for New York City Police Athletic League (PAL) Teams at the Jets’ practice facility at the Atlantic Health Center in Florham Park, New Jersey. (CLICK TO GO TO WWW.BACKSPORTSPAGE.COM TO CONTINUE READING)   To download…

WNBA Playoffs: The Tale of Two Halves for NY Liberty and Washington Mystics

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan and Facebook.com/CoachMcCartan) NEW YORK, NEW YORK- With a first round bye, the #3 New York Liberty hosted the #6 Washington Mystics in a second round, single-elimination WNBA Playoff game Sunday evening at Madison Square Garden. With a historic 10 game win streak on the line, the Liberty looked to wrap up…

Houston Texans: NFL, are you Watching J.J. Watt?

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan and Facebook.com/CoachMcCartan) BERGEN COUNTY, N.J.- Benjamin Franklin, in a letter following the adoption of the Constitution of the United States of America quoted The Cobbler of Preston by Christopher Bullock (1716): “…but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes” (1789).  Fast forward to February 2018 and…

New York Liberty Spoil Elena Delle Donne’s Long-Awaited Return to Washington Mystics

Guess who’s back, back again….in the starting line up 🙃 #MysticsLiberty #EyesUpDC pic.twitter.com/KEwkBDssd6 — Washington Mystics (@WashMystics) August 25, 2017  By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan and http://www.facebook.com/CoachMcCartan) NEW YORK, NEW YORK- With its 6-game winning streak on the line, the New York Liberty hosted the Washington Mystics at Madison Square Garden on Friday night. With a…

Should Athletes “Stick to Sports”?

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan and Facebook.com/CoachMcCartan) BERGEN COUNTY, N.J.- Is it the responsibility of an athlete to capitalize on the platform he/she has earned from their respective leagues and teams to dictate their opinions on topics other than sports? Athletes should absolutely “stick to sports” and leave their political, economic, and social ideals to themselves….

(PART 4 of 4) What’s Next for Phil Simms?

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan and http://www.Facebook.com/CoachMcCartan) FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.- Every action has an equal, but opposite reaction. Tony Romo, quarterback of the Dallas Cowboys, retires from football and, all of a sudden, Phil Simms, veteran broadcaster, finds himself without a job. Beginning this upcoming football season, Romo will trade his helmet for a broadcast headset….

(PART 3 OF 4) New York Giants: Analyst Phil Simms (VIDEO INTERVIEW)

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan and Facebook.com/CoachMcCartan) FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.- Having played for the New York Giants, appeared on National Football League play-by-play broadcasts, and filled-in at New York’s WFAN (the original sports talk radio station), it’s obvious that Phil Simms knows a thing or two about the game of football.  In Part Three of my…