I'm Dave Weinberg and I'm a writer/columnist for 97.3espn.com. I recently completed my 27th season as an Eagles beat writer for The Press of Atlantic City, where I worked for 34 years. I also covering boxing, MMA and various other sports, in addition to writing a twice-weekly column entitled Extra Points. You can also find my work on my blog Dave Weinberg's Extra Points. I'm a Cape May native who grew up with sand in my shoes and waves in my heart.
Boxing Champion Claressa Shields Set to Make MMA Debut in Atlantic City
Women's boxing champion Claressa Shields has decided to try her hand (and foot) at mixed martial arts.
Trump Plaza Implosion Marked End of an Era in Atlantic City Boxing
Trump Plaza hit the canvas in a matter of seconds last Wednesday morning, dropping faster than Michael Spinks did against Mike Tyson at nearby Boardwalk Hall 31 years ago.
Changes Are Looming for the Eagles
Dave Weinberg takes a look at what could be a number of changes for the Eagles this offseason.
Extra Points: Wildwood Win More Important than Eagles Loss
The Warriors ended six years' worth of disappointment and frustration by snapping a 47-game losing streak with a 30-6 victory over Lindenwold at Maxwell Field earlier Sunday. It was the state's longest current losing streak.
Eagles Make 41-Year-Old McCown NFL’s Oldest Practice Squad Player
Teams are permitted to carry 16 players on the practice squad this season instead of 10. In addition, six of the players can be veterans with no limit to their experience.
Atlantic City Left Out of Boxing’s Resurgence
Atlantic City, apparently, will not be a part of boxing's recent resurgence.
Opinion: Closing St. Joseph, Wildwood Catholic Would Hurt More Than Sports
It's a shame St. Joe's football field and Wildwood Catholic's basketball court will be empty. It's a bigger shame their classrooms, cafeterias, and stages will be empty, too.
Eagles Mourn Loss of Another Legend
Pete Retzlaff, considered one of the best tight ends in league history, played 11 seasons with the Eagles. His #44 is one of only nine jerseys to be retired by the franchise.
Opinion: Boxing Judge Renders Incorrect Verdict in Atlantic City
Judge not, lest ye be willing to take the heat for a scorecard that didn't add up.
Weekend Cards Mark Encouraging Start for Boxing in A.C. in 2020
Back-to-back cards at Ocean Casino Resort and Hard Rock are being held in town this weekend, suggesting that the sport might finally be on the rebound on the Boardwalk.