Imagine What Could Be: The NFL allows NHL-Style Fights

By Coach McCartan (@CoachMcCartan and Facebook) BERGEN COUNTY, N.J- It all started with one, single tweet from third-year Tennessee Titans’ Pro-Bowl left tackle Taylor Lewan: The @NFL should take a page out of the @NHL book and let us fight. — Taylor Lewan (@TaylorLewan77) February 9, 2017 Let us first examine from whom this tweet originates….

Recruit Profile: Texas Christian University’s Michael Onyemaobi

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan and on Facebook) BERGEN COUNTY, N.J.- Following National Signing day, high school standout Michael Onyemaobi has decided to become one of the newest Texas Christian University (TCU) Horned Frogs. Listed as a cornerback and wide receiver, Onyemaobi will most likely play on the defensive side of the ball during his tenure at TCU….

Why Would Carmelo Anthony Want to Stay With New York Knicks?

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan and http://www.facebook.com/CoachMcCartan) BERGEN COUNTY, N.J.- In 2011, a blockbuster trade involving three teams, 12 players, and six million dollars in cash sent Carmelo Anthony, Mr. Marquee, from Denver to “[where] he wanted [to be] all along: … New York” (SB Nation).  “The deal [ended] the season-long trade saga involving Denver’s All-Star forward and [sent] him where he…

2017 NFC Wild Card: New York Giants at Green Bay Packers

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan – Facebook.com/CoachMcCartan) BERGEN COUNTY, NJ- For the third time in nine years, the New York Giants’ road to the Super Bowl will run through Green Bay, Wisconsin. Big Blue Nation is hoping history can repeat itself, as they defeated the Green Bay Packers, at Lambeau Field, in January of 2008 and of 2012….

Wishlist for 2017 Color Rush-NFL, New York Jets: Take Notes

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan and facebook.com/coachmccartan) BERGEN COUNTY, N.J.- The New York Giants’ Thursday Night Football Color Rush uniforms took the National Football League by storm.  With an overwhelmingly positive response to a perfect marriage between the retro 1980’s and the contemporary “looks”, around the league, more teams should take notice. First and foremost, the NFL…

Former New York Yankees Mark Teixiera and Former New York Giants Howard Cross Featured in Youth Sports Discussion

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan and on Facebook) LITTLE FALLS, NJ- In conjuction with New York University’s Tisch Instiute for Sports Management, Media, and Business, six panelists at the Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center offered their insight in Enriching the youth sports experience. Experts in their respective fields offered insight and advice to a sold out…

Chicago Cubs: Joe Maddon’s Italian American Roots and 2 World Series to Boot

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan) LITTLE FALLS, N.J.- On December 2, 2016, the Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center hosted Joe Maddon (fresh off managing the Chicago Cubs to a 2016 World Series championship) Ken Rosenthal (Fox Sports journalist), and a sold-out crowd. Prior to the program, within the hallowed halls of the museum, I was able to catch up…

AFC East: Week 12 New England Patriots and New York Jets

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan) BERGEN COUNTY, N.J. – On Sunday, November 27, 2016, the New England Patriots (8-2) will travel to south to face their AFC East division rival New York Jets (3-7).  This matchup was not quite what the National Football League was expecting, having moved the game to a 4:25pm kickoff.  Although the game was…

PREVIEW AFC South Showdown: Week 11 – Tennessee Titans at Indianapolis Colts

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan) BERGEN COUNTY, N.J.- The Tennesse Titans and Indianapolis Colts, their fanbases, the media, and the entire National Football League do not need to be reminded that this Sunday’s week 11 matchup at Lucas Oil Stadium has enormous playoff implications.  Chuck Pagano, head coach of the Colts said it best: .@Colts coach…