Last week was a good one for the Mets' proposed TV network. First, the team signed pitcher Pedro Martínez. Second, a New York State Supreme Court justice refused to grant Cablevision a
preliminary injunction that would have halted until November 2005 all planning for the channel, which is to begin telecasting in 2006. A trial will ultimately determine the merits of Cablevision's
claims on behalf of its MSG Network and Fox Sports New York channels; until then, the Mets and their partners, Comcast and Time Warner, can continue their launch work.
Read the whole story at The New York Times, December 21, 2004