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In a surprise move, Time Warner Cable announced today it has an agreement to for the last six games of the Dodgers’ regular season to be televised on Los Angeles station KDOC. For most of the season, Dodger fans have been hating on Time Warner Cable for not allowing the team’s home games to be carried on a local station. Time Warner Cable has a deal with the Dodgers to air the games over its SportsNet LA — however so far, none of the other providers will... Read More →
Quote of the Day: “A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.” — Jackie Robinson Baseball Legend January 31, 1919 – October 24,1972 Today is Jackie Robinson Day. Robinson broke the color line in Major League Baseball on April 15, 1947, when he put on the number 42 uniform and played for the Brooklyn Dodgers in a game against the Boston Braves. Dodgers won 5-4. On this day, that milestone and Robinson’s legacy are being honored. Several... Read More →
A huge sigh of relief in the Southland today. Frank McCourt, the embattled owner of the Dodgers, has agreed to sell the team. Bill Shaikin over at the Los Angeles Times broke the story on Monday evening that a plan was in the works between McCourt and Major League Baseball. An agreement was reached late yesterday. The team will be auctioned off with the approval of U.S. Bankruptcy Court. The sell-off will include Dodger Stadium and the surrounding parking lots. McCourt reportedly bought this package deal for... Read More →
Major League Baseball Commissioner, Bud Selig, turned thumbs down on a Fox TV deal for the Dodgers today — a move that kills the Frank and Jamie McCourt diivorce settlement.reached last Friday. Once again the ownership of the Dodgers is in limbo. Details here on the Los Angeles Times website.