Republican Rob Astorino, the top elected official in mostly Democratic Westchester County, a New York City suburb, said he will run against Governor Andrew Cuomo with a campaign focusing on taxes and corruption.
Fred and Jeff Wilpon said they may sell up to 25 percent of the New York Mets because of a lawsuit in the Bernard L. Madoff case, after insisting for months the baseball club was safe from the biggest Ponzi scheme in U.S. history.
Fay Vincent , the former Major League Baseball commissioner who presided over a players lockout in 1990, said Pittsburgh Steelers president emeritus Dan Rooney may be instrumental in negotiating a labor deal between National Football League players and owners.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, riding record approval ratings, may use his second year to consolidate agencies, raise the retirement age for new workers and lower costs for local governments as he closes a $2 billion budget gap.
Billionaire hedge-fund manager Steve Cohen is bidding for the Los Angeles Dodgers, according to a person familiar with the effort, his second try this year to buy at least a piece of a Major League Baseball team.