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2 years 30 weeks ago

"When Frank McCourt took the Dodgers into bankruptcy last year, Plan A was to retain ownership of the team. Yet Plan B was just as important. If McCourt had to sell the Dodgers, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court would oversee the sale, not Major League Baseball.

John Moores might have liked court protection. Moores agreed three years ago to sell the San Diego Padres to a group led by Jeff Moorad, but major league owners subsequently balked at granting Moorad control of the team. Moorad essentially surrendered last week and Moores appears to have one choice: keep the Padres, or put them up for sale once again."

 

 

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2 years 52 weeks ago
  Maddon Named AL Manager of the Year Rays manager Joe Maddon has been voted Sporting News' 2011 American League Manager of the Year.  It's the second time (2008) that Maddon has won the award. Maddon led the Rays winning the wild card in a exciting fonal week of baseball.  Despite... Read more.
2 years 52 weeks ago
Gibson Named NL Manager of the Year   Kirk Gibson was named the National League manager of the year by The Sporting News on Monday. In his first full season as a manager, Gibson lead the Diamondbacks to 94 wins and a division title just one year after the club lost 97. tucsoncitizen.com   Read more.
2 years 52 weeks ago
MLB claims that Dodgers owner Frank McCourt  has 'looted' the team for personal expenses. "Major League Baseball is claims that Dodgers owner Frank McCourt 'looted' $189 million dollars from the Dodgers and used the money for personal expenses. In an attempt to seperate McCourt from the... Read more.
3 years 5 hours ago
"To all my friends out there, you've always been good to me. I just want you to know I have never considered you fans. I've always considered you my friends.  Thank you for the way you've treated me over the years," Robinson said, choking back tears. “Never did I expect to have a statue, let... Read more.
3 years 6 hours ago
"After 10 days of back-and-forth proposals failed to produce a settlement on the matter of compensation, Epstein resigned as executive vice-president and general manager of the Red Sox Friday night and was named president of Baseball Operations for the Cubs. The idea was that Epstein and Red Sox... Read more.
3 years 6 hours ago
(Photo: Rob Tringali/Sportschrome, Getty Images / October 28, 2007) "Theo will bring that winning attitude over here" Cubs pitcher Ryan Dempster voices his opinion on the Cubs addition of Theo Epstein. "Maybe if bringing someone in that kind of went through the same things in another city, in a big... Read more.
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