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Former Mets Player Accepts New Position

In hopes to get to Citi-Field and coach the New York Mets, former Brooklyn Cyclones coach Wally Backman has accepted a minor league position as coach of the Buffalo Bisons, according to the Brooklyn Eagle. This will be Backman’s third time with a different organization. By accepting this position, Backman will not be considered for […]

Joe Paterno Fired From Penn St.

Penn State officials have fired football coach Joe Paterno and university president Graham Spanier amid the growing uproar over how the school handled sex abuse allegations against former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky. The massive shake-up came hours after Paterno announced that he planned to retire at the end of his 46th season. Paterno has more […]

Islanders To Brooklyn?

The new Barclays Center will be fitted with an NHL-sized rink when it opens in September 2012. Could Brooklyn become the future home of the New York Islanders?  (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)