Saul Katz

(credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Armed With Ownership Agreement, Mets Return Home To Face Rival Phillies

The Mets are returning home after a major change in their ownership structure. Awaiting them is a division rival anxious to end some road woes.

WFAN–05/27/2011

David Einhorn (credit: AP Photo/Greenlight Capital, Inc., Eric McNatt), Fred Wilpon (credit: Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Mets Agree To Sell $200M Stake To Hedge Funder David Einhorn

The Mets have a taker. The club has agreed to sell a minority stake of the franchise to David Einhorn, president of Greenlight Capital Inc.

WFAN–05/26/2011

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

Trustee: Mets Owners Went ‘Shopping’ For Madoff Fraud Insurance

A court-appointed trustee says the owners of the Mets reaped profits from Bernard Madoff’s financial Ponzi scheme even as they went “shopping” for insurance to protect themselves in case the scam collapsed.

WFAN–05/20/2011

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

Report: Hedge Fund Billionaire Steven Cohen Bidding For Stake In Mets

Add another name to the Mets’ ownership mix. According to the Wall Street Journal, billionaire hedge fund manager Steven A. Cohen “has joined the bidding for a minority stake” in the club.

WFAN–04/13/2011

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

Fred Wilpon (credit: Ed Coleman/WFAN)

Kallas Remarks: Fred Wilpon Fires Back

Fred Wilpon and the Sterling defendants filed their own motion on Sunday after Irving Picard filed an amended complaint on Friday. Are they swinging for the fences? You bet they are.

WFAN–03/21/2011

Fred, Jeff Wilpon (Kathy Kmonicek/AP)

Mets File Legal Papers Disputing Trustee’s Claims

Mets co-owners Fred Wilpon and Saul Katz and their investment fund, Sterling Equities, allege trustee Irving Picard made “false allegations” and omitted evidence favorable to the owners in order to force a settlement.

WFAN–03/20/2011

Fred, Jeff Wilpon (Kathy Kmonicek/AP)

Report: Mets, Wilpons Face More Madoff Allegations

According to the Wall Street Journal, attorneys for Irving Picard have informed Mets owners Fred Wilpon and Saul Katz that additional allegations about amounts invested with Bernard Madoff will be added by March 18 if they fail to reach a settlement.

WFAN–03/03/2011

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

Report: MLB Done Loaning Money To Struggling Mets

Major League Baseball “will not make another major loan” to the cash-strapped owners of the Mets, according to the New York Times. That’s not good news for a team reportedly trying to secure a second loan to offset operating expenses.

WFAN–03/02/2011

Bernard Madoff (Chris Hondros/Getty Images), Fred Wilpon (Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Kallas: Madoff Speaks — Good News Or Bad?

Bernard Madoff’s blockbuster interview contains some fascinating information about the massive Madoff fraud and whether or not others knew about it. Some of his comments might cut both ways with respect to the Mets’ owners.

WFAN–02/16/2011

Bernie Madoff (credit: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images), Fred Wilpon (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Madoff: Wilpons, Mets ‘Knew Nothing’ Of Ponzi Scheme

Bernard Madoff said in an interview published online Tuesday that Mets owners Fred Wilpon and Saul Katz “knew nothing” about his scheme to fleece victims out of billions of dollars.

WFAN–02/16/2011

Fred, Jeff Wilpon (Kathy Kmonicek/AP)

Settlement Talks Crumble Between Mets, Madoff Trustee

A lawyer for the trustee trying to recover money for the victims of the Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme says negotiations have ended to settle a lawsuit filed against the Mets owners and their affiliated companies.

WFAN–02/04/2011

(AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

Alderson Introduced As Mets GM

Sandy Alderson has been appointed as the New York Mets general manager, and is now responsible for rebuilding a big-spending organization beset by problems on and off the field.

WFAN–10/29/2010

(Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Byrnes Has 2nd GM Interview With Mets; Alderson Next

Former Arizona Diamondbacks general manager Josh Byrnes has met with the Mets ownership group in his bid to succeed Omar Minaya as New York’s GM.

WFAN–10/26/2010

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