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Wilpon: "An end to payroll caps we never had"

With the refinancing of the Mets' $250 million loan, owner Fred Wilpon could announce "an end to the payroll restrictions we totally never had."

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Celebrate the 1986 Mets Championship

In 1986, the New York Mets made the Big Apple turn all of their attention to Shea Stadium through their sheer talent, fun-loving attitude and swagger. This rare combination catapulted them to a World Series Championship and allowed them to "Make the Dream Work".

This Date in Mets History: December 11

Bernie goes to jail, two Bells celebrate birthdays, and the Mets sign a bunch of pitchers.

Mets, Madoff Trustees Settle At $162 Million

The Mets have settled their lawsuit with the trustees for the victims of the Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme for $162 million.

The Joy of Doom

On the joy of doom, or why Bernie Madoff might be the best thing that ever happened to the Mets.

Judge Rules: Mets-Madoff Lawsuit Going To Trial

Judge Jed Rakoff has decided that the trial which could result in the Mets' owners owing $386 million will go forward as scheduled.

Mets-Madoff Lawsuit Could Be Decided Today . . . Sort Of

US District Court judge Jed Rakoff is expected to declare a summary judgment in the case of the Bernie Madoff trustees versus the Mets' ownership group.

The Grinch Who Stole The Payroll


The Grinch Who Stole The Payroll

Who Can You Blame For Jose Reyes's Departure?

Jose Reyes is gone and you want to blame someone. Here are your options.

A Few More Words on Wilpon with The New Yorker's Jeffrey Toobin

The New Yorker's Jeffrey Toobin created quite a stir with his recent article focusing on Fred Wilpon and the backlash from the Madoff ponzi scheme. Toobin gives a brief interview to follow up on this article and discuss how things stand with the ownership of the New York Mets.

New Yorker Joins Mets' Madoff Fray via Extensive Fred Wilpon Interview

The New Yorker magazine published an extensive interview with Mets owner Fred Wilpon regarding the ongoing Madoff trustees lawsuit. While it decidedly shares only one side of the story, Wilpon's provocative comments should at least provide new insights to a story with no end in sight.

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