About NY Sports Day

NY Sports Day is an independent source for all of the news, analysis, and information you need to stay in the know about New York sports and gaming. The content we publish is all original and is created by our experienced team of writers, researchers, and sports experts.

We post daily and weekly content covering all aspects of sports and gaming in New York. From breaking news and analysis, interviews, and opinion pieces, if it’s happening in the NY sporting world, you’ll find it here.

NY Sports Day wants to be the best and most complete resource around for sports fans and gamblers in New York and the Tri-State Area, including New Jersey teams.

The editors of this website operate at their sole discretion and are not beholden to any outside entity or organization.

Neither NY Sports Day nor any of its managers are directly affiliated with any New York casino, sportsbook, or professional sports league.

NY Sports Day Mission

Our mission is to be the best and most complete resource for sports fans, gamblers, members of the media, and industry followers interested in the state of gambling in New York and the tri-state area.

 

Meet the NY Sports Day Team

Andrew Champagne

Andrew Champagne is a Content Manager at Catena Media, as well as an award-winning writer and producer. A passionate storyteller, Andrew boasts a career that has included stints at The Daily Racing Form, TVG Network, and HRTV. Born and raised in upstate New York, Andrew now resides in Northern California's Bay Area. You can often find him handicapping horse races, planning his next trip to Las Vegas, bowling reasonably well, and golfing incredibly poorly.

Hannah Vanbiber

Hannah Vanbiber is one of our writers for NY Sports Day. She started her journalism career in Chattanooga, Tennessee, as a reporter covering local sports, entertainment, and business in the East Tennessee area. She is now a full-time freelance writer, editor, and reporter, covering women’s sports and sports betting in the New York metropolitan area.

Dan Holmes

Dan Holmes is a writer for NY Sports Day. He has also written three books about sports. He previously worked for the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Major League Baseball. He enjoys writing, running, and lemon bars. He lives near Lake Michigan with his daughters and usually has an orange cream soda nearby.

Joe McDonald

Joe McDonald is the founder and former publisher of NY Sports Day. After selling to i15Media in 2020, he serves as the Editor-in-Chief and responsible for the editorial side of the publication. In the past, Joe was the managing editor of NY Sportscene magazine and assistant editor of Mets Inside Pitch. He has covered the Mets since 2004.

Hal Bock

Hal Bock is a contributor with NY Sports Day. He has covered sports for 40 years at The Associated Press including 30 World Series, 30 Super Bowls and 11 Olympics. He is the author of 14 books including most recently The Last Chicago Cubs Dynasty and Banned Baseball's Blacklist of All-Stars and Also-Rans. He has written scores of magazine articles and served as Journalist In Residence at Long Island University's Brooklyn campus where he also served on the selection committee for the George Polk Awards.

Rich Mancuso

Rich Mancuso is a regular contributor at NY Sports Day, covering countless New York Mets, Yankees, and MLB teams along with some of the greatest boxing matches over the years. He is an award winning sports journalist and previously worked for The Associated Press, New York Daily News, Gannett, and BoxingInsider.com, in a career that spans almost 40 years.

Leslie Treff

Leslie Treff is a contributor for NY Sports Day, covering NY NHL teams. She has been covering the New York Rangers and New Jersey Devils for more than 15 seasons. Leslie is a recognized expert in hockey prospects and has served as a scout for several independent agencies. A member of the Professional Hockey Writers Association, in her former life, Leslie was an attorney in the judiciary in New York City.

Peter Schwartz

Peter Schwartz is a contributor covering the Islanders for NY Sports Day while also writing about general sports in the New York/New Jersey area. In addition to his column, Peter also hosts his “Schwartz On Sports” podcast as he interviews players, coaches, and other sports personalities. He is also currently a sports anchor for WFAN Radio, CBS Sports Radio, and WCBS 880 radio while also serving as the public address announcer for the New York Cosmos soccer club.

Jeff Moeller

Jeff Moeller has been covering the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL and college football and basketball as well as high school sports on a national and local scene for the past 39 years. He has been a Jets and Giants beat reporter for the past 13 years.

Why Trust Us

New York Sports Day is committed to being the best and most complete resource for sports fans, gamblers, members of the media, and industry followers interested in the state of gambling in New York and the tri-state area. We pride ourselves on being an independent source for all of the news, analysis, and information you need to stay in the know about New York sports and gaming.

Authority
The content we publish is all original and is created by our experienced team of writers, researchers, and sports experts. Our team includes former journalists, authors, and MLB employees whose work has been featured in the likes of ESPN, Yahoo, The Wall Street Journal, and more.

Accuracy
We are dedicated to providing information that is timely and precise. Our team is meticulous about citing sources, ensuring equal coverage of different perspectives, and utilizing objective methods of verification. We hold ourselves and those we cover to high standards of integrity and transparency.

Equitability
The editors and writers for New York Sports Day operate at their sole discretion and are not beholden to any outside entity or organization. Neither NYSportsDay.com nor any of its managers are directly affiliated with any casino or sportsbook.

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