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James Dolan is constant – he always gets it wrong

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Citing the recent success of Maxwell Smart facial recognition technology in Bar Attorney/Girl Scout Leader At the entrance to his Radio City Music Hall before the Christmas show, Garden president Jim Dolan will soon ban opposing NBA and NHL teams from playing at Madison Square Garden.

According to Dolan’s office, opposing teams present “an organized and consistent threat of defeat and elimination to MSG postseason teams, which impacts our profitability.”

Thus Dolan Park will not host any party hoping to defeat the parks projects. Facial recognition comes as Sidney Crosby? Out! “You all with the Minnesota Timberwolves? Back on the bus!”

Well, I totally made it up. Works for Colin Cord and Stephen A. Smith!

But I am convinced of this: Dolan’s main problem is his persistence. He will always press the wrong button. And money is nothing!

From sitting conspicuously in the front row, the last place a host chooses for those who pay a fortune for seats, to ignoring MSG’s all-time voice Marv Albert during his final trip to the park to call a Knicks game, he’s predictably stubborn, vengeful, and authoritarian.

He doesn’t know how to disarm the crowd by choosing to do the most generous of things including doing nothing at all. He always chooses to be seen as vindictive, petty and petty.

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James Dolan
James Dolan is always consistent in making the wrong decisions.
Robert Sabo for NY POST

I know him enough to know that he wishes the best for his image and that he shines in his history as the ultimate authority on decisions that annually creates a difference from mediocrity to worst.

I don’t think he’s the bad guy to pick on. In fact, when he’s not firing those he brought in for their expertise after their expertise was turned down, he’s been quietly doing famous work, especially funding a cure for pancreatic cancer. And I even enjoyed his company.

Yet the paranoia he’s fueled via MSG Networks has reliably turned his welcome TV into terrified, fear-frozen nerve centers, even ignoring the park’s important history because it might not reflect well on Dolan’s reign.

Consider that Jeremy Lin – “Linsanity” – was written out of the Knicks 21st Century show and told MSG retrospectively, that Albert was erased from park history, and that the night John Andarez faded from dementia he retired like the beloved Knicks analyst, Dolan never moved from his seat to greet Andres and his family before, during, or after his farewell ceremony.

Bob Gutkowski, fan-friendly, media-available, work-at-home park boss When, in 1994, the Rangers finally won the Stanley Cup and the Knicks were one win away from the NBA championship – Gutkowski would soon be out. Dolan entered—and was not invited on purpose when the Garden celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Cup win under Gutkowski.

James Dolan
James Dolan always chooses to be seen as vindictive, petty and petty.
Paul J Bereswell
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In 2007, the Blues-Rangers game brought goaltender and television analyst John Davidson back to The Garden as the Blues’ president. His return included an official MSG tribute.

However, new members of the Blues management team, and former Garden employees such as chairman Dave Checketts and MSG Network chief Mike McCarthy, were denied entry.

Such worthless and counterproductive consistency became Dolan’s standard model. No one expects him to do what is right, what reflects well on him. This is his plan and he sticks to it, or at least sticks to it.

this year Law firm members have blocked MSG Entertainment from suing On behalf of 24 Knicks and Rangers season ticket holders who have been thrown in to reselling their tickets is often the only way to buy tickets.

60 attorneys for the company were disqualified from entering any MSG Entertainment-owned venue, including the Garden, Radio City, Hulu Theatre, Beacon Theatre, and Chicago Theatre, in Chicago.

How does that benefit Dolan? No. As an entry in the legal filing, it would hurt his defense as overly frivolous and vindictive.

Had the plaintiffs’ attorneys been still welcome to attend the park’s events, especially after buying tickets the night before the facial recognition lobby was denied, they would have already earned points based on impersonal and good faith behavior.

But Dolan continues to rely on his vindictive instincts, no insight, good advice rejected or unheard. He wants to be known better, he just doesn’t know how. He remains convinced of his inherited superior status and his ill-considered convictions.

And he still seems unaware that the worst place to finish in any high-stakes poker game – and the court of public opinion – is second.

Drinking wine: the perfect cure for empty talkers

To address the persistent and worsening excesses of television, the answer may lie in a solution: FacePlant Vodka. A few belts before kick-off and it all makes sense. And FPV makes excellent stocking!

On Sunday, late in the Jets’ home loss to the Lions, CBS’s Ian Eagle noted it would be a “short week for the Jets” as they played at home to the Jags, Thursday.

To that, Eagle’s booth mate Charles Davis, another TTM sufferer—talking too much—said, “And that one’s going to be so huge!”

Charles Davis
Charles Davis
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huge! So much so, that tickets on the secondary market were going for $15, a fraction of their face value.

Earlier, Sunday, in the World Cup final, Argentina went up, 3-2, in overtime, on a shot that just crossed the goal line before being played in by a defender too late.

Over at Fox, analyst Stu Holden, the last to speak until it made us stop listening, described it as a replay, drawing on one-goal-fits-all-often-obviously inaccurate clichés to become clichés:

“That ball is definitely in the back of the net!”

But it wasn’t like that at all. The fact that it wasn’t near the back of the net – maybe just a yard over the goal line – was ignored as if we couldn’t see any better.

Then there was the Cowboys-Jags on Fox, swallowed up by TTM analyst Greg Olsen, who shared us with applicable remarks like, “Somebody in Dallas needs to make a play.”

Face Planet Vodka. Order it by name!

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Former Pats star LB Willie McGinest has been suspended from his NFL Network gig After he was caught on video leading a brutal mass attack on one of his subjects Sitting in a nightclub. McGinest seemed unaware of the process: First, you get arrested, then you land a TV binge.


Longtime horse racing columnist, colleague and gentleman Ray Cresson He passed away this week at the age of 92. This guy can write. It didn’t matter if he covered knitting, he should have read.


And then it was over: With the end of the World Cup on Fox, so came the end of that promo that ended with what clearly sounded like the first notes to Phil Spector’s 1963 continuation song “Then He Kiss Me,” sung by The Crystals. After three weeks, I finally stopped singing it.

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