The Citi Field Amway Store Has A Juice Bar That Doesn't Sell Juice

Lost in all of the hullabaloo about the New York Mets' tone deaf decision to lease a Citi Field storefront to Amway was any kind of explanation regarding what exactly is inside of an Amway store. What use does a company that makes its profits via the Sisyphean efforts of Independent Business Owners have for a retail… » 3/08/13 11:55am 3/08/13 11:55am

The New York Mets' Latest Partnership Is With A Company That…

The Mets continue to be the deadbeat, alcoholic uncle of the MLB family. The organization's latest source of embarrassment comes as the result of an under-the-radar decision to lease out a Citi Field storefront to Amway, the notoriously shady "multilevel marketing" company that makes its money by ensnaring people in a… » 2/25/13 6:15pm 2/25/13 6:15pm

A University Of Houston Foundation Is Embroiled In An Alleged Ponzi…

The TicketCity Bowl is shaping up to be a who's who of scandalized universities. Penn State obviously is still most disgraced, but after losing over 40 percent of its assets in a potential ponzi scheme, a foundation that endows athletic scholarships for the Univeristy of Houston is at least putting forth an effort. » 12/18/11 5:00pm 12/18/11 5:00pm

MLS Wants To Give The Mets Owners A Team, For Some Unfathomable Reason

Grant Wahl of SI chatted with MLS commissioner Don Garber on Thursday, and New York's most beloved and comically destitute real estate barons came up in conversation. » 3/12/11 4:30pm 3/12/11 4:30pm

Mets Ask For $50 Million More In Loans, Tell Mom They're Doing Fine,…

On Friday, we learned that the Mets had received $25 million in funding from Bud Selig's secret piggybank, on top of $75 million they'd already borrowed from Major League Baseball. Surely this meant the Wilpon family would finally have to explore selling the team. Or at the very least turn themselves into a sort of… » 3/01/11 7:40pm 3/01/11 7:40pm

Mets Owners Max Out MLB's Credit Line, Start Putting Stuff On Their…

It's official, everybody: the Mets are broke. Wait, you knew that already. But now they're officially really, really broke. They're so broke, they just put all their CDs and VHS tapes up for auction. Where else will you find Jungle 2 Jungle and its soundtrack in one place, both lightly used? Well, Bud Selig must really … » 2/25/11 7:05pm 2/25/11 7:05pm