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FEDERAL COURT BLOCKS DODGERS’ SALE OF TV RIGHTS

December 26, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt has suffered a new blow in his effort to sell the team’s TV rights to the highest bidder prior to the expiration of the Dodgers’ deal with Fox TV. A U.S. District Court judge has in effect overruled a decision by the bankruptcy court judge overseeing McCourt’s sale of […]

NEWS CORP SAYS IT WON’T BUY THE DODGERS AGAIN

November 3, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

News Corp COO Chase Carey appears to have shot down widespread reports on Wednesday that its Fox Sports division might make a bid for the team at a bankruptcy auction after weighing the costs of buying broadcast rights against the cost of an outright acquisition. But at a conference call to discuss the company’s latest […]

HALL OF FAME BROADCASTER SCULLY TO RETURN NEXT YEAR

August 23, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Eighty-two-year-old Dodgers announcer Vin Scully, who, unlike most of the recent crop of sports broadcasters, has never lost sight of the fact that his principal function behind the microphone is to keep listeners entertained, will be doing so again next year. After previously announcing that this would be his last season in the Dodgers’ broadcasting […]

WHO NEEDS A TV OUTLET? DODGERS TO LAUNCH OWN CHANNEL

August 9, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The Los Angeles Dodgers do not intend to renew their contract with KTTV, Fox’s owned-and-operated television station in Los Angeles, when it expires in 2013 and will instead launch its own cable channels (one in English, the other in Spanish) to carry its games and related programming, the Los Angeles Times reported Sunday, citing court […]