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Network, whose television contract prevents the team from negotiating with any other party besides Fox through Nov. 30, 2012, is opposed to the Dodgers' intention of selling their television rights separately from the club.Fox Sports will get a "full and fair" say as the U.S. Bankruptcy Court decides whether to approve an agreement under which Dodgers owner Frank McCourt would sell the team, Judge Kevin Gross said Tuesday.
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Major League Baseball and embattled Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt have agreed to a unique structure for the auction of one of the game's most storied franchises.
Under a deal hammered out during two weeks of intense negotiations last month, the league will allow McCourt and his advisers to solicit separate bids for the team and the future media rights to its games...
If you discount people occupying things, high-profile court cases, and celebrity divorces, there is not a whole lot to talk about as far as news in Los Angeles. Sure, you have the occasional kook trying to convince the town’s sports peons that the NFL will be returning soon or that there are, indeed, genuine people [...]
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Oh the poor New York Mets. If were not for Frank McCourt they might have the worse ownership group in all of baseball. Now they want to sell minority stakes in the team, ya spend millions of dollars for a vanity purchase and let these guys keep running the show whatever. They had a deal to sell a big chunk of this team but the people in the know, know the Mets are simply a bad...
It looks like Frank McCourt is trying to hold on to the Dodgers parking lots. That’s what made him rich in Boston.
From "Dodgers' would-be saviors need to talk" by Ramona Shelburne at ESPNLA.com:
Bidding against each other serves only Frank McCourt and his creditors. Worse, it could leave whichever group wins the auction with a sales bill that would hinder their efforts to quickly rejuvenate the franchise with upgrades to Dodger Stadium or investments in payroll.
Peter OMalley is already back with the Dodgers. Sort of. At least in one curious way.
Minor League Baseball announced Thursday it was going into a new partnership with OMalley, his sister Terry Seidler and former Dodgers pitchers Hideo Nomo and Chan Ho Park to operate the old Dodgertown complex in Vero Beach, Fla.
Renamed the Vero Beach Sport Village after Frank and Jamie McCourt...
Well the rumors, I guess that's what we should call them for now are heating up, but not about free agents or trades as you might expect around this time of year. Instead it's about the life and times of Frank McCourt and his farewell tour. Below are some scattered links about-well, money, billions of it to be exact. Then there are some tidbits from some of the rumored...