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  1. Mets, Wilpon deny wrongdoing in response

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- The Mets and chief operating officer Jeff Wilpon filed their response Friday in U.S. District Court, denying any wrongdoing in a lawsuit in which a senior vice president alleges she was "frequently humiliated" by superiors because she was...

    Blog | October 31, 2014
  2. Leigh Castergine, former New York Mets executive, files lawsuit a...

    Adam Rubin

    A senior vice president fired by the New York Mets last month has filed a federal civil lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Brooklyn alleging she was "frequently humiliated" by superiors because she was pregnant and unmarried.

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2014
  3. Trustee files settlement papers with court

    Adam Rubin

    The trustee trying to recover funds on behalf of victims of Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme filed his final paperwork Friday in U.S. District court related to the settlement of the lawsuit. Essentially, Fred Wilpon and family agreed to repay $162 mi...

    Blog | April 13, 2012
  4. Madoff 'desperately disappointed' no trial

    Adam Rubin

    Diane Henriques, author of the Bernard Madoff book "The Wizard of Lies," told CBS News that Madoff was "desperately disappointed" that one-time good friend Fred Wilpon did not take the lawsuit against him to trial. The Wilpons settled for $162 mil...

    Blog | March 21, 2012
  5. Podcast: Alderson on Mets finances

    Adam Rubin

    Listen to the complete interview: General manager Sandy Alderson told reporters Tuesday afternoon that a cloud has been lifted from the Mets' heads with Monday's settlement in the Bernard Madoff-related clawback lawsuit against Mets principal...

    Blog | March 20, 2012
  6. Alderson: Cloud lifted, farm still priority

    Adam Rubin

    Sandy Alderson said a cloud had been lifted with the settlement of the one-time $1 billion lawsuit against team owners Fred Wilpon and Saul Katz and their family. "From just an overall organizational standpoint, the landscape today is a lot bright...

    Blog | March 20, 2012
  7. New York Mets GM Sandy Alderson says 'landscape today is a lot br...

    Adam Rubin

    Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said a cloud has lifted from above the organization with Monday's settlement of a lawsuit against the team's owners.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2012
  8. Wilpons raise $240M, settle debts

    Adam Rubin

    Fresh off a favorable settlement in the lawsuit trying to recover profits from Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme, the owners of the New York Mets had a pair of other positive developments become public Monday. A team official confirmed the organizatio...

    Blog | March 19, 2012
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Witness list for Wilpon trial

    Adam Rubin

    Thirty witnesses may testify in the $386 million lawsuit against Fred Wilpon and family related to the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme. There are some contested witnesses, such as whether Sandy Koufax will be allowed to testify. Here is the order of w...

    Blog | March 13, 2012
  13. Mets morning briefing 3.12.12

    Adam Rubin

    It should be an eventful day Monday as David Wright (rib cage) and Tim Byrdak (knee) are due to be examined in New York, the witness lists are due in the $386 million lawsuit against Fred Wilpon and family that is set to go to trial in a week, and th...

    Blog | March 12, 2012
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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