(Memo to future Newsday sports editor: I won't be available when they tear down the new place in 40 years. I'll be busy with my retirement projects - catching up on old "Simpsons" episodes and playing first base in a 90-and-over softball league.)
Despite some understandable confusion and frustration among stadium workers and fans, the new yard had a good first day and should be ready when it really counts Sept. 12 and 13.
Less than 24 hours after New Meadowlands Stadium opened, a venerable old football stadium was reduced to rubble and dust.
Circle of life.
Enjoy Rangers-Flyers at 3 p.m. on MSG. This is the 35th anniversary of J.P. Parise's overtime goal that eliminated the Rangers in the first round of the playoffs.