• Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez’s last-ditch pitch to save Mets bid puts her in ‘control’

    Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez’s last-ditch pitch to save Mets bid puts her in ‘control’

    Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez have not seen the dry ink on a deal that makes Steve Cohen the primary owner of the Mets. So, they refuse to surrender in their desire to purchase the club even at the eleventh hour. “It ain’t over until it is over,” Lopez told The Post. “We are New …
  • Alex Rodriguez fuming over ‘fixed’ sale of Mets to Steve Cohen, sources say

    Alex Rodriguez fuming over ‘fixed’ sale of Mets to Steve Cohen, sources say

    Alex Rodriguez is fuming over losing the Mets to billionaire Steve Cohen and griping that the process was rigged, multiple sources tell The Post. Sources close to the former Yankees slugger say they lost the Queens team on Friday, Aug. 28 after the Mets’ banker — Steve Greenberg of Allen & Co. — reached out …
  • Mets and the baseball world mourn the death of Tom Seaver

    Mets and the baseball world mourn the death of Tom Seaver

    The Mets and the rest of the baseball world mourned the death of Mets legend Tom Seaver on Wednesday night. The Mets confirmed the 75-year-old Hall of Fame pitcher’s passing, which was caused by complications of dementia and Lyme disease. Dwight “Doc” Gooden, another legendary pitcher in Mets lore, tweeted his admiration for Seaver. “Everyone …
  • Breaking down Mets-Steve Cohen sale drama timeline

    Breaking down Mets-Steve Cohen sale drama timeline

    Friday night, The Post confirmed billionaire hedge fund manager Steve Cohen had won the bidding and entered into exclusive negotiating rights to purchase the Mets from the Wilpon and Katz families, likely ending a roller-coaster process that began with him agreeing to $2.6 billion deal earlier this year only to back out and later return …
  • Steve Cohen’s true test will be crossing Mets finish line: Sherman

    Steve Cohen’s true test will be crossing Mets finish line: Sherman

    Cash won — for now. Steve Cohen once again has entered into exclusive negotiations to buy the Mets. He always had two advantages in this process: Motivation and money. He grew up a Mets fan and wanted this team. He already had it slip away once. The fact he won negotiating rights when the Wilpons …
  • Mets’ latest clown show raises bigger issues to the surface: Sherman

    Mets’ latest clown show raises bigger issues to the surface: Sherman

    The Mets looked closely at the flower lapel and it again squirted water. They wore the big floppy shoes and tripped over them. They stepped on the rake and whack. This is who they are, certainly who they have been far too often for the past few decades. The wounds tend to be tied to …
  • Fred and Jeff Wilpon rip Brodie Van Wagenen for hot-mic comments

    Fred and Jeff Wilpon rip Brodie Van Wagenen for hot-mic comments

    The Wilpons didn’t let Brodie Van Wagenen’s apology be the last word regarding Thursday’s hot-mic video flap. Mets owner Fred Wilpon and his son, COO Jeff Wilpon, blasted their general manager for comments on a hot-mic in which he mistakenly ripped commissioner Rob Manfred for suggesting that the Mets and Marlins take the field and then …
  • Opponents of Steve Cohen’s Mets bid point to new discrimination claims

    Opponents of Steve Cohen’s Mets bid point to new discrimination claims

    Opponents of billionaire Steve Cohen’s efforts to buy the New York Mets are licking their chops over fresh discrimination complaints filed against his firm, Point72 Asset Management, The Post has learned. Back-to-back complaints by ex-female employees of Cohen’s Stamford, Conn., hedge fund have been filed with Connecticut’s Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities in recent …
  • Sheldon Adelson is mystery bidder who could shake up Mets sale

    Sheldon Adelson is mystery bidder who could shake up Mets sale

    A mystery bidder for the Mets has been revealed, but it’s not a new group, it’s merely huge new players. According to multiple sources, billionaire casino mogul Sheldon Adelson and private equity giant Silver Lake Partners are joining with the group led by Josh Harris and David Blitzer in their pursuit of the Amazins. Considering …
  • Jennifer Lopez, Alex Rodriguez Mets bid adds NFL star power

    Jennifer Lopez, Alex Rodriguez Mets bid adds NFL star power

    Steve Cohen may have more money, but Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez clearly have more star power, and they’re adding to that base of recognizable names. A series of current and former pro athletes have joined the star couple’s bid to buy the Mets, according to ESPN. The list includes Super Bowl champion tight end …