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  1. Law projects Mets taking HS 1B Smith

    Adam Rubin

    CHICAGO -- ESPN's Keith Law projects the Mets selecting Gardena, Calif., high school first baseman Dominic Smith with the 11th overall pick in next month's draft. Larry Goren/Four Seam Images via AP Images Dominic Smith participates in th...

    Blog | May 17, 2013
  2. Judge approves Madoff-Wilpon deal

    Adam Rubin

    Judge Jed S. Rakoff on Thursday evening has approved the settlement agreement between Mets owner Fred Wilpon, brother-in-law Saul Katz and their family and trustee Irving Picard, who is charged with recovering money for victims of Bernard Madoff's Po...

    Blog | May 31, 2012
  3. New York Mets -- Madoff mess ends with an Amazin' win

    Adam Rubin

    Amazin' math: A $162M fraud judgment equals a victory for Wilpons.

    Story | Conversation | March 19, 2012
  4. Burden on Wilpons to prove good faith

    Adam Rubin

    In a major ruling Wednesday heading into next week's trial, U.S. District Court Judge Jed S. Rakoff threw a curveball to the defense team in the $386 million lawsuit against Fred Wilpon, his family, businesses and charities. Five days before jury ...

    Blog | March 14, 2012
  5. New York judge requires Mets' owners to prove goodwill

    Adam Rubin

    A federal judge says New York Mets owners must show a jury next week they weren't willfully blind to a gigantic fraud carried out by their friend, Bernard Madoff.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2012
  6. Mets morning briefing 3.10.12

    Adam Rubin

    The Mets head north on I-95 to Viera to face the Washington Nationals on Saturday, with R.A. Dickey on the mound. Saturday's news reports: * Judge Jed S. Rakoff set the parameters for the March 19 civil trial against Mets principal owner F...

    Blog | March 10, 2012
  7. Trial schedule set in $386M suit

    Adam Rubin

    In a Friday afternoon hearing in lower Manhattan, U.S. District Court Judge Jed S. Rakoff told the parties in the $386 million lawsuit against Mets owners that he will begin seating a nine-person jury on March 19. After jury selection, there will ...

    Blog | March 09, 2012
  8. Judge calls 4:30 p.m. hearing

    Adam Rubin

    Judge Jed S. Rakoff has called an impromptu 4:30 p.m. hearing in U.S. District Court in lower Manhattan in the $386 million clawback lawsuit against Fred Wilpon and family. I'm told that's just the continuation of a Feb. 23 hearing setting up the ...

    Blog | March 09, 2012
  9. New York Mets -- March courtroom drama might not jeopardize Wilpo...

    Adam Rubin

    Will the Wilpons lose the Mets? That was the $83 million question on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2012
  10. Wilpons headed to trial March 19

    Adam Rubin

    Judge Jed S. Rakoff awarded the trustee trying to recover funds for victims of Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme as much as $83 million and also ruled that the March 19 jury trial will go forward against Fred Wilpon and family. At stake will be $303 m...

    Blog | March 05, 2012
  11. Judge -- New York Mets owners to pay as much as $83M; trial to de...

    Adam Rubin

    U.S. District Court Judge Jed S. Rakoff ruled Monday that Mets principal owner Fred Wilpon, his family, businesses and charities must pay $83 million to the trustee trying to recover funds to net losers in Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2012
  12. Judge tosses witnesses, considers motions

    Adam Rubin

    Inside his federal courtroom in lower Manhattan late Thursday afternoon, the judge presiding over the $386 million clawback lawsuit against Mets owner Fred Wilpon and family struck three expert witnesses from testifying. The judge also said he wou...

    Blog | February 23, 2012
  13. Mets morning briefing 2.23.12

    Adam Rubin

    With Day 2 of pitchers and catchers on tap, eyes also will be on the U.S. District Courthouse in lower Manhattan late Thursday afternoon. In Judge Jed S. Rakoff's courtroom, oral arguments are scheduled to be heard on Fred Wilpon and family's motion ...

    Blog | February 23, 2012
  14. Trustee files answer to case-toss request

    Adam Rubin

    The trustee suing Fred Wilpon and family for $386 million filed court papers answering the Wilpons' attorneys' request for the judge to toss the case with a summary judgment. The Wilpons' attorneys also filed court papers to try to prevent the judge ...

    Blog | February 09, 2012
  15. Trustee asks judge to deny New York Mets owners' request to quit ...

    Adam Rubin

    The trustee suing the Mets owners for $386 million on behalf of victims of Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme filed papers Thursday asking the court to deny a defense request to have the case tossed.

    Story | Conversation | February 09, 2012
  16. New York Mets -- Financial calamity threatens to engulf Mets

    Adam Rubin

    Financial calamity goes beyond Madoff; jeopardizes Wilpons' hold on Mets.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2012