Frank McCourt just recorded one of the greatest assists in sports history.
He passed to Magic Johnson.
Sure, there were other names on the news release: Mark R. Walter is the controlling partner with Guggenheim Baseball Management. Well-known sports executive Stan Kasten is one of the limited partners, along with Peter Guber, Bobby Patton and Todd Boehly.
Great. Congratulations to them all. But this is one instance when it is appropriate to set the specifics aside for a moment. All of those names won't fit on a scrolling marquee in Times Square, which is where this headline belongs.
Read those words again.
Frank McCourt just sold the Dodgers to Magic Johnson.
Let the people rejoice.
I remember walking around Dodger Stadium during the first weekend of last year's regular season, within 48 hours of the brutal attack on Giants fan Bryan Stow. I spoke with Dodgers fans who were embarrassed by McCourt's actions, who felt unsafe at the ballpark, who saw nothing but los...