• Examining best and worst of New York sports teams owners

    Examining best and worst of New York sports teams owners

    Every aggrieved sports fan has the same blueprint: Just get me a new owner, any new owner, and things are going to get better. They have to get better. Of course, they don’t always get better, but
  • Steve Cohen’s SEC history could doom Mets bid

    Steve Cohen’s SEC history could doom Mets bid

    Steve Cohen is known for many things: Billionaire, hedge-fund trader and owner of a $1 billion art collection that features sculptures and paintings by the likes of ­Picasso and Jeff Koons. He may soon be something even more illustrious: Owner of the Mets. He’s up against the celebrity duo of J-Rod (Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer …
  • Mets’ shaky finances could help determine impending sale

    Mets’ shaky finances could help determine impending sale

    The Mets’ sale process is nearing a finish with much still left in the air. Suitors are preparing to make final bids by a just set Aug. 31 deadline, as first reported Tuesday by Sportico. Yet, the three main remaining bidders have not seen the detailed Mets financials and are expected to start reviewing the …
  • Wilpons motivated to sell Mets by end of 2020

    Wilpons motivated to sell Mets by end of 2020

    According to multiple sources familiar with Mets sale saga, the Wilpons will begin to field first-round bids on the team in July with an eye toward locking in a buyer by Oct. 1. But insiders say those bidders are now also aware the Wilpons must find a buyer in the coming weeks in order to …
  • International buyer emerges in possible bid to buy Mets

    International buyer emerges in possible bid to buy Mets

    Mets COO Jeff Wilpon’s statement Thursday, “There’s four or five suitors that are out there” to buy the franchise, is raising eyebrows in sports business circles. According to multiple sources familiar with the market for the Amazin’s, if there are three or more bidders for the team, New York has a real mystery on its …
  • Jeff Wilpon: ‘Four or five suitors’ interested in buying Mets

    Jeff Wilpon: ‘Four or five suitors’ interested in buying Mets

    Mets COO Jeff Wilpon said Thursday there are four or five parties interested in buying the team. “The team will have some kind of transaction, I can’t tell you exactly what it’s going to be and how it’s going to look,” Wilpon told the UJA-Federation of New York, a Jewish philanthropic organization, according to Bleacher …
  • Potential Mets buyers Josh Harris and David Blitzer have turbulent ownership history

    Potential Mets buyers Josh Harris and David Blitzer have turbulent ownership history

    Mets fans clamoring for new ownership may be getting closer to their wish as Josh Harris and David Blitzer have emerged as “serious” suitors, The Post reported Monday. But what would a Harris and Blitzer-owned Mets franchise look like if a deal eventually comes to fruition? There is some precedent for that. Harris and Blitzer …
  • Josh Harris and David Blitzer are serious about buying Mets

    Josh Harris and David Blitzer are serious about buying Mets

    A new power duo has emerged as potential suitors to buy the Mets. Private equity billionaires Josh Harris and David Blitzer are now serious about making a run at the Amazins, adding the baseball club to their portfolio of teams that already includes the NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers and the NHL’s New Jersey Devils. The interest …
  • What New York-area sports owners have given to coronavirus fight

    What New York-area sports owners have given to coronavirus fight

    As the novel coronavirus has wrecked the New York area, sports owners with deep pockets have emerged to help in the fight to battle this deadly pandemic. Here’s a look: James Dolan The Madison Square Garden chairman, who has tested positive for coronavirus, but is said to have mild symptoms, is paying arena workers in …