New Yorkers Jonesing for Sports

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I live on the corner of Broadway and Worth Street in lower Manhattan.

Because of Hurricane Sandy, I haven’t had water, electricity, Internet or cell-phone reception since Monday afternoon.


To leave my apartment, I need to walk 15 flights with a flashlight. When I exit the building at the ground floor, there are no working traffic lights, no open stores or restaurants and no real signs of life outside. My neighborhood — home of City Hall, hectic Canal Street and the Federal Building — usually is a bustling center of activity and business.


It’s a ghost town now.


I’ve seen a lot over the past 96 hours.

The one thing I haven’t...

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