Found November 14, 2011 on
NBC Los Angeles:
Dodgers Owner Frank McCourt speaks publicly for the 1st time since announcing he has agreed to sell the team. McCourt spoke at Mona Park in Compton where the team was dedicating a new Dodgers Dream Field.
BEST OF MAXIM
Some Frank McCourt quotes from Ramona Shelburne at ESPNLA.com:
"I know the last couple years were very, very difficult and I'm very, very sorry about that. But we're going to move forward and handle the situation in the most professional way possible and make sure that the baton is passed in a classy way."
"It got to a point where it became very, very clear...
Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt apologized to fans of the team with his first public comments since announcing he was selling the once-proud franchise.
"I know the last couple years were very, very difficult and I'm very, very sorry about that," McCourt said Monday. "But we're going to move forward and handle the situation in the most professional...
he was "very, very sorry" to Dodgers fans for the ownership struggle of the last two years.
From "Economists: $1B for Dodgers is realistic" by Arash Markazi at ESPNLA.com:
A record price tag of $1 billion can be expected for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Dodger Stadium and the surrounding real estate, according to several sports economists following the team's upcoming sale.
"If you're talking about the asset value of...
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The Dodgers owner is expected to represent the team at owners meetings this week. Meanwhile, Jim Crane is on the verge of being approved as Houston Astros owner.Reporting from Milwaukee — Major League Baseball is finally getting rid of its biggest headache. But is it about to welcome in the next Frank McCourt?
Making his first public appearance since agreeing to sell the Dodgers, owner and chairman Frank McCourt said Monday that he has no second thoughts about the decision.
Frank McCourt said Tuesday he was "very, very sorry" to Dodgers fans for the ownership struggle of the last two years. In his first public comments in the two weeks since he agreed to sell the team -- ending a divorce court battle with his ex-wife and a Bankruptcy Court battle with Commissioner Bud Selig -- he said he was comfortable with his surrender.
Dodgers owner Frank McCourt apologized to the teams' fans on Monday and said he is determined to "hand off this franchise in better shape than I found it."
Frank McCourt apologized to the Dodgers fans over the state of the team. Reminds me of this:
MVP candidate Matt Kemp is close to a long-term deal with the Dodgers. Now, as he prepares to sell the team, Frank McCourt is finally doing something good for it, writes Lee Jenkins.
Kemp, Dodgers On Verge Of Eight-Year Extension (MLBTR)
Twitter scuttlebutt is that Matt Kemp and Frank McCourt are supposed to attend a 1 p.m. youth field dedication today. Announcement forthcoming?
Matt Kemp may be the only person who doesn't despise Frank McCourt now that the (finally) outgoing owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers has reportedly finalized terms on a massive contract for the All-Star center fielder. The reported eight-year, $160 million contract seals the 2011 MVP candidate in Chavez Ravine for the better part of the next decade, as the deal is said to include...
If not Fremont, then San Jose. And if not locally, then baseball prognosticators across the country will gladly spread rumor of when, not if, the Oakland A's will depart the East Bay for greener pastures.
It's no secret A's owner Lew Wolff is tired of his team's digs at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum. But it's the rumor published in the New York Daily News...