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An agreement announced Tuesday regarding the Dodgers' telecast rights is a "significant step" in a process that will end with the sale of one of baseball's most storied franchises, according to team officials.
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The agreement resolves television rights disputes between the Dodgers and Fox Sports, according to statements from the team and Fox Sports.
In the team's statement, the Dodgers called the resolution "a significant step towards a successful sale of the Los Angeles Dodgers."
"It resolves all of the parties' differences relating to the telecast rights agreement with Fox,'' the statement said. "This consensual resolution of all disputes between the debtors and Fox will enable the sale of the Dodgers to proceed forward, free of any uncertainty relating to the various issues under dispute, with the continued objective of maximizing value for the debtor...
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For this being a blog about the Los Angeles Dodgers, I sure am writing about a player with little-to-no-chance of being a Dodger.Anyway, today at the MLB Owners' Meetings, soon-to-be-former Dodgers' owner Frank McCourt was asked about Prince Fielder.He laughed. Literally."But, to the question of whether the Dodgers might pursue Fielder, outgoing owner Frank McCourt...
A bankruptcy judge in Delaware on Wednesday approved a settlement between the Los Angeles Dodgers and FOX Sports that clears the way for the sale of the team.
The settlement, reached late Tuesday and quickly approved at a brief court hearing Wednesday morning, ends a contentious legal battle between the ball club and FOX.
''The agreement with FOX clears the path for the...
Los Angeles Dodgers reliever Blake Hawksworth underwent arthrscopic surgery on his right elbow.
Hawksworth had scar tissue removed and a bone spur shaved down in his elbow during the procedure.
He is expected to need four to six weeks to recover.
Hawksworth made 49 appearances with the Dodgers last season, compiling a 2-5 record and 4.08 ERA.
Vicente Padilla is the latest veteran pitcher the Red Sox are monitoring. The Nicaraguan newspaper El Nuevo Diario reports that Boston has shown interest in the 34-year-old pitcher. Padilla, a native of Nicaragua, has been playing in the country's winter league and has reportedly been throwing 95-96 mph. Padilla made nine appearances out of the bullpen for the Dodgers last season...
Maybe not in the best light, though, upon reflection. Deadspin has the details. Hint: they involve strippers, Twitter, and being out past 2AM.
Los Angeles Dodgers reliever Blake Hawksworth should be ready for major league competition well in advance of the team's April 5 season opener following arthroscopic surgery on Wednesday to remove a bone spur and scar tissue from his right elbow.
Earlier today, Francisco Jarquin Soto of El Nuevo Diario reported that right-handed pitcher, Vicente Padilla, took a leave from Nicaragua in order to fly to Boston in order to be checked out by the Red Sox. However, sources close to Alex Speier of WEEI said that the Sox are just “talking to [Padilla] among others and there is “nothing to report” about the team's interest...
A bankruptcy judge on Wednesday approved a settlement between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Fox Sports that clears the way for a sale of the team.
The Dodgers and FOX Sports settled their legal dispute Tuesday night, clearing away the last and highest hurdle to the timely sale of the ballclub.
Team agrees to abandon proposed sale of TV rights and the network agrees to withdraw objection to settlement between Major League Baseball and Dodgers owner Frank McCourt.The Dodgers and Fox Sports ended their legal hostilities Tuesday night, with the team agreeing to abandon its proposed sale of television rights and Fox agreeing to withdraw its objection to the settlement between...
Dodgers right-handed reliever Blake Hawksworth will undergo arthroscopic surgery on his elbow Wednesday to remove a bone spur and scar tissue only five weeks before the opening of Spring Training, the club announced.
Two days after signing Aaron Cook, the Red Sox are scouting another low-risk righty looking to rebound from injury. Vicente Padilla took leave of his native Nicaraguan winter league yesterday in order to fly to Boston, where he will be checked over today by team doctors, reports Francisco Jarquín Soto at the Nicaraguan paper El Nuevo Diario. Padilla made only nine appearances...
The Los Angeles Dodgers and Fox have settled their lawsuit, removing an impediment to the sale of the bankrupt team.
WILMINGTON, DEL. (AP) - A Delaware bankruptcy judge has approved a settlement between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Fox Sports that clears the way for a sale of the team.The judge approved the settlement at a hearing Wednesday, ending a contentious legal battle between the ball club and Fox.Under the ...