Dodgers 2016 Player Review: Pedro Baez

Unlike the current administration, the Los Angeles Dodgers under Frank McCourt didn’t spend wildly on international...
Via Dodger Blue
November 23, 2016

Failed Sox Bidder McCourt Buying French Soccer Team

Frank McCourt (AP Photo)Boy, these billionaires sure are clannish! Frank McCourt—the guy who should have been selected Red Sox owner back in 2002—now seems to be following in the footsteps of the guy that did win the bidding, John Henry. McCourt, who bought the Los Angeles Dodgers after swinging and missing on his hometown Red Sox, is buying a foreign soccer team—just like...
Via FenwayNation
August 29, 2016

Former Red Sox bidder, Dodgers owner Frank McCourt to buy storied French soccer club

Frank McCourt, the Boston-born real estate mogul who unsuccessfully bid early this millennium to buy the Red Sox and later tumultuously owned the Los Angeles Dodgers, is set to expand his sports portfolio and buy the storied French soccer club Olympique de Marseille. According to reports, he’s buying Marseille for 40 million euros, or less than $45 million. Marseille has had a […]
August 29, 2016

Dodgers' $300 million payroll not that crazy

Back before the 2012 season, Frank McCourt owned the Los Angeles Dodgers. He had purchased the team in 2004, inheriting a club that featured a $105 million payroll in 2003. Nearly ten years later, he sold the team to the deep-pocketed Guggenheim-led group — handing over a club that also featured a $105 million payroll. Major League Baseball revenues had doubled during McCourt’s...
Via Fangraphs
September 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Court denies Jamie McCourt's challenge of financial settlement

  A California appeals court has refused to overturn a financial settlement between former Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt and his ex-wife, who argued that McCourt misled her about the value of the team and television broadcast rights. The unanimous ruling Tuesday by a three-judge panel of the 2nd District Court of Appeals leaves intact an agreement that paid Jamie McCourt...
Via Associated Press
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Appeals court won't overturn McCourts' divorce agreement

LOS ANGELES (AP) A California appellate court has rejected a bid by the ex-wife of former Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt to toss out a divorce agreement because the team sold for more than $2 billion. The 2nd District Court of Appeal in Los Angeles on Tuesday rejected Jamie McCourt's contentions that the agreement that paid her $131 million should be set aside because her...
Via Associated Press
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Dodgers found partly responsible in fan beating

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A San Francisco Giants fan who suffered brain damage in a beating at Dodger Stadium won his negligence suit against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday, but former owner Frank McCourt was absolved by the jury. The jury found damages of about $18 million but said the Dodgers were responsible for only a quarter of the sum. The rest of the responsibility was split...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Frank McCourt buys 50 percent ownership stake in horse jumping tour

After selling the Los Angeles Dodgers for a record $2.15 billion price tag, former team owner Frank McCourt fancies himself an expert businessman and expert on professional sports ownership. That has to be the case because McCourt recently decided to buy a large stake in a horse jumping tour. Bloomberg reports that McCourt purchased a […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

SNLA Launches Tuesday, And You Probably Won’t Get It Yet

First, the good news: SNLA does in fact launch tomorrow at 7 p.m. Pacific Time. We’ll get to the assorted negatives in a minute, but it’s important not to gloss over that simple yet massive fact. After years of being a small portion of Prime Ticket, the Dodgers have their own 24/7 channel, and if you remember the endless legal battles of Frank McCourt — aimed almost entirely...
Via Dodgers Digest
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Frank McCourt seeks $2M in legal fees from ex-wife

Former Dodgers owner Frank McCourt wants a judge to order his ex-wife to pay him nearly $2 million in legal fees that he spent after she unsuccessfully contested their divorce settlement last year. Attorneys for the businessman filed a motion on Thursday seeking reimbursement for the costs of fighting Jamie McCourt's motion to overturn their 2010 settlement that ended an ownership...
Via Associated Press
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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