He said it in a joking way. But I do think that he got married or at least engaged by what has been said, especially by his father. His father said "Don't put any credibility into what the NY Post has written, AT THIS TIME". Now we know how important words are to Stern the elder and I think he let the cat out of the bag with this carefully worded denial. Oh, and there are torrent sites out there where you can find an MP3 of the soundcheck. I won't mention what is is because I'm sure that's against the rules.