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By Kel Dansby On Monday, July 27th, 2015

WWE Announces SummerSlam Will Be 4 Hour Show

The WWE feels as though 3 hours isn’t enough for this year’s SummerSlam event and as wrestling fans we agree. The WWE has released a statement saying that the event will be 4 hours, 5 if you include More...

By Glenn Erby On Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

Barclays Center Will Host NBA Draft For 3rd Straight Year

According to The New York Post – the NBA draft will return to Barclays Center for a third straight season next month. It will mark the fifth straight year the draft will be held at an arena that houses the More...

By Candido Hernandez On Monday, February 2nd, 2015

A Few Fans Brave Snow to Root for Nets

The Nets vs the Clippers should be a pretty hot ticket in Brooklyn. Unfortunately, not when it happens during a snow storm. The Barclays Center was anemic with fans before tip off. Barclays Center 15 mins before More...

By Glenn Erby On Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

Nets-Heat Game Suffers ‘Rain Delay’ After Barclays Center Roof Leaks (Photos)

The Barclays Center is a brand new building, and there is no excuse for this. The Nets and Heat matchup was delayed 30+ minutes after the Barclays Center roof starting leaking. Multibillion dollar arena and dudes More...

By Zack Williford On Sunday, August 10th, 2014

Garcia Makes Short Work of Salka, Peterson Victorious vs Santana

Brooklyn, New York got to see welterweights Danny Garcia and Lamont Peterson display their array of talents in the ring on Showtime boxing in a non-sanctioned match last night at the Barclays Center, the only problem? More...

By Zack Williford On Friday, August 8th, 2014

When if Ever Will We See the Next Great American Heavyweight Champ?

As I sit here in this Brooklyn hotel room the night before I cover the somewhat anticipated (although non-title) welterweight bout between world champion Danny Garcia (28-0 16 KOs) and hungry hopeful Rod Salka More...

By Robert Littal On Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014
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Mayweather Promotions Applies for Boxing License in New York

For the past five years or so, Golden Boy Promotions has handled the promotional side of all the Floyd Mayweather fights on a fight by fight basis. This was mainly because Mayweather is very close to Richard Schaefer More...

By Natasha Paul On Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

Weed Farm Growing Behind Barclays Center Burns Down

While marijuana is legal is some US states, New York isn’t one of them. A local New York City man was busted for growing the plants after his marijuana farm went up in flames. A 45-year-old man was arrested More...

By Quierra Luck On Friday, March 14th, 2014

ACC Finalizing Contract To Play Tournament At Barclays Center

I don’t know how fans will feel for this move being that majority of the ACC is in the south, but Basketball is a business first. According to the ACC, Atlantic Coast Conference, is looking for a major More...

By Glenn Erby On Saturday, January 11th, 2014
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Floyd Mayweather May Fight at Barclays Center

It’s a definite long shot, but one that would generate millions for the city of New York and boxing as a whole. According to the New York Post, boxing insiders still believe there’s a chance the pound More...

By Glenn Erby On Monday, January 6th, 2014
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GQ To Open Barbershop In Barclays Center (Photo)

I am a frequent visitor to the Barclays Center because of my work for BlackSportsOnline, and I can guarantee you that it’s one of the top five sports venues today in terms of look, and feel. The building More...

By Glenn Erby On Friday, December 6th, 2013

BSO Preview: Zab Judah-Paulie Malignaggi Battle For Brooklyn Bragging Rights

Boxing ┬áreturns to Brooklyn’s Barclays Center this Saturday night, as two of the borough’s biggest stars, Paulie Malignaggi and Zab Judah, face off for supremacy. Both fighters are brash, outspoken, More...

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