Tag Archives: Fred Wilpon

Scoring the David Wright Signing

So the New York Mets extended the contract of third baseman David Wright this week. Here we go again, another silly move by our funny owners in Flushing. Let me score it as I see things… Wright’s a clean-cut guy … Continue reading

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There’s Pure Silver in This Mess

As the Sterling Boys continue to consider the available options to extricate themselves from the Madoff mess……that screaming $1.0 billion dollar lawsuit slapped on them by Madoff Trustee Irving Picard for essentially looking the other way at the steady 16%-18% annual … Continue reading

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The Soup Thickens

As in just about any scandal, the facts continue to leak out. Today we learned that Major League Baseball has turned off the spigot that New York Mets owners Fred Wilpon and Saul Katz have been tapping to cover their short-term needs. … Continue reading

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The Hint of A Guilty Conscience?

There is a great piece in today’s New York Times….the lead story on the front page written by Diana B. Henriques…..centering on the first interview for publication with Bernard Madoff. Diana is researching and then writing a book for Henry … Continue reading

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In Too Deep to Come Up For Air…..

  The details have begun to surface on Madoff Trustee Irving H. Picard’s suit against Sterling Enterprises and its partners and I think the trustee’s findings are best summed up here….with a direct quote from the suit itself….”There are thousands of victims … Continue reading

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Driven By Greed, Right Off The Cliff

I smell a new episode of CNBC’s primetime series, “American Greed” in the works. You know the show….where they highlight people who seemed too smart for the room after they “earned” outrageous sums of money, only to be eventually exposed … Continue reading

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