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Hurricane Sandy may have postponed the season opener of the Nets at the recently opened Barclays Center, delaying the newly Brooklyn-based team’s first match-up against the New York Knicks, but that doesn’t mean local basketball fans don’t already have opinions about the surely looming inter-Borough rivalry. BTR Pulse’s Lauren Hawker asks people which side they’ll be taking as Brooklyn gets it’s first major sports franchise since the Dodgers left for Los Angeles.
BTR Sports with Sam, Kory and Kristy is a sports show focusing on more than just the results and Brett Favre. Each week we take an in-depth look at a topic from the world of sport from a broader, cultural angle. This week we talk about the conclusion of the Clemens trial, the future of football, and stadium food and eating competitions.
BTR Sports with Sam, Kory and Kristy is a sports show focusing on more than just the results and Brett Favre. Each week we take an in-depth look at a topic from the world of sport from a broader, cultural angle. This week we look back at a great weekend in sports, discuss why everyone loves to hate the Miami Heat, as well as look at machismo in the sports world.
Is patriotism as good as cold hard cash?
Basketball has long been considered by many as the “city’s game” because it only requires a pair of sneakers, a ball and hoop. In New York City, West 4th Street is home to one of the most famous outdoor courts. “The Cage,” as it’s called by many players, is a whole other world in itself — with its own rules, culture and style of play. On this week’s episode of BTR Pulse, host Lauren Hawker speaks to a number of players at the court about the legendary spot.
Photos of weekend Linsanity in Manhattan.
After falling into an early-season losing slump, the New York Knicks have since been reinvigorated by former benchwarmer Jeremy Lin. The underdog point guard has led the team to six consecutive wins, sparking a "Linsanity" movement across the NBA. On this episode of BTR Pulse, host Lauren Hawker hits the streets to discuss Lin’s surprising success, and the Knicks' prospects for the remainder of the season.

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