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Look Who's Coming Back: Dan Hurley Spurns Lucrative LA Lakers' Offer To Stay With UConn Look Who's Coming Back: Dan Hurley Spurns Lucrative LA Lakers' Offer To Stay With UConn
Look Who's Coming Back: Dan Hurley Spurns Lucrative LA Lakers' Offer To Stay With UConn UConn men's basketball coach Dan Hurley has turned down a jaw-dropping offer from the Los Angeles Lakers and will stay to pursue a third straight national title, according to multiple news reports. Related: UConn's Dan Hurley Could Be LA Lakers' Next Coach The Lakers had dangled a $70 million offer in front of the 51-year-old Hurley, which sent him to Los Angeles last week to meet with team brass, news sources reported. The offer would have made Hurley one of the NBA's highest-paid coaches, said Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN on X.  It would have also allowed him to work with the …
CBS To Re-Air Billy Joel MSG Concert After Snafu Cut Off Final Minutes In Middle Of 'Piano Man' CBS To Re-Air Billy Joel MSG Concert After Snafu Cut Off Final Minutes In Middle Of 'Piano Man'
CBS To Re-Air Billy Joel MSG Concert After Snafu Cut Off Final Minutes In Middle Of 'Piano Man' After a programming error cut off the final two minutes of Billy Joel’s televised concert at Madison Square Garden, CBS announced it would re-air the show. “Billy Joel: The 100th — Live at Madison Square Garden,” which originally aired on Sunday, April 14, will now be rebroadcast on Friday night, April 19 due to a programming snafu that cut the program off early, according to a statement released by CBS. The show, which was recorded in March to celebrate Joel’s 100th consecutive performance at Madison Square Garden, was partway through the singer’s iconic “Piano Man” when the program abru…
Here's How To Get Tickets For Billy Joel's Newly-Rescheduled Madison Square Garden Concert Here's How To Get Tickets For Billy Joel's Newly-Rescheduled Madison Square Garden Concert
Here's How To Get Tickets For Billy Joel's Newly-Rescheduled Madison Square Garden Concert Fans can still get tickets for Billy Joel's rescheduled Madison Square Garden show, as the concert that was set to take place last week will now be held in the spring. The concert, which was scheduled for Monday, Dec. 19, will now take place on June 2, the singer announced on Sunday, Dec. 18. “Billy Joel is under strict doctor’s orders for vocal rest due to a viral infection and as a result, his concert scheduled for Monday, December 19th at Madison Square Garden is postponed to Friday, June 2nd," the announcement reads. "We understand the inconvenience this causes everyone who purchased t…
NY Rangers Fan's Punch Knocks Tampa Bay Fan Unconscious Leaving MSG NY Rangers Fan's Punch Knocks Tampa Bay Fan Unconscious Leaving MSG
NY Rangers Fan's Punch Knocks Tampa Bay Fan Unconscious Leaving MSG A New York Rangers fan viciously cold-cocked an unsuspecting Tampa Bay Lightning fan -- and then punched a Good Samaritan who tried to grab him -- following the Blueshirts' playoff loss Thursday night, June 9 at the Madison Square Garden. A now-viral Twitter video shows James Anastasio, age 29, of Staten Island spinning around and throwing a haymaker left as fans filed out of MSG after the Lightning's 3-1 Stanley Cup semifinal victory in Game 5 of the best-of-seven series. The punch knocked the victim out cold. Fight at MSG #NYR #NoQuitInNY #Fights #TampaBay pic.twitter.com/xxL9oD1if1 …
COVID-19: Billy Joel MSG Concert Scheduled For Mid-January Postponed COVID-19: Billy Joel MSG Concert Scheduled For Mid-January Postponed
Covid-19: Billy Joel MSG Concert Scheduled For Mid-January Postponed Billy Joel's Madison Square Garden concert that was set to take place this month has been rescheduled for a second time.The concert, which was scheduled for Friday, Jan. 14, has been moved to Wednesday, Aug. 24, according to an announcement on the musician's website on Wednesday, Jan. 5. The concert was originally supposed to take place on Saturday, May 2, 2020. “Nothing is more important to me than the safety and well-being of my band, crew, and the fans; so due to unfortunate COVID-related circumstances, we made the decision to reschedule the January 14th concert at MSG," Joel said in a s…
COVID-19: Leading Knicks Player Enters NBA's Health, Safety Protocols COVID-19: Leading Knicks Player Enters NBA's Health, Safety Protocols
Covid-19: Leading Knicks Player Enters NBA's Health, Safety Protocols An already difficult season for the New York Knicks took another hit as one of its star players became the latest to enter the NBA’s COVID-19 health and safety protocols just as the team starting a mini-winning streak. The team announced on Thursday, Dec. 30 that Randle had been ruled out for Friday’s game against the Oklahoma City Thunder, and will be unavailable for the following two games. The New York Knicks PR team announcing Randle's positive test.Twitter/@NY_KnicksPR Under updated league COVID-19 rules, vaccinated players who test positive for the virus will be permitted to retur…
Tickets Go On Sale For New Billy Joel Concert At Madison Square Garden Tickets Go On Sale For New Billy Joel Concert At Madison Square Garden
