Forbes

Derek Jeter (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images), Alex Rodriguez (credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez, Derek Jeter Crack Forbes’ Top 100 Celebrities List

New York has a pair of pro athletes represented on Forbes’ annual “Celebrity 100” compilation of the most powerful people or groups in the entertainment business. And, no surprise, they’re both Yankees.

WFAN–05/19/2011

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

Report: Billionaire Steven Cohen Front-Runner For Stake In Mets

The Mets’ partial ownership drama is drawing to a close, with billionaire hedge fund manager Steven A. Cohen in the lead to claim a minority stake in the franchise, according to the New York Post.

WFAN–05/06/2011

Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig (credit: Jonathan Fickies/Getty Images), Fred Wilpon (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Could Bud Selig, MLB Take Control Of Mets Next?

Commissioner Bud Selig is taking away control of the Dodgers from owner Frank McCourt, whose troubled finances have seemingly paralyzed the once-proud franchise. Sound somewhat familiar?

WFAN–04/21/2011

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

Report: Mets, Wilpons Cut Ownership Search To 8

By now we all know the Mets’ owners are trying to sell a portion of the franchise. According to the New York Daily News, the Wilpons and Saul Katz are one step closer.

WFAN–04/08/2011

Mets owners Jeff, Fred Wilpon (credit: Drew/AP Photo)

Report: Mets Took $50M Hit In 2010; 2011 Looks Bleak

The financial woes keep piling on for the Mets. According to the New York Times, the franchise lost nearly $50 million in 2010, and this year’s losses may look similar.

WFAN–03/25/2011

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

Forbes: Mets’ Value Drops 13 Percent; Yankees Top List

Forbes’ annual report finds the average value of Major League Baseball teams has increased 7 percent from last year to an all-time high of $523 million. That’s great news, especially for the Yankees. Not so much for the Mets.

WFAN–03/24/2011

Amar'e Stoudemire outside MSG (Louis Lanzano/AP)

Move Over Lakers, Knicks Now NBA’s Most Valuable

Forbes released their annual list of the NBA’s most valuable teams on Wednesday, and according to the magazine, the Knicks have overtaken the Los Angeles Lakers as the NBA’s most valuable franchise.

WFAN–01/27/2011

This photo provided by Sotheby’s New York shows a detail of a warship from the Forbes collection, which has been on display for the past 25 years in the lobby of the Forbes Magazine Fifth Avenue headquarters in New York.  (AP Photo/Sotheby's New York)

Forbes’ Tiny Toys Will Be Sold At Sotheby’s

The charming collectibles have been on view for 25 years in a series of dioramas and vignettes in the lobby of the Forbes Magazine Fifth Avenue headquarters in Greenwich Village.

09/24/2010

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Forbes: Tough Economy Drops Average NFL Franchise Value

The average value for NFL teams has fallen for the first time since Forbes began keeping track in 1998.

WFAN–08/26/2010

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