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MTV Video Music Awards Set for August 30 at Barclays Center

MTV Video Music Awards Set for August 30 at Barclays Center Deadline is reporting that New York City is set to host the MTV Video Music Awards on August 30 at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. Governor Andrew Cuomo confirmed the date and venue, saying, “The event will follow all safety guidance, including limited or no audience.” PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]...
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MTV’s VMAs to Be Held at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center With ‘Limited or No’ Audience, Governor Cuomo Says

An MTV rep confirmed to Variety last month that the network was working with city officials to hold the VMAs at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on August 30, and said further details would be forthcoming. On Monday morning, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said that the show will take place with “limited or no audience,” which […]
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New York Gov. Cuomo Approves VMAs At Barclays Center With “Limited Or No Audience”

Last month, we found out that MTV was looking into the possibility of holding their 36th annual Video Music Awards at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn later this summer. Today, that plan has taken a step toward reality. In a press conference on Monday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that MTV has … More »
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How Black NYPD Officers Really Feel About the Floyd Protesters

NEW YORK -- Edwin Raymond, a black lieutenant in the Police Department, heard racial insults -- "Sellout!" and "Uncle Tom!" -- rising above protesters' chants as he helped to control the crowds at recent demonstrations in Brooklyn against police brutality and racism.He said he understood the words were aimed at black officers like him. He tried not to take them personally, but the shouts were particularly painful, he said, because he has long been an outspoken critic of what he sees as racia...
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N.Y.C. Protests: Barclays Center’s New Identity

Barclays Center in Brooklyn once exemplified inequality, but now protesters are feeling grateful because it provides a base for demonstrations.
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Barclays Center: How a Once-Loathed Brooklyn Arena Became a Protest Epicenter

Barclays Center helped displace hundreds of residents and businesses, but its plaza has become a town square amid the local Black Lives Matter movement.
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How a Once-Loathed Brooklyn Arena Became a Protest Epicenter

Barclays Center helped displace hundreds of residents and businesses, but its plaza has become a town square amid the local Black Lives Matter movement.
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Thousands march in NYC as curfew ends and peace prevails

Thousands of people marched through New York City's streets again Sunday to protest racism and police brutality, but after a peaceful weekend the city appeared ready to begin a march back toward normalcy after three months of quarantines and nearly two weeks of civil unrest. Mayor Bill de Blasio lifted the city’s 8 p.m. curfew ahead of schedule after several days free of the clashes or ransacking of stores that rocked the city days earlier. As hundred of protesters stood chanting in front of p...
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George Floyd killing: reports of over 10,000 arrested as protests enter 10th day – live

Unofficial figure suggests more than 10,000 people arrested in protests against racism and police brutality; ex-defense secretary James Mattis accuses Trump of dividing US ‘Your lives matter’: Obama offers words of hopeMeghan, Duchess of Sussex speaks out over George Floyd killingAre you taking part in US protests?Sign up to our First Thing newsletter 11.55am BST Speaking of the election campaign, the president is up and about and on a tweeting spree that includes a dig at rival Joe Biden.In...
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NYT’s Publication Of Tom Cotton’s ‘Send In The Troops’ Op-Ed Sparks Swift Backlash

Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AK) published a seething op-ed titled “Send in the Troops” in the New York Times on Wednesday, which was met with swift criticism from readers who rebuked the newspaper for providing the senator with such a platform. The piece applauds what many have called an appalling use of police force against law-abiding protesters. Cotton condemned a spirit of “lawlessness” on America’s streets, arguing that what began as peaceful protest has been co-opted by bad actors and devol...
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NYPD Says Looters Are Stashing Bricks. Brooklyn Locals Say Otherwise

On Wednesday morning, New York Police Department Commissioner Dermot F. Shea tweeted a low-resolution video of an unidentified officer picking up blue plastic crates on a city street corner. The crates, which appeared to be filled with chunks of masonry, had apparently been left next to a garbage can near Avenue X and West 3rd Street in Gravesend, a neighborhood by the water on Brooklyn’s south end that’s been largely untouched by the protests elsewhere in the borough and the city."This is what ...
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NYPD traps protestors on bridge for hours after curfew