Tickets Go On Sale For New Billy Joel Concert At Madison Square Garden Billy Joel is getting back in a “New York State of Mind” as he gears up for his Madison Square Garden comeback tour in his home state after being forced to cancel last summer due to the pandemic. The Piano Man announced a series of shows that were put on hold during the COVID-19 pandemic and are slated to pick back up in November 2021. Since January 2014, Joel, a native and longtime resident of Long Island, has held monthly shows at The Garden with a series of special guests. This year, Joel’s comeback concert is set for Friday, Nov. 5, with tickets on sale starting at $113. Shows are al…
COVID-19: NYS Issues New Seating Guidance For Knicks, Nets Playoff Games COVID-19: NYS Issues New Seating Guidance For Knicks, Nets Playoff Games
Covid-19: NYS Issues New Seating Guidance For Knicks, Nets Playoff Games There will be (vaccinated) fans in the stands this year as both the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets prepare for what they hope are lengthy playoff runs. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that fans will be able to pack the stands when the two teams start their postseason run, with no mask mandate or social distance necessary for anyone who has proof of vaccination. At both the Barclays Center and Madison Square Garden, there will also be a section for unvaccinated fans who will have to remain six feet apart and wear masks while vaccinated New Yorkers are cheering shoulder-to-shoulder. …
First Accuser Compares Cuomo Embrace To Star Wars Character First Accuser Compares Cuomo Embrace To Star Wars Character
First Accuser Compares Cuomo Embrace To Star Wars Character Lindsey Boylan, the former aide to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo who was the first to accuse him of sexual harassment, turned to the dark side with a tongue-in-cheek tweet about the governor that went viral. “Just the good old office welcome to women in the governor’s office of New York,” Boylan tweeted along with a picture of a repulsed Princess Leia attempting to back away from Star Wars’ slumlord Jabba the Hutt. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's first accuser compared the governor to Jabba the Hutt.Twitter/@LindseyBoylan In “Star Wars,” Jabba the Hutt was one of the galaxy’s most notorious g…
COVID-19: NY Will Have Nation's First 'Vaccine Passport' COVID-19: NY Will Have Nation's First 'Vaccine Passport'
Covid-19: NY Will Have Nation's First 'Vaccine Passport' New York has become the first state to introduce a “vaccine passport,” which will permit residents to prove that they’ve been vaccinated for COVID-19 or recently tested negative for the virus. Over the weekend, the Empire State introduced the “Excelsior Pass,” an app that will enable New Yorkers to prove that they have completed the COVID-19 vaccination process to gain entry to certain events and businesses.  The app will allow New Yorkers to prove that they are vaccinated or have a recent history of a negative COVID-19 test. “Similar to a mobile airline boarding pass, individuals wil…
First Cuomo Accuser Details New Allegations Of Harassment, Retaliation First Cuomo Accuser Details New Allegations Of Harassment, Retaliation
First Cuomo Accuser Details New Allegations Of Harassment, Retaliation Lindsey Boylan, the first woman to come forward with sexual harassment allegations against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, has provided new details of her treatment in her first in-depth interview since making the claim. Boylan, a former Cuomo aide, first made her claims in December, calling it “the most toxic team environment” and saying that she has held many jobs in her life, and “waitressing at Friendly’s as a teenager was an infinitely more respectful environment.” Following Boylan, six other women have come forward with various claims against Cuomo, including inappropriate touching and ra…
COVID-19: NYS To Launch Pilot Program To Allow Nearly 7,000 Fans At Bills NFL Playoff Game COVID-19: NYS To Launch Pilot Program To Allow Nearly 7,000 Fans At Bills NFL Playoff Game
Covid-19: NYS To Launch Pilot Program To Allow Nearly 7,000 Fans At Bills NFL Playoff Game Bills Nation will be in attendance when the team takes the field for its first home playoff game in a quarter of a century as the state uses the game to test a pilot COVID-19 rapid testing program. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Wednesday, Dec. 30 that the state has reached an agreement with the Bills and the National Football League to allow approximately 6,700 fans in attendance as they look to see if rapid testing can help open up the economy further until the COVID-19 vaccination can hit critical mass. Cuomo said that he believes the pilot program is the first of its type in th…
COVID-19: Former Fairfield County HS Basketball Standout, Siena College Star Dies At 46 COVID-19: Former Fairfield County HS Basketball Standout, Siena College Star Dies At 46
Covid-19: Former Fairfield County HS Basketball Standout, Siena College Star Dies At 46 A former high school and college basketball standout from Fairfield County died from complications tied to novel coronavirus (COVID-19) at the age of 46. Matt Gras, a star center at Siena College in Loudonville, New York, who had been in a long battle with cerebellar ataxia, died on Wednesday, April 15 due to the virus, the school’s athletic department announced. "Matt was a gentleman who matured into a very good person and basketball player," former head coach Mike Deane said. "It was a pleasure to interact with him during our three years together and afterward, as he was also my financial…
