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DEVELOPING: Dodgers Found Partly Liable In Stow Beating

((HT: KABC-TV))The jury has come back and delivered a verdict in the beating of San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow on Opening Day 2011.Stow's attorney maintained the Dodgers and then-owner Frank McCourt were liable for having lacked proper security forces at Dodger Stadium should fighting break out between Dodger and Giants fans.The end result is that McCourt is absolved. The...
Via Online Sports Guys
18 days ago  |  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

Frank McCourt donates 100M to Georgetown

Bud Selig insists he will retire as baseball's commissioner after next season. He says he might like to teach college classes, to study history, to write his memoirs. He could be a distinguished guest speaker in just about any college class -- except, perhaps, at the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University. Frank McCourt, who sold the Dodgers for a record 2...
Via Fox Sports West
September 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Judge to Dodgers: Reveal McCourt deal

A judge has ruled that Los Angeles Dodgers ownership has to reveal details about its financial arrangements with former owner Frank McCourt. Michael Sitrick, a spokesman for current owners Guggenheim Baseball Management, said the judge on Wednesday denied the team's request to seal a summary of the deal with McCourt. He added there are no plans for appeal. The document could...
Via Fox Sports
June 05, 2013  |  Discuss

The McCourt Era Is Over as Sale of Dodgers Complete

It's over... Frank McCourt has officially left Dodger Stadium The sale of the Los Angeles Dodgers took an extra day to complete, but it’s finally over. With it, Frank McCourt is out and new ownership that sees Ervin “Magic” Johnson and former Braves and Nationals exec. Stan Kasten, is in. I go over it all in detail for Baseball Prospectus, including the fact that...
Via The Biz of Baseball
May 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Dodgers purchase concerns owners

Baseball officials and some team owners are starting to question why the group who recently purchased the Dodgers haven't been more forthcoming with certain details. 

Via The Victory Formation
April 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Frank McCourt and new girlfriend (?) attend Dodgers-Padres opener (Pictures)

Not only did Frank McCourt walk out of the Dodgers bankruptcy sale with potentially $1 billion in profit, but he also appears to have upgraded in the significant other department as well. McCourt showed up to the Dodgers-Padres season opener in San Diego Thursday with a new gal pal. They were laughing, smiling, touching, holding hands, and doing pretty much everything new couples...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Bryan Stow case remains unsettled

Before Mar. 31, 2011, Frank McCourt and Bryan Stow had little in common. McCourt was a Boston businessman and the unpopular owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Stow was a paramedic from Santa Cruz, Calif., and a fan of the rival San Francisco Giants. Saturday is the one-year anniversary of the day McCourt and Stow became linked forever. At the nadir of McCourt's unpopularity,...
Via Fox Sports
March 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Decision on Ownership of the Dodgers Expected This Week

To describe the slow, grinding road toward the eventual sale of the Dodgers as tortuous would be too kind, but my friends, the end is in sight.  The final three bidders have been identified, and per Bill Shaikin, a modified auction will take place with Frank McCourt selecting the eventual winner.  The two parties then have until April 3o to close on the transaction. While there...
March 27, 2012  |  Discuss

The Dodgers should enter the Jorge Soler sweepstakes

While some thought Frank McCourt's final present to Dodger fans could have been to sign Prince Fielder to a mega deal (and the Dodgers were close), there's something a little more practical that could be done; something that would hopefully spur the next Dodger owner to invest in: international scouting.Who am I referring to? None other than Cuban outfielder Jorge Soler...
Via Feelin' Kinda Blue
February 16, 2012  |  Discuss
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