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  1. Requiem for a Dump: Saying Good-bye to the Nassau Coliseum on the...

    Katie Baker

    Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, home of the New York Islanders, is a mosquito trapped in amber. It is a cryogenically frozen head. It is a dead ancient Egyptian ruler impeccably preserved in rags. To step inside the concourse is to enter what s...

    Blog | January 29, 2015
  2. Draft Night in Brooklyn: The Year-Round NBA Is Born

    netw3rk

    There is a gaggle of Hinkies inside the Barclays Center Starbucks. It looks like a Philadelphia suburb in here. It's about 5 p.m., and a group of red, white, and blue Sixers shirts crowd around a laptop, hashing out trade and draft scenario...

    Blog | June 27, 2014
  3. Opening Night in Brooklyn, Year 2

    Noah Davis

    If there was a Year 1 winner when the Nets moved to Brooklyn, it was the Modell's on Flatbush Avenue that sits across the street from the Barclays Center. What was formerly a rundown sporting goods store with little on the shelves transformed itself ...

    Blog | November 04, 2013
  4. Brooklyn and Boston: After the Trade

    Amos Barshad

    This summer, on a pleasantly mild July morning, Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, and Jason Terry were officially introduced as members of the Brooklyn Nets. A press conference was set up on the floor of Barclays Center, one with decisively joyous intentio...

    Blog | October 29, 2013
  5. The beginning of a strange new season for the Celtics and the Net...

    Amos Barshad

    The beginning of a strange new season for Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, Rajon Rondo, and their respective teams.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2013
  6. Ranking the 21 Best Paul McCartney Deep Tracks

    Ben Lindbergh

    It didn't occur to me until hours after seeing the first of Paul McCartney's three-hour, 38-song sets at Brooklyn's Barclays Center this summer, but had Brooklyn been a stop on the 1976 Wings Over America tour - McCartney's first post-Beatles s...

    Blog | October 15, 2013
  7. Sportstorialist: 2013 NBA Draft Style

    Wesley Morris

    Carping about the clothes at the NBA draft is a lot like complaining that onesies make your baby look fat. It's too soon! These guys have the rest of their careers to figure it all out. With the draft, what you're hoping for, at the very least, is th...

    Blog | June 28, 2013
  8. NBA Short-Attention-Span Power Rankings: The Great Flight North!

    Chris Ryan

    A survey of the players and teams making moves in last night's NBA action. 1. Joe Johnson Hey, guys, maybe you weren't in the last meeting, so I just want to catch you up. Apparently, the Barclays Center fills up on a cold Tuesday night when ...

    Blog | February 20, 2013
  9. Licensed to Ill? How the Brooklyn Nets Have Borrowed From Manhatt...

    Amos Barshad

    Before Jay-Z took the stage September 28, on the Barclays Center's opening night — before he christened the building, before he consummated his home borough's ascendance — we got a short video ticking off a selective list of Brooklyn's ac...

    Blog | December 12, 2012
  10. A Bieb Swags in Brooklyn: Justin Bieber Live at the Barclays Cent...

    Amos Barshad

    "Do you have," the mother of two girls sitting next to me asks, while gesturing her hand vaguely forward, "kids there?" "Huh?," I ask, a beer in one hand, a white-Cheddar bratwurst in the other. "What ..." She pauses, then asks what she meant t...

    Blog | November 13, 2012
  11. We Went There: Opening Night With the Nets at the Barclays Center...

    Ben Detrick

    On Saturday night, a national television audience watched the Brooklyn Nets defeat the Toronto Raptors in the transplanted franchise's new home. From your soiled barcalounger, you may have heard the "Brooooooooooklyn" chants and seen Brook Lopez draw...

    Blog | November 05, 2012
  12. Relocation, Brooklyn-Style: The Islanders Find Their Brownstone

    Katie Baker

    It was inevitable, when the news began trickling out this morning that the New York Islanders would be announcing a relocation from Long Island to Brooklyn, that the hipster hockey jokes would come out of the handcrafted woodwork. (We all just lived ...

    Blog | October 25, 2012
  13. About Last Night: Kung Fu Giants

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday. Pablo Sandoval, the Kung Fu Panda, became the fourth player in MLB history to hit three home runs in a World Series game, and the Giants roughed up Jus...

    Blog | October 25, 2012
  14. Boxing's return to Brooklyn and Brownsville's thirst for boxing

    Patrick Rosal

    If Barclays Center can host four title fights in a night, then why can't a nearby neighborhood get a boxing gym?

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2012
  15. Jay-Z Closed Out His Barclays Run With Some Help From His Lady

    Amos Barshad

    On Saturday night, Jay-Z played the last of eight shows christening Brooklyn's brand-spanking-new Barclays Center, and Young Arena marked the climax with a move no less awesome for its inevitability: He brought out the mother of his child, superstar...

    Blog | October 08, 2012
  16. On Jay-Z's opening-night concert at Brooklyn's Barclays Center

    Hua Hsu

    Jay-Z ushers in a new Brooklyn era at the Barclays Center.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2012