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New Brooklyn Nets Barclay’s Center Revealed

In sports, TV on 09/13/2012 at 12:57

Earlier this week Brooklyn Nets CEO Brett Yormark unveiled the new basketball court at the Barclay’s Center.

“It’s surreal to think that the court’s down, that the building’s almost completed,” Yormark said. “It’s been a long journey, but I think you can fairly say it’s well worth the wait. I think Brooklynites, all our key stakeholders, owners, management, all of our employees are really going to be pleased when they see the court and the finished product here. It’s spectacular.”

The court will debut November 1st when the Nets host cross town rivals the New York Knicks for the season opener.

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Laura Robson ends Kim Clijster’s career at the US Open

In sports, TV, writing on 08/30/2012 at 16:57

Wednesday night’s lineup on Arthur Ashe Stadium featured two British players, world number three Andy Murray and eighteen year old Laura Robson, who paired to win the mixed doubles silver medal in front of a home crowd at the 2012 London Olympics. The two found themselves in polar positions Wednesday night, with Robson a huge underdog against the twenty-third seed and three time champion Kim Clijsters, while Murray was heavily favored over inconsistent Croat Ivan Dodig.

Clijsters, Robson

Laura Robson, however, went on to post arguably the biggest win of her singles career.

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