Thursday, July 18, 2013

Coliseum Bidders Join Forces

According to Newsday, Ed Blumenfeld has joined Bruce Ratners proposal for the Coliseum.  If you recall Blumenfeld had a competing proposal for the Coliseum but was eliminated when Ed Mangano named Ratner and MSG finalists last week.

If you recall, former Islander Bobby Nystrom had thrown his support behind Blumenfelds proposal.

According to the article, Barclays/Nets CEO Brett Yormark has had preliminary discussions with the Big Ten and Pac 12 about bringing basketball games to the Coliseum.  Additionally, SMG who was a partner in Blumenfelds proposal will not be associated with Ratners proposal.

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