With one week left until the pivotal August 1 referendum for a new Coliseum, here are some important links from the weekend.
--Charles Wang says new Coliseum key to LI growth
--Poll: Voters want Islanders, not the tab
--Union workes urge 'Yes' vote on Coliseum
--Tax hike if no Coliseum deal, report warns
--Maragos: Arena a good deal, with changes
As of late Sunday night, Alexei Yashin's agent Mark Gandler told Newsday via email that there was no progress to report on discussions between his client and the Islanders.
I've been summoned for jury duty this week. Should have some access to a computer, but please also follow @StapeNewsday for any breaking Islanders news.