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Islanders, SMG paid $4.4M to Nassau County in February

newsday.com — The Islanders and former Nassau Coliseum lease partner SMG paid off more than $4.4 million in arena-related debt to Nassau County in late February, nearly seven months after the arena lease expired. The Islanders' lease to play games at the Coliseum ended July 31, 2015.

Isles, SMG paid $4.4M to Nassau County in February

newsday.com — The Islanders and former Nassau Coliseum lease partner SMG paid off more than $4.4 million in arena-related debt to Nassau County in late February, nearly seven months after the arena lease expired. The Islanders' lease to play games at the Coliseum ended July 31, 2015.

Glenn Healy thrilled Isles’ 23-year drought is over

newsday.com — The goalie on the last Islanders team to win a playoff series is happy that, well, he no longer can be referred to in those terms anymore. Prior to the Islanders' first-round series clincher in Brooklyn Sunday night, nearly 23 years had passed since the last time this franchise enjoyed a taste of postseason success.

Gary Bettman says Barclays Center ice is ‘improving’

newsday.com — NHL commissioner Gary Bettman said the poor Barclays Center ice conditions that bothered Islanders players late in the regular season has been "improving." And deputy commissioner Bill Daly said "players were satisfied with the ice quality" during Games 3 and 4 of the Islanders' first round series against Florida in Brooklyn.

Steven Matz gets just five outs as Mets fall to Marlins, 10-3

newsday.com — The sound of the baseball jumping off the bat of Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton was loud, crisp and emphatic. Surely everyone at Citi Field knew where this second-inning blast was headed, toward the seats in left-centerfield, well beyond the outfield wall. These are the type of home runs that scouts commonly refer to as no-doubters.

Battle of the fastballs: Noah Syndergaard vs. Jose Fernandez

newsday.com — Tuesday night's Mets-Marlins game pits two of baseball's hardest- throwing 23-year-olds in Noah Syndergaard and Miami's Jose Fernandez. Syndergaard's fastball averaged 97.1 mph in his rookie season last year, compared with Fernandez's 95.8 mph. "It's going to be exciting to see," Mets manager Terry Collins said. "I say this all the time.

Islanders and Barclays Center have an opt-out clause, but no plans to use it, sources say

amny.com — The Islanders and Brooklyn's Barclays Center each has the ability to opt out of their 25-year license agreement, according to multiple sources familiar with the terms. Despite the existence of the clause, there are no indications that either side will opt out.

Islanders and Barclays Center have an opt-out clause, but no plans to use it, sources say

newsday.com — The Islanders and Brooklyn's Barclays Center each has the ability to opt out of their 25-year license agreement, according to multiple sources familiar with the terms. Despite the existence of the clause, there are no indications that either side will opt out.

Meet the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles who won John Oliver’s 25-cent tickets to Opening Day at Yankee Stadium

newsday.com — I'll start by introducing myself. I'm John Welch, a 22-year-old Mets fan from upstate Mohegan Lake who usually spends my days working, spending time with my girlfriend Amanda or watching sports with friends. But today [Tuesday], you probably know me better as the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle who sat right behind home plate at the Yankees Opening Day.

New Yankee Stadium food options can expand waistlines

newsday.com — Among the new food items for sale at Yankee Stadium is what's billed as the "tape measure cheesesteak." It's a two-foot cheesesteak baked daily that the Yankees say can be topped with either white American cheese or Cheez Whiz and is "the perfect sandwich to share." Which makes sense.
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May 01, 2016

Cops: Naked man on LI marathon course hospitalized (I ran by him. He was yelling about runners being on "my turf") nwsdy.li/24fPTuH

Apr 29, 2016

RT @SenJohnMcCain: Urged @NFL to join @ClevelandClinic's study on brain health & safety to combat effects of concussions among athletes htt…<a title="http://www.mccain.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/press-releases?ID=2457F47D-2A67-4487-A10B-D96A32A02F12" href="https://t.co/Ari7oyJXWK" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">mccain.senate.gov/public/index.c…

Apr 27, 2016

Yes, this is random. But here's the best Eric LeGrand story I've ever read: espn.go.com/college-footba…

Apr 27, 2016

Dear @fangraphs: Just wondering if there is a way to see Pat Venditte's avg velocity broken down by which arm he throws with? Thank you, Jim

Apr 26, 2016

Bills' Thurman Thomas: "I can’t control my mood swings. On so many days, I have to apologize to my family for them." niagarafallsreview.ca/2016/04/22/nfl…


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