Bernie goes to jail, two Bells celebrate birthdays, and the Mets sign a bunch of pitchers.
The Mets have settled their lawsuit with the trustees for the victims of the Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme for $162 million.
Judge Jed Rakoff has decided that the trial which could result in the Mets' owners owing $386 million will go forward as scheduled.
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 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.
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.