Tag Archives: Bill Shaikin

Stanley Gold & Disney Family group out as well, reducing remaining bidders to four

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Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times reports that the Stanley Gold/Disney Family ownership group is out of the Los Angeles Dodgers bidding process, reducing the remaining bidders to four. Major League Baseball is expected to reject two bid groups — one led by Shamrock Holdings chief Stanley Gold and the family of the late Roy Disney, the other led ... Read More »

Los Angeles Dodgers Ownership Bidding Down To 7 + Frank McCourt’s Parking Lots

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Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times reported earlier today that the Los Angeles Dodgers ownership sweepstakes is down to seven contestants. I would have wrote about this earlier but napping was of greater importance. Of the nine parties still in contention last week, the two eliminated Monday were Michael Heisley, owner of the NBA’s Memphis Grizzlies; and Tony Ressler, ... Read More »

Joe Torre & Rick Caruso withdraw bid due to Frank McCourt & parking lots, reason to panic?

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Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times reports that the joint bid of Joe Torre and Rick Caruso has withdrawn from the Los Angeles Dodgers ownership sweepstakes. Los Angeles developer Rick Caruso and former Dodgers manager Joe Torre have withdrawn a joint bid to buy the Dodgers. Which is fine, as I didn’t want Torre involved as owner to begin ... Read More »

Peter O’Malley out of Los Angeles Dodgers ownership sweepstakes, Bill Shaikin reports

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Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times reports that Peter O’Malley has been eliminated from the Los Angeles Dodgers ownership bidding. Peter O’Malley has withdrawn his bid to buy the Dodgers, two people familiar with the sale process said Tuesday. The decision means the O’Malley family will not reclaim the stewardship of the team it owned for nearly half a ... Read More »

Josh Macciello not a finalist in ownership bidding, was basically trolling in real life

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Given that I just wrote about him gaining momentum among Los Angeles Dodgers fans, Josh Macciello gave a rather hilariously timed interview on Mason & Ireland today, admitting that he was not approved for the second round of ownership bidding, after which he then proceeded to go off on all types of tangents about why he’s getting screwed. Obviously he’s ... Read More »

Patrick Soon Shiong to be involved in ownership bid, money could make or break groups

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Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times writes that Patrick Soon Shiong, long speculated to eventually attach himself to an ownership group, will indeed be involved in the process. Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, who could sway the balance of financial power in the Dodgers’ ownership derby, will “absolutely participate” in a bid for the team, his representative said Tuesday. Soon-Shiong, the ... Read More »

Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, is a finalist in the Dodgers ownership bidding

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Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times recently revealed that Donald Trump‘s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, is in the running for ownership of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Jared Kushner, born into a prominent New York real estate family and son-in-law of Donald Trump, has emerged as a candidate in the bidding for the Dodgers. The Kushner bid is one of at ... Read More »

Bankruptcy Court Reveals Extent Of Dodgers Debt + How Frank McCourt Still Plans To Profit

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Ken Gurnick of MLB.com reports that the Dodgers filed a reorganization plan in bankruptcy court that shows the club near $600 million in debt. The Dodgers filed their reorganization plan with a federal bankruptcy court in Delaware on Friday, which will bring the club out of Chapter 11 protection through a sale of the team by April 30. … The ... Read More »

Los Angeles Dodgers Not Getting Prince Fielder & Frank McCourt Still An Asshole

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While there’s nothing wrong with pipe dreams, and the speculation about the Los Angeles Dodgers and Prince Fielder was inevitable given the team’s needs and his need for a team, it was never all that realistic. As such, Buster Olney‘s suggestion was understandable, but Bill Shaikin‘s rebuttal was reasonable, as Mike Petriello pointed out. As you can imagine, I tend ... Read More »

Around The Web: Spring Training Invites, Mattingly’s Managing, And McCourt Staying

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MLB: List of players who will attend Spring Training with the Dodgers. — Beyond The Box Score: Don Mattingly is indeed quite the traditional manager. — MSTI: Mike Petriello addresses the elephant in the room: Frank McCourt remaining as owner. Los Angeles Times: Bill Shaikin explains why that wouldn’t be in Frank McCourt’s best interest. However, who knows with him. Read More »

Around The Web: Loney’s Mess & Murphy Interest + TV Rights & Matsui Rumor

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Los Angeles Times: I covered the adventures of James Loney before, but according to the California Highway Patrol, his night was even more ridiculous than TMZ reported. Loney sideswiped three cars on the 101 Freeway in Sherman Oaks, stopped in the fast lane, passed out, then awakened and tried to flee the scene, only to crash again, said Leland Tang, ... Read More »