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Let jury decide if Wilpons keep the Mets

Courtroom verdict should also determine whether Fred and Jeff should retain the team

Updated: March 6, 2012, 1:25 AM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

The owners of the New York Mets are going to trial over what they did and did not know about Bernie Madoff, and the federal judge in the case has already listed them as heavy favorites. Maybe Fred Wilpon threw himself a parade over that one, as he hasn't been favored to win anything in quite some time.

But then again, Monday wasn't exactly a ticker-tape day for Mets elders, who have bigger problems than Ike Davis' valley fever and David Wright's sore ribs. Jed S. Rakoff, U.S. ...

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