Corruption and fraud scandals are nothing new in the world of sports, unfortunately.
Fifty-year-old John Spano faces up to 16 years in prison after pleading guilty late Monday to 16 counts of forgery.
The man who once tried buy an NHL franchise with loads of chutzpah and not much else could face a return to the judicial penalty box if convicted of what authorities say is yet another scam.
To say the Islanders have had a checkered ownership history is putting it mildly. Will Jonathan Ledecky and Scott Malkin restore some sort of order in two years? Who knows?
It’s getting more and more difficult to convince anyone that perception of the Islanders is any different than their true reality.
He perpetuated maybe the greatest fraud in sports history. But he claims that he did it for all the right reasons.