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Servers: Yankees stole our tips

Servers at Yankee Stadium are suing Legends Hospitality — the ballpark concession firm partly owned by the New York Yankees — over their share of the mandatory service charge slapped onto every items served seatside at the ballpark. The issue: when you’re served in your seat at Yankee Stadium, Legends slaps a mandatory 20 percent […]

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Gloves are off for McCourt: Selig has no right in seizing Dodgers

Frank McCourt came out swinging today in the ongoing Los Angeles Dodgers ownership drama, saying at a New York City press conference that MLB had no business rejecting a lucrative naming-rights deal with Fox and appointing Tom Schieffer to monitor the team’s operations. McCourt met today with Major League Baseball officials and presented them with […]

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Madoff, Mets finances more intertwined than assumed: report

To date the Wilpons have downplayed their financial ties to Bernie Madoff, characterizing their investments as somewhat limited. It’s now coming out that the relationship was more significant, with the team also investing deferred player payments with Madoff. The New York Times outlines the relationship between the Wilpons and Madoff: When the Mets negotiated their […]

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Opponents of Ramapo ballpark to file suit

Opponents of a proposed Can-Am League ballpark in Ramapo, N.Y. have informed interested parties — potential lenders, title-insurance companies and the city — that they intend to file suit opposing the funding plan for the new facility currently being pursued by the town’s economic-development agency. The group, Preserve Ramapo, argued that the transfer of 61 […]

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