Fairgoers can test their skills & meet NBA legend Darryl Dawkins in an interactive basketball experience
East Rutherford, NJ – May 14, 2013 – State Fair Meadowlands today announced that NBA Nation presented by Sprint will appear at the fair this year, offering fairgoers the chance to meet and greet NBA players and legends, watch high-flying dunks, and run through an agility course and competitive skills challenge. The interactive event will take place on one full court and two half courts inside the Meadowlands Fairgrounds, next to MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, June 28-30.
The Detroit Red Wings won their Game 7 matchup? Why? Well my answer on WLIE yesterday was Henrik Zetterberg, Pavel Datsyuk and Johan Franzen for starters. They’ve been there. Even Justin Abdelkader who scored the game winner was a “black ace” when the Wings last won their Cup in ‘08-09. He got that experience watching from the sidelines, practicing and traveling with the team, talking to the players and coaches, at least that’s what he told me while his teammates were hoisting the Cup.
(HARVEY FROMMER IS AT WORK ON A BOOK ON THE FIRST SUPER BOWL, 1967. ANYONE WITH CONTACTS, STORIES, SUGGESTIONS, PLEASE GET IN TOUCH).
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A century ago, with perhaps the exception of the Red Sox and Yankees, this was the most heated rivalry in sports. And even then, when you think about it, the Red Sox-Yankees rivalry never resulted in players lying in a pool of their own blood and players being arrested by the police.
In fact, when those things were happening in Montreal-Ottawa hockey games, the Yankees were still called the Highlanders and Jack Chesbro was firing spitballs from the mound.
Well, Jeffrey Donovan (Michael) and Gabrielle Anwar (Fiona) and the gang are all coming back this summer for a final season. This is a tight-knit cast whose goal is to create good television.
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