NY Mets owners settle Bernie Madoff lawsuit for $162 million


Fred Wilpon and Saul Katz, owners of the New York Mets, have settled a suit brought against them by Madoff victim trustee Irving Picard for $162 million. The suit first alleged that Wilpon and Katz were “willfully blind” to the fact that Bernie Madoff, the Ponzi schemer who reportedly made the two men millions of dollars in profits, was ripping off other investors.

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Former Mets OF Lenny Dykstra gets three years in prison!


“The Bad Boys Won: the story of the 1986 New York Mets” by esteemed sports writer Jeff Pearlman is a great book. But in this case, a bad guy lost. Former Mets outfielder Lenny Dykstra was sentenced Monday to three years in state prison in a grand theft auto case.

Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Cynthia Ulfig sentenced Dykstra after denying his attorney a chance to withdraw Dykstra’s no-contest plea. Dykstra has had his share of legal and substance abuse problems over the years, now it looks like he’s about to do hard time.

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Mets love songs popular on Twitter this Valentine’s Day


We haven’t done a St. Valentine’s Day post yet today, so I give you one of the biggest trending terms in the United States #MetsLoveSongs. That’s right, the New York Mets, those overpaid, underachieving crown princes of MLB are the toast of twitter. Share the love

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Texas Rangers Interested in Acquiring Beltran and K-Rod from NY Mets?

WFAN and SI.com’s Jon Heyman reports that the Texas Rangers are “interested” in Mets outfielder Carlos Beltran and Francisco Rodriguez.

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New York Mets Respond to Owner’s Public Bashing of Beltran, Reyes, Wright

The New York Mets held a team meeting on Tuesday afternoon at Wrigley Field to address the elephant barging inside the tight quarters of the visitor’s clubhouse: The comments of team owner Fred Wilpon, who ripped the team and three of his best players in the latest edition of The New Yorker.

Wilpon reached out Tuesday to apologize to outfielder Carlos Beltran, shortstop Jose Reyes and third baseman David Wright.

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