Last night, police in New York city kettled hundreds of protestors on the Manhattan Bridge, preventing them from dispersing for hours, even after curfew fell. The New York Times reports that the protestors "found a way" around police blocking access to the Brooklyn end of the bridge, which seems an unlikely scenario, but nonetheless offers details on them being subsequently held there. As the curfew descended on Tuesday, hundreds of protesters made their way from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn ...
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Inside a Huge George Floyd Protest in Brooklyn

A demonstration that began at the Barclays Center drew New Yorkers from many backgrounds. They worried that their goals were being hijacked by looting and violence.
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National Guard summoned to aid cities across U.S. amid police clashes

By SUDHIN THANAWALA, Associated Press Protesters burned businesses in Minneapolis. They smashed police cars and windows in Atlanta, broke into police headquarters in Portland, Oregon, and chanted curses at President Donald Trump outside the White House. Thousands also demonstrated peacefully, demanding justice for George Floyd, a black man who died after a white officer pressed a knee into his neck. Police officers walk enveloped by teargas in Portland, Friday, March 29, 2020. After hours o...
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NYPD Cop Calls Female Protester a “Stupid F**king B*tch” & Pushes Her Down to the Ground So Hard She Has a Seizure

The New York Police Department is being criticized for how terribly they are handling the police protests currently taking place in honor of George Floyd. With protests spreading throughout the country and making their way in big cities like Los Angeles and NYC, police continue to use violence against the very same people they are supposed to protect and serve. In video footage captured of the protests in New York, an NYPD police officer is seen violently assaulting and shoving a female protesto...
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George Floyd Protests in N.Y.C.: Unrest in Brooklyn as de Blasio Appeals for Calm

Demonstrators stormed the perimeter of Barclays Center, hurling bottles and debris at police officers, who responded with tear gas and mace.
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Protests, some violent, spread nationally in wake of George Floyd death

By SUDHIN THANAWALA The Associated Press ATLANTA >> Demonstrators marched, stopped traffic and in some cases lashed out violently at police as protests erupted Friday in dozens of U.S. cities following the killing of George Floyd after a white officer pressed a knee into his neck while taking him into custody in Minnesota. In Phoenix, Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles and beyond, thousands of protesters carried signs that said: “He said I can’t breathe. Justice for George.” They chanted “No justice...
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‘Looting, Fire, Whatever It Takes’: Chaos Surges Across the Country

MINNEAPOLIS—Hours after a now-fired Minneapolis cop was charged with murder in the death of 46-year-old George Floyd on Friday, protests exploded in major U.S. cities across the country, with police vehicles set ablaze, windows smashed in, and protesters attempting to storm buildings. In New York City, where dozens were arrested in Manhattan a day earlier, hundreds of people swarmed to meet police officers outside the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Around 7:30 p.m., cops unleashed pepper spray on ...
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George Floyd killing: protests erupt across the US as White House goes into lockdown – live

Derek Chauvin may also face ‘subsequent charges later’Trump says US is terminating relationship with WHOBiden ‘furious’ about Trump tweetWhite House tweet flagged for ‘glorifying violence’Black CNN reporter arrested on air at protestsGet a fresh perspective on America – sign up to our First Thing newsletter 2.28am BST Hey all, Vivian Ho taking over the blog tonight, as demonstrations over the killing of George Floyd continue to rage across the country. In Brooklyn, we have voting rights edit...
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Americans Have Been Slow to Embrace Contactless Payments. Coronavirus Will Change That

In May 2019, New York's Metropolitan Transit Authority made the milestone announcement that it was rolling out a contactless payment system, starting with the 4, 5 and 6 subway lines from Grand Central Terminal in Manhattan to the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. It was seen as a major innovation for the MTA, the first update...
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MTV Looking To Hold VMAs At Brooklyn’s Barclays Center

MTV is apparently looking into the possibility of holding the 36th annual Video Music Awards at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn this summer, according to Variety. "We’re exploring with government officials, the medical community and key stakeholders on how to safely hold the 2020 VMAs at Barclays Center on August 30th," an MTV … More »
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MTV Video Music Awards Exploring August Live Show From Brooklyn’s Barclays Center (EXCLUSIVE)

