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PHOTOS: The Good, and Often the Bad, History of the Nets

The New York Times | Posted 06.23.2012 | Sports

The Good, and Often the Bad, History of the Nets: Julius Erving playing for the Nets in 1975, the year before the franchise joined the N.B.A. Order...

PHOTOS: Magic Johnson Joins Ranks Of Other Celebrity Sports Team Owners

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.29.2012 | Business

Magic Johnson is expected to become the latest celebrity to own a sports team after he and other investors agreed to buy the Los Angeles Dodgers for $...

Massive Atlantic Yards Stadium Searching For Brooklyn-y Food Vendors

Posted 02.29.2012 | New York

The future home of the Brooklyn Nets is looking to embrace its borough moniker with local food vendors serving up "quintessentially Brooklyn" cuisine....

WATCH: Future Home Of Brooklyn Nets Almost Complete

Posted 02.27.2012 | New York

After years of controversy, Barclays Center at Atlantic Yards--future home of the Brooklyn Nets--is "much more than halfway complete" according to Bob...

Prokhorov For President?

The New York Times | Posted 12.13.2011 | Sports

MOSCOW -- There were no balloons or streamers at the hastily arranged news conference on Monday where Mikhail D. Prokhorov announced that he would cha...

The Brooklyn Nets -- How Sweet the Sound

Robert E. Murphy | Posted 12.03.2011 | New York
Robert E. Murphy

The Brooklyn Nets. Only people around here who are my age or older can quite appreciate the significance of those words.

Is Brooklyn Too Expensive For Jay-Z?

Posted 12.03.2011 | New York

What's it like to attend a charity carnival hosted by Jay-Z? Apparently it involves mingling with Yankee pitcher CC Sabathia and Roots drummer ?uestl...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 11.27.2011 | New York
Len Berman

How can one describe what the Red Sox have done? Epic seems to fit. No team has ever blown a nine-game September lead before now.

Jay-Z Announces New Name For Brooklyn NBA Team

Posted 11.26.2011 | Sports

Jay-Z announced Monday morning that the Nets will be called the Brooklyn Nets when the team moves from New Jersey to its new home next fall at the Bar...

BAM Will Put On Performances At New Brooklyn Nets Arena

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.30.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A little Shakespeare with your basketball? The developers of a new arena for the NBA's Nets that is under construction in Brooklyn sa...

WATCH: Trailer For Atlantic Yards Doc 'Battle For Brooklyn'

Posted 08.15.2011 | New York

Seven years of footage gathered from the beginning of Brooklyn's Atlantic Yards saga in 2003 follows Prospect Heights activist Daniel Goldstein, the l...

Nets Tickets On Sale At Unfinished Atlantic Yards Stadium

Prospect Heights, NY Patch | Stephen Brown | Posted 06.01.2011 | New York

The opening is over a full season away, but the Brooklyn-bound New Jersey Nets are already selling tickets to the Barclays Center arena. The "All A...

Prefab Behemoth May Come To Atlantic Yards

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

More controversy today over Brooklyn's Atlantic Yards as the New York Times reveals that Bruce Ratner is planning on constructing the world's tallest ...

Win A Date With Jay-Z

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Ladies and Gentlemen, Jay-Z is up for auction. He has partnered with charity auction site to award the highest bidder along with a gue...

The Marty Markowitz Memorial Parking Lot

Jimmy Askew | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jimmy Askew

The latest blow to Atlantic Yards is renewed legal challenges over a plan for an "interim" parking lot for 1,100 cars that would be in place for up to 25 years.

Brooklyn Arena To Host Boxing Matches

AP | DAVE SKRETTA | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The fertile boxing ground that produced dozens of world champions, from Mike Tyson to Riddick Bowe, will soon have a regular series o...

Daniel Goldstein, Last Atlantic Yards Holdout, Agrees To Sell For $3 Million

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The last holdout in a long-running land dispute with the developer of an NBA arena agreed Wednesday to sell his home on the site for ...

Nets To Newark: New Jersey Team To Play In Newark Before Brooklyn Move

AP | BETH DeFALCO | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

TRENTON, N.J. — The New Jersey Nets are going to play in Newark, at least for the next two seasons. The NBA team reached a deal with the state ...

Daniel Goldstein, Atlantic Yards Critic, Watches Neighborhood Destruction

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — On many mornings, Daniel Goldstein wakes to the sound of work crews demolishing the neighborhood around his Brooklyn apartment. Every...

Mikhail Prokhorov, Russian Billionaire, Becomes First Foreign NBA Owner

AP | TOM CANAVAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Russia's richest man has a deal to buy a controlling interest in the New Jersey Nets and nearly half of a project to build a new aren...

Forest City Ratner Releases New Design For Nets Arena In Brooklyn

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) -- A new design for the Brooklyn home of the New Jersey Nets features weathered steel and glass, with a canopy that juts out like the bi...