Yankee Stadium made it through Hurricane Sandy just fine, but millions have not. Countless people across the Tri-State Area are still without power, homes are flooded and destroyed all across the region, public transportation is a wreck … it’s going to be weeks before things get back to normal. The Yankees donated $500k to the relief effort today — “The damage and destruction to the Tri-State Area caused by Hurricane Sandy is daunting, but we have seen the great resiliency of this region before. As a neighbor and community member, the Yankees embrace our role of stepping forward and assisting the American Red Cross,” said Hal Steinbrenner in a statement — and if you want to help out as well, you can do so at the Red Cross. Every little bit helps.
Here is your open thread for the evening. You’ve got the NBA and that’s pretty much it tonight, so talk about whatever you like here as long as it’s not politics. Go bananas.