Fight Night

SUNIL JOSHI | E-MAIL   The Barclays Center glows rusted gold as the afternoon sun hits it just so, visible from blocks away, rising from the low-density Park Slope skyline like a fiery tribute to the power of the modern urban government. It’s a beautiful, steadfast gleam in the right light, befitting the relentless effort […]

Hello, I Must Be Going

ANTHONY ZUMPANO | TWITTER | E-MAIL   A team that develops a green rookie into a bona fide star is rewarding the fans’ patience. But the acquisition of an established superstar delivers instant gratification, at least initially. The press conference is a party, beat reporters gush, fans get excited (and buy season tickets, of course), […]