Four Last-Minute Delusions Around The NBA Draft

Basketball Has A Bright Future In The Garden State: Oh, Newark. Newark. The Nets got tired of looking at New Jersey, filed for divorce, and moved out of the Meadowlands. Brooklyn is so much richer, more sophisticated-it's just a better match. Don't you want the Nets to be happy? Oh, but Brooklyn's place isn't ready… » 6/23/11 6:05pm 6/23/11 6:05pm

Newark A Horrible Place To Visit, But Better Than Syracuse

Yesterday, the big news was that John Calipari had moved the Wildcats out of their Newark hotel, giving some excuse about wanting a place "on the outskirts of the city ... so they didn't have any distractions." I don't know if I buy that, because I don't think you can get any more outskirty than an airport Wyndham in… » 3/25/11 1:40pm 3/25/11 1:40pm

UFC 128: A Hero Is Made And Dollars Are Born

NEWARK — Newark is as close as the UFC can get to New York City, but it's still too far. In the week leading up to the light heavyweight championship bout between Jon "Bones" Jones and Mauricio "Shogun" Rua on Saturday night, the UFC welcomed fans to Radio City Music Hall, paraded a painted Chuck Liddell down Fifth… » 3/22/11 3:40pm 3/22/11 3:40pm

How To Win While Losing, And Vice Versa: Zab Judah Says Goodbye

NEWARK—Losing is half of boxing. The more interesting half. Some losers are tragic, searching for something they'll never find. Some are noble. But only one loser can do it quite like Zab. » 11/08/10 10:00am 11/08/10 10:00am

Zab Judah Meets The Polish Posse: Everybody Needs An Entourage

NEWARK — Upon arriving at the Prudential Center here last Friday night for a boxing match, I was greeted by an unboxinglike sight: dozens of fans clad in identical t-shirts and matching red and white scarves, pouring off a white chartered bus. » 7/19/10 8:50am 7/19/10 8:50am

Last Night's Winner: Newark

In sports, everyone is a winner—some people just win better than others. Like the people of New Jersey's shooting-est city, who managed to make it an entire month without getting murdered. This is actually an accomplishment in Newark. » 4/01/10 9:10am 4/01/10 9:10am