Nassau Coliseum bids to host X Games extreme sport competition

The Nassau Coliseum is a U.S. Immigration Fund project.

Originally posted by Newsday,  By Robert Brodsky



The X Games, a popular extreme sports competition, could be coming to Nassau Coliseum next year.

Nassau Events Center, which is spending $260.5 million to redevelop the arena and build an adjacent entertainment complex, has bid to host ESPN’s summer X Games in 2017 and 2018, said Ryan McGuinness, ESPN’s director of development and marketing for the event.