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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 hasn’t held a major venue since the Brooklyn Dodgers left in 1957? In October 2012 – the re-branded Brooklyn Nets will call the Barclays Center it’s home. It will be the first National Basketball Association venue opened since 2008.
The project is being developed More >
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 Golf Channel and Versus were merged into a new division known as the NBC Sports Group. NBC Sports’ golf production unit was merged with Golf Channel, along with NBC’s on-air staff, and that unit is now known under the branding of More >
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 final goodbyes to their beloved fans. During its final game, many former Jets returned to throw a funeral for itself. There wasn’t a dry eye in the entire stadium. During this absence away from professional hockey, its metropolitan area matured into a minor league sports-town, but never took More >
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 – then it’s time to call Mikhail Prokhorov to partner up at the Barclays or the BEST idea is to negotiate a deal w/the Wilpon’s and develop a strategy near CitiField.
Regardless, now isn’t the time to stand still and not make any moves. Garth Snow (Isles GM) is doing his part with developing talent, but More >