Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/9/14

LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 30: Frank McCourt leaves Los Angeles County Superior Court after day one of a non-jury divorce trial on August 30, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. The trial, being presided over by Judge Scott M. Gordon in California Superior Court, is to decide whether Frank McCourt is the sole owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team or his estranged wife and former Dodger CEO Jamie McCourt still has ownership stake in the team. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
Major League Baseball owners have unanimously approved the three remaining groups bidding to buy the Los Angeles Dodgers from Frank McCourt, setting up a final private auction for the bankrupt team. A person familiar with the call, speaking on condition of anonymity because no announcement was made, said the vote took place during a teleconference Tuesday. McCourt and his advisers will conduct negotiations and select the winner in the coming days. One group is led by former Los Angeles Lakers star Magic Johnson; another by Stan Kroenke, whose family properties include the St. Louis Rams; and the last by Steven Cohen, a hedge fund founder who is a limited partner in the New York Mets.
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