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Dec 7, 2019

Where Wilpons rank in complicated NY baseball owners hierarchy

It is an exclusive club, the families and corporations that have owned baseball teams in our town. Whenever it is that Steve Cohen reaches a 50.1 percent stake in the Mets, he will be able to author his own tale. For now, here’s a brief ranking of the small group of folks who have kept...
Dec 4, 2019

Steve Cohen’s looming Mets takeover changes everything

The words seem coldly ironic now, almost 40 years later. But early on the Friday afternoon of Jan. 25, 1980, they had the desired effect. Until this moment, Fred Wilpon had been an anonymous millionaire. Now, he had a stake, and a say, in the New York Mets, the dregs of all of baseball. Given...
Nov 30, 2019

Knicks don’t want to reach this level of NY-area futility

The Jets already have four wins. The Giants already have two. We know for certain, then, that our football teams, if nothing else, will do nothing historic in the way of failure this year. Now go and build a marketing slogan from that! The Knicks … they are a different subject. They are 4-15 after...

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