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03-20-2012, 07:35 PM
Silence Of The Plams
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Originally Posted by Snow Soccer View Post
Won't happen...MSG is pretty territorial. Remember when the Jets announced plans for a Manhattan Stadium? Cablevision/MSG actually ran a huge ad campaign with TV spots against it. Their "official" stance was irresponsible tax money, parking and traffic it would cause, but real reason is a Jets Stadium in Manhattan would be a huge threat to MSG's Manhattan monopoly on concerts/events (Radio City, Beacon Theater and obviously MSG are among MSG's properties)..

Can't imagine they're welcoming of the Barclays Center with open arms...Plus the Nets owner ran a huge billboard near MSG last summer...

I think it's Zoning. Dolan and MSG made the Islanders organization sign something saying they wont get too close to Manhattan (No Bronx, no some of Brooklyn. But Queens and Brooklyn NEAR Queens is ok.) Maybe same thing?

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