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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

A sign of things to come? A trotter named Butler Bulldog won the first race at Hoosier Park Racing and Casino the other night.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

This year's New Jersey Nets will not be the worst team in NBA history. They managed their 10th win last night against San Antonio.

Mikhail Prokhorov On '60 Minutes': Russian Billionaire Shows His Gun (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Mikhail Prokhorov, the Russian billionaire who seeks to buy the New Jersey Nets, was profiled on 60 Minutes Sunday night. The financial and metals mag...

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

The New Jersey Nets, on Jewish Family Night, won for just the 8th time all season. Hmm. Maybe the Nets should consider wearing yarmulkes.

Brett Yormark, Nets CEO Yells At Bag-Wearing Fan: Report

ESPN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The New Jersey Nets' sad-sack season appeared to hit another low Monday night when CEO Brett Yormark reportedly shouted match...

The Mikhail Prokhorov Media Experience, In Brooklyn

Vinnie Rotondaro | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Vinnie Rotondaro

Mikhail Prokhorov, the 6'8" Russian billionaire, and first foreign owner of an NBA basketball team, wanted a "Brooklyn blogger" to interview him. Somehow his people picked me -- plumb out of the blogosphere.

CROOKLYN: NBA's Nets Sold to Russian Billionaire

Dave Zirin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dave Zirin

With a bank account estimated at in excess of $13 billion, there is little Mikhail Prokhorov wants that he can't have. But the ease with which Russia's richest man bought the NBA's Nets speaks volumes about the ailing financial state of the league.

Mikhail Prokhorov: Kiki Vandeweghe Won't Return To Nets

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (Associated Press) - New Jersey Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov says general manager Kiki Vandeweghe will be let go when his contract expires th...

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

The NBA draft lottery is tonight. The team with the worst record, the New Jersey Nets, has a 25% chance of winning.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov has been approved by the NBA as the new owner of the New Jersey Nets. He says he plans to give Nets fans "plenty to cheer about."

Brooklyn Bar Wants to Handcuff Eminent Domain Abuse

Christina Walsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Christina Walsh

What would you do if your favorite neighborhood watering hole was being demolished for a rich, greedy developer? Handcuff yourself to the bar, naturally.

HuffPost Review: Just Wright

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

When it comes to this kind of romantic comedy, Queen Latifah seems like a natural as the woman who men love to hang with - when they're not in pursuit of a woman they want to have sex with.

Why I Will Be Protesting Atlantic Yards Thursday

Steve Ettlinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Steve Ettlinger

They may have scheduled a ground-breaking ceremony, but I just don't think the fat lady has sung yet, as far as the Atlantic Yards boondoggle/landgrab goes.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Some important hockey equipment has gone missing. The stick and gloves used by Sidney Crosby when he scored the gold medal winning goal in Vancouver.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

The Missouri Senate wants to rename Mark McGwire Highway in St. Louis "Mark Twain Highway." It's presumed Twain wrote without the use of performance enhancing drugs.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Former Nets player Jayson Williams was sentenced to 5 years in prison for the fatal shooting of his limo driver in 2002. He won't be eligible for parole until he serves 18 months.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

The Timberwolves, with a terrible record, are doing something to juice the fan base. Half-price tickets next season. Based on their respective records, the Nets might consider quarter-price.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

This is the third Olympics held in Canada. How many gold medals have the Canadians won in Olympics they've hosted? None.

Terrence Williams Slams Two MONSTROUS Dunks (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

The New Jersey Nets have a lot of problems. Fortunately for the Nets, they had the pleasure of playing the Los Angeles Clippers at home last night and...

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Congratulations, New Jersey Nets. They have reached the halfway point of the NBA season with exactly 3 wins. They are on track for the all time futility record.

Future Nets Owner Prokhorov Hosts Putin At French Chalet

nypost.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The Russian billionaire and soon-to-be New Jersey Nets owner, Mikhail Prokhorov, invited Vladimir Putin to stay at his chalet in Courchevel after the ...

Dwyane Wade's 3-Point Shot VIDEO: Heat Beat Nets, 81-80

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Dwyane Wade nailed a crucial three-point shot with one tenth of a second left on the clock to give the Miami Heat an 81-80 win over the New Jersey Net...

A Bad Deal for the MTA and Its Riders

Gene Russianoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Gene Russianoff

NYPIRG's Straphangers Campaign joined in a lawsuit this week objecting to the rotten deal that the MTA struck this past June for the rights to build over the Vanderbilt Yards in Brooklyn.

Tough Job Ahead For Whoever Takes Helm Of Disastrous New Jersey Nets

Joe Territo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Joe Territo

After an 0-16 start it was good news this weekend that the Nets fired coach Lawrence Frank. That did not change the team overnight, as the Nets notched another loss.

Worst Starts In Sports History (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

In honor of the New Jersey Nets breaking the record for the worst start to a season in the history of the NBA, here are some of the worst starts in sp...