• 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 …
  • Steve Cohen was never letting Mets get away: Sherman

    Steve Cohen was never letting Mets get away: Sherman

    Think of buying a sports team like purchasing art. It is an analogy offered to me by a few folks involved with Major League Baseball. The value is essentially a moving target, often fueled by rarity. If there are just two available Rembrandts, that is it, and it is not like he is going to …
  • Steve Cohen is cherry on top of rare Mets utopia

    Steve Cohen is cherry on top of rare Mets utopia

    Look, I get so many of these things wrong, I like to relish and cherish the things I get right. My predictions and my prescience has been questioned and ridiculed for years, and legitimately. I once predicted a Rich Kotite Jets team would win 10 games (missed by seven). I once called for Tom Coughlin …
  • 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 …
  • Steve Cohen closes in on buying Mets

    Steve Cohen closes in on buying Mets

    For the second time in nine months, Steve Cohen is ready to buy the Mets. Multiple sources confirmed to The Post late Friday night that the hedge fund billionaire is in exclusive talks to buy the Mets in a deal that is rumored to be in the ballpark of $2.4 billion, a figure that would …
  • Mets sale talks haven’t included Jeff Wilpon

    Mets sale talks haven’t included Jeff Wilpon

    Mets COO Jeff Wilpon is not involved in talks with suitors about selling the team after complicating a prior sale agreement with Steve Cohen, sources told The Post. “Jeff’s not been involved at all,” a source close to one of the bidding groups said. “Jeff has divorced himself from the sales process,” a second source …
  • 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 …