The New York Mets owners are stepping to the plate to try to convince a jury that they didn’t know financier Bernard Madoff was operating a Ponzi scheme.
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.
Wilpon gave every player an orange T-shirt Monday featuring the “U” logo from the classic cartoon “Underdog.” Let’s just say Wright wasn’t ready to rally around the idea.
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.
Boomer & Craig had a date night of sorts, as the Dynamic Radio Duo broke bread prior to attending Monday night’s Devils-Rangers game at the Garden.
Arguing on the trustee’s behalf, attorney David Sheehan scoffed at attempts to portray the Mets owners as “unsophisticated run-of-the-mill guys.”
Jeff Wilpon, Sandy Alderson, John Ricco and Terry Collins took a helicopter from the practice fields of the Mets spring training complex to see Jeremy Lin and the Knicks face LeBron James and the Heat.
The Mets are closing in on a much-needed cash infusion. The team has commitments for seven of 10 minority ownership shares at $20 million apiece.
With the sun beaming on baseball again, hope springs it annual leak for most MLB clubs. Except in Queens, where the sun rarely rises.
Sandy Alderson, New York’s next great comic?
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.
Franco saved a Mets-record 276 games from 1990-2004 and finished with 424 saves overall, the most by a left-hander.
The cash-strapped Mets are reportedly close to receiving some much-needed financial help.
The cash-strapped Mets have hired the consulting company that worked with the Texas Rangers during that team’s bankruptcy and sale in 2010.
If one were to grant New Year’s wishes to the Mets, it might take a while. There’s a lot that they need.