Failed Prediction Forces MSG Hockey Analyst To Eat A Hat On-Air

What we have here is MSG hockey guru and table hockey expert Stan Fischler attempting to make good on a promise that if the New York Rangers traded Ryan Callahan, he'd eat his hat. Callahan was traded to the Lightning in the blockbuster deal that sent Tampa Bay legend Martin St. Louis to New York, which left Fischler… » 3/15/14 8:16pm 3/15/14 8:16pm

"Mysterious Formula" Decides How Knicks Give Courtside Seats To Celebs

We've all asked questions about exactly how the courtside seats on Madison Square Garden's Celebrity Row get doled out. Is there a ranking system that determines which celebrities get the best seats? Do those rich people even have to pay for their seats? Thankfully, The New York Times has provided some answers. » 1/22/14 11:31am 1/22/14 11:31am

So Much For The Jeremy Lin Effect: MSG Stock At All-Time High

Shares of $MSG closed the day at 39.39, for a market cap of $2.98 billion. That's an all-time high for the stock, squeaking past the previous high at the beginning of NBA free agency, and blowing past the numbers at the height of Linsanity. This means nothing, but so does everything that came before it. » 8/20/12 4:35pm 8/20/12 4:35pm

City Of New York Cancels Mutton-Bustin', Rodeo's Greatest Event

The scores of finance bros and curious onlookers who crowded into Madison Square Garden for the arena's annual dabble in rodeo over the weekend did not get an authentic picture of the tradition. They had overpriced pints of light beer and Cracker Jacks; some, I'm sure, had worn plaid and cowboy hats and taken on… » 1/09/12 3:10pm 1/09/12 3:10pm

Redesigned Madison Square Garden Will Let Bankers Leer At Jocks Through…

Madison Square Garden, lest we forget, is undergoing some celebratory renovations this summer. They're ripping out the purple cushioning and replacing it with — well, probably with more purple cushioning. But the more adventurous redesigns are truly visionary. And also kind of creepy. » 7/29/11 7:00pm 7/29/11 7:00pm

The Comeback Pig: Marv Albert, And How To Survive Any Sex Scandal

This month, Marv Albert celebrated his 70th birthday and joined the NFL on CBS. He announced he would leave his gig calling Nets games for the YES Network—he wouldn't have the time. The CBS job "wasn't something I was looking for," Albert said. Marv, at 70, is sports' most sought-after voice, so much so that he's… » 6/27/11 1:20pm 6/27/11 1:20pm

Caps Coach Calls MSG Facilities "Horrible," Is Correct

The Washington Capitals were at Madison Square Garden last night for a 3-2 loss to the Rangers, and they'll play again on Wednesday evening. Head coach Bruce Boudreau would rather they didn't have to. He went on the The Kirk McEwen and Mike O'Meara Morning Show on D.C.'s "The Edge" this morning to tell them that the… » 4/18/11 3:50pm 4/18/11 3:50pm