Madison Square Garden
Wilt had some unbelievable games here. Ali and Frazier fought here. The players who will take the court at Madison Square Garden this weekend, though, don’t remember any of that. And yet they still regard the Garden as the World’s Most Famous Arena.
Five of the most legendary concert venues in America are the Apollo Theater, the Fillmore, the Hollywood Bowl, Madison Square Garden and Ryman Auditorium.
This list includes five of the best rock ‘n roll cities in America, with honorable mentions to the cities of Austin, Boston, Chicago, Detroit, New Orleans, Philadelphia and Seattle.
While it may not be realistic to visit every single stadium in the country, one solution is to select a few stadiums whose legacies are forever etched in time and featured some of the biggest cultural icons in the history of American sports.
While the Capitals stayed off the ice on Tuesday to recover, the Rangers held a full practice. They were without forward Rick Nash, who was given a “maintenance day,” and Darroll Powe, who was injured on Monday and is unlikely to play in Game 4.
Rangers coach John Tortorella certainly wasn’t going to wait any longer to get Staal right back into the heart of the action.
The Big East tournament will have a touch of a wake to it this week. When games end, there will be plenty of reminiscing about rivalries and talk of what is to come.
It’s been more than a month since the devastating storm Sandy hit the Northeast coast, and Wednesday night, some of music’s biggest stars are getting together to lend a hand. Follow the link for more information about the 12-12-12 concert.
Baltimore’s own basketball star Carmelo Anthony is making headlines again after signing a three-year, $65 million contract extension with the New York Knicks. But it’s Anthony’s contributions to the children of Baltimore City that really make him a superstar.