Found March 19, 2012 on Metstradamus:
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So the Mets have to pay $162 million to Irving Picard's trustee after settling in court today. And somehow, this is good news. It's good news for the Wilpons, it's good news for the trustees, everybody is freakin' happy. Except me, of course. Partly because I'm never happy. Partly because it is pretty much going to keep the Wilpons entrenched in that ownership chair. Not because of the amount of money, which is a lot and if they had to pay now they'd be done. But they don't have to pay anything in the first three years! Did the Wilpons buy a car on layaway or something? I mean, when losing $162 million is considered good news, how low are our standards, exactly? (Correction: Not everyone besides me is happy. I'd hate to be the one who has to tell the victims of the scandal "Look, we got some good money for you. But you aren't going to see it until 2015.")  So for the next three seasons, the Mets will only have to worry about paying b...
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