Look, if you record and release a mournful ballad about how you didn’t know your buddy ol’ pal Harvey Weinstein was also an entitled creep who sexually harassed and assaulted numerous women over a span of decades, you need to accept that you’re opening yourself up to some criticism. And if the song is called “I…
Knicks owner James Dolan was a longtime friend of disgraced sex pervert Harvey Weinstein, and now he wants to let everyone know that he, James Dolan, is sorry that he never stopped Weinstein from sexually assaulting countless women. Because he is James Dolan, he has expressed this regret through a painfully dopey song.
You can understand Tina Charles’ season with the New York Liberty, her hometown team, by watching the final two possessions of last Thursday’s game against the Washington Mystics.
It’s been a trying week, so let me treat you to something nice. Watch the stock price for The Madison Square Garden Company do a little jig over the last two days:
Our own Dave McKenna wrote a profile of James Dolan last year, and so he has Dolan’s contact information. Half-jokingly, we told McKenna to reach out to Dolan and ask if he wanted to participate in this year’s Deadspin Awards. Much to our bewilderment, we got this:
Knicks legend Charles Oakley filed a suit in federal court Tuesday regarding a Feb. 8 incident where he was handcuffed, arrested, and hauled screaming out of Madison Square Garden during the first quarter of a game against the Clippers. The Knicks later released a statement accusing Oakley of “highly inappropriate and…
Charles Oakley won’t be able to go see Phish this weekend.
New Knicks GM Scott Perry made an appearance on SC6 Friday afternoon, and in addition to proclaiming his excitement about working with Kristaps Porzingis and treading carefully on the topic of trading Carmelo Anthony, he took a moment to update viewers on the extent of his new relationship with Knicks owner James…
Here is a not-all-that-shocking bit of news, in the grand scheme of an NBA offseason:
Knicks fans are perhaps permanently broken and unable to experience joy. But they can still find a reasonable simulacrum of it in relief. Phil Jackson, after three years of somehow making a terrible, dispirited, dysfunctional franchise even worse in all categories, is out as team president.
Cranky uncle John McEnroe is a Knicks superfan, and has ringside seats at Madison Square Garden, and he recently shared some sweet and sad lamentations about the state of his team in this report from Brian Mahoney, in which McEnroe describes the Knicks as “a total train wreck.”
Rather than pay attention to his team, barely heading off a meltdown and somehow ending up with a really good draft night, Knicks owner James Dolan played a set in lower Manhattan. He was interrupted about halfway through by two men in suits telling him he’s a bad singer.
The NHL announced Tuesday that the Sabres and Rangers will play the 2018 NHL Winter Classic at the Mets’ stadium in Queens. Despite the fact that the Sabres reside hundreds of miles away in Buffalo while the Rangers are only a borough away, the Sabres will be the “home team.” The NHL said that the decision to have the…
Swallow all your hopes, Knicks fans: ESPN reports that Phil Jackson has been signed for the last two years of his contract as team president. Both Jackson and the team had the option to break after the third year, but owner James Dolan has apparently followed through on his public promise to ride with the old…
Mike Hamersky, a self-described New York Knicks superfan and season ticket holder from Astoria, claims that team owner James Dolan got in his face last night outside Madison Square Garden and screamed mean things.
The pissing match between Charles Oakley and James Dolan’s Swollen Ego has mercifully ended, and now the Knicks’ moribund season can float away on an ice floe and die in peace. The fallout from the extremely public spat, however, isn’t over.
Former Knicks great Charles Oakley can once again watch all the triangle offense he desires at Madison Square Garden. The Oakley ban is gone, according to The Undefeated’s Mike Wise:
This afternoon, NBA commissioner Adam Silver and Michael Jordan met with James Dolan and Charles Oakley to try and mediate a peaceful end to their very public dispute. (Frank Isola first reported the news, and the NBA confirmed it shortly after.)