Tag Archives: Frank McCourt

Around The Web: Magic Johnson & Mark Cuban + Arbitration + Minor Deals

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Los Angeles Times: Magic Johnson will front a group that is saying all the right things. In searching for the right fit for his Dodgers dreams, Johnson researched six prospective bidders, then interviewed each of them, beginning each session with one question. “I asked them, ‘What is your play here; do you want this team for the baseball or the ... Read More »

Around The Web: Off-season Plan, Frank McCourt & Awards

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MSTI: Mike Petriello puts together an off-season plan for the 2012 Dodgers. Personally, I don’t even think I’m attempting it this year. — Dodger Thoughts: Jon Weisman recaps the history of early worries regarding the ownership of Frank McCourt. Dodger Thoughts: A checklist for the new owner? Sounds good. — MLB: Alfredo Silverio and Scott Van Slyke were added to ... Read More »

Sorting Through The Candidates For Owner Of The Los Angeles Dodgers

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As I covered yesterday, the Los Angeles Dodgers are going to be put up for auction in bankruptcy court, thus ending Frank McCourt‘s embarrassing reign as Dodgers owner. However, while we’re busy celebrating his demise, fans need to be aware of the next owner’s credentials, lest history repeat itself. For their part, Major League Baseball has committed to facilitating the ... Read More »

Report: Frank McCourt agrees to sell the Dodgers through bankruptcy court auction

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Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times reports that Frank McCourt has agreed to sell the Dodgers through bankruptcy court auction. Tim Brown of Yahoo! Sports corroborates the story. —– Update 1: Bill Shaikin reports further details on the situation. McCourt and Major League Baseball have agreed to seek approval from the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for an auction of the ... Read More »

Around The Web: McCourt Saga About To Get Real

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ESPN: Josh Fisher of Dodger Divorce broke down the settlement between Frank and Jamie McCourt. What makes this settlement different from the last one? Nearly four months ago, the couple reached a settlement agreement only to have it fall apart days later. The principal difference between this settlement and the one announced in June is that this time, the settlement ... Read More »

Around The Web: MLB Tells Frank McCourt To GTFO

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Los Angeles Times: Major League Baseball has now basically told Frank McCourt to get the fuck out. Major League Baseball on Friday asked a federal bankruptcy judge to order the sale of the Dodgers, arguing in court papers that Frank McCourt’s plan to retain ownership of the team is “dead on arrival.” Honestly, his entire ownership was. In a statement, ... Read More »

The Youth Movement Should Not Be Used As A Crutch

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In recent months, the Dodgers front office has made a point of promoting the youth movement to fans. The current transactions (or lack thereof) are supposed to be proof that they are now committed to seeing the youth movement all the way through. Of course, the problem with this strategy is that Frank McCourt is now using the abundance of ... Read More »