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  • Mets Owners Hoping to Raise About $200 Million Friday, 25 Mar 2011 | 12:05 PM ET

    As Mets representatives continue to hold meetings with prospective minority investors in the team, new details are emerging about the baseball franchise’s troubled financial condition.

  • Mets Are Said to Be Suffering Sizable Losses Friday, 25 Mar 2011 | 9:35 AM ET
    New York Mets

    The Mets, long one of baseball’s most highly valued franchises, have lost millions of dollars in recent years, including nearly $50 million in 2010, according to two people briefed on the team’s finances, the New York Times reports.

  • Some Buyers Scared Off by Mets' Finances Wednesday, 23 Mar 2011 | 4:36 PM ET
    New York Mets

    At the midtown offices of the investment firm Allen & Co. Wednesday, some prospective bidders for a minority stake in the New York Mets will get a glimpse of the team’s financial records.

  • Red, White and Blue Steak Sandwich.

    The Food Network has partnered with Delaware North Companies Sportservice to launch an innovative concession at eight Major League ballparks around the country this season.

  • Mets in a Mess     Wednesday, 23 Mar 2011 | 12:15 PM ET

    Potential Mets investors are wary to bid due to the team's poor finances.

  • First Look: MLB Top Jersey Sales Wednesday, 23 Mar 2011 | 10:02 AM ET

    One of the most popular lists I put out is the league jersey sales lists. The NBA and the NFL have been doing it for years, but today, Major League Baseball enters the fray.

  • Schools Hoping Cinderella Run Funds Facilities Tuesday, 22 Mar 2011 | 1:43 PM ET
    Boatwright Memorial Library

    The sudden cashing in on gear gets much of the attention because it’s so visible. But the money from Richmond Spiders gear goes directly to the university, which funds 40 percent of $20 million athletic department budget. The more important comes in through donations earmarked for the athletic department, used for improving facilities.

  • Mets Owners Seek Dismissal of $1 Billion Madoff Case Sunday, 20 Mar 2011 | 6:28 PM ET

    Attorneys for Wilpon and Katz, who also own the New York Mets, filed a motion to dismiss the $1 billion clawback case Picard has built against them.

  • The Savannah Sand Gnats, Single-A affiliate of the New York Mets, have two new concessions thanks to the power of social media and CNBC.com. Stadium Style Chicken & Waffles, which garnered 27 percent of the vote in the meal category and the S'mores Panini, which took 39 percent of the vote in the dessert category.

  • Key Pro Sports Lockouts and Strikes Tuesday, 8 Mar 2011 | 2:01 PM ET
    The 2011 NFL season is scheduled to begin Sept . 8. However, with a possible lockout on the horizon, football fans are anxiously consulting their calendars in anticipation of a much more imminent date, March 12. The collective bargaining agreement that league owners and the National Football League Players Association have had a in place for six years recently expired, and if the parties can’t agree to a new one by March 12, 2011, a lockout goes into effect. Depending on how long it lasts, the l

    The NFL lockout could result in cancelled games, or even threaten the entire season. Click to see the most notable lockouts and strikes in recent sports history.

  • Lenny Dykstra

    He's back, and he's "winning" with Charlie Sheen. Lenny Dykstra sat down with John Clark of NBC10 in Philadelphia this weekend to talk about his friend Sheen. He also talked about himself.

  • Now that you've voted for the best new ballpark meal - vote here for your favorite dessert.

  • Hot dogs topped with chocolate chips (top), okra, cole slaw and spicy mustard (middle) and peanut butter and jelly (bottom).

    Jason Kerton has made a living disrupting "normal" at the ballpark. In Charleston, he devised the “Homewrecker,” a half-pound, foot-long hot dog with 22 optional toppings. Now the food and beverage director of the Akron Aeros, the Double-A affiliate of the Cleveland Indians, he’s upping the ante.

  • MLB Shored Up Cash-Strapped Mets with Loan Friday, 25 Feb 2011 | 8:02 PM ET

    The New York Mets have acknowledged they received a loan from Major League Baseball to help cover expenses in November.

  • Dodgers in the throwback jerseys

    Has the divorce of owners Frank and Jamie McCourt finally driven the team out of town? Are they heading east because of California's $26 billion deficit and a sports scene dominated by "The Black Mamba"?

  • Deron Williams

    There has been much ado about Carmelo Anthony heading to the New York Knicks and significantly less buzz when news broke earlier today (Wednesday) that the New Jersey Nets had acquired Utah Jazz point guard Deron Williams.

  • Irina Shayk Caption Contest Winners Wednesday, 23 Feb 2011 | 11:26 AM ET

    Last week, we had SI Swimsuit cover model Irina Shayk at CNBC. While she was here, we of course took a couple photos and launched a caption contest.  We received plenty of entries, but gastroenterologist Jason Klapman submitted three stellar captions, we thought we'd use them all.

  • 12 Devastating Sports Departures Friday, 18 Feb 2011 | 11:45 AM ET
    When LeBron James left the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers in the summer of 2010 and became a free agent, many teams tried to gain his services. A media frenzy ensued and in the hours leading up to the announcement of James’ new team, speculation reached a fever pitch. Finally, he ended the suspense and announced that he would sign with the Miami Heat. The Cavaliers were forgotten in the chaos and without him they became just another team, at one point losing 25 games in a row and, according to analys

    Many sports teams have seen their fortune go from good to bad when a star athlete jumps ship. Click to see some of the most painful defections in sports history.

  • You Give Us The Caption To Our Irina Shayk Photos Wednesday, 16 Feb 2011 | 3:57 PM ET

    On Tuesday, we had Irina Shayk. new SI Swimsuit cover model in studio. We had some trouble writing some captions for these photos. You come up with the best ones, we'll credit you on the blog tomorrow.TBA

  • Is Pujols Worth $300 Million? No; Does It Matter? No Wednesday, 16 Feb 2011 | 10:59 AM ET
    Albert Pujols

    St. Louis Cardinals slugger Albert Pujols is asking to be the richest player in baseball, topping the 10-year, $275 million the New York Yankees gave to Alex Rodriguez. Should the Cardinals pay him that money? Probably. Is he WORTH it? Heck no.