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Mets ranked sixth most valuable team in baseball
Mets ranked sixth most valuable team in baseball
News Terence M. Cullen 3/28/2013 at 2:04PM

The Mets are the sixth most valuable team in Major League Baseball according to Forbes, possibly putting to rest concerns the team is underwater on the financial front. Forbes listed the Amazin’s value at $811 million – a 13-percent increase from last year. The crosstown rival Yankees ranked first with a $2.3 billion worth. Between [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 2/05/2013 at 8:03AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Overcast with snow. High of 36. Winds from the NNE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 80%. Tuesday night: Overcast with snow. Low of 30. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of snow 80%. EVENT OF THE DAY: Free comedy show in Sunnyside Check out this free comedy show at The Courtyard Ale House [...]

Patience running thin in Queens
Patience running thin in Queens
Sports Michael Pantelidis 4/05/2012 at 10:47AM

Hope may spring eternal, but patience is running thin in Queens. The New York Mets enter the 2012 season as significant underdogs in one of Major League Baseball’s best divisions. As good as the National League East became this offseason – with Jose Reyes and Mark Buehrle joining the Miami Marlins, the emerging Washington Nationals [...]

This Morning’s Headlines
Mets owners settle with Madoff trustee for $162 million
News Jay Lane 3/19/2012 at 9:45AM

The Mets owners and a trustee for Bernard Madoff’s fraud victims have settled for $162 million. The Mets owners will not pay anything for three years. Jury selection had been set to begin in a civil trial to determine how much the team owners will owe other investors who trusted their money to Madoff. Read more: New York [...]

Mets’ Owners Prepare For Trial About Their Madoff Connections
Mets’ Owners Prepare For Trial About Their Madoff Connections
News Jay Lane 3/11/2012 at 11:29AM

Mets’ Owners Prepare For Trial About Their Madoff Connections As the New York Mets prepare for another baseball season, lawyers for the team’s owners are prepping for something that can hardly be called a game. A nine-person jury will soon be charged with deciding whether the owners and their affiliates owe up to another $303 [...]

Ex-Met Dykstra sentenced to 3 years in Calif. prison for car scam
Ex-Met Dykstra sentenced to 3 years in Calif. prison for car scam
News Jay Lane 3/05/2012 at 2:12PM

Ex-Met Dykstra sentenced to 3 years in Calif. prison for car scam Former New York 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 refusing to allow him to withdraw a no-contest plea. The judge said [...]