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NEW YORK — It’s been nearly 11 years since Far Rockaway High School’s most prominent alumni, Bernie Madoff, was sentenced to federal prison for creating a $64 billion dollar Ponzi scheme that fleeced the nation. Yet, because Jeff Wilpon, Madoff’s least sympathetic victim so happened to own the Mets, his presence was still felt in Queens on a daily basis. A team that shared biggest market in ...

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Jeff Luhnow sued the Houston Astros for breach of contract on Sunday, alleging that Astros owner Jim Crane and Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred negotiated penalties for the sign-stealing scandal that enabled the team to paint Luhnow as "the scapegoat for the organization" and fire its general manager "in order to save more than $22 million in guaranteed salary."

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It's now officially been 20 years since the dynasty in the Bronx died. Since beating the Mets in the 2000 World Series, the Yankees have won just one championship in that time. Their 2009 World Series was a stand-alone title that was fueled, in large part, by the desire to christen to the new ballpark in the Bronx that season.

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A wave of layoffs are sweeping Major League Baseball this offseason because of the pandemic's impact on revenues. The Oakland A's are part of the wave, with employees losing jobs on both the business and baseball operations side of the organization. A source said approximately 20% of employees were impacted across baseball and business operations, nearly all of which came from the pool of 150 ...

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