(PART 1 OF 4) New York Giants: Coach Phil Simms’ QB (and WR) Academy

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan and Facebook.com/CoachMcCartan) FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.- Add another title to two-time Super Bowl Champion, Super Bowl MVP, national NFL analyst, and former New York Giants quarterback Phil Simms‘ resume: Coach. Approximately thirty local football quarterbacks and wide receivers descended upon Pulis Field in Franklin Lakes to attend Coach Simms’ inaugural Quarterback and…

San Francisco Giants’ Buster Posey: Worst Sidekick Ever!

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan & http://www.facebook.com/coachmccartan) BERGEN COUNTY, N.J.- San Francisco Giants’ catcher Buster Posey is no Robin to anyone’s Batman… not even his own pitcher Hunter Strickland.  Why? Some days we are all Buster Posey. pic.twitter.com/otWXoh1tDl — Panicked Rizzo (@notARizzo) May 29, 2017 After Washington Nationals’ Bryce Harper was beaned with Strickland’s fastball, he charged the mound…

Becca Longo: Kicking Down Gender Barriers one Field Goal at a Time

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan and Facebook.com/CoachMcCartan) BERGEN COUNTY, N.J.- “I used to play soccer for a long, long time and I just got tired of it”: On Thursday, Becca Longo, a former soccer player, became the first female to sign a letter of intent to play football at a Division II university or higher.  Clearly, soccer’s…

Chicago Cubs: Still America’s Lovable, Blue Collar Losers? Think again.

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan and Facebook.com/CoachMcCartan) On national television Monday night, the Chicago Cubs raised the 2016 World Series flag at Wrigley Field.  By “the Cubs”, I literally mean the members of the entire team. After the National Anthem, lead by first baseman Anthony Rizzo,  the players walked across the field, under the bleachers, past concession…