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Judge orders MLB, Dodgers loan talks

LOS ANGELES, July 23 (UPI) -- A Los Angeles judge says Frank McCourt will have to sit down with Major League Baseball if he wants to swing a major loan to keep the team solvent.

Dodgers' creditors want MLB finance plan

LOS ANGELES, July 18 (UPI) -- Creditors for the bankrupt Los Angeles Dodgers say they want owner Frank McCourt to accept Major League Baseball's financing plan rather than use his own.
MLB: McCourt's demands 'frivolous'

MLB: McCourt's demands 'frivolous'

LOS ANGELES, July 6 (UPI) -- Attorneys for Major League Baseball Wednesday blasted demands for internal MLB documents by the owner of bankrupt Los Angeles Dodgers as "frivolous."

Judge OKs hedge fund loan to Dodgers

LOS ANGELES, June 28 (UPI) -- A U.S. bankruptcy judge Tuesday granted preliminary approval for the Los Angeles Dodgers to tap a high-interest loan from a hedge fund to make player payroll.
Dodgers file for bankruptcy

Dodgers file for bankruptcy

LOS ANGELES, June 27 (UPI) -- The Los Angeles Dodgers have filed for bankruptcy protection and the team's owner blames baseball Commissioner Bud Selig for its money problems.
Selig rejects LA Dodgers television deal

Selig rejects LA Dodgers television deal

LOS ANGELES, June 20 (UPI) -- Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig said Monday he has rejected a proposed TV deal between the Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt and Fox Sports.

LA black pastors back Dodgers' McCourt

LOS ANGELES, June 11 (UPI) -- A group of Los Angeles clergy sent MLB Commissioner Bud Selig a letter voicing their support for embattled Dodgers owner Frank McCourt.

Family of beaten fan sues Dodgers, McCourt

LOS ANGELES, May 24 (UPI) -- The family of a beaten San Francisco Giants fan has filed suit against the Los Angeles Dodgers and team owner Frank McCourt, documents indicated Tuesday.
McCourts file dueling motions on Dodgers

McCourts file dueling motions on Dodgers

LOS ANGELES, May 19 (UPI) -- Frank McCourt asked a judge Thursday to approve the TV deal he has negotiated with Fox for the Los Angeles Dodgers.

MLB, club owner argue over Dodgers

NEW YORK, April 27 (UPI) -- A baseball official said Wednesday the Los Angeles Dodgers had not been "seized" and he chastised club owner Frank McCourt for his comments earlier in the day.
Selig assumes control of Dodgers' finances

Selig assumes control of Dodgers' finances

NEW YORK, April 20 (UPI) -- Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig announced Wednesday the league office is assuming control of the Los Angeles Dodgers' finances.

Lawyers sue Dodgers owner McCourt

BOSTON, April 12 (UPI) -- A Boston law firm that once represented Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt is now suing him, saying he owes thousands of dollars.

Firm assessing Dodger Stadium security

LOS ANGELES, April 8 (UPI) -- The owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers said he has hired a firm run by a former police chief to recommend improvements for Dodgers Stadium security.
Dodgers' McCourts in ownership tussle

Dodgers' McCourts in ownership tussle

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt might have to become business partners with his ex-wife to keep ownership of the team, her divorce attorneys say.

Judge tosses McCourts' marital agreement

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- A judge Tuesday threw out a marital agreement Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt contended gave him sole ownership of the baseball club.
Dodgers CFO: Jamie McCourt knew of risks

Dodgers CFO: Jamie McCourt knew of risks

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- A Los Angeles Dodgers official, contradicting Jamie McCourt's testimony, said Monday McCourt knew buying the team would be a risky investment.
McCourts begin divorce fight over Dodgers

McCourts begin divorce fight over Dodgers

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- The owners of the Los Angeles Dodgers began divorce proceedings with ownership of the baseball team at the center of their dispute, documents show.

Dodgers great Willie Davis dies at 69

LOS ANGELES, March 9 (UPI) -- Willie Davis, the Los Angeles Dodgers' all-time hits leader, died Tuesday at age 69, team officials said.
Mavs owner would consider buying Dodgers

Mavs owner would consider buying Dodgers

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- Mark Cuban, owner of the NBA's Dallas Mavericks, said Monday he would be interested in buying the Los Angeles Dodgers.

McCourts begin Dodgers custody battle

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Jamie McCourt is seeking to void an agreement that may block her from claiming a piece of the Los Angeles Dodgers in her divorce, court documents indicated.
Dodgers' owner McCourt fires wife as CEO

Dodgers' owner McCourt fires wife as CEO

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt, in the midst of a divorce from his wife, has fired her as the team's chief executive officer, team sources said.
Dodgers owner, wife, separate

Dodgers owner, wife, separate

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt and his wife Jamie have separated, the team announced late Wednesday.
McCourt's ashes to be scattered in Ireland

McCourt's ashes to be scattered in Ireland

NEW YORK, July 22 (UPI) -- Frank McCourt's ashes are to be scattered over a river in Limerick, Ireland, where the late author spent much of his childhood.
Dodgers owner: Manny 'very sorrowful'

Dodgers owner: Manny 'very sorrowful'

LOS ANGELES, May 11 (UPI) -- Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt said Sunday outfielder Manny Ramirez is "very sorry" for his 50-game suspension for violating baseball's drug policy.
Ramirez rejects Dodgers offer

Ramirez rejects Dodgers offer

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- The Los Angeles Dodgers announced Thursday that slugger Manny Ramirez has rejected the team's two-year, $45 million contract offer.
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