The full radio recording includes segments that weren't put on YouTube and offer some more revealing tidbits and contradictions concerning Nassau Coliseum plans and Ratner's career.
Talking about Nassau Coliseum, Ratner first says "it will be primarily a concert hall," then, at about 1:17, says it will have sports: "We will do a lot of college sports, we will have the Islanders six games a year, we will have an AHL team, exhibition games for the Nets."
Well, that was the plan and the promise, but there's no minor league hockey team coming nor any commitment to regular-season Islanders games.
Asked about the overall Coliseum site, at about 2:24, Ratner cites plans for retail, restaurants, and a movie theater. "Our partner is an excellent local developer, the Blumenfeld family... they're a tremendous help." S…