Mikhail Prokhorov sat down for a one-on-one interview with Mike Francesa at a big ballpark in the Bronx Wednesday afternoon, and with Vinnie Rotondaro in a small bar in Brooklyn Wednesday evening.

Wait. Who?

Vinnie Rotondaro!

Speaking of the LeBron James sweepstakes, Alan Hahn wrote here today about some of the media circus that has surrounded Mr. James' immediate future.

Hahn's piece was part of a strong Sunday Newsday sports section that also featured Mark Herrmann's look back on the 30th anniversary of the Islanders' first Stanley Cup victory.

Here is Pat Calabria's game story from the next day's Newsday.  It's well written . . . and more than 1,000 words long. Oh my goodness gracious.

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Let's just say we write game stories of more modest length these days.