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'Brooklyn' Nets … the vibe feels right

The Nets are bringing big-time sports back to the borough, where they belong

Originally Published: September 30, 2011
By Scoop Jackson | ESPN.com

I father, I Brooklyn Dodger them. I jack, I rob, I sin. Aw man, I'm Jackie Robinson. Except when I run base, I dodge the pen.

-- Jay-Z, "Brooklyn (Go Hard)"

On Feb. 25, 1960, Ebbets Fields found forever.

Demolished.

With it -- to many who live and breathe the Borough -- went the entire culture of sports in the place made famous by "The Boys of Summer" and more famous by Branch Rickey.

On Sept. 26, 2011, Shawn Corey Carter made the solution ...

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