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Rumored NHL outdoor games snub Citi Field
Rumored NHL outdoor games snub Citi Field
Sports Terence M. Cullen 4/22/2013 at 11:17AM

It looks like Citi Field has been “shut out” from an outdoor NHL game next season. The Sports Network (TSN) reported the league plans five outdoor games on top of the traditional Bridgestone Winter Classic – slated between the Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs on New Year’s Day, 2014. NHL officials first have [...]

NHL, Players’ Association come to agreement; hockey season could start soon
News Terence M. Cullen 1/06/2013 at 11:24AM

It’s over. After three-and-a-half months of talks, the NHL and the NHL Players’ Association (NHLPA) have agreed on a tentative Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) that will end the 2012-13 lockout and put players back on the ice. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman told reporters around 5 a.m.  today that the two sides had come to a [...]

Islanders moving to Brooklyn beginning in 2015
Islanders moving to Brooklyn beginning in 2015
News Billy Rennison 10/24/2012 at 2:10PM

Amid rumors of the New York Islanders fleeing the area, the team announced their moving 20 miles west. Islanders owner Charles Wang, along with Mayor Michael Bloomberg, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, Barclays Center majority owner Bruce Ratner and Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz announced that the Islanders would be heading to Brooklyn beginning with the [...]

Russ Gompers has the pros in ‘stitches’
Russ Gompers has the pros in ‘stitches’
News Steve Mosco 3/01/2012 at 9:39AM

Russ Gompers is a lifelong Mets fan. He’s seen the highs, the lows and the mediocrity in between. He was there when the team reached baseball’s peak in 1969, then again in 1986. He was also there when the Mets closed Shea Stadium with a collapse in the standings in 2008. But beyond the usual [...]

Sports lovers cry foul after MSG blackout
News Billy Rennison 1/11/2012 at 3:11PM

If a game is played and no one is able to watch it, did it really happen? More than one million sports fans have faced off with this problem after MSG was dropped from the Time Warner Cable lineup on January 1. The sports network and Time Warner are more than two weeks into their [...]