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Frank McCourt

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  • Donald Sterling, tarnished [Commentary]

    Donald Sterling, tarnished [Commentary]
    Late in Quentin Tarantino's 1994 film "Pulp Fiction," Marsellus Wallace — a criminal boss played by Ving Rhames — banishes prizefighter Butch Coolidge (Bruce Willis) from Southern California, telling him "You lost all your L.A. privileges."...
  • Could Frank McCourt really bring horse jumping to Dodger Stadium?

    Could Frank McCourt really bring horse jumping to Dodger Stadium?
    Close your eyes and imagine it: A warm fall afternoon, world-class horses jumping at Dodger Stadium and Frank McCourt sitting in the owners’ box, wearing an open-neck shirt with monogrammed cufflinks and singing the sport's praises. Hey, who...
  • Dodgers feel a sense of relief with 2-1 win over Diamondbacks

    For Kenley Jansen, his save to close out the Dodgers' 2-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night was no ordinary save. The save was not only his 40th of the season, it came in the Dodgers' first game after he blew a ninth-inning lead in...
  • Celebrity sports team owners: Where's the value?

    Celebrity sports team owners: Where's the value?
    For the last several weeks, Bills fans have been livin' on a prayer — a prayer that their beloved franchise would remain in Buffalo in the wake of a bidding war for the team after longtime owner Ralph Wilson died in March. Since Wilson's death,...
  • Readers' Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

    Readers' Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag
    What's the Cubs' situation with Tsuyoshi Wada? Do we have his rights for the next few years since he's a "rookie”? Obviously his only detriment is his age, but even so he can be a nice bridge at the end of the rotation until C.J. Edwards, Corey...
  • Rob Manfred is elected as Major League Baseball's 10th commissioner

    In the end, Bud Selig did pick his successor. Rob Manfred, the chief lieutenant to Selig, was elected Thursday as commissioner of Major League Baseball. Although Selig had hoped the succession would be more of a coronation, a faction of owners rallied...
  • Rob Manfred elected baseball commissioner

    Rob Manfred, the chief lieutenant to Bud Selig, was elected Thursday as commissioner of Major League Baseball. Although Selig had hoped the succession would be more of a coronation, a small faction of owners rallied behind Boston Red Sox Chairman Tom...
  • Baseball commissioner vote could result in a coup

    Baseball commissioner vote could result in a coup
    Thursday was supposed to be Coronation Day, at least the way Bud Selig planned it. Baseball's owners would unanimously approve his lieutenant and handpicked successor, Rob Manfred, as the new commissioner. Selig would smile for the cameras, his arm around...
  • In Angels-Dodgers series, Fox trots away with TV viewing prize

    In Angels-Dodgers series, Fox trots away with TV viewing prize
    There is still a game to play in this high-profile, four-game Dodgers-Angels Freeway Series. But we already have a big winner. Fox Sports West. It's more than a sweep. It's a rout. It's Mike Tyson boxing a jockey, Secretariat racing a Clydesdale....
  • Dodgers-Angels merge as contenders in fast lane for Freeway Series

    For the most part, baseball has been very good to us in Southern California. Next week, it gets better. Dodgers versus Angels. Four games, the first two at Dodger Stadium on Monday and Tuesday nights, then Wednesday and Thursday nights at Angel Stadium....
  • Dodgers TV 'blueout' a long way from end despite Congress' attention

    Dodgers TV 'blueout' a long way from end despite Congress' attention
    Lawmakers, having cured all else that ails us, have now turned their high beams on this Dodgers TV standoff. I suspect relief is just years away. Not that we don't applaud their efforts this week. First, they called on the Federal Communications...
  • Dodgers can't be seen, but criticism of TV deal heard loud and clear

    Dodgers can't be seen, but criticism of TV deal heard loud and clear
    The Dodgers may be invisible to most of their fans, but their desperation to dodge the overwhelming criticism of their massively botched TV deal has become palpable. In the latest news, the Dodgers and partner Time Warner Cable — the new Laurel...