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

MLBPA Head Wants To See More Spending From Mets Owners

Earlier this month, Fred Wilpon was bullish on the state of the team’s finances, and said payroll should be able to climb to pre-Madoff heights.

02/22/2013

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

Fred Wilpon Bullish On Mets’ Finances, Future

Spring training is all about optimism, and Mets owner Fred Wilpon delivered a large dose of it Wednesday in Port St. Lucie.

02/13/2013

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Palladino: Mets’ Casino Proposal Was Bad Idea From Beginning

They thought the fallout from Madoff was bad? What if a rostered lunkhead got caught in their gaming hall?

02/06/2013

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Mets Owners Proposed Casino In ‘Initial Concept’ For Willets Point

Baseball and blackjack? The owners of the Mets were all in on a 2011 proposal for a casino next to Citi Field, only to be rejected by the Bloomberg administration, according to the New York Post.

02/05/2013

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

Report: Mets Owners Refinance $450 Million In Loans, Gain Some Financial Relief

According to the New York Post, owners Fred Wilpon and Saul Katz have refinanced $450 million in loans that were borrowed against SportsNet New York, the cable network which airs the vast majority of Mets game throughout the season.

01/03/2013

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Report: 1-800-Flowers Founder Jim McCann Buys $20M Stake In Mets

Talk about a rosy outlook. McCann has “struck a $20 million deal” to become part-owner of the Mets, according to the New York Post.

06/12/2012

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With Madoff Mess In Rearview Mirror, Mets Now Await Challenge On The Field

Now that their financial future is sorted, the New York Mets can turn most of their attention back to the ballclub on the field. Good thing, too, because an awful lot of work lies ahead.

03/21/2012

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

Mets Owners, Madoff Trustee Settle Case For $162 Million

A last-minute deal ended a lawsuit that could have cost ownership control of the Mets. It was a $162 million settlement over claims the owners wrongly profited from the Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme.

03/19/2012

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Kallas: Big Win For Wilpon/Katz Group

The Wilpon/Katz group claimed a big victory in court today when they reached an overwhelmingly positive settlement. Steve Kallas explains it all…

WFAN–03/19/2012

Baseball Hall of Famer Sandy Koufax (L) sits in a suite with New York Mets owner Fred Wilpon  (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Sandy Koufax On Bernard Madoff – Mets Trial Witness List

Hall of Fame pitcher Sandy Koufax is among witnesses scheduled to testify at a trial next week to determine if the New York Mets’ owners must give up millions of dollars they received from jailed financier Bernard Madoff.

03/13/2012

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

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

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

Mets Secure 7 Of 10 Minority Shares At $20M Each

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.

WFAN–02/23/2012

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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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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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