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    The Drive For Five Is Alive!

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  1. It is even in Queens too. I've always seen more Yankee gear being worn all over the tri-state area than Mets to the tune of 10:1. The only time I've seen a lot of Mets caps/gear is at games either at Shea Stadium or Citi Field.
  2. I need to have more faith in my team. For the first time since I was in elementary school The New York Saints...err Islanders have made the Final Four two seasons in a row. Last season was special because it was the first time in 27 years that they made the Conference Finals, this season's just that much more special. It's great to be back! We've gone from being a laughing stock defending a decrepit old building to a respected organization defending the Historic Nassau Coliseum! Win one more for the old barn! The Drive For Five Is Alive! LGI!!!
  3. Who then promptly put up a 10 spot on the Mets today. Break up the Orioles.
  4. So what was this about Tavares wanting to go to Toronto to play for a winner?
  5. Most of the "experts" predicted the Isles/Pens series to go 7 so I guess it falls into that category of what everyone expected to happen too.
  6. I wouldn't be concerned about the Raiders in Las Vegas at all. Ever been on The Strip on a football Sunday? Nearly everyone walking around is wearing some sort of NFL gear. The NFL is more conducive to tourism than any of the other major sports and fanbases tend to travel well. Eight to nine home games a year means that the games are more of an event or tourist attraction, and the nature of Las Vegas being what it is this is the only time it can honestly be said that a team can thrive without huge local support. Further, the large group of Raider fans still living in the Los Angeles area, and traveled well to Oakland will probably travel to Las Vegas in a similar or greater fashion. All of this is before we even start talking about locals. The flashy new stadium walking distance from The Strip also doesn't hurt.
  7. No, supposedly it can't at least not capacity wise. Also doesn't overcome any of the other issues with the market to make Sacramento viable for MLB.
  8. San Jose has the largest population of the Bay Area cities and is now the third largest city in the state, San Francisco is second and Oakland is a a distant third. San Jose is kind of drab and the downtown isn't impressive, probably because of the airport approach path right over it but there's a lot of money there that came in from Silicon Valley. San Francisco is and always will be iconic, San Jose is second now, and nowadays all Oakland seems to be is a crime ridden cesspool.
  9. No corporate base to draw from, no stadium site, no political will to build a stadium suitable for an MLB team, and murderous summer temperatures just to name a few reason why not.
  10. That logo's about as bad as the team that'll play in them.
  11. If the DoPS had done their job properly and suspended Wilson this wouldn't have happened. The inconsistency in punishments is disturbing and sets a bad tone as no one seems to know what is and isn't subject to suspension anymore. Parros has to be relieved of his position, however, since this is the NHL they'll double down on standing behind his decision and make the PR disaster worse. I still can't believe I agree with Jim Dolan on something. I feel very dirty for it. Did his statement cross the line? Yes, it did, but the message needed to be said. Is the $250k fine excessive? I believe so but OITGDNHL.
  12. Transportation so he can continue to rail on the incompetent New Jersey Transit.
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