Roger Clemens and Barry Bonds were snubbed in voting for baseball’s Hall of Fame, adding the game’s two most-decorated players to the list of retired stars bypassed because of links to performance-enhancing drugs.
New York Mets Chief Operating Officer Jeff Wilpon is meeting with General Manager Omar Minaya and manager Jerry Manuel in Atlanta where the team is playing the Braves, WFAN Radio is reporting, without saying where it received the information.
The trustee in the Bernard Madoff bankruptcy is seeking more than $295 million from the owners of the New York Mets, claiming they ignored warnings of the fraud because they were “in too deep” financially.
A minority stake in the New York Mets won’t come with a seat in the dugout or the power to make player decisions. Instead, it’ll offer a chance to make an investment that has almost doubled in 10 years.
The owners of the New York Mets baseball team, subject to a demand by the trustee liquidating Bernard Madoff’s firm to pay $1 billion to end a fraud lawsuit, may model any settlement on a deal they struck over their involvement in the Bayou Group LLC’s Ponzi scheme.