Barclays Center – An arena grows in Brooklyn

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The Barclays Center is one of the most anticipated arena slated to open on September 28th 2012.  It’s a sports entertainment showplace that is located in the heart of downtown Brooklyn.  This venue is putting Madison Square Garden on notice and don’t think Jim Dolan isn’t aware of it’s immediate competition.  Did you know Brooklyn […]

NBC Sports Network gets prepared to battle ESPN.

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m4s0n501 Earlier this year, Comcast’s acquisition of NBC Universal created a regional sports network and digital platform.  NBC began to lay the foundation to rival the “powerhouse” ESPN and challenge its dominance in the sports media world.  The various mergers of its existing sports networks began to happen swiftly, along with executing professional sports agreements. […]

The JETS are back!

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Just like everyone else – you probably thought I was talking about Gang Green (J-E-T-S!) and Coach Rex Ryan.  NOT!!!  This Sunday, after an absence of 15 years – the Winnipeg Jets will return to life.  Circa 1996 – the Jets packed their bags and moved to Phoenix (to become the Coyotes) and said their […]

New York Islanders CEO – Options?

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You’re the owner of a franchise that continues to lose money – the stadium is decrepit and needed a face-lift ten years ago – and an attempt public funding – failed miserably. Sounds like a great time to read Texas Hold’Em for DUMMIES. Truthfully, if you want to preserve the “New York “ brand – […]