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Fred Wilpon, Saul Katz, Jeff Wilpon (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Judge Won’t Dismiss Mets-Madoff Suit; Team Owes Up To $83M

The Mets struck out in court Monday. A federal judge has ordered the team to pay up to $83 million to the trustee recovering money for Bernard Madoff investors.

WFAN–03/05/2012

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Coleman: Big Words From Mets Owner Fred Wilpon

It’s no secret that the Mets need a fast start out of the gate this year, and at one point during his confab with reporters, Wilpon made a rather public cry for help.

WFAN–02/28/2012

Fred Wilpon, Saul Katz, Jeff Wilpon (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Judge To Decide On Mets-Madoff Trial By March 5

Arguing on the trustee’s behalf, attorney David Sheehan scoffed at attempts to portray the Mets owners as “unsophisticated run-of-the-mill guys.”

WFAN–02/24/2012

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Sandy Alderson: I’m Not ‘Making Light’ Of Mets’ Financial Woes

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson is ready to hit the road. And no, he’s not headlining a comedy tour.

WFAN–02/15/2012

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Sandy Alderson: ‘Mets Only Reimburse For Gas At A Downhill Rate’

Sandy Alderson, New York’s next great comic?

WFAN–02/13/2012

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Michael Bloomberg, Mets Owner? Billionaire Mayor Not Interested

Mayor Michael Bloomberg could afford to buy the Mets. But that’s one job that he’s not looking to step into after he leaves City Hall.

WFAN–02/09/2012

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Mets Trying To Detach Themselves From Madoff Cloud

The New York Mets are trying to distance themselves from the Bernie Madoff as their March trial approaches.

WFAN–01/21/2012

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Mets’ Alderson Expects Santana To Be Ready For Spring Training

Alderson thinks his payroll-cutting Mets can improve on last year’s 77-85 record and fourth-place finish in the NL East.

WFAN–01/06/2012

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Thomas Vario Says Mob Family History Blocking Him From Getting A Job

Thomas Vario says he’s just a blue collar guy who can’t get a union job because his great uncle, Paulie Vario, was a Lucchese crime family mobster.

12/05/2011

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Judge Rules Jury Can Hear Trustee’s Case vs Mets

The New York Mets’ owners have been ordered to undergo a jury trial if the case against them by the trustee for the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme goes forward.

WFAN–11/25/2011

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Bernard Madoff Tells Barbara Walters He Feels Safe, Is Happy In Prison

Bernie Madoff says he has terrible remorse and horrible nightmares over his epic fraud, but feels safer in prison than on the outside.

10/27/2011

Ruth Madoff (credit: CBS/60 Minutes)

‘Bernard And I Attempted Suicide,’ Ruth Madoff Tells ’60 Minutes’

Ruth Madoff makes some startling admissions in a “60 Minutes” interview airing this Sunday.

10/26/2011

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Can Mets Afford Jose Reyes? Talks To Start Soon, But Payroll Shrinking

Can owner Fred Wilpon, who told Sports Illustrated this spring the Mets were “bleeding cash,” afford one of this offseason’s most desirable free agents?

WFAN–09/30/2011

Owner Fred Wilpon (L) and his son, Jeff Wilpon, of the Mets (credit: Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Judge: Mets Could Owe $386M At Most In Madoff Suit

The Mets could be forced to pay up to $386 million to resolve claims by Irving Picard — nowhere near the $1 billion he was originally asking for.

WFAN–09/28/2011

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Mets’ Alderson: Terry Collins ‘Earned’ 2013 Option

Terry Collins will have more time to try and turn around the Mets. “He’s done just a terrific job,” GM Sandy Alderson said. “He’s earned it.”

WFAN–09/28/2011

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