COVID-19: NBA All-Star From Elmsford Tests Positive For Coronavirus COVID-19: NBA All-Star From Elmsford Tests Positive For Coronavirus
Covid-19: NBA All-Star From Elmsford Tests Positive For Coronavirus An NBA superstar from the area has tested positive for the novel strain of the coronavirus. All-star guard Donovan Mitchell, who grew up in Westchester, attended prep school in Fairfield County and now plays for the Utah Jazz, has become the second player on his team to test positive for COVID-19. Related story: COVID-19: NBA Suspends Season After Player Tests Positive For Coronavirus The confirmation of Mitchell’s positive test on Thursday, March 12 came hours after teammate Rudy Gobert first mocked the virus, and then became the initial NBA player to have a confirmed case of coronavirus.…
New York Liberty Will No Longer Play Home Games At Westchester County Center New York Liberty Will No Longer Play Home Games At Westchester County Center
New York Liberty Will No Longer Play Home Games At Westchester County Center The New York Liberty will be taking its talents out of the Westchester and into Brooklyn. The team announced that beginning with the 2020 WNBA season, the Liberty will no longer call the Westchester County Center in White Plains home, and will play their home games at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The changes come after Joe Tsai acquired the liberty in January and recently purchased the Barclays Center and the remaining interest in the Brooklyn Nets. “We are committed to the Liberty’s long-term success in New York and relocating the team to Brooklyn will provide the franchise with tremendou…
DJ Denies Bill Clinton's Request To Turn Down Music At Chic Hamptons Hotel, Report Says DJ Denies Bill Clinton's Request To Turn Down Music At Chic Hamptons Hotel, Report Says
DJ Denies Bill Clinton's Request To Turn Down Music At Chic Hamptons Hotel, Report Says The DJ at a chic Hamptons hotel reportedly refused former President Bill Clinton’s request to turn down the music during a late-night dinner. Page Six reported the former president and Northern Westchester resident was dining with wife Hillary Clinton, Jon Bon Jovi, and former New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine at Maidstone in East Hampton on Friday, Aug. 23, when he asked for the music to be turned down and was rebuffed by the DJ. The report states that a witness said that, “Bill asked the staff to turn down the music as the late-night music scene was just beginning because there were still peopl…
Play Ball? Legal Sports Betting In New York Could Be Approved As Soon As Next Week Play Ball? Legal Sports Betting In New York Could Be Approved As Soon As Next Week
Play Ball? Legal Sports Betting In New York Could Be Approved As Soon As Next Week Odds are improving for legalized sports betting at Empire City in Yonkers, Resorts World Catskills in Monticello as well as Yankee Stadium, Madison Square Garden and the Barclays Center. On Monday, June 10, the state Gaming Commission has scheduled a 1 p.m. vote in New York City on proposed rules governing the operation and licensing of limited sports betting statewide.  And everyone seems to want a piece of the action. In amendments filed this week, state Senator Joseph Addabbo, D-Queens, revised his mobile sports betting bill to include in-person wagering at professional sp…
Senator Eyes Cutting $40M MSG Tax Break After Owner James Dolan Threatens To Ban Knicks Fan Senator Eyes Cutting $40M MSG Tax Break After Owner James Dolan Threatens To Ban Knicks Fan
Senator Eyes Cutting $40M MSG Tax Break After Owner James Dolan Threatens To Ban Knicks Fan New York Knicks owner James Dolan is back making headlines after he was caught on camera threatening to ban a heckling fan following the latest loss for his basketball team. “You think I should sell the team? You want to not come to any more games?” the owner was caught saying after a fan shouted that he should sell the cellar-dwelling NBA team following a loss on Saturday night, March 9. “That’s rude. Enjoy watching them on TV.” According to reports, two cops and members of MSG security came over to ID and question the fan, who was asked to leave the building. In a statement to the N…
PHOTOS: Former Knicks Boss Checketts Lists Fairfield County Mansion PHOTOS: Former Knicks Boss Checketts Lists Fairfield County Mansion
Photos: Former Knicks Boss Checketts Lists Fairfield County Mansion Former New York Knicks boss Dave Checketts and his wife Deb have listed their New Canaan estate for $5.59 million. The Georgian colonial was built in 1994 and sits on more than 4 acres of land. Renovated last year, the home has six bedrooms, 10 bathrooms and is more than 10,300 square feet, the Zillow listing says. Checkets became the youngest chief executive in the NBA when at 28 as president and general manager of the Utah Jazz. From 1991 to 1994, he was president of the Knicks -- seeing them to the Eastern Conference Finals three times and the NBA Finals once. Checketts went on to beco…