Mets' ownership squabble heads to court
New York Mets co-owner Fred Wilpon is suing his partner, Nelson Doubleday, for failure to sell his portion of the team.
Wilpon filed suit Thursday in U.S. District Court in New York for breach of contract, claiming Doubleday reneged on an agreement to sell his half of the Mets to Wilpon for half the team's net value. But Doubleday said he was not happy with a $391 million appraisal in April and threatened to file his own lawsuit on June 25. Based on the independent appraisal, Doubleday's ...
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