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Citi Field: Baseball's Symbol of Why You Should Move Your Money

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

Houston was able to find a stadium sponsor to replace Enron. A city as big as New York should be able to find a sponsor for the Mets' field that is not funded by the American taxpayers.

Prince Harry At Mets-Twins Game (PICTURES): Royal Throws First Pitch During Visit To New York City

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP)-- Britain's Prince Harry showed he can shoot. On the second day of his U.S. visit, New Yorkers got to see his arm. After firing an M4 r...

Citi Field: One Year Later

Steven Hirsch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Steven Hirsch

Fred Wilpon adds a New York Mets Hall of Fame and Museum to Citi Field. In a word, it is incredible.

Areas of Improvement

Steven Hirsch | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Steven Hirsch

The Mets have a relatively easy schedule in April, playing 16 of their first 22 games at Citi Field against average teams, at best.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

With the cost of tickets today, what percentage of high priced ticket holders do you actually think will schlep on the Flushing 7 Train tonight for the "subway series"?

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

The Harlem Globetrotters played their first ever game on ice yesterday in Central Park. The Washington Generals still lost, 32-15. Wonder how the Generals would do against the Nets?

Mets' Citi Field to Host Pro-Settlements Hebron Fund

Rebecca Vilkomerson | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Rebecca Vilkomerson

The US government should examine the appropriateness of US non-profits receiving tax breaks for providing funds to Israeli settlements that undermine US foreign policy and hopes for peace in the Middle East.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

This just in, the Giants finally register a sack... defensive coordinator Bill Sheridan is fired.

Sultan Kosen: World's Tallest Man Visits New York (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The world's tallest man, Sultan Kosen, was in New York Monday as part of his Guinness Book of World Records' world tour. The 8'1" Turkish man was re-...

Citi Park Crumbles, Just Like The Mets

New York Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

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Take Me Out to the Ball Game (Pics)

Scott Lachut | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Lachut

While Citi Field is certainly impressive, it seems like a small consolation considering the rather exorbitant prices being charged for everything from bleacher seats to hot dogs.

Mets Lose 6-2 To Diamondbacks, Have Lost 10 Of 13

AP | BOB BAUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

PHOENIX — The West had not been kind to the New York Mets, until the Arizona Diamondbacks provided some getaway gifts on Wednesday. Cory Sulliv...

New York Ballparks: Minor Changes Planned For Citi Field

Newsday | Mark Herrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The Mets received permission from Major League Baseball to show the live feed on video screens the instant the ball is in play, allowing fans to follo...

Midseason Review: First Half Highlights From New York Baseball (SLIDESHOW)

David Vines | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Both the Mets and the Yankees entered the 2009 season with great expectations for this year and beyond. New ballparks went up in Queens and The Bronx...

New York Stadiums Duke It Out

nytimes.com | CHARLES V. BAGLI | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Television broadcasts have embarrassed the owners of new ballparks in New York, showing large areas of empty seats. Those who study sports facilities ...

Paul McCartney To Inaugurate Shea Stadium Replacement

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — The New York Mets are inviting an old friend to play at their new stadium. But not just any old friend _ Sir Paul McCartney....

Mets excited to open Citi Field on Monday night

AP | STEVEN WINE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

MIAMI — On his first visit to Citi Field, New York Mets pitcher Mike Pelfrey was happy to see the high outfield wall and 415-foot sign in deep r...

Chicago Cubs Opening Day: Zambrano Opens Against Houston

AP | BEN WALKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Ken Griffey Jr. swinging again for Seattle, K-Rod now closing for the New York Mets. A championship rematch at Fenway Park, a new start for CC Sabathi...

Cheering Alone

Terry Curtis Fox | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Terry Curtis Fox

A decent seat at a ballgame will go for five, six, or seven times the price of a center orchestra seat on Broadway. This has never been true in my lifetime. For the game, this is a disaster.

Citi Field, Shmiti Field -- I Want Shea Back

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Andy Ostroy

Baseball is an American tradition for the masses. It's supposed to be where a family of four can spend a glorious summer afternoon without needing an AIG-like bonus. Those days are gone.

Citi, Eight Others Lavish $872 Million On Sports Stadiums

Josh Fineman and Danielle Sessa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Feb. 5 (Bloomberg) -- Citigroup Inc., targeted by lawmakers for paying $400 million to put its name on the New York Mets' new ballpark, and eight othe...

Citibank May Walk Out On Mets Stadium

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Reuters) - Citigroup Inc is exploring the possibility of backing out of a nearly $400 million marketing deal with the New York Mets amid concerns over...

Ryan Grim

Rename Citi Field: Bipartisan Push In House

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Two congressmen at opposite ends of the political spectrum have found something to agree on: Tear down that sign. In 2006, Citigroup entered into a $...

Obama Field

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Roger I. Abrams

How can Citi lay off tens of thousands of its loyal workers and still fork over four hundred million dollars over twenty years to see its name up in lights in Queens? The "pundocracy," of course, is in an uproar.

Citi, AIG Won't Drop Big Sports Sponsorships

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

AIG, Citibank and a number of other federally bailed-out financial institutions have no plans to cancel hundreds of millions of dollars in sports team...