MTV is currently working with numerous government and health agencies in hopes of mounting its annual Video Music Awards live from New York this August, Variety can report exclusively. The show is eyeing an Aug. 30 broadcast date from Brooklyn’s Barclays Center for its 36th edition of the VMAs, where MTV honors the best in […]
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Greiss Gave the Islanders All He Could

On July 1, 2015, with many big names being signed on the first day of free agency, the New York Islanders made a typical low-risk move by signing Thomas Greiss to a two-year contract extension. At the time, there were a couple of big-name free agents that the Islanders were unable to sign, but the addition of Greiss is one of the rare successful moves that general manager Garth Snow made that year, though his time with the Islanders seems to be finished. Related: 5 Best NHL Backups With t...
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The History of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum

The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, which is now branded as NYCB Live Arena, is a multipurpose indoor arena, that is better known as the home of the New York Islanders, located in Uniondale, New York. The arena opened in 1972 and was built on 63 acres of Mitchel Field, which was formerly known as Army Airfield and later an Air Force base. However, now the grounds are used for sporting events, large exhibitions, concerts, and shows. Nassau Coliseum (Spencer Hazen/THW) Now, the ...
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Here’s how Tony Ferguson reacted to UFC 249 cancellation

Tony Ferguson was fired up talking about UFC 249 on Thursday. New opponent. New location. Weight on point. Preaching about his tight circle and his family. Motivated as always, coronavirus pandemic be damned. “Mental’s OK, not too bad. Opponent switch was something different, but I’ve been surrounding myself with the same people. You know that,” Ferguson said in a phone interview. “Nothing’s changed. Family’s good, man. Everything’s good.” It was a vintage Ferguson interview. He wasn’t afraid of...
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Rose Namajunas withdraws from UFC 249 fight card

Former UFC strawweight champion Rose Namajunas has withdrawn from UFC 249 for undisclosed reasons. The 27-year old was scheduled to face fellow former champion Jessica Andrade in the fight card's co-main event on April 18.The news was first reported by Combate and later confirmed by ESPN. The full UFC 249 fight card was released earlier this week, but the location has yet to be revealed. It's expected to take place on a Native American reservation in California, but the fight promotion...
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UFC close to securing private island for fights: White

The flu-like virus has infected 1.27 million people globally and caused over 70,000 deaths and brought the sports world to a standstill, but the UFC plans to stick to its schedule albeit without fans in attendance. The organisation, which was forced to postpone three events, will resume its calendar with UFC 249 on April 18 and White said he had also found a new venue for that event after the Barclays Center in New York was ruled out. "I locked this venue up for two months," White told TMZ Spo...
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Ranking the Islanders Jerseys

For the most part, when you think of the New York Islanders sweaters, you really only think of the blue home and white road sweaters that have been around since the 1972-73 season (minus the names on the back). Since then, not much has changed on those uniforms, and honestly, that’s a wonderful thing. The home and road uniforms are classic looking clean, traditional sweaters, and there is no need to change anything about them. Related: Buffalo Sabres Jersey History That being s...
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Islanders’ 5 Greatest Games at Barclays Center

With the current suspension of the 2019-20 NHL season, the New York Islanders’ run at the Barclays Center seems to be officially over. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that all games next season will be played at the Coliseum before the team’s brand-new Belmont Arena will open for the 2021-22 season. Related: Best of the Islanders’ Draft Classes While most hockey fans around the league will remember the Barclays Center for the poor ice conditions as well as the off-centered scoreboard and o...
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NHL Attendance Leaves a Lot to Be Desired

When the Candian Press ran a story with the headline stating that NHL teams were trying to get fans to come to games instead of watching it on television, I couldn’t help but wonder if that were true or not. Why would the NHL in the last year of its national broadcast rights deal with NBC try and drive value away from what should be a record-setting deal for them? The underlying questions are: How has attendance faired in the NHL over the years? What’s the trend? Is there a reason for concer...
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