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  1. Mets getting MLS soccer neighbor

    Adam Rubin

    A day after Mayor Mike Bloomberg foreshadowed an upcoming announcement of a new soccer stadium to be built adjacent to Citi Field, the Associated Press fills in the details: Major League Soccer hopes to announce plans in four to six weeks for a st...

    Blog | April 25, 2013
  2. Mets items: $700M+ loan?; MLS at Citi?

    Adam Rubin

    A day after a report that Mets owners had refinanced loan obligations, Bloomberg reports the amount borrowed totals at least $700 million as part of the refinancing. Reporter Scott Soshnick writes: The financing will be used to replace existing cr...

    Blog | January 04, 2013
  3. Mets should have soccer neighbor by 2016

    Adam Rubin

    Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber confirmed Monday that the Mets should have a soccer-playing neighbor in Queens by 2016. The league plans to put an expansion team in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, in the area of the U.S. Tennis Center as...

    Blog | November 26, 2012
  4. Report: USTA opposes Flushing stadium

    Adam Rubin

    Local residents who oppose a soccer stadium at Flushing Meadows Corona Park, adjacent to Citi Field, reportedly have an ally. The United States Tennis Association also opposes the proposed facility because it could detract from the experience at its ...

    Blog | October 09, 2012
  5. USTA objects to MLS proposal for Flushing Meadows stadium, report...

    Adam Rubin

    Major League Soccer's intention to put an expansion team in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, near Citi Field, is being met with opposition from some local Queens residents as well as the United States Tennis Association

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2012
  6. Mets morning briefing 10.2.12

    Adam Rubin

    MIAMI -- Jeurys Familia allowed only one hit in four scoreless innings in his first major league start, but the rookie walked six batters. The Mets ended up losing Monday's series opener, 3-2, to the Miami Marlins. Ramon Ramirez surrendered a tiebrea...

    Blog | October 02, 2012
  7. Mets morning briefing 8.15.12

    Adam Rubin

    Josh Edgin inherited a pair of runners from Manny Acosta and served up a game-ending three-run homer to Jay Bruce as the Mets lost the opener of a six-game trip, 3-0 to Cincinnati on Tuesday night at Great American Ball Park. The teams combined to le...

    Blog | August 15, 2012
  8. MLS not in Wilpons' immediate future

    Adam Rubin

    While Fred Wilpon and family have expressed interest in owning a Major League Soccer expansion team in New York, league commissioner Don Garber told Brian Lewis of the Post that is not on the horizon. "We have not had much contact with the Wilpon ...

    Blog | November 10, 2011
  9. Mets morning briefing 6.8.11

    Adam Rubin

    Mike Stobe/Getty Images Greece tied Ecuador at Citi Field on Monday. Jose Reyes' triple in the seventh inning, his MLB-leading 11th and first away from Citi Field, scored both runs as the Mets handed Milwaukee a rare home defeat, 2-1 at Miller Park...

    Blog | June 08, 2011
  10. Nickeas back up as backup

    Adam Rubin

    Ed Wolfstein/Icon SMI Mike Nickeas, who made his major league debut in September, is due to break camp with the Mets as Josh Thole's backup catcher. Mike Nickeas was hitting in the cages on the back side of the Mets' spring-training complex near th...

    Blog | March 28, 2011
  11. Mets morning briefing 3.12.11

    Adam Rubin

    Ronny Paulino will be at Mets camp Saturday. Promise. Many of his new teammates will be boarding a bus for ESPN Wide World of Sports and a matchup with the Atlanta Braves. On to Saturday's news reports: * Brian Costa of The Wall Street Jou...

    Blog | March 12, 2011
  12. MLS still likes Wilpons

    Adam Rubin

    Fred and Jeff Wilpon have acknowledged interest in purchasing a Major League Soccer team in the past. And while they may not be in position now given all the other financial issues swirling around, MLS commissioner Don Garber still likes the Wilpons ...

    Blog | March 11, 2011
  13. Farm report: Nickeas catching on at plate

    Adam Rubin

    Mike Nickeas has long been viewed as a major league-caliber player defensively. It was at the plate where the 27-year-old catcher struggled to produce. Nickeas, originally drafted by the Texas Rangers in the fifth round in 2004, was traded to the ...

    Blog | July 21, 2010