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After Frank McCourt agreed to sell the Dodgers, even general manager Ned Colletti didn't know how that would impact his ability to construct the team's 2012 roster. This is unchartered territory: a team getting sold in the offseason, with the previous owner cash-strapped, no favorite to be the new owner, and differing opinions on whether adding payroll increases or decreases the value of the team.

Movember MLB Mustache Madness: Wild Card, Round 1 - Colletti vs. Williams

The MLB Movember Mustache Madness Wild Card bracket is only getting wilder.  Mustachioed men don't just play the game, they also build the teams.  These two general managers each bring a little something different to our bracket, and no, I'm not talking about Colletti's toupee. Ned Colletti How can a man with such great hair on his lip make such a bad choice with...

Los Angeles Dodgers: Winners, Losers, and Occupiers

The much-beloved former Dodger owner Peter O'Malley has said he wants to once again own the team. One of the strange things about living in Los Angeles is that you are constantly reminded you live here. Take the front page of the Los Angeles Times Wednesday morning. The headline about the potential collapse of the entire world economy was dwarfed by an even bigger headline –...

Dodgers up for sale as Frank McCourt, MLB agree to deal

Dodgers headed to bankruptcy court auction

Juan More Time

We're only days removed from the World Series and already Ned Colletti is chasing his beloved veterany goodness. From "Rivera appears headed back to Dodgers" by Ken Gurnick at The Dodgers have reached a tentative agreement with free-agent outfielder Juan Rivera on a one-year contract with a 2013 option for approximately $4 million guaranteed, according...

Frank McCourt and the Los Angeles Dodgers get animated by NMA


2011 Los Angeles Dodgers off-season preview: Free agent pitchers

The Dodgers, believe it or not, could be in the market for a starting pitcher this off-season. It depends on two things: whether Hiroki Kuroda re-signs and if they don't want to rely on Nathan Eovaldi to be the team's fifth starter. With Rubby De La Rosa likely out for the majority of the season, a veteran could be brought in to keep Eovaldi's innings down -- if...

McCourt Divorce -- Frank to Jamie: YOU'LL Always Have Vail

Frank McCourt didn't only lose the Dodgers -- new documents in his nasty divorce reveal he's also giving up three of the luxury properties he and Jamie McCourt owned together. TMZ obtained the freshly filed docs in the divorce settlement which state… Permalink

Jamie McCourt gets four homes, Frank McCourt gets two

In a divorce settlement filed Thursday, Jamie McCourt keeps two homes in Malibu, one in Holmby Hills and one in Vail, Colo. Frank keeps two Massachusetts homes.Within 48 hours of agreeing to sell the Dodgers, team owner Frank McCourt officially surrendered his claim to what had been his Los Angeles homes.

Los Angeles Dodgers Up for Sale

Frank McCourt fought for two years to maintain control of one of baseball's most prized and storied franchises, but the McCourt era is nearing and end after the team owner reached an agreement Tuesday night with Major League Baseball. Dodgers: The Changeup So, what's next for the Los Angeles Dodgers? The McCourt-Major League Baseball dispute might start winding down as...

Dodgers Notes: Kemp, Fielder, Ownership, Trump

Now that Frank McCourt has agreed to sell the Dodgers, expect a winter of speculation about who might take over the club.  Here's the latest on the ownership front and a few other items... Matt Kemp spoke to reporters (including's Ken Gurnick) during a conference call about such topics as the McCourt sale, trying to recruit his friend Prince Fielder to Los...

Q & A: What's next for the Dodgers?

Questions and answers about the sale process, and what it means for the future of the team. Don't expect Prince Fielder in Dodger blue.Frank McCourt agreed late Tuesday to sell the Dodgers, ushering in an unusual season of the hot stove league in Los Angeles. Along with arguing over the merits of prospective free agents and trade candidates for their team, Dodgers fans can spend...

New Column: Why Dodgers Deal is a Victory for Bud Selig

Here's an excerpt of my new column for SI on Frank McCourt agreeing to the sale of team:* * *The ability of Selig to take over the Dodgers and effectively kick out its owner will not go unnoticed by the 29 other ownerships groups. The message to them is clear: They better run their businesses profitably or the commissioner can, at his discretion, intervene.The Dodgers, moreover...
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